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10 years later: Red Hot Chili Peppers’ ‘Stadium Arcadium’

You would be hard-pressed to find a more polarizing band than Red Hot Chili Peppers. Despite their detractors, people have continued buying their records by the millions and flocking to see them live for the last three decades. Along with their numerous hits, they are a band that has continually evolved. Everyone knows Flea is […]

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Red Hot Chili Peppers announce new album ‘The Getaway,’ share lead single “Dark Necessities”

It’s been an exciting couple of weeks getting new music from heavy hitters that have been dormant for a while. We’ve been gifted with a new Blink-182 song, a new Radiohead song, and now Red Hot Chili Peppers are joining the party with their new track “Dark Necessities.” The song is a funky smooth jam, […]


BottleRock Napa Valley Music Festival closing in on a full sellout

The BottleRock Napa Valley Festival will be held in California’s beautiful Napa Valley at the Expo Center Downtown on Friday, May 27 through Sunday, May 29, and will celebrate a weekend of music, wine culture, living in the country, and will serve as the official first taste of summer. The BottleRock Napa Festival 3-day passes […]

Flea, Chad Smith, Anthony Kiedis and John Frusciante of Red Hot Chili Peppers (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

Tickets Available for BottleRock Napa Valley 2016; Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Wonder to Headline

This week BottleRock Napa Valley 2016 Music Festival announced their lineup as well as an official ticket on-sale. The fourth annual festival will take place May 27-29 in Napa Valley, California and will feature a massive roster of acts across four stages, including headlining acts Red Hot Chili Peppers, Florence + the Machine and Stevie […]

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Five Must-See Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Performances From The Last Five Years

Editor’s Note: Under The Gun Review will be at the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. This is the first in a series of preview pieces set to highlight this year’s ceremony. The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony, set to take place this Saturday in Cleveland, will undoubtedly […]


Antemasque (Ex-Members of The Mars Volta) Stream Debut Self-Titled Album

In case you haven’t heard, the dynamic duo Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodriguez-Lopez are at it again, this time in the form of a band called Antemasque. The five piece also features The Mars Volta drummer Dave Eltich and Red Hot Chili Peppers bassist Flea. Since officially announcing their debut album in April, fans have […]

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Antemasque Announce Tracklist and Tour Dates

More news has surfaced regarding the previously reported group Antemasque comprised of Cedric Bixler-Zavala and Omar Rodríguez-López of The Mars Volta and At the Drive-In fame. This band was created after the demise of The Mars Volta took place late last year. The group has announced an album (with a tracklisting) and initial tour dates […]


UTG INTERVIEW: Jonathan Hischke (Dot Hacker, The Sound of Animals Fighting)

Some bands are known for one musician, and some musicians end up known for only one band. Jonathan Hischke is not one of those musicians, and his current focus, Dot Hacker, is not one of those bands. The rock group, formed by studio musicians best known as members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers and […]

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WATCH: Will Ferrell And Chad Smith (RHCP) Have A Drum-Off

Though I do not usually watch The Tonight Show, I find myself hearing more and more about the funny contests Jimmy Fallon has on his show. Quite a few of them seem to have to deal with music, and his most recent effort certainly falls under that category. His brand new episode features all around […]


Antemasque Announce Debut Album

Antemasque have officially announced their debut self-titled album, Antemasque, which will release on July 15. Concluding the recent onslaught of new material, the Mars Volta and Red Hot Chili Peppers collaboration will happily bring their debut LP to audiences this summer. Speaking on the unexpected outburst of new material, the band said that they were […]


Antemasque Release Two New Tracks

In what has become a week of new material exploding onto the internet, Antemasque, The Mars Volta and Red Hot Chili Peppers supergroup, have released two new songs to add onto their continuing newly released material. Featuring Omar Rodríguez-López, Cedric Bixler-Zavala, Dave Elitch, and Flea, the band has been consistently releasing their erratic material all […]


MUST LISTEN: Former The Mars Volta Members Reunite To Form Supergroup Antemasque

The on again, off again relationship between guitarist Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and vocalist Cedric Bixler-Zavala is now on again. Setting aside whatever differences surfaced toward the end of At The Drive-In’s 2012 reunion tour and led to the breakup of The Mars Volta in 2013, the pair have now reunited to form a new band called […]