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UTG PREMIERE: Mirror Eyes Debut Their New EP, ‘Reality’

Coming together from the Northeast, the Midwest, and the South, melodic hardcore five-piece Mirror Eyes are here to impress and offer diverse musical stylings to a vast majority of music lovers. Today the band is thrilled to premiere their debut EP, entitled Reality. Undeniably an homage to those that have brought melodic hardcore to the forefront, […]


UTG VIDEO PREMIERE: Threads – “Cutting Corners”

Threads, a melodic hardcore band from Martinsburg, WV and Under The Gun are teaming together to exclusively premiere the band’s new music video for the blistering track, “Cutting Corners.” The track comes off the band’s debut LP, All I’ve Ever Known, which will be released digitally Dec. 15, 2014, followed by an LP release through […]


Such Gold Premiere Strange Music Video For “Faced”

Melodic punk rockers Such Gold released their passionate new album, The New Sidewalk, via Razor & Tie Records, earlier this month, with much praise here at UTG. The band has released a music video (via Fuse) for “Faced,” the lead single which was streamed alongside the initial album announcement. The video is rather weird and […]

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REVIEW: Such Gold – ‘The New Sidewalk’

Artist: Such Gold Album: The New Sidewalk Label: Razor & Tie Records Genre: Punk, Melodic Hardcore Whenever a band is releasing a new album, I always observe how their music has evolved in a lot of aspects. This can include the band’s direction in sound, what the members have done to progress in their respective […]

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Trophy Eyes Stream “White Curtains”

Australian pop-punk/melodic hardcore wunderkinds Trophy Eyes have unveiled yet another track from their upcoming Hopeless Records debut full-length, Mend, Move On. The track “White Curtains” is an absolute banger that packs a rather weighty emotional punch over its 3:03 running time as the band’s unique brand of pop-punk infused melodic-hardcore provides the perfect backdrop for […]


Cities And Years Launch “Situations” Live Music Video

Michigan Melodic Hardcore group, Cities And Years launched their brand new live music video earlier via idobi Howl for their track “Situations”. The video is compiled with head bangs, beer throws, moshing, and just straight up live insanity to show everyone what a Cities And Years show is all about. You can view the insanity right after the […]


STREAM: Cities And Years – “Situations” And “Buried”

Over a month ago, we posted a small teaser from Michigan heavy rock band Cities And Years, where they had teased to us all a small glimpse of some new music. Well today is a very lucky day for everyone, as they have released not one, but two brand new tracks to the music world. […]


REVIEW: For The Fallen Dreams – ‘Heavy Hearts’

Artist: For the Fallen Dreams Album: Heavy Hearts Genre: Metalcore / Melodic Hardcore Label: Rise Records The term metalcore has evolved quite substantially since it first started being thrown around. Over the course of two decades, the movement that was pioneered by groups like Cave In and Shai Hulud has grown into a blanket term […]


Frameworks Release First Single Off Debut LP

Due to an explosion of like-minded acts, over the past few years, the state of Florida has slowly grown into a melodic hardcore hotbed. One group leading the charge is the Gainesville outfit Frameworks, who aptly describe their bombastic, yet surprisingly upbeat sound as “tropical punk.” The four-piece are currently working on their debut LP […]


Evergreen Terrace Debut Second New Song From ‘Dead Horses’

Evergreen Terrace have premiered “When You’re Born in the Gutter, You End Up in the Port,” the second new track we’ve heard from their upcoming album Dead Horses. The album marks the group’s sixth full-length, but first for Rise Records and first without founding guitarist Josh James, who left the band a year ago to […]

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Close Your Eyes Release New Video For “Frame And Glass”

Close Your Eyes have just premiered a new video for “Frame and Glass” off their new album Line In The Sand. The band’s third album was just released on Victory Records, and is a follow-up to Empty Hands and Heavy Hearts. Under The Gun recently reviewed the new album, you can check that out right […]


REVIEW: HRBRS – ‘Always Holding On’

Artist: HRBRS Album: Always Holding On Genre: Melodic hardcore Label: Rooftop Records While scouring the internet for local melodic hardcore bands to check out years ago, I stumbled upon a new Californian band by the name of Harbours. Their three-song demo was the first taste of the genre that truly captivated me, and from that […]