Archive for August 11th, 2012


REVIEW: In This Moment – Blood

Artist: In This Moment Album: Blood Genre: Hard Rock I have been listening to In This Moment since high school. I remember the very first time I even heard of them, they were on tour supporting Walls Of Jericho and they had just released their debut album Beautiful Tragedy. I was easily won over by […]

Gold Motel

UTG PHOTOS: Gold Motel (7/18/12)

Under The Gun’s photographer Tori Thomas attended Gold Motel’s show at Grog Shop on July 18. I showed up to Grop Shop expecting an awesome show, which is always achieved. The show consisted of two local artists, These Knees and Leah Lou & The 2 Left Shoes, and Gold Motel closing out the night. These […]


REVIEW: Meiko (with special guest Buddy) at Knuckleheads in Kansas City

“I want to introduce you to Buddy-from-L.A.” Frank Hicks, the owner of Kansas City’s East Bottoms blues bar, Knuckleheads, softly said to a meager crowd of 30, packed into a room that looked like my grandma’s basement. With a chuckle, Buddy softly replied to the room, “Hi, I’m Buddy-from-L.A.” Knuckleheads couldn’t have seemed any further […]

Total recall featured

EDITORIAL: “Total Recall: Lessons to be Learned from the Sci-Fi Remake’s Poor Performance at the Box Office”

Somewhere in California, Arnold Schwarzenegger is having a good laugh. This weekend’s remake of the action star’s 1990 sci-fi flick Total Recall opened to a so-so $26 million across 3,601 screens, a result that only slightly outperformed the original’s $25.5 million first weekend gross, and that’s before ticket price inflation is taken into account. For […]


VersaEmerge Post… Something

Alright, so VersaEmerge is down to two members, has changed it’s sound, and is preparing to release a new record. This we know. What we don’t know is what this new video is about. It’s teaser for something. Brash: On The Run – A Desert Adventure by the looks of it. What is that? Dunno. Likely a […]


Lydia Aiming For Fall Release, Post Studio Preview

Gilbert, Arizona indie duo, Lydia, are recording a new album with the aim of releasing it this Fall. Leighton Antelman and Craig Taylor will once again be working with producer Matt Malpass (Decoder, The Ready Set). Lydia has worked with Malpass on their previous three releases. Antelman and Malpass even started a band together called […]

Cute Is What We Aim For

Cute Is What We Aim For to Play First Show in 4 Years

Shaant is back. Accompanied by the original lineup, Cute Is What We Aim For is prepared to re-take stages for fans the world around. Starting small, the group (comprised of Shaant Hacikyan, Tom Falcone, Fred Cimato, and Jeff Czum) will be playing a show in just 7 days. This will be the first CIWWAF acoustic set played in […]


Mountain Man Premiere New EP

Boston hardcore outfit Mountain Man have premiered their brand new EP Two, streaming now over on AltPress. The EP will be officially released this Tuesday, August 14 on No Sleep Records. Mountain Man’s release of Two is one of the most anticipated releases of the summer and sure to be one of the best when the dust […]