Archive for September, 2014

Minus The Bear

Get Acquainted With All of Minus the Bear’s ‘Lost Loves’

Lost Loves is not new. It’s not old. It’s just a collection of songs that have never had a proper recording, or that we didn’t know existed. Well, finally Minus the Bear have given us this package of glorious songs that were recorded during the sessions of Planet of Ice, Omni, and Infinity Overhead. Having […]

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First ‘Taken 3’ Trailer Has Very Little To Do With Kidnapping

Taken 3 is a reality, and for whatever reason the plot has nothing to do with someone kidnapping Liam Neeson. Today, the first trailer for Taken 3 found its way online. The footage sets up a story that involves bad guys framing Liam Neeson’s character for the murder of his wife. When cops arrive on […]

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UTG EXCLUSIVE: When Cities Sleep Sign To Indianola Records, Premiere New Lyric Video

When Cities Sleep are an up-and-coming post-hardcore outfit based out of Waldorf, Maryland. The group has been together since 2011 and have earned a solid following in their local scene by combining heavy guitar riffs with electronic drops. Their hard work has paid off, and now we’ve teamed up with the group to announce they […]

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COMING SOON: UTG’s 31 Days Of Halloween Starts Tomorrow!

It’s that time of year again! For the third year in a row the entire month of October is dedicated to UTG’s love of scary movies. We have a slew of features planned, including interviews and ‘best of’ lists that are sure to whet your appetite for all things macabre, but the highlight of the […]

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REVIEW: Finch – ‘Back To Oblivion’

Artist: Finch Album: Back To Oblivion Genre: Post-Hardcore Label: Razor and Tie To be honest, I am not too acclimated with Finch. Like many rock lovers I enjoy What It Is To Burn and parts from Say Hello To Sunshine, but I never truly gravitated to the band. This mindset made my approach to their […]

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UTG PREMIERE: NIKOS – “Illusions”

Gearing up for the release of their self-titled EP on October 21, NIKOS are dropping the provocative pop track “Illusions” exclusively via Under The Gun Review. Dark enough to make you bang your head, yet catchy enough to stick with you for hours to come, NIKOS are creating a new brand of aggressive, driven pop […]

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Flashback: Stream Fireworks’ Original Demo EP, ‘Can’t Hardly Wait’

We have been spending a lot of time at UTG talking about the origin of bands that dominate headlines today. We have been around for over half a decade at this point, but that’s not quite as long enough to have covered every step of an artist’s career. Many bands had several years of recording […]

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REVIEW: Puig Destroyer – ‘Puig Destroyer’

Artist: Puig Destroyer Album: Puig Destroyer Genre: Grindcore Label: No Sleep Records The 2014 baseball postseason is here! From the reigning champion Boston Red Sox not making it this year to the Kansas City Royals making the playoffs for the first time in 29 years, anything can happen in the game of baseball. That is […]

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REVIEW: Paul Maged – ‘Diamonds & Demons’

Artist: Paul Maged Album: Diamonds & Demons Genre: Rock With influences ranging from Billy Joel to Green Day, it’d be easy to assume that Paul Maged’s sophomore effort, Diamonds & Demons, would vary wildly in style and sound. And with a whopping 17 tracks, collectively clocking in just shy of a full hour, the album […]

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Stream The New Mercy Street (ex-Rufio) Album Now

If you were ever a fan of the almighty Rufio, then frontman Scott Sellers’ newest project in Mercy Street should be right up your alley. Following an excellent debut EP in 2012, the band is finally streaming their first LP–which releases today–through Bandcamp. Featuring the fast-paced, rifftastic, pop-punk stylings that were prominent in Rufio’s discography, […]

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Yellowcard Stream ‘Lift A Sail’ In Its Entirety

A week ahead of its official release date, pop-punk luminaries Yellowcard are streaming their ninth full-length album in full through Pandora. Featuring even more radio-friendly tracks with an alternative rock sound that’s quite the departure from their earlier pop-punk roots found on One For The Kids and Ocean Avenue, the Florida-based act’s newest release should […]

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MIXTAPE: Rich Gang – ‘The Tour: Part 1’

Young Thug, Rich Homie Quan, and Birdman have finally released their collaborative mixtape. It’s not exactly what we expected, but it’s guaranteed to keep you bobbing along for many weeks to come. Released under the guise of the Rich Gang, The Tour: Part One found its way online earlier today following months of blog promotion. […]