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REVIEW: Hostage Calm – ‘Die on Stage’

Artist: Hostage CalmAlbum: Die on StageLabel: Run For Cover RecordsGenre: Punk, Alternative There are a lot of bands that come and go in the music scene, and rarely make a mark of any kind. Most bands like to think that they are “different” and “special,” but let’s be honest, they usually are not. A few years back when I […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Boardroom Heroes – “New Wage”

Today, our friends in DC-based skate punk band Boardroom Heroes released a music video for their song “New Wage.” The video takes place in DC, and gives you a sneak peak into life in their hometown. However, what makes this video special to us is that not only is it by a band we all love, but the video was […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’

Film: Guardians Of The Galaxy Directed by: James Gunn Starring: Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, We need to get some things out of the way before we start this review. The current cinema is completely oversaturated with superhero/comic book films. Most of them are the same; every hero is getting their own movie, all of which […]

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Listen to FUTURE PRIMITIVE’s Debut Release ‘FP14,’ Read Their Interview With Us, Then Go Skate Some Curbs

Today, we’re pleased to share with you the fantastic debut EP from North Carolina-based skate-punk / melodic hardcore band, FUTURE PRIMITIVE. FP14 sounds like the work of a band that already has a few releases under their belt, yet somehow FUTURE PRIMITIVE has only been around for a few months. Seamlessly juggling a wide variety of influences, […]

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REVIEW: The Menzingers – ‘Rented World’

Artist: The Menzingers Album: Rented World Label: Epitaph Records Genre: Punk / Rock In 2010 I moved out of my home state of Pennsylvania in search of a college education in DC. It’s now four years later, and I don’t show any signs of leaving post-graduation. Over these past four years, I’ve grown a real sense […]

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Tyler Osborne’s ‘Best of 2013’ In Music

It’s coming to the end of 2013, and it’s been a really weird year. Almost every band and their mother has reunited, pop music is now punk music, and ten year anniversary tours are now a norm within the industry. Admittedly, this wasn’t my favorite year for music. Sure, there have been a lot of […]

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UTG PREMIERE: Makeshift Shelters – “The Cautious End of Things”

Today at Under the Gun Review we are really excited to share with you the debut track from DC’s newest indie rock outfit, Makeshift Shelters. The title track off their debut record, The Cautious End of Things, is a story about dealing with the fallout of a relationship gone sour, and the mental toll it […]

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EXCLUSIVE: UTG Helps AUIAC Present DC Premiere of ‘Filmage’ On November 15

A few days ago we announced that we were hosting a screening of Filmage: The Story of DESCENDENTS/ALL. Today, we’re pleased to help our Head of Videography, Tyler Osborne, promote his Washington, DC Premiere screening of this fantastic documentary! Filmage tells the story of the legendary punk bands Descendents and ALL, how they got their […]

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UTG’s 31 Days Of Halloween: ‘Cannibal Holocaust′

Of all the holidays celebrated worldwide, no single day is more loved by the UTG staff than Halloween. With the arrival of October, the time has finally come to begin rolling out a plethora of features and special announcements we have prepared in celebration of our favorite day, including the one you’re about to read. […]

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REVIEW: A Loss For Words – ‘Before It Caves’

Band: A Loss For Words Album: Before It Caves Genre: Pop-Punk Label: Rise Records Boston pop-punk act A Loss For Words have been a band since 1999. This may come as a surprise to some of our younger readers of the site, because it’s only been a few years since A Loss for Words’ more prominent […]

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UTG’S 31 Days Of Halloween: ‘Pet Sematary’

Of all the holidays celebrated worldwide, no single day is more loved by the UTG staff than Halloween. With the arrival of October, the time has finally come to begin rolling out a plethora of features and special announcements we have prepared in celebration of our favorite day, including the one you’re about to read. […]

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REVIEW: Touché Amoré – Is Survived By

Band: Touche Amore Album: Is Survived By Genre: Post-Hardcore Label: Deathwish Inc. The first time I heard Touché Amoré I was in a dark church basement in Philadelphia, getting ready to see hometown favorites Title Fight and The Menzingers. I had heard nothing about Touché other than the claims of a fan waiting in line […]