Hawthorne Heights

Hawthorne Heights Announce Pop Up Shows

Hawthorne Heights have announced some pop up show times in Arizona tomorrow, June 25. They will be in Tempe & Tuscan, Arizona, then late in the evening they will hit Las Cruces, New Mexico. To celebrate the release of Zero, they will be setting up some tents to meet fans, sell copies of the album, sign autographs and play some acoustic sets. You can read the official statement from the band by taking a look below the jump, as well as the exact places and times they will be setting up at.

The band will also be playing on …

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MUSIC VIDEO: Futuristic Ft. Miny – “DUH”

We know most of you are still partying out there so let’s make this easy. Turn this on and turn it up.

Futuristic released the music video for his single “DUH” and has all the elements for a great time. This song is off of his latest effort, Chasing Down A Dream, which was self-released in February. Purchase the album here.

Check out Futuristic’s video for “DUH” right now and view some of the up-and-coming talent in the genre. If you live on the West Coast be sure to view the last couple dates for his summer tour. …

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MUSIC VIDEO: Lydia – “The Exit”

Gilbert, Arizona rockers Lydia have unveiled the brand new visuals for their song “The Exit” and can be seen here! The beautiful video was directed by Jakob Owens.

This song is off of the group’s forthcoming album, Devil, which officially hits our iTunes and everywhere tomorrow (March 19). Pick it up anywhere music is sold.

Lydia plan on touring with From Indian Lakes and Sweet Talker between March 20 and May 3. Check out more information and details on the group’s Facebook page linked above.

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MUSIC VIDEO: Futuristic – The Reviews

Tempe, Arizona’s Futuristic has released his new visuals for “The Reviews” and can be viewed over here on UTG!

Fresh off of the release of his successful debut album, Dream Big, Futuristic is pushing boundaries to make it known he is the best rapper around. This video shows Futuristic and his crew running around town and settling disputes. What will he do next?

Click through the jump to watch “The Reviews” and comment with your thoughts by heading through the jump! We hope you enjoy the latest offering from Arizona’s finest unsigned artist.


[New Column] THE OUTRO: The Bled

The Outro is a new column here on Under the Gun Review to honor our favorite bands from the past decade that made their mark in their respective genres but have since come to the unanimous decision to move on from their confluence and pursue alternative enterprises.

We are gathered here today to mourn the loss of Arizona natives, The Bled. Let’s take a moment to reflect on the aggressive, one-of-a-kind-core stylings of a spirited band never to be forgotten… Brace yourself!

Originally known by the lengthy moniker, “The Radiation Defiance Theory” at their formation in 2001, The Bled …

Futuristic 2012

MUSIC VIDEO: Futuristic – I Got Sauce

Tempe, Arizona’s finest Futuristic is ecstatic to release his brand new music video for his song “I Got Sauce.”

Fresh off of the release of his album Dream Big, Futuristic is pushing as hard as possible to make it known he is the best rapper around. There is no denying this rising star will make a dramatic statement in the industry very soon.

Click through the jump to watch “I Got Sauce” and comment with your thoughts by heading through the jump! We hope you enjoy what Futuristic has to offer.

Futuristic 2012

ALBUM STREAM: Futuristic – Dream Big

Tempe, Arizona rising star Futuristic has finally released his brand new album, entitled Dream Big, and the UTG staff believes this is the next big rap sensation.

Combining stylistic melodies, intelligent verses, and hooks for days, Futuristic has everything you need to have a great time in one place. Dream Big really defines the dramatic progression of his skills and is evident with every note and beat.

Please click through the jump the listen to Futuristic’s entire album and comment with your thoughts on it! We hope you enjoy.


LYRIC VIDEO: The Maine – Take Me Dancing

Tempe, Arizona rockers The Maine have unleashed their brand new lyric video for “Take Me Dancing” and can be viewed right here on UTG! This track is a b-side from their new album, Pioneer, and can be downloaded by simply heading to MediaFire.

The staff think this album is a more mature sounding Maine so please go check out this song, pick up Pioneer on iTunes, and let us know what you think!

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MUSIC VIDEO: Futuristic – F*ck You Mean

Tempe, Arizona’s Futuristic is quickly changing (and improving) the rap game with his ridiculous melodies and skilled rapping style. He is now prepared to unleash his latest masterpiece to the community called “F*ck You Mean,” that will be taking over the net in a matter of time. This song is off of his upcoming album, Dream Big, and is expected to be a large step in Futuristic’s career.

Download his latest mixtape for free right here and please let UTG know what you think of this up-and-coming talent!


Fun. Perform “We Are Young” Acoustic

Fun. recently appeared at X1039’s Sanderson Ford Studio X in Uranus Recordings in Tempe, AZ.

The band performed multiple songs acoustically and one of them was their new single, “We Are Young.” The song will appear on the band’s new album, Some Nights, which is scheduled to come out on Februrary 21, 2012.

What do you think of the acoustic performance? Check it out after the jump.


Fun. Perform “Carry On” Acoustic

Indie pop act Fun. recently performed an acoustic version of “Carry On” and UTG has the footage.

Recorded at Uranus Studios in Tempe, AZ, Fun. performed “Carry On” as part of a promotional stop at X1039 FM. You can view the performance after the jump.

We are anxiously awaiting the release of Fun.’s Sophomore album in 2012. If for any reason you missed their debut (Aim & Ignite), click here and buy a copy now. Of all the bands we feature on UTG, very, VERY few ever reach the level of musicianship that this act already has. Discover …

The Maine update from home

Pat Kirch from The Maine posted an update from home on what’s going on with the band. Check out the video below: