Album of the year


Pentimento Release Self-Titled Album For Free; Explain Issues With Physical Release

We have been hyping the release of Pentimento’s self-titled album for some time, but like you we were very perplexed by the lack of pre-orders and normal promotional activities. Turns out, the New York rock act wanted to take a more natural release route, but issues with their former label Panic Records caused everything announced […]

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UTG’s Best Of 2011: Music

2011 is coming to a close and as such, it is time to announce who we think delivered the best entertainment of the year. This year has been huge, both for entertainment and Under The Gun, so cutting things down to a simple top 10 list proved damn near impossible. To combat this, we decided […]


FIRST IMPRESSIONS: Patrick Stump – Soul Punk

We were fortunate enough to receive a sampler of Patrick Stump’s upcoming full length album and are sharing our impressions with you! Click through now to learn about the album James is “certain” will be one of the year’s best!

Watch Arcade Fire’s short film “Scenes From The Suburbs”

Arcade Fire’s short film (with Spike Jonze), Scenes From The Suburbs, has been made available online for streaming. The film has been screened at SXSW, as well as many other festivals and is definitely worth 28 minutes of your time. Click here, kick back, and enjoy.

Arcade Fire’s manager has something to say

This years Grammy awards, has been followed by quite a buzz about “awards being given to people that we have to google”. Click here to read some excerpts from what Arcade Fire‘s manager, Scott Rodger, had to say in regards to some of the negative connotations about the band winning “album of the year”.

NME announces their top 75 albums of 2010

Just days before we launch the UTG year end lists, NME have announced their favorite albums of the year. Did your favorite record make the cut?

First Impressions: Relient K – Forget and Not Slow Down

First Impressions is a segment where we let you into our early thoughts on a highly anticipated album, This week, we have our early views on Relient K’s Forget and Not Slow Down. It drops October 6, 2009. Though I wouldn’t claim Relient K as one of my favorite bands of all time, I think […]

The Dear Hunter – Act III: Life and Death

Artist: The Dear Hunter Album: Act III: Life and Death Genre: Rock Label: Triple Crown It takes a lot to have the audacity, especially in the current music scene, to set out to make a story arch out of multiple records. In recent history, only Coheed and Cambria set their sights on such heights, but […]

Under The Gun Review’s End of The Year Lists!

2008 has been the year of UTG. From our start in March until now, we’ve come farther than anyone imagined we could and 2009 looks like it will be 10x better. 2008 was also an amazing year for music and the album our staff have chosen as the best of the year can be found […]