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Substances, death, and purpose fueled Culture Abuse for their most imaginative release yet

It’s roughly 9pm on a Thursday night inside Seattle’s Funhouse, and Culture Abuse have finished sound check for one of their last tour dates opening for the enigmatic Self Defense Family, leading into the release of their 6131 Records full-length debut, Peach. Standing front and center is the band’s vocalist, David Kelling, who’s shifting his […]

UTG PREMIERE: The Go Ahead – “Closer” (Nine Inch Nails Cover)

While in the pursuit of dominating the alternative rock world with the 2016 re-release of their debut EP, Cycles, San Francisco’s The Go Ahead have added a cover to their arsenal. UTG was fortunate enough to partner with the group to share a performance video of their take on Nine Inch Nails’ 1994 smash hit, […]

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Dr. Teeth And The Electric Mayhem announce stacked Outside Lands lineup

2016’s edition of the Outside Lands musical festival boasts one of its strongest lineups yet. Set to take place in Golden Gate Park in beautiful San Francisco from August 5-7, the festival will be headlined by Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, and Lionel Richie, with Lana Del Rey, J. Cole, Duran Duran, Zedd, Ryan Adams and more […]

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no:carrier Announce Lone 2015 Show in San Francisco (9/24)

no:carrier–the electro noire pop duo whose two core members are split between San Francisco and Ingolstadt, Germany–will be playing their only show this year next week on September 24. For the rare appearance, taking place at Neck Of The Woods in San Francisco, no:carrier will be joined by guest vocalists Lauralee Brown, Melissa Harding and […]

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UTG PHOTOS: The Movielife Return To San Francisco (4/2/15)

Under The Gun sent photographer Derek Scancarelli to Slim’s in San Francisco to photograph The Movielife on April 2, 2015. The Long Island natives in The Movielife recently reunited and returned to perform in California for the first time in 12 years. Vocalist Vinnie Caruana, who romanticizes San Francisco in both his conversation and music, […]

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Outside Lands Announces 2015 Lineup; Elton John, Mumford & Sons and The Black Keys To Headline

San Francisco’s premier annual music, food and arts festival, Outside Lands, will be returning for its eighth consecutive year from August 7-9 at the historic and always beautiful Golden Gate Park. This year’s lineup has been revealed and it’s a doozy, as per usual. Apart from all the endlessly delicious foods, beers and wines, Outside […]

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Thee Oh Sees Announce New Album ‘Mutilator Defeated At Las,’ Stream Single “Web”

After their hiatus, reunion, and lineup change, Thee Oh Sees are back with a brand new album. The new record, titled Mutilator Defeated At Last, drops May 18 via Castle Face. It serves as the follow-up to last year’s Drop. That being said, some things are different, namely the lineup: John Dwyer, Tim Hellman, Nick Murray, Chris […]

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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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UTG TV: Ghost Parade Talk Tours and New Album Prep

UTG TV met with Ghost Parade last Thursday at San Francisco’s Bottom Of The Hill to get caught up on everything the guys have been doing. Ghost Parade just recently finished a short run with Kiven and Rags & Ribbons on the West Coast. During our talk, the guys discussed that a new album was […]

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UTG PHOTOS & REVIEW: Outside Lands 2014, Days Two & Three (8/9, 8/10)

Under The Gun Review co-owner and editor, Brian Lion, attended the Outside Lands Music & Arts festival in San Francisco, CA from August 8-10. The 7th annual Outside Lands Music & Arts festival took place from August 8-10 in the historic Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA. Hosting upwards of 180k attendees, Outside Lands […]

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UTG PHOTOS & REVIEW: Outside Lands 2014, Day One (8/8/14)

Under The Gun Review co-owner and editor, Brian Lion, attended the Outside Lands Music & Arts festival in San Francisco, CA from August 8-10. The 7th annual Outside Lands Music & Arts festival took place this past weekend in the historic Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, CA. Hosting upwards of 180k attendees, Outside Lands […]