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Explosion Of Feels: Squid The Whale To Reunite At Bled Fest

Basically a year and a half has passed since Squid The Whale had any news whatsoever to share with fans. The last time any member engaged the public was to announce the departure of frontman Bradley Walden, who famously left the band in order to join Emarosa. Rumors quickly spread that another voice would fill in the space left by Walden’s exit, but no new vocalist was ever revealed.

Last night, the members of Squid The Whale broke their silence to announce plans for a reunion in just a few short months. For the first time since 2013, the Michigan …

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UTG VIDEO PREMIERE: The Most Dangerous Animal – “Dinner”

Flint, Michigan, outfit The Most Dangerous Animal have recently begun piquing our interest as their music is a potent composition of raw punk energy with just enough melodic flares to ensure it is impossible to prevent their songs from becoming stuck in one’s head. Thus, we’re excited to share the official live video of a brand new song from Breakfast, the band’s forthcoming six-song, 12″ EP.

Entitled “Dinner,” the three-minute cut manages to capture the essence of their infectious sound with a quick and simple lyrical hook of “It goes on and on and on” that complements the upbeat …


Tigers Jaw Perform “I Saw Water” At Bled Fest

At Michigan’s premiere concert Bled Fest, Tigers Jaw were filmed performing the song “I Saw Water” in stunning high-definition.

Check out the band’s four-way 7″ split that released with Self Defense Family/The World is a Beautiful Place & I am No Longer Afraid to Die/Code Orange Kids, which was released in joint effort by Run For Cover and Topshelf Records. Purchase here.

The band is currently on their farewell tour and can be seen at all of these tour dates provided. Head over to the band’s Facebook and get to one last show!


Into It. Over It., Anti Flag, and You Blew It! Added To Bled Fest 2013

For some, February means Super Bowl Sunday and hopefully not screwing up Valentine’s Day. For the rest of us, February means twenty-eight days of free tickets and artist announcements for Fusion Show’s annual Bled Fest. Each day of the month the Michigan promoter is unveiling a new act, and as of noon today we can confirm Into It. Over It. (full band), Anti Flag, and You Blew It! will be appearing at this year’s festival.

If you want to win free tickets to Bled Fest 2013, click here to visit Bled Fest on Facebook. This year’s event takes place …

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The World is a Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid To Die Announce Dates with Daylight

The World is a Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid to Die released dates with their friends in Daylight as they make their way to Bled Fest in Michigan. The dates include shows on the way to the festival, as well as on the way back. There are different bands on each show, so depending on where you live you may get a special treat of other groups.

You can check out the dates after the break, and let UTG know in the comments if you’re going to see any of these!

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UPDATE: Bled Fest Unleashes Set Times

Bled Fest has unleashed the completed list of set times for this incredible event and can be seen here.

The festivities will kick off at 12pm on May 26 and continue through the night so be sure to attend. Bands performing include The Early November, As Cities Burn, The Wonder Years, Comeback Kid and so many more. Please check out the set times by looking below and let UTG know what your schedule will look like.

Please be sure to pick up your fee free tickets from the good people at Fusion Shows by simply clicking here as well. The …


Daylight Announce Shows With The World Is A Beautiful Place And I Am No Longer Afraid To Die

Pennsylvania’s emo punk band Daylight have announced a string a shows with The World Is A Beautiful Place & I Am No Longer Afraid To Die. The week long tour with kick off on May 24 and will run to the end of the month, including a stop at this years’ Bled Fest.

The short run of dates is guaranteed to pack a punch so be sure to head out to a show near you. If you haven’t already picked up Daylights latest release The Difference In Good And Bad Dreams, out now on Run For Cover Records, be …


Bled Fest Announces Pianos Become The Teeth

Michigan’s Bled Fest announced that Pianos Become The Teeth have been added to the roster.

This event will be taking place on May 26 at the Hartland Performing Arts Center and features The Early November, As Cities Burn, The Wonder Years, and many more.

Pick up tickets for $20 by heading to Fusion Shows or buy them at the door for $25. Take a look at the huge list of bands playing next month and come party.

The Early November
As Cities Burn
The Wonder Years
Comeback Kid
Still Remains
The Swellers


Bled Fest Announces Five More Bands

We thought Bled Fest was through announcing bands for their huge event, on May 26, at the Hartland Performing Arts Center in Michigan. Read a special message from the good people putting on this event and comment with your thoughts! Are you excited for Bled Fest?

Pick up tickets for $20 by heading to Fusion Shows or buy them at the door for $25.

“Bad news: Danimal Cannon and Daytrader have each canceled their slots on this year’s Bled Fest. Not sure why for Danimal Cannon, but Daytrader got a really important tour offer for them, and had to take


Bled Fest Announces Entire Lineup

This years Bled Fest is going to be incredible and Under The Gun has the entire listing of bands performing right here! This huge event takes place on May 26 at the Hartland Performing Arts Center, in Howell, MI, and is open to all ages.

Pick up tickets for $20 by heading to Fusion Shows or buy them at the door for $25.

Nate Dorough had this to say:
“We’re super excited about this year’s lineup. Since we started working with Bled Fest in 2008, our goal has been to book a lineup that has a true variety of bands


Citizen, American Opera And More Added To Bled Fest

Howell, MI’s Bled Fest has certainly overwhelmed us with the fantastic lineup up announced, and they are not even close to finished yet! This huge event takes place at the Hartland Performing Arts Center, on May 26, and is open to all ages.

Be sure to check out Bled Fest’s official Facebook for special contests and giveaways. Tickets will go on sale on March 1 at 10am! The official lineup can be viewed right past the jump and UTG will be updating you as the announcements are made. We hope to see you there.


Brothers Announce Final Show

Michigan hardcore act Brothers have announced their final performance will take place at Bledfest 2012.

The announcement of Brothers plans to say farewell broke last night and spread across social media in no time. The official Bledfest account then confirmed this news when they confirmed the band’s appearance at the fest.

Brothers have been a band we followed since day one and it will be very, very sad to see them go. UTG is planning a lot of coverage for this year’s Bledfest, so expect more details soon.

James Shotwell is the founder of Under The Gun Review.