Archive for February 2nd, 2012

The Word Alive Lose Justin Salinas & Dusty Riach

The Word Alive vocalist Tyler “Telle” Smith has announced that their drummer Justin Salinas and keyboardist Dusty Riach have left the band. Such a sudden change of band members is not always an easy thing to deal with but TWA are taking large steps toward improving themselves. Read Tyler’s official statement by simply looking below. […]

Evan Pharmakis and Chris Campbell Leave VANNA, Statements Released

UTG has just learned that Evan Pharmakis (guitarist/vocalist)and Chris Campbell (drummer) have left Boston post-hardcore act Vanna. The new broke on two fronts this afternoon, first with an email containing statement from both Pharmakis and Campbell, then moments later with a video statement from the remaining members. You can view all three statements after the […]

Converge Announce North American Tour

Hardcore outfit Converge have announced that they will be hitting the road in April for some touring action. The tour starts on April 1 in Providence, RI and ends in Brooklyn, NY on April 14 so go check them out. Support on certain dates of the run will come from Pianos Become The Teeth, Regents, […]

MUSIC VIDEO: The All-American Rejects – Beekeeper’s Daughter

The All-American Rejects have released their official music video for the song “Beekeeper’s Daughter” and can be viewed right here on Under The Gun Review. This song comes off of the group’s fourth studio album, Kids In The Street, which will be released March 27 via Interscope Records. The band will be supporting Blink-182 on […]

Casino Madrid Involved In Car Accident

After their show in Ogden, Utah Casino Madrid set out on the long drive to their next destination in Mesa, Arizona. On the way though, they apparently hit some black ice on the interstate and crashed their van. There are some photos…and it doesn’t look pretty! Luckily it sounds like no one was seriously injured […]

REVIEW: Sean Paul – Tomahawk Technique

Artist: Sean Paul Album: Tomahawk Technique Genre: Hip-hop/dancehall/pop Label: Atlantic Records The fifth studio album from Sean Paul, Tomahawk Technique is generally a decent release and another positive credential for the Jamaican artist. It’s a record that may appeal more to a niche market than the mainstream, as the vocals don’t always convince and on […]

REVIEW: Pulled Apart By Horses – Tough Love

Artist: Pulled Apart By Horses Album: Tough Love Genre: indie rock/post-hardcore Label: Transgressive Records When they came barreling on to the scene, Pulled Apart By Horses gained the attention critics and fans alike for the their energetic, bombastic live shows. With their self-titled debut record Pulled Apart By Horses was able to capture everything that […]

Sex, Drugs, And Bubblegum Pop (Week 31)

Sex, Drugs, And Bubblegum Pop is the most outlandish column on UTG. Written by Mr. Jayce, vocalist for Secret Secret Dino Club and all-round funny guy, this column isn’t as much about the music as it is the experiences people in the music industry have. WARNING: This column does and will continue to contain content some readers […]

Joyce Manor Reveal Album Details

Joyce Manor have revealed the details for the highly anticipated follow-up to their 2011 self-titled release. The band will be releasing Of All Things I Will Soon Grow Tired through Asian Man Records on April 17. Fans can check out the album artwork and track listing by clicking “Read More”.  Joyce Manor’s new album is sure […]

Texas In July Announce Headlining Tour, Reveal Dates

Equal Vision Records’ Texas In July have announced plans to embark on their first headlining tour of 2012. The Last Reality Tour will kickoff March 30 in Ohio and put the spotlight on Texas In July’s 2011 release One Reality, as well as the amazing talent of up and comers Like Moths To Flames, The […]

MUSIC VIDEO: M. Ward – The First Time I Ran Away

M. Ward has released his brand new animated music video for the song “The First Time I Ran Away” and can be viewed right here on UTG! This song comes off of Ward’s seventh solo record, A Wasteland Companion, due out on April 9 via Bella Union Records. The UTG staff really enjoyed watching/listening so […]

Homeless Man Claims Eminem Stole His Idea, Sues For $9 Million

A man who lists his address as “homeless” is making headlines worldwide this morning after suing rapper Eminem for $9 million on claims the emcee stole his idea. Stephen Lee Pieck filed the suit, which involves a situation from 2010, earlier this month at the United States District Court in the Southern District of New […]