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UTG INTERVIEW: Slayer’s Paul Bostaph Talks ‘Repentless,’ Mayhem Fest

On July 26, Under The Gun Review sent me to Mayhem Festival at Nikon Jones Beach Theater in Long Island, NY. With only two stages for the whole festival this year, the average crowd size for each band I saw was a bit worrisome; for the better part of the day, it seemed like no one was […]

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Canada’s Amnesia Rockfest Announces 2015 Lineup, Thrice Fans Everywhere Rejoice

Monetebello, Canada’s Amnesia Rockfest has slowly grown into the annual envy of fans of any type of loud music across the globe. Celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year, the festival has just announced another typically strong lineup headlined by massive names like Linkin Park, System of a Down, The Offspring and Slayer. But as far […]

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LIVE REVIEW: Riot Fest Denver (Day 1)

I missed Riot Fest 2013, and to be honest I spent the first six months after it took place kicking myself for having not attended. When the 2014 installment was unveiled, I knew this would be the year I finally made the trek. Chicago was my first choice, but due to some family related issues […]

Riot Fest 2014

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: The 10 Must-See Acts At Riot Fest Chicago

Most decisions in life are hard. Where should I go to college? What should I eat for lunch? What career path should I take? How should I cut my hair? Do I like Dumbledore or Gandalf better? Deep dish or thin crust? The most pressing question bothering us over the last week is which Riot […]

Riot Fest 2014

The 10 Best Riot Fest Social Media Moments Of The Year

Riot Fest isn’t only known for being the North American festival that goes above and beyond to create the most unforgettable lineups. Yes, the carnival is cool and the music is great (there’s even going to be an arcade in Chicago this year). But why do people really love Riot Fest? It’s probably the social […]

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Slayer Announce Fall U.S. Tour With Suicidal Tendencies and Exodus

Looking for a reason to headbang and incite a circle pit this fall? Look no further. After a short (but apparently successful) run of dates with Suicidal Tendencies and Exodus last month, Slayer has announced a more extensive tour with that exact same lineup set to kick off in November. That, of course, means Gary […]

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The Get Up Kids, Weezer, Descendents And More To Perform Full Albums At Riot Fest

It’s not like Riot Fest needed to get any better. The incredible lineups for the Chicago and Denver weekends of the annual festival were revealed earlier this week, and the initial tiers of tickets are long sold out, but the festival made yet another spectacular announcement today. In honor of Riot Fest’s tenth anniversary, ten […]

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SURPRISE! Slayer Unleash New Song “Implode”

Slayer surprised fans by opening last night’s Revolver Golden Gods Awards with a 3-song set that included a brand new song called “Implode.” The surprises continued late into the night as the studio version of the track was quickly made available for free download on the band’s official site. “Implode” represents our first taste of […]

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UTG PHOTOS & REVIEW: Scott Ian’s ‘Speaking Words’ Tour (3/5/14)

Ladies and gentlemen, UTG can now double-confirm that Scott Ian is a very well-spoken, hilarious, and brutally honest man. If you were able to catch our interview with him a little while back, you probably chuckled at some of that charisma while perusing our conversation with him. When his first ever US spoken word tour […]

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Sundance Movie Review: ‘Hellion’

Film: Hellion Directed by: Kat Candler Starring: Aaron Paul, Josh Wiggins, Juliette Lewis It’s rare for a film to treat father-son relationships and relationships between young men with the care and sensitivity seen in Hellion. What’s even more surprising is that the film comes from a promising new female writer/director in Kat Candler, expanding on […]

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Rock On The Range Festival Announces Full Lineup

It’s only January, but it feels like festival season is already in full swing, with lineup announcements coming every day from events across the country and all over the musical spectrum. Whatever your tastes, there is probably a festival for you to attend this spring and summer, and if hard rock is more your speed […]

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Ten Cool Things I Saw at ‘Fun Fun Fun Fest’

In a sea of festivals lacking a personal identity, Austin’s ‘Fun Fun Fun Fest’ is truly one in (seemingly) a million. Now in its 8th year, ‘FFF’ specializes in a unique blend of metal and hardcore, indie rock and old-school hip-hop across three genre-themed musical stages, in addition to a comedy tent and skate ramp. […]