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August Burns Red

August Burns Red And Miss May I Announce 2015 North American Tour

Metalcore giants August Burns Red have revealed they will be heading out on a massive North American trek early next year. Starting January 22 in Baltimore before wrapping up on March 8 in Philadelphia, the tour will feature direct support from Miss May I alongside Northlane and recent Sumerian Records signees, ERRA.

All of the tour’s confirmed dates and locations can be found after the jump, so be sure to see if August Burns Red will be performing in a city near you. As for tickets, they are set to go on sale October 31, so don’t forget to …

Volumes

LISTEN: Volumes Release Teaser For ‘No Sleep’

California metalcore outfit Volumes have released a teaser for their forthcoming sophomore full-length, No Sleep. Clocking in at just over a minute, the teaser features clips from multiple songs off of the album that is now slated for a July release via Mediaskare Records. Along with the teaser, the group also announced plans to release a brand new single from No Sleep in May.

Follow the jump to check out the teaser and let us know your thoughts on the direction Volumes are taking their sound in the comments section below. For those who haven’t heard the upcoming album’s …

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Childish Gambino Teases [Another] New Track, Says Release Is Coming ‘This Winter Break’

Well, that did not take very long.

Just hours after the blogosphere lit up with footage of Childish Gambino performing material rumored to be off his forthcoming album, the man himself has stepped forward with an all-new teaser that is guaranteed to raise your anticipation for his next release.

Arriving on YouTube shortly after noon today, October 8, a clip titled ‘yaphet kotto’ has been made available through Gambino’s personal account. The video shows Childish – real name Donald Glover – floating just below the surface of a pool while unreleased music plays overtop. It lasts just over a minute …

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Buy Wu-Tang Clan’s Christmas Sweater

Fall is nearly here, and that means it’s time to unpack your favorite sweaters. If you’re looking for a new addition to the stack, though, you’re in luck. Legendary rap group Wu-Tang Clan have just announced a very limited release of a blue and yellow knit sweater. It’s about time rap got cozy.

The “36 Chambers Knit ‘W’ Sweater” is made by Shredders Knit Apparel, featuring a blue and gold version of the group’s classic logo as well as two awesome killer bees on the sweater’s arms (in reference to the Wu-Tang off-shoot responsible for 1998′s The Swarm). It …

overandout

UTG TOUR ANNOUNCEMENT: Over & Out ‘Free Tenley’ Winter Tour

Washington, DC’s hardcore group Over & Out has announced plans for a Winter tour and UTG is sponsoring! Over & Out is a hardcore group from the Tenleytown area of DC, and they do their best not to sound like anything coming out of their scene right now. The ‘Free Tenley’ tour is in support of their upcoming EP Plastic City, which will feature six tracks of crushing hardcore that will be coming out around mid-November.

Starting on December 17, Over & Out will be criss-crossing around the East Coast hitting cities such as Philadelphia, Richmond, Raleigh, and more.  …

sum 41

Sum 41 Announces Does This Look Infected? 10 Year Anniversary Tour

Canadian punks Sum 41 announced today the full tour routing to their ten year anniversary tour for their acclaimed album Does This Look Infected? The tour, which spans from November 2 to December 9, will consist of the band playing their album from front to back. With all the different anniversary tours happening right now, this doesn’t surprise me one bit. I wish I could be more cynical and say they’re jumping on the bandwagon and I won’t be supporting this (which they probably kind of are), I’m still really excited for this tour. I’ll be at the Silver Spring, …

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Lemuria to Release Secret 12 inch Record

Secrets, secrets are no fun unless they’re released on 12 inch records. Bridge 9 artist Lemuria recently announced a 12 inch record that is completely secret unless you buy it. The band isn’t going to be recording new material until the coming Winter, but it is their hope that this exclusive release will tide fans over until that point. The songs on the record will be material that hasn’t been released on vinyl before, so for collectors you have to snatch this up before they are all gone.

You can check out the details of the release from Lemuria after …

hopelessrecords

Hopeless Records Releases Free Label Sampler

Hopeless Records are getting you ready for Valentine’s Day with the release of a new compilation entitled Love Is Hopeless.

Featuring Enter Shikari, The Used, Anarbor, and many more, Love Is Hopeless compiles many standout tracks from the last year of label. The complete tracklist is as follows:

1. “Sing For Me” – Yellowcard
2. “Exits and Entrances” – We Are The In Crowd
3. “Hoodie Weather” – The Wonder Years
4. “Sssnakepit” – Enter Shikari
5. “I Come Alive” – The Used
6. “Forget Your Heart” – Silverstein
7. “Siren” – The Dangerous Summer
8. “Face To Face” …

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Brandon Flowers Reveals The Killers Album In 2012

The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers has revealed official news that there will be a new effort from the band this year! This will be the first material released since 2008′s Day & Age. No set date has been confirmed yet but we can expect it this summer or later in the year.

Check out the statement Brandon made by simply looking below and tell UTG if you are excited!

“It’s just whether it’s [released in] the summer time or the winter time,” said Flowers when asked about the band’s plans for a new LP, before adding it was “exciting

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Panic! At The Disco Cover “White Christmas”

Last year, Panic! At The Disco released their cover of “White Christmas” by Bing Crosby. The cover was exclusive for their fan club, Northern Downpour.

Brendon Urie, frontman of Panic does a spectacular job singing on this cover; It shows a side of his range, that not many of their songs reach.

This holiday season, they decided to release the song on their tumblr for all fans to hear. Check out the band’s cover, right here. The band’s caption for the song is Happy Holidays Everyone!!

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Glamour Kills Release Free Winter Sampler

The good people at Glamour Kills have presented all of their loving supporters with a free Winter Sampler today! Download it by simply heading right here.

This sampler features such acts as We Are The In Crowd, The Wonder Years, Fireworks, The Swellers and many more great artists. Happy holidays from Glamour Kills.

GK stated: Here is a special gift for all of you who have supported us throughout the year. We couldn’t be where we are right now without you guys and we can’t wait to show you what we have in store for 2012. Until then enjoy

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More Dates Surface For Tool’s 2012 Tour

More dates have surfaced for Tool’s fast approaching, but still unannounced 2012 North American tour.

Cropping up on various event and ticketing sites around the web, five new dates have been confirmed for Tool’s first outing of the new year. The confirmed list of stops is as follows:

01/14 Reno, NV – Reno Events Center
01/15 Las Vegas, NV – Mandalay Bay Events Center
01/17 Tucson, AZ – Tucson Arena
01/18 Albuquerque, NM – Tingley Coliseum
01/20 Grand Prairie, TX – Verizon Theatre
01/24 Toledo, OH – Huntington Center
01/25 Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
01/26 London, ON – …