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UTG EXCLUSIVE TRACK-BY-TRACK: Otenki – ‘The War Outside’

Houston rock quartet Otenki dropped the riveting full-length effort, The War Outside, yesterday. The record seeps energy out of every track and shows promise for one of the premier up-and-comers in the alternative rock world. The band mixes powerful displays of chord progression atop seamless melodies and the occasional synth hooks. Under The Gun is excited to […]

Big B – American Underdog

Artist: Big B Album: American Underdog Genre: Rap-rock Label: Suburban Noize Records When James slid me the album American Underdog by Big B I was like, “who?” Research has it that Big B comes straight out of Las Vegas, Nevada and American Underdog is his fifth studio release. I was most shocked by the vocal […]

Falling Up – Fangs!

Artist: Falling Up Album: Fangs! Genre: Rock Label:  BEC Fangs!, by Falling Up is extremely well written, vocal driven rock. I wasn’t familiar with the band at all going in, but I was definitely won over afterwards. Everything just seemed to fall into place perfectly with Fangs! From top to bottom, the album ebbs and […]