Banks Drowning Music Video

Watch Banks’ Dark “Drowning” Music Video

Two weeks ago, Banks shared a new track titled “Drowning” off her upcoming album, GODDESS, out September 9. Now, just a short while later, she’s shared the music video for that same track, and it’s as dark as the song hints.

The industrial back beats push against the intimate vocals in the song, and in the video it pushes her performance even farther, too. Directed by i-D and Mike Piscitelli, the video shows the LA singer-songwriter trapped in a mirrored room with flashing lights, numerous outfits, and her own sultry voice. The only thing that could enhance this …


American Hi-Fi Announce New Album, Share “Allison”

It’s been five years since we last had an album from Boston’s pop punk mixtape legends American Hi-Fi, but now they’re back for real. American Hi-Fi will be releasing Blood & Lemonade on September 16 via Rude Records.

The band broke the news to fans at a sold-out show two nights ago. Singer Stacy Jones added the following:

We can’t wait for people to hear Blood & Lemonade! It’s a return to a big guitar sound that is most reminiscent of our first album. I am so proud of the songs on this record. It looks like we have

Kendrick Lamar 2013

Kendrick Lamar Releasing New Album in September

According to a Billboard feature with Top Dawg Entertainment’s Anthony Tiffith, one of 2012’s biggest rappers, Kendrick Lamar, is said to be preparing a new album due out in September.

The album serves as a follow-up to his breakthrough LP Good Kid, M.A.A.D. Cityand seems to be separate from the LP Lamar is putting out this year with his supergroup Black Hippy (Lamar, Schoolboy Q, Ab-Soul, and Jay Rock).

To tide you over until then, try to snag tickets to see him perform at Pitchfork Music Festival or get ready for his reworked version of Tame Impala’s …

Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs

‘Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2’ Piles Above The Competition

After last week’s dip, this weekend saw a slight uptake in total studio revenue. Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs dethroned Prisoners with total studio estimates nearing 35 million in ticket sales. The animated film is the first to come since Dreamworks’ Planes flew into theaters back in early August, and is performing better than the edgier films which debuted this weekend. Joesph Gordon-Levitt’s directorial debut in Don Jon is currently running neck and neck against Baggage Claim, with estimated gross profits for both films coming out around nine million. Ron Howard’s motorsport themed action film Rush fared well …

Prisoners Still

‘Prisoners’ Kidnaps The Box Office’s Number One Spot

Prisoners emerged as the highest grossing film this past weekend, with over 20 million dollars made in gross profits. Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal’s latest drama made over seven million on its opening day, leading into the success that followed. Insidious: Chapter 2 fell behind after doing so well this past weekend, with its sales coming out to be half of what they were. Battle Of The Year made a lackluster performance in its debut weekend, with a measly five million made. To put this in perspective, the last dance flick to pull in numbers south of ten million …


‘Insidious: Chapter 2’ Dominates Box Office Through Friday The 13th Weekend

The competition didn’t even come close to Insidious: Chapter 2 this past weekend. Over the course of three days, the James Wan produced blockbuster horror flick has raked in over 40 million off of domestic earnings alone, making it three times more successful than the original, which had a 13 million dollar reception on its opening weekend in 2011. Far behind it came The Family, which pulled in a modest 14 million. On the other hand, Riddick, last weekend’s top film, took a 63% dip from its previous earnings by only earning 7 million this week.

Follow the …

Oh Sleeper Tour

Oh, Sleeper To Go On Tour This September

Yesterday, the Fort Worth, Texas metal outfit known as Oh, Sleeper announced that they will be heading out on a handful of tour dates this September. For a few of those dates, they will be joined by one of my personal favorite bands right now, Sirens And Sailors. Take a look below the jump for a full list of dates to see if the bands will be playing in a city near you soon.

Before Sirens And Sailors have their short stint with Oh, Sleeper at the end of September, they will be performing at iMatter Fest in Elmira, …

Kings Of Leon 2013

STREAM: Kings Of Leon – “Supersoaker”

Nashville rock outfit Kings Of Leon have released the stream of their new single “Supersoaker” and is playing here on UTGR!

This song will come off of Kings of Leon’s sixth studio album, entitled Mechanical Bull, and is slated for release on September 24, 2013. This marks the first official release since their 2010 album, Come Around Sundown.

Listen to the official stream of the group’s new song “Supersoaker” through the link provided. We want to know your thoughts on this material.


Hot Water Music’s Chuck Ragan Announces Solo Tour

As our friends at Property of Zack have noted, Hot Water Music‘s Chuck Ragan will be hitting the road this September to tour solo. The folk punk singer will be stopping through Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, and bookending the short tour with both Chicago’s Riot Fest and Colorado’s Riot Fest.

It’s been almost two years since his third studio album came out, Covering Ground, which featured both Brian Fallon of The Gaslight Anthem and Frank Turner. Read our review here, then check out the dates for his solo September tour below:

Rise Against 2013

Rise Against Reveal ‘Long Forgotten Songs: B-Sides & Covers 2000-2013’

Rise Against revealed today that they will be putting out a new album, called Long Forgotten Songs: B-Sides & Covers 2000-2013, in September. This release will hit shelves on September 10 through Interscope Records.

A special message from the band and the cover artwork for RA’s forthcoming effort can be seen below!

?In the last thirteen or so years Rise Against has put out six records, each one we are proud to put our name on,? says lead singer Tim McIlrath. ?But we are just as proud of these 26 songs that slipped through the cracks and never ended

Nine Inch Nails 2013

MUSIC VIDEO: Nine Inch Nails – “Came Back Haunted”

Nine Inch Nails are back today with the seizure-inducing video for their single “Came Back Haunted,” directed by famed eccentric, David Lynch (Eraserhead, Mulholland Dr.).

You can find the official track-listing for Hesitation Marks through the jump and pre-order by heading over to iTunes. Hesitation Marks is due out September 3 via Columbia Records.

The video, most importantly, bears a warning stating, “This video has been identified by Epilepsy Action to potentially trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy. Viewer discretion is advised.” Watch at your own risk.

The Devil Wears Prada

The Devil Wears Prada Announce Release Date For New Album

The Devil Wears Prada will be releasing their yet-to-be-titled album on September 17 via Roadrunner Records. Watch a teaser clip for the album after the jump.

TDWP will be hitting the road in Europe and Australia starting later this month, and continuing through July. Be sure to head on over to the band’s Facebook page for the full itinerary and let UTG know if you plan on hitting up any dates.

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