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Edelweiss 2015

UTG PREMIERE: Edelweiss – ‘Philadelphia’

This afternoon, we’re thrilled to bring you Philadelphia, the latest release from the Stroudsburg trio Edelweiss, who over the past half-decade have garnered a wealth of critical acclaim for their wonderfully out-of-the-box approach to punk. Carefully crafted and pleasantly unpredictable, it’s the perfect introduction to a group that deserves your undivided attention. “The songs on this […]

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UTG PHOTOS: Into It. Over It., Kevin Devine and Laura Stevenson in Philadelphia, PA (2/7/15)

Under The Gun welcomes new photographer, Ally Newbold, as she attended The Sanctuary in Philadelphia, PA on 2/7/15. One of my first shows in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was at the First Unitarian Church. Imagine a humid, sweaty basement filled with over 500 people, no barricade and cheap PBR getting tossed among the crowd. When exiting the Church […]

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Listen To Blacklisted’s New Album, ‘When People Grow, People Go’

Blacklisted will be gracing our ears with their first new material in five years come the release of their upcoming album, When People Grow, People Go. The release date is set for next week, February 10, via Deathwish Inc., but you have a chance to listen to the album’s entirety a week early. Teaming up […]

Blacklisted-2014

STREAM: Blacklisted – “Burnt Palms”

Philadelphia’s Blacklisted is one of the most important hardcore bands in recent memory. Some may read that statement as hyperbole, but the band continuously dares to reinvent themselves, putting out one emotionally-excruciating record after the next, all of which having their own unique qualities. Today, Blacklisted released another song off their new record, When People […]

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STREAM: The Districts – “Peaches”

The Pennsylvania music scene is one of the best around, and continuously shows that it’s home to bands who release great music. Today, blues-infused Americana band The Districts released a new song, “Peaches,” which comes off of their upcoming full-length, A Flourish and a Spoil. The song has very raw production, but still manages to sound […]

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The Movielife Announce More Reunion Shows

As you may or may not know, The Movielife have proclaimed their triumphant return from the depths of Long Island recently. To celebrate this, the band announced two NYC reunion shows in early February, which are currently both sold out. Do not fear, fans, especially ones in the Philadelphia and California area, for the band […]

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Alkaline Trio To Continue ‘Past Live’ Tour in 2015

Back in October, Alkaline Trio announced a string of shows that had them play all eight of their studio albums in four nights in three cities, which included Los Angeles, Chicago and Brooklyn. But don’t fear, Trio fans, the band will be doing it again in 2015. The band announced today that ‘Past Live’ will […]

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REVIEW: Cave People – ‘Older’ EP

Artist: Cave People Title: Older EP Label: Stereophonodon Records Genre: Emo, Indie/Punk How tired are you of hearing how deeply permeated with good breakout bands Philadelphia has been this year? Not too tired, I hope. That city definitely takes the cake for quality music’s prime habitat as of late. The efforts of David Tomaine, also […]

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Beach Slang Stream New Song “Dirty Cigarettes”

Philadelphia’s new wave of punk rockers Beach Slang are ready to release their highly anticipated EP, Cheap Thrills On A Dead End Street, via Tiny Engines. In anticipation of the release, the band has released their third song off the EP called “Dirty Cigarettes,” which premiered on NPR today. The track is filled with echoed […]

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Made In America Festival Reveals Philadelphia Lineup

The second annual Made In America festival will take place August 30 and 31 on Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, PA. Tickets are not on sale at this time, but just after noon today the initial lineup found its way online. Kanye West and Kings of Leon will serve as the headliners for the two […]

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UTG ALBUM PREMIERE: Only On Weekends – ‘Light Years and Heavy Lifting’

Philadelphia’s Only On Weekends are chopping up a plate of pop punk nostalgia with the brand new EP, Light Years and Heavy Lifting. The record, due out May 30, delivers simplistic and clever songs of daily life struggles (such as “Good for You,” for a number about swelling heartache) that mirror the likes of Weezer […]

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Made In America Festival Expands To Los Angeles

Jay Z’s Made In America festival will be expanding this year to include dates in Los Angeles as well as Philadelphia. Both festivals will be taking place Saturday, Aug. 30 and Sunday, Aug. 31. Philadelphia’s will be hosted at Ben Franklin Parkway while Los Angeles’ will find its home at Grand Park. Tickets can be ordered […]