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Sledding With Tigers Enter Studio To Begin New EP

Sledding With Tigers have had a banner year in 2014. Not only did the San Diego folk punk outfit join the Antique Records family and release their debut album, but they managed to win over countless new fans around the globe in the process. Now the time has come for the group to begin working […]

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UTG TRACK-BY-TRACK: The Smith Street Band – ‘Throw Me In The River’

Of recent years, Melbourne, Australia’s The Smith Street Band have evolved from beloved local act, plying their craft in dive bars around Melbourne, to full-fledged international touring folk-punk tour-de-force. One of the key components of this evolution has been vocalist and principle songwriter Will Wagner’s ability to forge a deeply emotional connection with the fan […]

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REVIEW: The Smith Street Band – ‘Throw Me In The River’

Artist: The Smith Street Band Album: Throw Me In The River Label: Poison City Records / SideOneDummy Records Genre: Folk-Punk, Punk The past few years have seen Melbourne, Australia’s The Smith Street Band grow from local cult favourites to international touring, folk-punk juggernaut. Much of that rise to prominence can be attributed to two factors: […]

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Sledding With Tigers Stream New Demo

Sledding With Tigers may have released their debut album just a few short months back, but that is not stopping founding member Dan Faughdner from continuing to churn out new music for fans to enjoy. Over the weekend, followers of Sledding With Tigers on Tumblr were treated to a taste of SWT’s next release when […]

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Sledding With Tigers Release “Not So Body Posi After All” Music Video

San Diego folk punk outfit Sledding With Tigers have released the official music video for their song “Not So Body Posi After All.” The track, which is taken from the group’s debut album, was originally released in the spring. Do you remember the Jimmy Eat World video for “The Middle“? While the band played on […]

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Andrew Jackson Jihad Share Weird “Coffin Dance” Music Video

Folk punk duo-turned-five-piece-band Andrew Jackson Jihad dropped their excellent new album Christmas Island earlier this month on SideOneDummy Records and we’ve been listening to it pretty consistently over here. When John Congleton produces anything, it pretty much turns to gold, especially when he’s working with talent such as these dudes. To promote the release, they’ve dropped a new […]

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UTG Premiere: Sad And French Share Heartache And Hope On Debut Album

Under The Gun Review is thrilled to be joining forces with Black Numbers to premiere the debut album from Sad And French, which just so happens to arrive in stores today! Every now and then a band comes along that catches you completely off guard and makes you feel like the wind has been stolen […]

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Stream a New Andrew Jackson Jihad Song, “Linda Ronstadt”

Andrew Jackson Jihad are putting out a new album, Christmas Island, on May 6 via SideOneDummy. Today they’ve shared their third single off that, the more somber march “Linda Ronstadt,” for streaming. Give a listen to “Children of God” and “Kokopelli Face Tattoo” to get a better taste of what the new record will sound like. If […]

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Stream Andrew Jackson Jihad’s New Single “Kokopelli Face Tattoo”

Folk punk duo Andrew Jackson Jihad are returning this year, but it looks like they’re verging away from their folk beginnings and dipping more towards amplified rock. The band have signed to SideOneDummy Records and are putting out a new LP on May 6 called Christmas Island. We’ve already heard “Children of God” off the new record […]

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SINGLE REVIEW: The Smith Street Band – “Don’t Fuck With Our Dreams”

Artist: The Smith Street Band Song: “Don’t Fuck With Our Dreams” Album: Don’t Fuck With Our Dreams Label: Poison City Records There’s voices in this world that can speak endlessly without saying anything, and then there’s voices that can say everything with a simple turn of phrase. Undoubtedly Will Wagner is gifted with the latter, […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: The Smith Street Band

The past two years have seen Melbourne, Australia’s The Smith Street Band grow from local cult favourites to international touring folk-punk juggernaut. Much of that rise to prominence can be attributed to two factors; the unprecedented success of their critically acclaimed debut full-length album, Sunshine and Technology, and the band’s relentless and tireless approach to […]

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REVIEW: The Ramshackle Army – ‘The Road Less Travelled’

Artist: The Ramshackle Army Album: The Road Less Travelled Genre: Celtic-Punk It’s no secret that despite its natural beauty and status as the world’s most livable city, Melbourne, Australia and indeed Australia as a nation, has a rather dark and sordid, yet fascinating past. Originally ‘settled’ as a penal colony by the British in order […]