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Songs For The Season: Fall Playlist

Autumn may be the most visually rewarding season that nature has gifted us. While all the other seasons are sure to give it a fair fight, there is something about the orange, red, and yellow change in the leaves that gift us new enlightenment and invigoration in the natural world around us.

But what would the striking change in season be without the illumination of sonic assistance? Entering our third playlist for the seasons, UTG is happy to present to you our favorite songs to pair with the crisping air, a nice glass of apple cider, and of course, pumpkin …

Transit Joyride

Transit Premiere “Rest To Get Better’ Video

Transit have premiered a video for the first single from their upcoming album, Joyride, over at Alternative Press.

“Rest To Get Better” comes highly anticipated after the band’s most recent release, Young New England, did not fair well with fans and critics. The track attempts to reignite the flame found on the much loved Listen & Forgive, for it is coupled with energetic guitars, a vibrant chorus, and captures many elements adored on past releases.

The video features images from dreams that singer Joe Boynton has experienced while fighting to sleep. Speaking with Alternative Press, Boynton says that …


Guitarist Tim Landers Parts Ways With Transit

In a series of tweets posted earlier today guitarist Tim Landers announced his departure from Transit. Though he did not go into details as to the reason why he’s leaving, he did indicate he will be pursuing other endeavors.

He also urges fans to continue their support for Transit during the release of their new record and upcoming tours. You can read all of what he had to say by taking a look below the jump.

Transit have yet to make an official statement on Landers’ announcement, but once they do we will be sure to post an update …

Four Year Strong 2012

Four Year Strong Announce Fall Headlining Tour With Transit, Such Gold And Seaway

Four Year Strong released their incredible EP Go Down In History at the end of July and asserted themselves back in the pop punk game with their signing to Pure Noise Records.

To continue this trek, the band announced today that it will be embarking on the ‘Go Down In History Tour’ this November, stopping at various cities throughout the U.S. Coming out on support for the tour are fellow Massachusetts band Transit, who just announced their new album Joyride to be out on October 21. Also on the bill is Rochester, NY melodic hardcore band Such Gold and …


Transit Release Info and Album Artwork for ‘Joyride’

Coupled in with their announcement of joining Seaway and Such Gold on Four Year Strong’s upcoming ‘Go Down in History’ fall tour, Transit have shared more info on their highly anticipated fourth album, Joyride, which is set to release on October 14 via Rise Records.

Pre-order packages for the album have gone live on Transit’s webstore and include some fun stuff like crew necks, a limited-edition LP with an alternate cover, and a bonus acoustic 7″ which features a new song called “Don’t Bury Me Away,” along with acoustic versions of two tracks from the album.

In case you …


Transit Announce ‘Joyride,’ Reveal October Tour With Such Gold And Driver Friendly

Boston rock outfit Transit have announced plans to release their newest full-length, Joyride, on October 21 through Rise Records. No single was released alongside the announcement, but the band did reveal plans for a short headlining tour, as well as a new song snippet.

Starting with the tour, Transit will be headlining a two-week run with support from New York punk rockers Such Gold and Texas heartthrobs Driver Friendly. It’s essentially the perfect tour for anyone who reads UTG, and it’s hitting many cities between Boston and Michigan in late October. The full list of dates are as …

Transit 2013

MUSIC VIDEO: Transit – “So Long, So Long (Futures & Sutures Sessions)”

Over the course of four full-lengths and numerous EPs and splits, Transit have proven themselves adept at everything from pop punk and emo to straightforward rock and roll. For their latest release, titled Futures & Sutures, the Boston-based outfit reworked tracks from their previous two albums, Listen And Forgive and Young New England as acoustic versions. One of those songs, the catchy “So Long, So Long,” received the music video treatment today, and you can check out the clip after the break or over at Alternative Press.

Transit will spend the rest of the spring on the Heart …

Man-Overboard 2013

Man Overboard Announce Headlining Tour With Transit, Forever Came Calling, Knuckle Puck

You can count on Man Overboard to never rest on their laurels. Mere weeks after their stint on All Time Low’s A Love Like Tour, the New Jersey band will embark on a month-long headlining tour that includes major cities across the US and Canada.

Joining Man Overboard on the tour will be Boston natives Transit, California’s Forever Came Calling, and midwest up-and-comers Knuckle Puck. If you’re unfamiliar with any of the bands on the lineup, you can download a free tour sampler featuring a few choice cuts from each group right here.

The tour …


STREAM: Transit – “So Long, So Long”

The Boston-based five-piece Transit are currently streaming their track “So Long, So Long,” off their new compilation EP, Futures And Sutures, which dropped today through Rise Records. You can check it out for yourself by following the jump.

“We wanted to do “So Long, So Long” as well because it was one of our favorites off the record (Young New England). We wanted to go for it again and see what we could do with it,” guitarist Tim Landers recently told Alternative Press in regards to the tune.

The outfit will kick off the new year by …

Transit 2013

The Acoustic Basement Tour Set To Begin In Early 2014

Earlier today, our friends at PropertyOf Zack announced that they will be sponsoring the 2014 Acoustic Basement Tour, which is set to begin in late January. You can check out the full details for the tour after the jump.

Featuring intimate acoustic performances by Transit, Hit the Lights, Front Porch Step, Brian Marquis, and a variety of special regional guests, this trek, set to run throughout February, will definetely be one you’ll want to catch.

A limited amount of VIP packages will go on sale on Black Friday, while general admission tickets will be launched in early-December.

Polar Bear Club

Polar Bear Club Release Music Video For “Blood Balloon”

Hot off the release of their fantastic new album Death Chorus this week via Rise Records, Polar Bear Club have released a new music video for “Blood Balloon.” The video was filmed on the band’s recently concluded tour with Taking Back Sunday and Transit.

The song, first released as a promotional single for the record in September, shows that the band can still make catchy and powerful tunes despite the fan controversy over vocalist Jimmy Stadt’s recent change in vocal technique. You can read a full review of Death Chorus here, and watch the music video below the …


Transit Stream New Single From Upcoming EP

Transit recently announced that they would be releasing a brand new acoustic EP, titled Futures And Sutures, on December 2. The EP will feature five acoustic versions of original tracks, and one brand new one. The group has now revealed the very first single from the EP, titled “Long Lost Friends.” You can check out the song by taking a look below the jump.

If you like what you here, there are a few pre-order bundles available for purchase. You can pick up one of the bundles by heading to the band’s merch store.…