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Vinnie Caruana emotionally strips down with “Survivor’s Guilt”

I Am The Avalanche/The Movielife frontman Vinnie Caruana has released the title track, “Survivor’s Guilt,” off his upcoming first solo LP, out May 27 via Equal Visions/Big Scary Monsters. The song is a contrast to the faster-paced tracks we’re used to hearing from both his bands as it’s just Caruana and an acoustic guitar. In […]

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Vinnie Caruana Signs With Equal Vision Records, Recording Full-Length Solo Album

Vinnie Caruana, frontman of I Am The Avalanche and The Movielife, has signed to Equal Vision Records. The label will release his debut solo album, which he is currently recording in a New Jersey studio. While Caruana has yet to release a full-length solo effort, the singer released a fantastic solo EP in 2013 titled City […]

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UTG @ MIXTAPE FEST: Giants At Large Discuss Musical Influences, ‘The American Dream Is Dead’

One of the most charismatic bands out there today goes by the name of Giants At Large. The Long Island pop-punk four-piece radiates a lot of young passion, both on stage and off. The band recently played the first day of Today’s Mixtape Festival in Patchogue, NY alongisde bands like Iron Chic, Kill Your Idols, […]

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UTG @ MIXTAPE FEST: A Loss For Words Look Back On Their Journey As They Bid Their Fans Goodbye

The energy level in any room is heightened and amplified with the presence of Matty Arsenault, A Loss For Words’ lead vocalist. He quickly jumped right to conversation, describing the interesting night they’ve just had as we got to sit down with him before their set at Today’s Mixtape Festival in Patchogue, NY. Below, Arsenault talks […]

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Here Are Six Bands You Shouldn’t Miss At Today’s Mixtape Festival

East Coast Collective, famously known on Long Island for putting on massive amounts of great shows ranging from punk (Glassjaw recently played a surprise set during a Soda Bomb show) to hardcore (Bane played Spring Mixtape Fest) to hip-hop (Ja Rule headlined a show last summer), is also home to a beloved two-day festival: Today’s […]

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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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SURPRISE: Brian Marquis Drops ’90s-Influenced Cover EP

Brian Marquis, singer-songwriter bad-ass and head-dude-in-charge of the Vans Warped Tour‘s Acoustic Basement, gave the world a little, but nonetheless awesome, present this morning in the form of a ’90s cover EP. Premiering exclusively with Allston Pudding earlier today, the record contains renditions of famed tracks from Weezer, Alice In Chains, Nirvana, Radiohead and Fiona […]

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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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Cleveland’s Spring Fling Festival Expands Lineup

According to Ian Hunter, “Cleveland Rocks,” and I think I’m starting to agree with him. Yesterday, The Forest City’s Spring Fling Festival added a crap-load of stellar acts to their lineup, including Four Year Strong, Pianos Become The Teeth, Gates, Head North, Turnstile, Defeater, and many more. They will join the previously announced headliners, The […]

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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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The Movielife Sell Out First Show Back, Schedule Another

The Movielife announced their return to music earlier this month, and it did not take long for the internet to lose its collective mind with excitement. The band quickly announced plans for a reunion show in NYC at the beginning of February, and just last Friday tickets for that show went on sale. Within hours, […]

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The Movielife Announce a Reunion

It brings me great pleasure to post something about Vinnie Caruana and the boys from The Movielife and not have to tell you to continue dreaming about a reunion. Today, in an interview with Noisey, the band confirmed that they would indeed be reuniting. They will playing a one-off show in New York, at the […]