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UTG PHOTOS: Pop Evil CD Release Show in Grand Rapids, MI (8/21/15)

­­On August 21, in one of the wildest release shows in Grand Rapids history, superstars Pop Evil returned to The Intersection with an entourage of media coverage to support the release of their new album Up, available now through eOne Music. Mayor George Hartwell declared it ‘Pop Evil Day’ for the city and a handful […]

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Pop Evil Premiere “Footsteps”

Update #1: Footage of Pop Evil performing “Footsteps” live for the first time ever has also appeared online. That footage, as well as the official song stream, can be found at the end of this post. Original post: Michigan hard rock juggernaut Pop Evil have shared the first single from their upcoming album, and I’m […]

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Pop Evil To Release ‘Up’ Album In August

It’s a good day to love modern rock and roll, dear friends. Michigan’s Pop Evil have announced the release date of their next studio album, and it’s coming a whole lot sooner than you may have expected. Up, the follow-up to 2013’s highly-successful Onyx, will arrive in stores August 21. The lead single, “Footsteps,” will […]

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Sleeper Announce Debut LP Slated For Fall Release, Stream Two New Tracks

Before I began working for UTG, I wrote album reviews for my university’s student-run radio station, 90 FM. Aside from looking good on a resume, this pastime also allowed me the opportunity to become acquainted with a variety of indie acts that I normally would’ve overlooked. Sleeper was one such act. Though I was assigned […]

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UTG LIST: Pixar Movies We Want to See Sequels To

You have to really be careful how you word things, because it can get many hopes up. Talking to you, Bob Iger, Disney CEO. Last week Bob mentioned in a conference call that Pixar has “fantastic original stories as well as some great sequels to their previous hits.” That’s not just sequel, which is Finding […]

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Fall Out Boy Advances Release of New Record to April

Fall Out Boy just announced that they are pushing up the release date of their new album Save Rock and Roll to April 15. Originally slated for May 6, the band decided that they had no reason to hold onto the record until May, and that the great reaction to their return just made them […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Undesirable People – “Basement Talk”

UTG friends in Michigan rock act Undesirable People have released their live video for “Basement Talk” and can be seen here. The video was directed by Live It Out (South Division Records) vocalist Seth Melrose. This song comes off of the group’s debut effort, Eugenics, released last year through South Division Records. Purchase the EP […]

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Relient K Finishing Up New Album

Pop rockers Relient K have updated fans that they are close to finishing up work on their yet-to-be-titled album. Check out the official Tweet below and get ready for more information on the release in the weeks to come. Finally getting around to finishing our record with @paulmoak. The missing ingredient – more cowbell!!! instagr.am/p/QlFwtdqw1c/ […]

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THE SHORT CUT: An Interview with Pixar Director Mark Walsh

The Short Cut is a new column on Under The Gun that showcases the careers of short film directors. Shorts are often overlooked when it comes to the entire spectrum of film, and by including interviews with the directors themselves and information about their creative efforts, this column will highlight the work of some of […]

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STAND-UP TUESDAYS: Steve Byrne’s Sullivan and Son

Stand-Up Tuesdays is a weekly comedy spotlight written by the wonderfully talented Angie Frissore. Covering both known and unknown comics, Stand-up Tuesdays is your new source for all things funny. This week, Angie puts a spotlight on Adam Norwest. If you or your comedy troupe would like to be featured on Stand-Up Tuesdays, please email utgjames@gmail.com.

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BREAKING: Basement Announces Hiatus After Release of New Album

Consider me gutted: UK punk group Basement announced on their Facebook page today that after they release their record Colourmeinkindness this Fall on Run For Cover Records they will be taking a hiatus and not playing anymore shows or making any music for a while. As a huge fan of the band, this severely bums me out. Basement’s […]

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EDITORIAL: “Brave: Why Pixar Should Take the Animated Flick’s Healthy Performance with a Grain of Salt”

Even with 13 record-breaking animated pictures under its belt, Pixar’s success continues to astound. There is arguably no entertainment company with as much goodwill as the Disney-owned, California-based production studio. Since it unleashed Toy Story in 1995, Pixar has amassed one of the most loyal fan bases in movie history. The company’s consistent track record […]