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UTG PHOTOS: From Indian Lakes and The Dear Hunter (8/8/14)

Under The Gun sent photographer Erica Lauren to The Fonda Theatre on August 8, 2014.

From Indian Lakes‘ live performance will leave goosebumps on anyone with a pulse. They put so much heart into their music, and being able to experience that live is a breath of fresh air. They are set to release a brand new album this fall, titled Absent Sounds, and we here at UTG are anxiously awaiting its arrival.

The Dear Hunter‘s set was greeted with a visibly enthusiastic sea of fans, as per usual. Between Casey Crescenzo’s beloved vocals and the …

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After a week of recovery, UTG is excited to finally bring you a collection of photographs captured on our journey to SXSW 2012.

There really are no words to describe a week at SXSW. From the mile-long dashes between sets, to the lengthy conversations with people from all over the world, to taste of a cool Lone Star when Texas heat hits its peak, SXSW is an experience all its own that never repeats and never looks back. This year we were able to send two staff members, one of which being Editor James Shotwell, whose shots are included with …

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UTG PHOTOS: Thursday – The Farewell Tour (12.03.2011)

Under The Gun Review sent photographer Melanie Hodgins to the final Michigan show Thursday ever performed. What follows is her summary of the night, as well as a photo set from the show.

The entire UTG staff has loved covering and following Thursday over the years and will miss them greatly in years to come.

I was lucky enough to find myself at the iLounge in Pontiac, Michigan on December 3. Why? Three words: Thursday’s farewell tour.

The tour date had been marked in my calendar for weeks and, to my displeasure, as time passed I found the probability of …


UTG PHOTOS: OF MICE & MEN (11/22/11)

Peabody’s in Cleveland, OH feels like a second home to me. It’s where I often find myself multiple times a week & this venue features the most diverse and entertaining bands that come through Cleveland. So Tuesday, November 22nd, after getting stuck in horrible traffic and another rainstorm, I found myself venturing to Cleveland for the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour, with Abandon All Ships, For The Fallen Dreams, I See Stars, iwrestledabearonce, and Of Mice & Men. I was fortunate enough to catch Of Mice & Men’s epic set at Vans Warped Tour this past summer, & was …


UTG PHOTOS: Jon Walker, Mark Rose & Lucas Carpenter (9/23/11)

It has been a couple weeks since UTG Photographer Tori Thomas brought us new shots, but the wait has definitely been worth it.

Last Friday (September 23), Tori saw former Panic! At Disco member Jon Walker perform alongside Mark Rose and Lucas Carpenter at MXTP. While there, Tori capture stunning shots of each act and selected the best to share with us.

You can view the photos after the jump. If you’d like to see more of Tori’s photographs from this show, click here.

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UTG PHOTOS: Bring Me The Horizon (9/13/11)

Under The Gun Review recently sent our Head Of Photography, Melanie Hodgins, to cover the Detroit stop of Bring Me The Horizon’s current headlining tour. A week has past, the photos have been edited, and today we have a brand new gallery to share with you!

Click past the jump to view photos of Bring Me The Horizon, Parkway Drive, Achitects (UK), and Of Legends. If you have a chance to catch this tour, DO IT. Each and every brand brings a unique flavor that deserves your attention.

James Shotwell is the founder of Under The Gun Review.


UTG PHOTOS: Mike Posner/Wale (9/17/11)

Under The Gun Review’s Kellie Gannon returns this week with another stunning live photo gallery.

This time around, Kellie brings us photos from Mike Posner’s recent headlining performance at Kent State University, which was supported by none other than Wale.

Click through to view Kellie’s photos. If you’d like to see even more of her work, be sure to “Like” her photographie page on Facebook.

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 fat cats. He’s also the co-founder of


UTG PHOTOS: Panic! At The Disco (9-2-11)

Under The Gun Review recently sent photographer Tori Thomas to once again capture Panic! At The Disco’s extravagant live show.

This week, Tori followed P!ATD to their performance at Arts, Beats & Eats in Royal Oak, MI. This performance was a one-off, not associated with either of their extremely hyped 2011 tours, but still one to be remembered. Click “Read more” and see her work!

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 fat cats. He’s also the co-founder of Antique


UTG PHOTOS: Sunset Strip Music Festival 2011

Under The Gun Review is everywhere these days! Having grown out of midwest beginnings, the fact we’re even posting about a West Coast event shows what hard work and years of dedication can achieve and we have each and every one of you to thank for that.

Onto the goods. Recently, we sent photographer Kellie Gannon to cover the 2011 Sunset Strip Music Festival in sunny California. Featuring the Veronicas, Buckcherry, Black Veil Brides, Cobra Starship and Bush, these are easily some of the most stunning concert photos we’ve had the opportunity to bring you. Click below and enjoy!

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UTG PHOTOS: Scream It Like You Mean It Tour (8/20/11)

Under The Gun Review is excited to bring you another pictorial from our extremely talented head photographer, Melanie Hodgins.

Melanie joined fellow staff member Grant Trimboli in attending the August 20 stop of the 2011 Scream It Like You Mean It Tour with Breathe Carolina, Chiodos, I See Stars, The Color Morale, Mod Sun, and The Air I Breathe. The show took place at Detroit, MI’s legendary Majestic Theater and, as you’ll see below, Melanie captured everything beautifully. Click “Read more” and enjoy!

James Shotwell is the founder of Under The Gun Review. He loves writing about music

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UTG PHOTOS: Warped Tour Cincinnati

For her first set with UTG, Kellie Gannon has supplied us with a sampling of the action from the Cincinnati stop of Van's Warped Tour 2011. Click through to see photos of Black Veil Brides, I Set My Friends On Fire, Asking Alexandria, Bad Rabbits, and Jack's Mannequin!

UTG PHOTOS: Warped Tour Chicago (Part 2)

We sent photographer Melanie Hodgins to the Chicago stop of the 2011 Van’s Warped Tour and the results are simply awesome. In this three part series we will be showcasing a plethora of Warped’s finest acts as only Melanie can capture them. Today we are featuring A Day To Remember, Destroy Rebuild Until God Shows, and We Came As Romans. Click through and enjoy!