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Finch Announce Ten-Year Anniversary Show For ‘Say Hello To Sunshine’

Post-hardcore favorites Finch may have released a new album in Back To Oblivion back in September but that hasn’t stopped the band from celebrating their past releases. After two successful legs to celebrate the ten-year anniversary of their classic debut album What It Is To Burn, the band have announced a new ten-year anniversary show […]


REVIEW: Finch – ‘Back To Oblivion’

Artist: Finch Album: Back To Oblivion Genre: Post-Hardcore Label: Razor and Tie To be honest, I am not too acclimated with Finch. Like many rock lovers I enjoy What It Is To Burn and parts from Say Hello To Sunshine, but I never truly gravitated to the band. This mindset made my approach to their […]


VINYL REVIEW: Finch – ‘Say Hello To Sunshine’ (SRC Exclusive)

Artist: Finch Album: Say Hello To Sunshine Original Release Date: June 7, 2005 As a huge fan of What It Is To Burn, I’d argue that Finch‘s 2005 followup, Say Hello To Sunshine, is the superior album. Now, don’t get me wrong, WIITB was a huge deal to me. It was an influential gateway drug […]

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Finch Sign To Razor & Tie Records, Promise New Music In June

Razor & Tie Records continued to bolster their roster this morning by adding post-hardcore trendsetters Finch to their already impressive lineup. The outfit is currently in the process of recording their first album since 2005’s Say Hello to Sunshine with producer Brian Virtue. It is expected to hit shelves nationwide before the end of the […]


Former Finch Bassist Sentenced To 15 Months In Prison

Back in September, we were one of the first to notice that former Finch bassist Derek Doherty (pictured at far-right) admitted he was running a mortgage audit scam. Back on October 17, UTG had learned, Derek was sentenced to 15 months in prison for his crimes. From the Department of Justice: “DEREK DOHERTY was sentenced […]


Finch Premiere New Song Live

This year has been an exciting one for Finch fans. In February, the California post-hardcore band played their first show since disbanding in 2010, a ten-year anniversary tribute to their debut album, What It Is To Burn. The band continued to play What It Is To Burn shows throughout the year, with the final US […]

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Finch Delay Release of CD/DVD ‘What It Is To Burn X’

A few months back, Finch announced that they would be celebrating the ten year anniversary of their groundbreaking album, What It Is To Burn, by releasing What It Is To Burn X, a live CD/DVD filmed at The Glasshouse in Pomona, California. The release, which was set to drop January 7 of next year through Tragic […]


UTG LIVE VIDEO: Finch WIITBX At The Paramount (10/13/13)

Under The Gun sent videographer, Derek Scancarelli, to Finch’s What It Is To Burn 10 year farewell tour at The Paramount in Huntington, NY. Finch just wrapped up their farewell tour celebrating 10 years of the iconic album What It Is To Burn. As of now, the band only has one more date scheduled to […]

Finch 10th Anniversary Tour (photo credit: Kellie Gannon/Under The Gun Review)

Finch To Release Live Album On CD/DVD And Vinyl, Randy Strohmeyer To Return To Tour

Last week, Finch guitarist Randy “R2K” Strohmeyer’s father passed away, leading the band to head out on tour, while Randy stays home with family. Today, the band confirmed with AlternativePress that he will be returning to the live lineup this weekend in Atlanta. Up until now, the band has featured bassist Daniel Wonacott and vocalist […]


Former Finch Bassist Admits To Running A Mortgage Audit Scam

Temecula, California, 2002. Five young men in a band called Finch release What It Is To Burn to critical acclaim. Fast forward to St. Louis in 2013, and one of those men has long since been out of the band and is now admitting that he ran a mortgage audit scam. According to St. Louis […]

Finch 10th Anniversary Tour (photo credit: Kellie Gannon/Under The Gun Review)

Finch Announce Final US ‘What It Is To Burn’ Dates With Dance Gavin Dance

Over the weekend, Finch changed their Facebook cover photo to one insinuating its final What It Is To Burn tour in America. Today, the specific dates came out, along with the opener: Dance Gavin Dance. It is unknown at this point whether another band will open on this tour; it should be said this will […]

Finch 10th Anniversary Tour (photo credit: Kellie Gannon/Under The Gun Review)


Our Photography Team brings you another fantastic photo set, with a special collaboration between Head of Photography, Kellie Gannon, and UTG’s newest addition, Corbin Alvae. We sent both Kellie and Corbin to the 10 Year Anniversary Show for Finch’s album What It Is To Burn on March 8, 2013 at St. Andrews in Detroit. Check […]