Archive for February 7th, 2014

STREAM: Vita Versus – “Stormfall”

If you’re looking to check out a new post hardcore band to add to your playlist, then you might be interested in checking out Vita Versus. They are a six piece unsigned outfit hailing from Dallas, Texas. Yesterday the band premiered a brand new single from their upcoming debut EP, Transcendents. The new song is […]

The Overseer Stream New Single & Launch Pre-Orders

The Overseer were together for about two years before they were picked up by Seattle-based label, Solid State Records. They then released their debut full length album later that year. It has been nearly two years since We Search, We Dig came out, and now the band has confirmed that their sophomore album will come […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Lily Allen – “Air Balloon”

Lily Allen burst back into the music scene a few months ago with her infectious single, “Hard Out Here.” Shortly after, she premiered a second single, titled “Air Balloon.” Yesterday, Allen released the music video for that new song. You can check out the visuals by clicking through the jump. The music video looks like […]

LIVE VIDEO: The 1975 – “Settle Down”; Vevo Lift Series

A week ago, The 1975 released their music video for “Settle Down.” They’re following up with a live take on the track via Vevo Lift, an artist highlight series. Also released in the series is an intro, a segment on becoming the band, and band influences. The 1975 had a hell of a 2013. We don’t […]

RIP: 14 Years Later, Big Pun Is “Still Not A Player”

Fourteen years ago today the hip-hop world lost one of its strongest voices. Christopher Lee Rios – better known as Big Pun – suffered a fatal heart attack and respiratory failure while temporarily staying with family at a Crowne Plaza Hotel in White Plains, New York during a home renovation. His voice is still one […]

WATCH: Lorde Covers James Blake’s “Retrograde”

Among the many great things about Lorde is her impeccable taste in music and, subsequently, the songs she chooses to cover. She’s done covers before. Quite a few actually. So far she’s given us her take on Sheryl Crow, Tears for Fears, and Kanye. She’s also showed us her expansive tastes through social media. Her Twitter […]

Drop Everything and Discover Bentley Park

It must be tough trying to develop an alternative rock act these days. With the same dozen or so acts making up every major tour announcement, finding a way to catch a break with curious music fans is nearly impossible. The best most can hope to do is create music so good it makes people […]

THE DROP: Featuring Dr. Ozi, HeRobust, Kai Wachi and More

While electronic music is generally not the main focus of Under The Gun’s coverage, there are quite a few members of our team who enjoy everything from dubstep and d&b to hardstyle and house. Thus, staff writer Michael Giegerich is heading the revival of The Drop, a retired column some longtime readers may remember. Focusing […]

Trophy Scars Announce Release Date For ‘Holy Vacants,’ Launch Pre-Orders

After many delays (for good reason), New Jersey’s Trophy Scars have finally announced a release date for their long-anticipated follow-up to 2011’s Never Born, Never Dead EP. The band’s fourth full-length studio album, Holy Vacants, is set to drop on April 8 via Monotreme Records and this morning, the band and label have launched pre-orders […]

Pussy Riot Removes Nadya Tolokonnikova And Masha Alyokhina From The Band

Following their release from a well-documented and highly controversial imprisonment in Russia, Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alyokhina, two members of the Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot, have been kicked out of the group by the other members of the band. In a statement released on Pussy Riot’s LiveJournal page, the other members of the […]

A$AP Ferg Turns “Danny Glover” Into “Panty Lover”

Ferg just keeps putting in work. You know what I mean? Keeping fans hungry for A$AP Mob‘s forthcoming compilation release, A$AP Ferg has added a fresh twist on Young Thug’s first 2014 single. “Panty Lover” is the Hood Pope‘s take on Young Thug‘s internet smash, “Danny Glover.” The music remains firmly in place, the lyrics […]

Migos Put Rumors To Rest With “Just Wait On It”

Migos have been deflecting questions about their career, label deal, wealth, music plans, and aspirations for the future ever since “Versace” initially began blowing up at radio. Now, nearly a year since that single began making rounds, the hottest up and coming group in hip-hop have released a track begging fans for patience. “Just Wait […]