iwabo 2013

iwrestledabearonce Join Artery Recordings, Tease New Album

The world has been a lot quieter than usual this year due to the lack of new material released by the chaotic and often very funny iwrestledabearonce. The group did not release any new material this year, and truth be told they also managed to stay largely out of the spotlight. That is no longer the case, […]


ERRA Sign To Sumerian Records, Release New Single

Two phenomenal full-lengths deep into their career, progressive metalcore outfit ERRA have revealed they are now a member of the Sumerian Records family. In celebration of the signing, the band have released a brand new single. Entitled “Dreamcatcher,” the first taste of their forthcoming EP, Moments of Clarity, can be found after the jump. Moments […]

the classic crime

The Classic Crime Sign To BC Music, Announce Anniversary Record

Seattle based rock outfit The Classic Crime have revealed they are now a member of BC Music, better known as a branch of Emery’s BadChristian Records. In celebration of the newly founded partnership, The Classic Crime will be releasing What Was Done, Vol. 1: A Decade Revisited, a compilation containing acoustic renditions of fan-favorites alongside […]


Trinidad James Admits To Being Dropped From Def Jam, Releases New Single

You never know how long your fifteen minutes will last. While the rest of us were busy enjoying the weekend, Atlanta native Trinidad James may have been experiencing some of the hardest days of his life. Just two years after signing a multi-million dollar record deal with Def Jam, James took to Twitter late Friday […]

Katy Perry

Katy Perry Launches New Label, Signs First Artist

Katy Perry is no doubt a busy body, but then again, if your latest record sold 286,000 copies in its opening week, you’d probably be pretty swamped too. Still, in spite of this fact, it seems that the “Birthday” songstress has no intention of slowing her roll anytime soon. Yesterday, Perry took to Twitter to […]

Ross Shotland - Enjoy The Ride Records

UTG INTERVIEW: Enjoy The Ride Records’ Founder Ross Shotland

As we tend to remind you on almost a daily basis, we here at Under The Gun have a serious weakness for wax. The simple aesthetics of collecting vinyl is a primary connection for many with the hobby. Some of us on staff may love the pretty colors, the collectivity, or swear by the sound […]


Childish Gambino Hates His Record Label

Things have been weird with Childish Gambino since he started promoting his Sophomore album near the end of summer 2013. Between videos that play like movies, random singles, and late night tweet-sprees on everything from the assumption Dan Harmon hates him, to his label’s belief that his latest album was not meant for a winter […]

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Asking Alexandria Guitarist Ben Bruce Starts New Record Label

Asking Alexandria guitarist Ben Bruce has joined forces with the UK outfit’s co-manager, Kyle Borman, to create KBB Records. To celebrate this newest undertaking, earlier this week the duo signed their first band, Scare Don’t Fear. As expected, Bruce was optimistic of the future: “After years of planning, touring, writing and learning, and after ups and […]


Assassins Announce Signing With Good Fight/EONE Music

Michigan nu-metal band, Assassins, have announced something super special today, as they are very excited to let music-goers and fans know that they have signed with record label Good Fight/EONE Music. The band is currently gearing up to release a brand new album called War Of Aggression, set to be released on March 18. The […]

a fat wreck

TRAILER: A Fat Wreck (Fat Wreck Chords Documentary)

Here at the UTG offices we love a good music documentary (as we expressed in our article on the new Green Day documentary this morning), and today we’re also excited to share with you a doc on one of the most important labels in punk, Fat Wreck Chords. The documentary, A Fat Wreck, aims to […]

Carnifex 2013

Nuclear Blast Records Sign Carnifex; Label Debut Set For 2014

Metal veterans Carnifex have announced today that they have signed onto the Nuclear Blast Records family. Congratulations to the entire band on this great news! The band will enter the studio this month to begin recording their label debut, which is slated to drop in the beginning of 2014. Carnifex ended their hiatus last month […]


Death Grips Launch Their Own Label Thirdworlds

Death Grips have not had the best luck with finding a stable label home and today they create their own sanctuary, called Thirdworlds. The label’s official logo can be seen to your left in the feature image box. Thirdworlds isn’t exactly all that independent though. A quote from the press states that the home to […]