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REVIEW: Say yes to Bent Knee’s ‘Say So’

Artist: Bent Knee Album: Say So Label: Cuneiform Records Genre: Orchestral Avant-Pop What’s in a name? That’s one of the age old questions, isn’t it? In music, a name can reflect many things; the overall aesthetic of an artist/group, a reference to a concept, or even just a hint towards a style or genre. I […]

ON THE ROAD: March 2016 Tour Roundup

On The Road is your trusty, bi-weekly guide to ongoing and upcoming tours from many of your favorite artists. This list will be updated regularly with dates and other necessary information for you to get that mark-your-calendar fix. If you feel we’ve forgotten anyone, don’t hesitate to point it out. Leave a comment down below!

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A Dose of The Dear Hunter, a Calming Cure

On Tuesday, September 22, I suffered–for the first time in my life–what I can only describe as a nervous breakdown. Layer upon layer of concealed stress and anxiety finally erupted, systematically shorting out my brain, leaving me to withstand the overwhelming screams within my head (not to mention my heart, which felt like an infant […]

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The Dear Hunter Share Beautiful New Video For “Waves”

To celebrate the release of their newest record, Act IV: Rebirth In Reprise, The Dear Hunter have unveiled a stunning new set of visuals for their track, “Waves.” View the clip after the jump, and let us know if you’re a fan in the comments. Casey Crescenzo and company will spend the next few months […]


The Dear Hunter Impress With New Song, “Waves”

Oh, Casey Crescenzo. I know I am engaged to be married in under a year’s time, but if I could run away with the music he creates with The Dear Hunter I would leave my gal at the alter without a second thought. I think she would understand, but even if she didn’t – oh […]


The Dear Hunter’s New Song Proves They’re Still The Best

It’s June, which means anyone with even the slightest hint of interest in entertainment has been compiling and sharing their ‘best of 2015 so far’ lists. We haven’t released any yet, but if you think we haven’t talked about doing so you would be a damn fool. They’re coming, or at least should, at some […]

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REVIEW: Attalus – ‘Into The Sea’

Artist: Attalus Album: Into The Sea Label: Facedown Recprds Genre: Rock Into The Sea, the new record from Attalus, was something I thought I didn’t need, but I came to realize it was something I actually really wanted. To paraphrase UTG co-owner Brian Lion, the band’s name elicits thoughts of metalcore and the album’s art […]


Riot Fest Chicago 2015 Lineup Revealed

Christmas has moved from December to May this year, and tonight is the night Santa gives us all the one thing we have been demanding: The lineups for Riot Fest 2015. The final lineup to be revealed tonight, May 27, was for the Chicago event, which takes place Sept. 11-13. Additional bands and details will be revealed […]

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The Dear Hunter Drop Surprise Live Album, Announce Details For ‘Act IV: Rebirth In Reprise’

I hope you are ready to handle all of the exciting information The Dear Hunter dropped in our laps today. To start things off, they have a surprise live album, titled The Dear Hunter Live. The ten tracks were recorded during their massive 2013 tour featuring a string quartet. Digital copies are already available to […]

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‘Where’s The Band?’ Tour Announced, Feat. Dustin Kensrue, Casey Crescenzo, Matt Pryor and More

The tour that has featured all-star lineups in the past has made its comeback. The Where’s The Band? tour has made an official announcement today with a new lineup of musicians that will be hitting the road with just their acoustic guitars. The bill includes Dustin Kensrue (Thrice), Dan Andriano (Alkaline Trio), Casey Crescenzo (The […]


Owel Start IndieGoGo To Fund New EP And Video

We’re big fans of Owel here at UTG, and we’d love to see new music from the group as soon as possible. That’s why we want you to know about their recently launched IndieGoGo campaign. The New Jersey five-piece band is crowdfunding for a new EP, to be recorded with producer Mike Watts (As Tall As Lions, The […]


UTG PHOTOS: From Indian Lakes and The Dear Hunter (8/8/14)

Under The Gun sent photographer Erica Lauren to The Fonda Theatre on August 8, 2014. From Indian Lakes‘ live performance will leave goosebumps on anyone with a pulse. They put so much heart into their music, and being able to experience that live is a breath of fresh air. They are set to release a […]