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ON THE ROAD: February 2016 Tour Roundup

On The Road is your trusty, bi-weekly guide to ongoing and upcoming tours from many of your favorite artists. This list will be updated regularly with dates and other necessary information for you to get that mark-your-calendar fix. If you feel we’ve forgotten anyone, don’t hesitate to point it out. Leave a comment down below! North America: The […]

UTG LIST: 25 Essential Songs for Valentine’s Day

It’s that time of year again, folks. The flowers have been purchased, the dinner reservations are set, and the second box of chocolates is on the way since you already caved and ate the first. Social media is more vomit-inducing than usual, and Ryan Seacrest is parading around ABC Family like the patron saint of […]

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Six Documentaries On Netflix You Should Watch This Month

Summer is a time when studios churn out a new big budget blockbuster or two every single week, and though we’re only two weeks into June you can already feel the exhaustion that comes from a constant barrage of two-hour destruction porn spectaculars. It’s a common feeling every movie buff experiences this time of year, […]

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Five Must-See Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Performances From The Last Five Years

Editor’s Note: Under The Gun Review will be at the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. This is the first in a series of preview pieces set to highlight this year’s ceremony. The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, set to take place this Saturday in Cleveland, will undoubtedly […]

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The Definitive Ranking Of New Found Glory’s 20 Best Songs

There are more listicles than ever these days, and for what it is worth we have tried very hard to not succumb to the temptation of flooding our front page with every meaningless list we could conceive. We pride ourselves on crafting content we would actually want to read ourselves, and though it hasn’t always […]

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UTG’s 9 Artists To Watch In 2015

We don’t keep many traditions around UTG, but one column we look forward to piecing together every year is our annual Artists To Watch list. We have highlighted several bands in recent years who later went on to make big impacts on music, including Tiny Moving Parts, Dangerkids, and Bad Rabbits. This year we could […]

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The 5 Films From 2014 I Urge You To See ASAP

If you clicked over to this page with fears of encountering yet another listicle compiling the best films from 2014 then you might as well stop now and visit another entertainment site. I get it. List burnout is a real problem in our modern society, but it’s also the ultimate first world problem. The fact […]

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5 Incredible Former Victory Records Artists The Scene Forgot

For the better part of the last fifteen years, Victory Records has been one of the most influential independent labels in alternative music. Though the quality of their current roster is open for debate, there was a time in the not too distant past where seemingly every band who signed with the Chicago based record […]

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Remembering Wayne Static: 10 Songs Everyone Should Know

The news of Wayne Static’s passing has shocked rock fans around the world, including every single member of the Under The Gun team. Many of us grew up listening to Static’s music, and some even cite Wisconsin Death Trip as one of the main reasons they began to explore the world of metal. You didn’t […]

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The Broke College Kid’s Guide To The 2014 CMJ Music Marathon

Let’s say you’re in school and don’t have all that much to spare on an all-access CMJ badge this year. Let us also say that you’ve been dying to go out and see some killer breakthrough / up-and-coming acts between the 21st and the 25th of October. You, my friend, are in luck because Under […]

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Songs For The Season: Fall Playlist

Autumn may be the most visually rewarding season that nature has gifted us. While all the other seasons are sure to give it a fair fight, there is something about the orange, red, and yellow change in the leaves that gift us new enlightenment and invigoration in the natural world around us. But what would […]

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UTG’s Favorite Singles Of Summer 2014

The summer may have been a bummer for hollywood execs and people hoping to see Outkast perform anywhere other than an overcrowded festival, but those who love discovering new music have had plenty to celebrate. Whether you like pop, rock, folk, country, EDM, or any combination of the five there were a slew of new […]