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Dropkick Murphys

Dropkick Murphys’ 20-Year Anniversary Tour to Launch in February; Tickets Climbing in Price

Celtic punk rock band Dropkick Murphys have a major tour planned for 2016, as the band will be heading out on the road early in the year for their 20th Year Anniversary St. Patrick’s Day trek. The tour will kick off in Cleveland on February 18 and will end after four consecutive nights in Boston […]

Skate and Surf

Skate & Surf Festival Announces First Set Of Bands for 2015

Asbury Park, NJ’s very own Skate & Surf Festival has just unveiled the first wave of bands who will be playing their fest in 2015, and it is a very interesting combination. The festival is scheduled for May 16 and 17. On the lineup are incredible bands such as Manchester Orchestra, The Wonder Years, Dropkick […]


Dropkick Murphys Cancel Upcoming Show Due to Fatal Bus Accident

Early this morning, Dropkick Murphys were on their way through the Southern United States when a man suddenly jumped out in front of their tour bus. Sadly, the man was killed in what is believed to be a suicide, rendering the rattled Dropkick Murphys tour unit unable to make it to their next show in […]


Skate And Surf Festival Confirms First Artist For 2015 Edition

We love Skate and Surf Festival here at UTG, and we’re eagerly anticipating details on next year’s edition of the fest. Today, the people behind the festival have revealed the first artist playing in 2015: Dropkick Murphys. Presumably one of the headliners, Dropkick Murphys are a big acquisition for the New Jersey punk music festival; this year […]


LIVE REVIEW: Riot Fest Denver (Days 2 & 3)

I was so proud of myself for waking up the morning after my first night at Riot Fest Denver and cranking out my review of ‘Day 1’ that I believed wholeheartedly I would be able to repeat that act the following two days. “I’ll be the first to press ‘post’ out of every journalist there,” […]

Flogging Molly at Roseland Ballroom

UTG PHOTOS: Flogging Molly (2/27/14)

Under The Gun sent photographer, Derek Scancarelli, to Roseland Ballroom in New York City to photograph Flogging Molly on February 27, 2014. In 2004, Flogging Molly released Within A Mile Of Home. I was 13 years old and I bought the 12” record at the mall. It was one of my early new vinyl purchases. […]


Metallica Book Red Hot Chili Peppers, Bassnectar And More For Orion Festival

Kirk Hammett, James Hetfield, and Robert Trujillo are returning in 2013 with the Orion Festival and is going to blow the roof of of last year’s festivities. This festival will take place at its new venue, Michigan’s Belle Isle, on June 8 and 9. Announced this morning for the event are acts Red Hot Chili […]

Dropkick Murphys

MUSIC VIDEO: Dropkick Murphys – “The Boys Are Back”

We raved about Dropkick Murphys’ most recent effort, Signed And Sealed In Blood, when it dropped earlier in January. Now we’re going to rave about the music video for “The Boys Are Back”, the opening track and the third single from the album. So which tough guy trope did the Boston-based celtic punk band decide to run […]

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STREAM/DOWNLOAD: Far From Finished – “Mother Mercy”

Kick your Saturday afternoon off right with some good ol fashioned punk rawk from Far From Finished. The Boston based act likens their sound to “Dropkick Murphy’s“, a band that I’m not familiar with. Or maybe it’s a southie pub they play at a lot or something? In any case, “Mother Mercy” showcases lead singer […]


REVIEW: Dropkick Murphys – Signed And Sealed In Blood

Artist: Dropkick Murphys Album: Signed And Sealed In Blood Label: Born & Bred Records Genre: Celtic Punk It sure is easy to say this at this point of the year, but listening to a Dropkick Murphys record is kind of like having a typical holiday family get-together, but in your headphones. There are several elements […]

Dropkick Murphys

MUSIC VIDEO: Dropkick Murphys – “The Season’s Upon Us”

Continuing with more Christmas spirit this morning, Dropkick Murphys have released their new video for “The Season’s Upon Us” and can be viewed on UTG! Grab Signed and Sealed in Blood when it hits stores and everywhere on January 8 through Born & Bred Records. Pre-order here on iTunes. “We’re so proud to premiere the […]


Dropkick Murphys Announce St. Patrick’s Day Tour

Legendary Irish-punk group Dropkick Murphys announced their 2013 edition of their annual St. Patrick’s Day Tour, and we have all the dates here. Every year the shows are absolutely wild, and I can’t imagine a reason why this year would be any different. The dates span from late February to March 17, St. Patrick’s Day, […]