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Gabe Saporta is Working On New Music

We all got what we had been wanting for years: a Midtown reunion. It was short lived, and not very extravagant, but hey, it happened. Skate & Surf got it. Maybe it will happen again. But who knows? Now that that is all over, it appears that the frontman Gabe Saporta is working on new […]

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A Decade of Questions: 10 Years of Midtown’s ‘Forget What You Know’

You can look at anniversaries for albums in two different ways: 1) to remember the feels and take in the nostalgia that it brings, or 2) to view how the band has progressed since. Obviously, with Midtown all but defunct (due to a few recent reunion shows this year), you can’t really do the latter […]

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UTG PHOTOS: Skate And Surf Festival 2014

If you’re a regular viewer of Under The Gun Review, I’m sure you’ve seen the wave of interviews we’ve been providing over the past week. At Skate And Surf, we had sit-downs with the likes of Fucked Up, Citizen, Knuckle Puck, Front Porch Step, Bellwether, Hidden In Plain View and Animals As Leaders. We decided […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 5/11-5/17

Welcome back to Weekly Wax! Enjoy The Ride Records stole the show this week by releasing two long-awaited vinyl reissues. The first pressing of Turn The Radio Off by Reel Big Fish was a huge hit, with most of the pressing selling out within hours. Check the end of this post for details on how […]

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UTG’s Must-See Acts At Skate And Surf 2014

Festival season is quickly approaching and we here at Under The Gun are thoroughly excited about it. The closest festival in our sight is Skate and Surf 2014. It is once again being held in Asbury Park, NJ right on the oceanfront and we are scheduled to be bringing you some great video interviews from […]

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 4/13-4/19

Welcome to the Record Store Day Edition of Weekly Wax! Hopefully you’ve already made the trek out to your favorite indie record store and come back with at least a few of the RSD-exclusive releases you were hoping to pick up. Let us know in the comments what you managed to score. If you came […]

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Skate And Surf Festival Announces Lineup Including Midtown Reunion, Saosin With Anthony Green

After a chaotic return in 2013 that was marred by bad weather, delays, and poor planning, Skate and Surf Festival has pulled out all of the stops to make the 2014 edition, which takes place May 17 and 18 in Middletown, New Jersey, a memorable one for all the right reasons. The first steps in […]

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William Beckett covers Midtown

William Beckett of The Academy Is… covered Midtown’s “Become What You Hate” in honor of Fueled By Ramen’s 15h birthday. Beckett is covering five of his favorite FBR songs exclusively for Alternative Press. The Academy Is… will be performing at FBR 15 at Terminal 15 in New York, along with other FBR bands on September […]

Review: Cobra Starship – Hot Mess

Artist: Cobra Starship Album: Hot Mess Genre: Pop/Dance Rock Label: Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen I want to be honest from the start, I, like many 20 something pop punk kids, wish nightly for Gabe Saporta to make one more Midtown record. Not that I haven’t found aspects of Cobra Starship to love, heck, I’ve bought their […]