Archive for July 8th, 2013

The Black Keys Sponsor Ohio Little League Baseball Team

In a world where notable music icons adorn clothing made of meat (not to point fingers), it is nice to occasionally be reminded that some of our favorite musicians are still, for the most part, grounded. So is the case with The Black Keys, who recently shelled out $300 to sponsor an Ohio little league […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Mumford and Sons – “Babel”

Earlier today, Mumford and Sons released a music video for the title track off their sophomore album, Babel. Shot simply in black and white, this straight-forward approach showcases the electrifying live performance and poignant musicianship that earned Babel the title of ‘Album of the Year’ at this year’s Grammy Awards. Even more exciting, viewers are […]

What The Film!? – Diamonds Are Forever

What The Film!? is a weekly column exclusive to Under The Gun Review that brings to light the general fuckery Hollywood hoped you’d never notice. Written by Dane Sager, this column shows no mercy to films that try to pull the proverbial wool over our eyes. If you know a film with major plot holes […]

TOO SOON? A Boston Marathon Bombing Movie Is Already In The Works

Less than three full months have passed since the bombing of the Boston Marathon, and already two of Hollywood’s elite writers are attached to a major motion picture inspired by that dark day’s events. Paul Tamasy and Eric Johnson, co-writers of David O. Russell’s Academy Award-winning biopic The Fighter (also set in New England), are […]

HE’S BACK: First ‘Curse Of Chucky’ Trailer Looks Promising

After months of anticipation, the first trailer for Curse Of Chucky has finally arrived online. The first film to feature the psychopathic doll since Seed Of Chucky divided longtime fans back in the mid-2000s, Curse Of Chucky seems to take place in a universe where the post-Child’s Play franchise entries never existed. Chucky appears without […]

WATCH: Skinny Lister On NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts

Skinny Lister have such a unique fit on SideOneDummy’s loaded punk-leaning lineup, and personally, that’s what makes us love them so much more. The band has spent the last year on the 2012 Vans Warped Tour, signing onto S1D to later release their highly acclaimed LP, Forge & Flagon, and opening for Flogging Molly on […]

ALBUM STREAM: Bad News Bears – ‘Battle Scars’

Bad News Bears have long done a good job of being the press darlings of the alternative scene. Previously featured in Alternative Press, Mike Sacchetti’s rock outfit’s new record, Battle Scars, was mixed by The Wonder Years‘ Nick Steinborn, who also played drums. You can hear the quality in the mix, with a tiny bit […]

UTG LIST: 10 Albums From The First Half Of 2013 You May Have Missed (And Need To Hear)

As much as we strive to be the best source for new and emerging talent, we will be the first to admit that we miss some hits from time to time. With every blog in the world focusing on the top albums of the year so far, we thought we’d spin things a bit and […]

UTG INTERVIEW: Wolves At The Gate

It’s been a year since Wolves At The Gate debuted their first full-length, Captors, an excellent post-hardcore album that is genuinely a must-listen for fans of the genre. Rather than sit around and soak up the success of the release after a tour or two, though, the band haven’t slowed down one bit in that […]

Kat Kat Records Release Entire Discography For Free

As promised, Kat Kat Records have put up their entire discography on Bandcamp for free download. This is because they reached their goal of at least 250 downloads of their summer sampler within 48 hours. You can access your free downloads here. If you are feeling particularly giving today, you can also offer up a […]

AFI DOCS: Festival Recap

Here at UTG we had the opportunity to attend AFI Docs, one of the premiere documentary film festivals in the country. While we could not see every single film, we had the opportunity to catch a lot of really fantastic stories that talked of social change and gave insight into topics that we may not normally get […]

Pearl Jam Announce Fall North American Tour Dates

Seattle rockers Pearl Jam have announced a two leg run of North American tour dates to take place this fall. They will start things off in October in Pennsylvania before closing the tour in their hometown of Seattle, Washington near the end of November. See the full list of tour dates below. There are still […]