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UTG INTERVIEW: The Walking Sticks

Maryland’s dream-pop three-piece, The Walking Sticks, are beginning to make waves on the East Coast and will eventually continue that trend working their way out West, but for now they’ll be supporting their forthcoming EP, Send The Night, due out December 10.

Chelsea and the twins, Max and Spencer, took some time to speak with us about their new effort, their significant change in sound since Chelsea’s inclusion, and what we can expect to see from the band in the near future, so read through the jump and get the scoop from The Walking Sticks, one of the …


AFI REVIEW: Herblock: The Black & The White

Film: Herblock: The Black & The White
Director: Michael Stevens
Writers: Sara Lukinson, Michael Stevens
Studio: Stevens Company

Last Night I had the distinct pleasure of attending a gala screening of Herblock: The Black & The White at the Newseum in Washington, DC. This was the first film of AFI Docs for me, and I was waiting with a whole lot of anticipation. This was a very special moment for myself as a journalist, not only because it was the first screening I’d ever been invited to of this magnitude, but also because of what the subject matter was of …


Periphery Announces New Full Length, Due July 3

Washington, DC djent-metal band Periphery announced to Guitar World that they will be releasing their newest full-length on July 3.

The band’s sophmore release will be coming out on Sumerian Records, and has yet to be titled. The metal-heads on the staff are really excited about this release, and they are sure to deliver on this follow up to their 2010 self-titled and their 2011 EP Icarus.

Are you excited about this release? Let UTG know what you think, and be sure to check back as we will be updating the site as we get more details!…

New Good Charlotte webisode

Good Charlotte have posted a special webisode with Benji Madden explaining why Washington DC is close to his heart. Watch the video right here.