HitTheLights 2012

Hit The Lights Sign To Pure Noise Records

Earlier this morning, Hit the Lights officially announced that they are now a part of the Pure Noise Records family, and additionally will be releasing a new album later this year. It will act as a follow-up to 2012’s Invicta.

In the coming months, the four-piece will be kicking off the Skip School, Start Fights Tour with the help of Major League, Light Years, Brigades, and July. For a full list of dates, click through the jump below.

Hit the Lights have shown their impressive chops for writing catchy hooks  more times than I can count, and …



Under The Gun sent Head of Photography, Kellie Gannon, to cover Set Your Goals on tour.

Peabody’s in Cleveland was the place to be Friday, April 6th.  Headlining a sold out venue was Set Your Goals, supported by Cartel and Hit The Lights.  Hit The Lights had a huge release this year, “Invicta” that was met with rave reviews.  HTL also played classic songs such as “Body Bag” that had the entire crowd moving.  Cartel took the stage and lead vocalist Will Pugh made sure to sing his heart out as always, playing old and new songs alike, …

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LIVE MUSIC VIDEO: Hit The Lights – Float Through Me

Hit The Lights have released their live music video for the track “Float Through Me,” which can be seen by simply clicking through the jump.

This video showcases the band’s raw energy on stage so check out their performance and comment with your thoughts. Our staff enjoyed it and we know you will too!

Please check out the band’s Razor & Tie debut, Invicta, by heading right here and pick it up. Listen and enjoy.

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Hit The Lights Announce Three One-off Performances

Ohio rockers Hit The Lights have revealed plans to play a series of one-off gigs in Florida later this year.

Following up on a tip we received from PropertyOfZack this morning, the three shows announced this week include appearances from The Maine and Sum 41. You can read all the dates, as well as links to event info, below:

4/18 Jacksonville (Tickets)
4/19 Pensacola (Tickets)
4/20 Gainesville (Tickets)

Hit The Lights released Incvicta, their third studio album, earlier this year. If you have yet to purchase a copy all your own, click here

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Hit The Lights Announce UK Tour

Hit The Lights have revealed plans to embark on a 2012 UK tour.

Revealed over the last 48 hours, Hit The Lights’ tour plans involve the end of May and support from The Story So Far. We have very little details on the tour itself, but the full routing can be found below:

Wed 23 May Newcastle Trillians
Thu 24 May Manchester Moho
Fri 25 May Liverpool Academy 2
Sat 26 May Leeds Slam Dunk North – Leeds Uni
Sun 27 May London Slam Dunk South – Hatfield
Mon 28 May Nottingham Rescue Rooms
Tue 29 May Glasgow King Tuts…

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MUSIC VIDEO: Hit The Lights – Gravity

Ohio pop rockers Hit The Lights have released their brand new music video for the single “Gravity” and can be seen right here. The band have truly stepped up their visual direction for this album so be sure to click through and enjoy.

This song comes off of HTL’s latest effort, Invicta, via Razor & Tie Records. The staff highly recommends picking up this disc if you have the money.

Hit The Lights will be supporting Cartel on their upcoming US headlining run and the official tour poster can be viewed through the jump as well.


Hit The Lights Release Music Video Teaser

Pop-rock outfit Hit The Lights have released a teaser clip for their upcoming music video. The video will be for the groups song “Gravity” off their brand new record Invicta, out now on Razor & Tie Records. The official video will be released, in it’s entirety, on February 29.

Hit The Lights will be hitting the road this March, supporting Set Your Goals on their headlining spring tour. To view the video clip as well as the bands spring tour dates simply click “Read More”. 

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MUSIC VIDEO: Hit The Lights – Earthquake

Hit The Lights have unleashed the brand new music video for their song “Earthquake” and can be viewed right here! This performance-based video shows the guys doing what they do best and having all sorts of fun along the way. Classic Hit The Lights style for you.

This is the first music video off of the group’s upcoming effort, Invicta, through Razor & Tie on January 31.

Please be sure to support HTL and pick up Invicta by simply heading right here and let UTG know what you think of the band’s new video!

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Hit The Lights Album Stream

Ohio’s Hit The Lights are still over a week from releasing Invicta, but fans hunger for new sounds can stream the entire new album today!

Beginning today, Hit The Lights have partnered with Alternative Press Magazine to stream their entire Razor & Tie Records debut. The album, which we reviewed over the weekend, features the group’s most mature, full realized sound to date. Click here to stream Invicta.

Hit The Lights are currently on the Strength In Numbers (SIN) tour with D.R.U.G.S. Click here for tour dates.

James Shotwell is the founder of Under The Gun

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REVIEW: Hit The Lights – Invicta

Artist: Hit The Lights
Album: Invicta
Genre: Pop Rock/Alternative
Label: Razor & Tie

2012 has already proven to be an exciting year for music. From the reunion of two of the scene’s most influential bands, to the disbanding of many others, it is safe to say anything is possible this year. Those needing further evidence need look no further than Invicta, the third and most inspired effort from Ohio’s Hit The Lights.

James Shotwell is the founder of Under The Gun Review. He loves writing about music and movies almost as much as he loves his two


Hit The Lights Perform “Gravity”

It has been some time since we’ve shared a live video from Hit The Lights but now we’re back with a new song from the group. Their show, at the Jackpot in Lawrence, KS, is just a small taste of what the live experience is like.

Hit The Lights are currently on their US tour with Such Gold in support of their latest EP, Invicta. Be on the look out for a new album in January as well!

Watch and enjoy the live video by clicking through.


Hit The Lights Reveal Album Release

Hit The Lights have announced an official release date for their upcoming album, Invicta. You can pick up the full length album January 31, 2012 through Razor & Tie Records.

The band released their new three-song EP today, entitled Invicta, that you can pick up here on iTunes.

If you live in Michigan be sure to catch HTL tonight, down in Detroit, for their US Tour stop with Such Gold and A Loss For Words. Should be a awesome show later on!