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Trophy Scars to go on indefinite hiatus

One-of-a-kind New Jersey band Trophy Scars have followed up their excellent 2014 LP, Holy Vacants, with the news of an indefinite hiatus. This is unfortunate for fans to say the least, but understandable considering the fact that Trophy Scars have been active for 14 years and have a considerable amount of other projects currently between […]

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Here Are A Few Records That Gave Me A Lot Of Feelings In 2014

2014 marked the beginning of a lot of things for myself. I’d started my fourth year in college, worked my first real job, got my first real paycheck, joined Under The Gun’s incredible team, and began to get a good sense of the “real world.” For the most part, I’d say 2014 would’ve beaten 2013 […]

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UTG @ CMJ 2014: Bad Luck Talk Musical Roots And Leaving For Tour

Daytona Beach and Long Island natives, Bad Luck, played their first ever CMJ showcase last week in Brooklyn, NY. The band has been getting some steam lately from those who have seen them live and those who are getting word through the interweb. Having just kicked off their fall tour, we thought it would be […]

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Five & Five: Up-And-Coming / Breakthrough Artists To Keep An Eye Out For At CMJ 2014

The 34th installment of New York City’s CMJ Music Marathon is upon us all. CMJ is notorious for its showcases that consist of both artists that have blown up and artists that are quickly headed in that direction. Under The Gun is happy to provide you with suggestions for five up-and-coming acts and five breakthrough […]

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Let It Happen Announce Fall Tour with Old Again and Bad Luck

Cincinnati rockers and members of the Invogue Records roster, Let It Happen, have announced a new fall tour set to begin October 19. The tour will attack the Eastern United States with 14 dates, spanning into early November and will feature support from Old Again and Bad Luck. Let It Happen are fresh off a […]

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Bad Luck Premiere Music Video for “Cold Bones”

Florida’s up-and-coming punk foursome, Bad Luck, have received a wealth of recent success. Earlier this summer, the band became a part of the Tragic Hero Records stable with the release of their album Cold Bones, an excitingly dynamic pop-punk record with a fair amount of grit, and some serious emotional depth. This morning, the band […]

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REVIEW: Bad Luck – ‘Cold Bones’

Artist: Bad Luck Album: Cold Bones Label: Tragic Hero Records Genre: Pop-Punk / Emo Just as metal is all about brutality and anger, a majority of pop-punk hinges its existence on energetic chorus-lines and nostalgia, which are exactly what Bad Luck are (generously) pouring out on their Tragic Hero debut, Cold Bones. That’s not merely […]

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EP STREAM: The Story So Far – ‘Songs Of’

Following the release of the beautifully heart wrenching track “Navy Blue,” The Story So Far have teamed up with Kerrang to begin streaming their new acoustic EP, Songs Of, a week ahead of its June 17 release. Along with the previously referenced single, the five song attempt features acoustic renditions of some of the group’s […]

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Stream Bad Luck’s Latest Track, “King of the Ring ’98”

Bad Luck have gained a lot of traction within the punk community since the release of their (shall we say, refreshing?) full-length, Cold Bones, back in October. So much to the point that they’ve gone on to sign with Tragic Hero Records to re-release an overhauled version of the album that includes new and re-recorded tracks. […]

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Bad Luck Sign To Tragic Hero Records

Bad Luck has had quite the touring schedule since the October release of their full length, Cold Bones, but it all pays off as of today. We here at UTG are as excited as can be to share the news about this group’s signing to Tragic Hero Records. Now that they’re set to make a […]

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UTG LIST: 10 Albums From The First Half Of 2013 You May Have Missed (And Need To Hear)

As much as we strive to be the best source for new and emerging talent, we will be the first to admit that we miss some hits from time to time. With every blog in the world focusing on the top albums of the year so far, we thought we’d spin things a bit and […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Jerry Jones of Trophy Scars

Under the Gun Review is very pleased to bring you this exclusive interview with New Jersey’s genre-defying indie outfit, Trophy Scars! It’s been nearly a year since the last time we checked in with the boys after the release of their well-received EP, Never Born, Never Dead, and they’ve been keeping themselves quite busy in […]