Archive for October 2nd, 2012

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UnderØath Announce Plans To Break Up, Begin Planning Farewell Tour

After fifteen years of headbanging around the world, Christian metalcore act Underoath have announced plans to disband in the near future. This news will likely come as a shock to fans, but as you will read below, the guys in UO will not be disbanding without a proper farewell. Here’s what the official press release […]

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Metallica To Start Work On New Album

80s metal, 90s rock, and present day eh band Metallica have released their intentions to begin working on a new album. Drummer Lars Ulrich said it is unlikely to arrive until 2014 – but based on the history of the band, it might even be longer. Lead guitarist Kirk Hammett told Rolling Stone “Right now, […]

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Foo Fighters Serious About Hiatus, But Aren’t Over

Earlier this week, there was some uproar over whether the Foo Fighters were over on hiatus. Dave Grohl has clarified his position, and the band has no plans for a long time, but definitely isn’t over, it seems. “Never in my wildest dreams did I think Foo Fighters would make it this far. I never […]

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THE SHORT CUT: An Interview with ‘TUB’ Director Bobby Miller

The Short Cut is a new column on Under The Gun that showcases the careers of short film directors. Shorts are often overlooked when it comes to the entire spectrum of film, and by including interviews with the directors themselves and information about their creative efforts, this column will highlight the work of some of […]

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Demetri Martin

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny. This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Demetri Martin. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email […]

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DAMMIT: It Seems The Smiths Are NOT Reuniting

Yesterday, a blog no one on our staff has ever read by the name of HolyMoly reported that they were absolutely sure they could confirm at least one reunion by The Smiths in 2013. We didn’t run the story because, well, we’ve learned from the last half decade of coverage that this rumor, much like […]

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Sufjan Stevens Announces Christmas Box Set, Debuts New Single

For the past few weeks, speculation has risen that Sufjan Stevens was working on another Christmas album, after his website went holiday themed. Now, we officially know why: a 5 CD box set will be released on November 13 from Asthmatic Kitty, called Silver & Gold. Most artists release Christmas albums as a sort of […]

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Baroness’ John Baizley Details Bus Accident

It has been weeks since we heard from Baroness regarding their status following a bus accident that occurred while touring overseas. Today that silence has been broken with a new detailed account of the accident as written, at length, by John Baizley. This one is going to take a bit to read, so I’ll cut […]

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Poison The Well Album Reissue

Poison The Well have announced that they have remastered and will be reissuing their first two albums, The Opposite Of December (1999) and Tear From The Red (2002), via Rise Records. The new 19 track album is currently scheduled to drop November 20. Things have been pretty quiet since they announced their hiatus in 2010, […]

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SCENE & HEARD: Frankenweenie Unleashed

Written by UTG critic Grace Duffy, Scene & Heard takes a look at the music that makes our favorite films so memorable. Whether it’s the 400-piece orchestra Christopher Nolan used for The Dark Knight, or the dozen or so bands that contributed to the soundtrack of Top Gun, there is no denying the impact music has on movies […]

Issues 2012

Issues Comment On Fan Reaction To “King Of Amarillo”

Issues, the latest project from former Woe, Is Me frontman Tyler Carter, released their long-awaited debut single at midnight last night. The song, titled “King Of Amarillo,” showcased a much heavier side of Carter’s personality that fans may not have expected given the artist’s most recent solo efforts, and left some longtime followers crying foul. […]

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WATCH: Lady Gaga Unveils Reworked “Cake Like Lady Gaga” Rap Track

Man’s interpretation of the Mayan calendar predicting the end of the world may have been wrong, but this is all the proof I need that someone is nailing a coffin closed on humanity. Lady Gaga, known for outrageous outfits and promoting the “Born This Way” lifestyle, has unveiled a new version of a recently leaked […]