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LIVE REVIEW: Middle Of The Map Fest (05/04/16-05/07/16)

Almost annually, Under The Gun has had the opportunity to cover the yearly club festival in Kansas City called Middle Of The Map Fest. This festival has grown substantially over its five years of existence and brought names like Fun., Grizzly Bear, Of Montreal, and Two Door Cinema Club, as well as showcased some great […]

REVIEW: The Fall Of Troy rip and shred through ‘OK’ with purpose

Artist: The Fall Of Troy Album: OK Genre: Screamo/Hardcore Label: Self-Released I know it’s cliche, but ignorance is bliss. Truthfully. Especially when it comes to music. Ignorance from hype and expectation. Without both of those mindsets, you’re allowed to listen to a new song or record in the most pure form. Now, obviously this is […]

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Diarrhea Planet “Let It Out” with new single from ‘Turn To Gold’

Diarrhea Planet is currently running loose all over America in preparation for their sophomore release, Turn To Gold. With great pleasure, we have a new song that will appear on that record, called “Let It Out.” In a short two and a half minutes, Diarrhea Planet does exactly that, by showing exactly what its made […]

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Stream Polyenso’s new record ‘Pure In The Plastic’ now

Before you get totally exhausted with electronic R&B, please stop and listen to Polyenso‘s new record. Formally known as Oceana, the Florida trio is here to destroy our boredom with a genre that has been dominated by bands like Glass Animals and Alt-J, and worn out by so many others. With its first album under […]

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Listen to Circa Survive cover “Love Buzz” for Nirvana tribute album

Robotic Empire has previously released two Nirvana tribute albums in the past, including last year’s Whatever, Nevermind, which featured cover tracks from La Dispute, Torche, Touché Amoré, and Circa Survive. This year, the third in the series, Doused in Mud, Covered in Bleach, will be released on April 16, which also happens to be Record […]

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Stream Kevin Devine’s R.E.M. cover from 7-inch split with Jesse Lacey

In the final installment of his Devinyl Splits series, Kevin Devine announced that he and Brand New’s Jesse Lacey would each be covering an R.E.M. song. Two weeks ago, we were blessed with Lacey’s version of “Bad Day,” and it was just that: a blessing. And today, Devine’s half of the split, which is him […]

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Saosin share first new single from comeback album with Anthony Green

Since the first mention of Saosin moving forward once again with Anthony Green at the helm for Skate & Surf nearly two years ago, the questions have remained: Will we hear new music? And when? Well, sure, I remember hearing some new cuts at Riot Fest two years ago. Well, now they’ve shared the video […]

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Relient K Return With “Look On Up” (Stream)

It’s been almost two years since the 10-year anniversary tour of Mmhmm and nearly three years since we’ve heard fresh tunes from Relient K. In November, the band announced the news of the follow-up to 2013’s Collapsible Lung, which is to be titled Air For Free. Well, now we have the first track presumed to […]

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Stream The New Album from Strung Out, ‘Transmission.Alpha.Delta’

The new album from punk rock veterans Strung Out is finally upon us. It has been nearly six years since the release of Agents of the Underground, and now we are able to check out the follow-up, Transmission.Alpha.Delta. Don’t expect any pulled punches from this band – they know what they’re good at, and this […]

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Blur Share “Lonesome Street” From ‘The Magic Whip’

The creativity of Damon Alburn never ends. This time around, his breakout band, Blur, is finally releasing new material. And so far, since the announcement, we’ve heard two new songs, and it has done nothing but increase our level of excitement. The third song, and apparently the last that will be shared prior to the […]

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REVIEW: Modest Mouse – ‘Strangers to Ourselves’

Artist: Modest Mouse Title: Strangers to Ourselves Label: Epic Records Genre: Alternative, Indie At this point in the career of Modest Mouse, any new music comes with some unfortunate but fair expectations. It’s nearly impossible to listen to a new album and not think about past work. But that doesn’t mean we can’t welcome change […]

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Incubus “Trust Fall” Into Us With a Lyric Video

So Incubus is back, and without mercy. Just the other day, the band shared their first new song in years, titled “Absolute Calling.” The song was no shock and awe, as it seemed to be a continuance of the most recent work from the band. But this time, with the release of the second song, […]