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The Weeknd Announces Limited Vinyl Run Of ‘Trilogy’

Abel Tesfaye AKA The Weeknd has announced details to release a special shipment of his Warner Bros debut, Trilogy, on vinyl. There’s a huge catch though. The price. The Weeknd’s Trilogy collection includes his three albums, House of Balloons, Thursday, and Echoes of Silence. According to his webstore, these fine collectables will be going for […]


The Weeknd Releases NSFW Visuals For “Twenty Eight”

Crooning sensation The Weeknd continues to dazzle us, with his new NSFW visuals for “Twenty Eight.” We know that R&B/rappers nowadays have a tendency to create raunchy strip club videos but “Twenty Eight” is tastefully done. You will definitely need a couple plays through to experience everything it has to offer. This material comes off […]


STREAM: The Weeknd – “Enemy”

Canadian crooner Abel Tesfaye makes panties wet. They soak and get heavy, then they drop. It only takes his voice to accomplish the feat but in his new track, Tesfaye explains how he aims to make bodies shake without a word. “Enemy” will not be featured on The Weeknd’s Universal Republic debut, Trilogy, so this […]


MIXTAPE: The Weeknd – Echoes Of Silence

Just over a week and a half before the end of 2011, Canada’s breakout crooner has dropped the final installment in his mixtape trilogy. Released sometime overnight, Echoes Of Silence is the third mixtape from The Weeknd to be released in 2011, following House Of Balloons and Thursday. This time around, the crooner gives us […]


MUSIC VIDEO: The Weeknd – The Knowing (Official)

After months of fan-made video, The Weeknd has finally released his first official music video. Directed Mikael Colombu, “The Knowing” is the video fans have been waiting for since House Of Balloons first exploded onto the blogosphere in early 2011. You can view it for yourself after the jump. We have been supporting The Weeknd […]


STREAM: The Weeknd feat. Kenton Dunson – The Morning (Chi Duly Remix)

DJ Chi Duly has taken a keen interest in Toronto’s sensation The Weekend and had to remix his track “The Morning.” This track is taken from The Weeknd’s drop House Of Balloons, that was a staff favorite here at Under The Gun. Coming on the remix is vocalist Kenton Dunson, who introduces a bit more […]

STREAM/DOWNLOAD: The Weeknd – Rolling Stone (Tate La Rock and Troublemaker Remix)

We have already covered how The Weeknd’s mega-fans have begun making unofficial music videos for the songs from House Of Balloons, but we have yet to show you many, if any, fan remixes. Well, the wait it over. Click below to stream (and download) Tate La Rock and Troublemaker’s remix of “Rolling Stone.” As we […]

STREAM: The Weeknd – The Birds (Part 1)

The Weeknd has premiered yet another incredible track online for us all to get lost in. Listen to a stream of “The Birds (Part 1)” off of his free mixtape House Of Balloons right here and let UTG know what you think of it.

UNOFFICIAL VIDEO: The Weeknd – The Morning

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, no other new artist in 2011 has fans as dedicated to promotion as The Weeknd. Continuing the slew of incredible fan-made music video, here’s “The Morning.” The Weeknd – The Morning (music video) from High Five Collective on Vimeo.

The Weeknd promises 2 more in 2011

Onlind sensation The Weeknd has announced plans to release two additional mixtapes this year. Thursdays will arrives this Summer and Echoes Of Silence will hit in the Fall.

(UNOFFICIAL) MUSIC VIDEO: The Weeknd – Glass Table Girls

We’re not sure if all of you are familiar with the mysterious group known as The Weeknd yet, but you should be. Even after garnering a massive amount of praise for their House Of Balloons mixtape, the group has chosen to remain widely silent and out of the public eye. To combat this lack of […]