Maker In Terrible Car Accident

Absolutepunk have just posted news regarding rock band Maker being in a terrible accident in their Suburban. Read the short note below and be sure to donate any money you can to help support the group and these costly hospital bills. UTG is glad everyone in the band survived this horrendous accident.

“Maker were in a terrible accident today while traveling to Texas on tour. Their Suburban flipped, ejecting a few people, one of which is in critical condition. The band have setup a donations paypal, which you can donate to at this email – makerdonations@gmail.com. Please keep the band


WATCH: Matt Skiba & The Sekrets First Live Show (Full Set)

Remember last week when we brought you the video of Matt Skiba & The Sekrets playing a song from their first show in Chicago and it was painful to watch? Well today, we would like to present you the entire live set for you  so you can get a full scope of what that  night was like. I personally started to watch some of it, but it was frankly too much. Something really went wrong that night, and since Matt Skiba (Alkaline Trio) is such a seasoned musician I find it very hard to believe that there isn’t some back …



"f there is one thing we are learning in Summer 2011, it is that Hollywood can turn anything into a bad idea. It used to be people dreaded sequels, now we dread superhero films (thanks Green Lantern!) and after this weekend, some may even be more cautious of raunchy comedy. "

REVIEW: These Hearts – Forever Ended Yesterday

"So, alas, These Hearts and I did not get along. They certainly know what they want to sound like, and make some admirable efforts, but it’s not anything that I’d be welcoming into my speakers anytime soon. They’re lightweight and lucrative and sure to delight the legions of scene children, but if you want any depth or spark to your music, skip on by."

Andy Jackson has left Terrible Things

According to Andy Jackson’s Twitter update he is no longer playing in Terrible Things. No further information has been released on Andy’s departure but UTG will have the latest in time.

REVIEW: Forever The Sickest Kids – The Weekend: Friday

TheWeekendFridayArtist: Forever The Sickest Kids
Album: The Weekend: Friday
Genre: Pop
Label: Universal

When a young band like Forever The Sickest Kids takes over a year to release a follow-up record and instead of giving us 13 news tracks, opts instead to begin releasing a series of EPs dedicated to different days of the weekend, you should get nervous. The more than obvious lack of successful writing [even their full length rehashed songs from their debut EP] over time has shown many of the fleeting careers of the massively popular FTSK. However, the argument that this process will lead to …

Nanda Devi – Fifth Season


Band: Nanda Devi
Album: Fifth Season
Genre: Metal
Label: Cavity

1. The Circumpolar Current
2. Untitled
3. Abandoned By The Sun
4. Untitled
5. Blood and Iron
6. La Brea
7. Untitled
8. Fifth Season

I was honestly having a conversation on favorite record labels recently and Cavity came up as one I thought was flawless…then I heard Nanda Devi’s Fifth Season. From a label that has given us so much great music in the past year of UTG, this is the first record I generally had to force myself to listen to multiple times. Now, I know …

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