Archive for November 23rd, 2013

Being As An Ocean

Being As An Ocean To Release Album In 2014

Being As An Ocean are a hardcore outfit hailing from Alpine, California, and they released their debut full length album Dear G-d… in 2012 via InVogue Records. They have experienced some huge success with this album, so fans should be happy to hear that the band announced a couple of hours ago that they will […]

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William Beckett Releases Lyric Video For “Do You Hear What I Hear?”

Just in time for the start of the holiday season, William Beckett has released a lyric video for “Do You Hear What I Hear?,” his contribution to the recently released Punk Goes Christmas. Big fans of Christmas music will know that the song has been covered by the likes of Bob Dylan, Carrie Underwood, Sufjan […]

Through Arteries

MUSIC VIDEO: Through Arteries – “Welcome To The Show”

The Texas-based metalcore outfit known as Through Arteries released their This Is The Beginning… EP back in 2012. Since then, the group has released some new songs and music videos as well. The band has now premiered another music video for one of the songs off their EP, titled “Welcome To The Show.” Most of […]


ALBUM STREAM: Destroyer – ‘Five Spanish Songs’ EP

Destroyer will be releasing an all-Spanish EP on November 29 via Merge Records, titled Five Spanish Songs. The artist decided that he wanted to release some cover songs, but felt it would be best to try singing music from an artist that he really felt a connection with, which is why he chose songs by […]

The Xmas EP

Stream Never Shout Never’s ‘Xmas’ EP

Bands are already working hard to get you into the holiday spirit! Ugly Christmas sweaters, holiday albums and special holiday tour dates will certainly get you in the mood for some holiday cheer (or make you hate the holidays more). Never Shout Never will be dropping their four track Xmas EP this Tuesday, November 25. […]

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Hear a New Beyoncé Song, “God Made You Beautiful”

The queen is back. As previously noted, Beyoncé is releasing her new documentary, Life Is But A Dream, for purchase, and the release includes a new song titled “God Made You Beautiful.” It’s a slow, grand ballad that’s dedicated to–you guessed it–her baby, Blue Ivy. Hear the song in full after the jump. Recently we reported […]

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Watch Haim and Lorde Do a Great Cover of Sheryl Crow’s “Strong Enough”

Who knew old school country radio songs could sound so good? Well, apparently HAIM and Lorde. Both acts love doing covers, but this collaboration came as a surprise a few nights ago at VH1’s “You Oughta Know” concert at New York City’s Roseland Ballroom. HAIM have done a rendition of Sheryl Crow’s “Strong Enough” before […]


Watch the Trailer for Lana Del Rey’s Short Film ‘Tropico’

After a lot of (typical) teasing, Lana Del Rey‘s Tropico is almost here. The pouty-lipped singer has just shared a trailer for the short film, due out December 5 via Vevo. Watch the trailer after the jump. Clocking in at half an hour, Tropico stars Del Rey as a stripper named Eve. Get ready for lots […]

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Diamond Youth Stream New Song, Announce New EP

Diamond Youth, from the Topshelf Records roster, have announced a new EP. Shake, will release on February 4, 2014. Along with the EP announcement, the band has released a new track, titled, “MDIC,” in the form of a music video. While clocking in at a mere 49 seconds, the track sure makes a statement in […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 11/17 – 11/23

Welcome to the first Under The Gun Review Weekly Wax vinyl roundup. In this feature, we’ll be compiling links to great represses, new releases, and news from around the vinyl community. This was a big week for nostalgia-inducing reissues, with preorders going up for albums by Something Corporate, Sugarcult, and Mayday Parade. This is great […]

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REVIEW: Ron Littlejohn & The Funk Embassy – ‘Shining On’

Artist: Ron Littlejohn & The Funk Embassy Album: Shining On Genre: Funk, Soul From the opening moments of Shining On, it’s clear that Thierry Matrat, Ron Littlejohn, and their extensive, merry band, The Funk Embassy, have slews of soul and know how to get down. There’s no denying the obvious influences from the likes of […]

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REVIEW: Keyser Soze – ‘The Remedy’

Artist: Keyser Soze Album: The Remedy Genre: Reggae, Soul I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, reggae/dub is alive and well in The Biggest Little City in the World. Keyser Soze’s The Remedy brings the feel-good vibes over the course of 11 soulful cuts with all your favorite reggae elements to dance and […]