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UTG PHOTOS: Enter Shikari’s ‘The Mindsweep Tour’ in NYC (4/3/15)

Under The Gun Review sent new photographer MJ Rawls to the Gramercy Theatre on April 3, 2015 for Enter Shikari’s ‘Mindsweep’ tour. If you happen to go to an Enter Shikari show, for one, I hope you get a lot of previous cardio in – you already know you’re in for a very chaotic and […]

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Members Of Hail The Sun, A Lot Like Birds And I The Mighty Start New Project

Members of Hail The Sun, A Lot Like Birds and I The Mighty have gotten together to start a new project that tackles an issue that many Americans are familiar with. The new band, named Sufferer, is a project with the goal of giving fans some insight into what it’s like to suffer from anxiety. […]

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Enter Shikari Announce Dates For U.S. ‘The Mindsweep’ Tour

Enter Shikari are set to release their highly anticipated album The Mindsweep on January 19 via Hopeless Records. So far we have heard singles in “The Last Garrison,” “Never Let Go Of The Microscope,” and the very bizarre “Slipshod,” which was released yesterday. In order to further promote the album’s release in January, the band […]

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Dream Riders: The Tour Desires of Your Favorite Artists (UTG Exclusive)

Wikipedia defines a rider as: a set of requests or demands that a performer sets as criteria for performance. Whether an act’s tour rider is ridiculously egocentric and/or overly materialistic, just plain outlandish in a fun way, a rock ‘n’ roll legend, or far more modest and unshowy than you might expect, nearly every touring […]

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UTG LIST: 20 Must-See Acts At Warped Tour 2014

Ahhh, Warped Tour. It’s that time of year again. Time for every misfit scenester, hipster, punk rockster, blogster, and all the other ‘sters to come together and celebrate life with ridiculous outfits, unique hairdos, the art of moshing, and one of our truest loves, music. Lather up the sunscreen, put on a pair of those […]

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Michael Franzino (A Lot Like Birds) Launches Solo Indiegogo Campaign

Earlier today, Michael Franzino of A Lot Like Birds launched an Indiegogo campaign through which he hopes to “write the softer musical counterpart” to his usual endeavors. For more details, peek below the jump. “For the past five years, I have written and performed music for the band A Lot Like Birds and am ready […]

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Being As An Ocean Announce Headlining Tour

Fans of melodic hardcore and progressive rock have a lot to be excited about this spring. Two bands at the forefront of of their respective genres, Being As An Ocean and A Lot Like Birds, will be touring together this spring with support from My Iron Lung, Idlehands, and This Wild Life. It’s a stacked […]

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REVIEW: Sianvar – ‘Sianvar’ EP

Artist: Sianvar Album: Sianvar EP Genre: Post hardcore Label: None Can we really handle a world where we have music coming from A Lot Like Birds, Dance Gavin Dance, Secret Band and Sianvar? My head hurts just trying to think about who’s in what band right now. The last twelve months though, these bands have […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: A Lot Like Birds – “Connector”

Sacramento prog rock band A Lot Like Birds have just shared their music video for “Connector” and you can watch it below via Bloody Disgusting. The comic-book-meets-videogame music video takes you through a warped and scary house thanks to animator John Howe. It’s quite the journey. Be prepared to stay on your toes because there’s […]

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Sianvar Stream New EP

It’s a new year, and what better way to start it off than with some new music? Post-hardcore supergroup Sianvar are happy to oblige. Anticipation has been building for the debut EP from the band, whose lineup includes guitarist Will Swan (Dance Gavin Dance), drummer Joseph Arrington (A Lot Like Birds), bassist Michael Littlefield (A […]

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LISTEN: Sianvar – “Chest Pressure”

The forthcoming self-titled EP from post-hardcore super-group Sianvar is one of our staff’s most anticipated records of 2014, so we could not have been more excited when our friends over at Absolute Punk teamed up with the band to premiere the debut album’s second single. Entitled “Chest Pressure,” the cut is a glorious mixture of […]

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Kriston McConnell’s ‘Best Of 2013’ In Music

When you’re listening to an album in February you may say to yourself, “THIS is my favorite album this year, definitely.” After that June comes around and you say, “No, THIS is my favorite album, hands down.” November rolls on by and you say, “Fuck all of those other albums, this is THE album of […]