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Frank Ocean And Producer Malay Sued For Infringement Over ‘Channel Orange’ Track “Lost”

This isn’t your typical “recently successful artist slapped with copyright infringement lawsuit” type story. R&B wunderkind Frank Ocean and his frequent producer/collaborator Malay have been named in a lawsuit over “Lost”, the eleventh track and most recently single released from Ocean’s channel ORANGE. Island Def Jam and Universal music were also listed as defendants in the suit. […]

The Maine

The Maine Wrap Recording On Fourth Album

While you probably spent the weekend either 1) enjoying the relative freedom of your nascent spring break, 2) groggily shaking off the last vestiges of your spring break, or 3) mainlining Netflix straight to your eyeballs (if you’re like me), the dudes in The Maine have been keeping themselves very productive. Especially guitarist Jared Monaco. […]

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STREAM: Justin Timberlake – “Suit & Tie” (Dillon Francis Remix)

The material that electronic music producer Dillon Francis generally doesn’t fall within the scope of what we cover here at Under The Gun Review, but a track that bangs this hard is tough to ignore. Never mind the fact that source material Francis is tweaking is a song we’re big fans of. Apparently there are […]

Daft Punk 2013

POSSIBLE BS: New Daft Punk Song “Dancing To The Beat” “Leaks” Online

Remember what we said about overly enthusiastic people pouncing on possibly counterfeit Daft Punk tunes? Well here we go again. Idolator is reporting via Pink Is The New Blog that one of the tracks from Daft Punk’s upcoming album for Columbia leaked online a few days ago. Apparently titled “Dancing To The Beat”, it sounds a hell […]

The Used

MUSIC VIDEO: The Used – “Hands And Faces”

Can The Used frontman Bert McCracken be your hero, baby? That’s the main question posited in the music video for “Hands and Faces” the second single from The Used’s fifth album and their first with Hopeless Records, 2012’s Vulnerable. I have a question of my own: Why did it take them so long to put […]

Daft Punk 2013

STREAM: Daft Punk – “No End” (We Plants Are Happy Plants Remix)

I think this remix from We Plants Are Happy Plants is really indicative of how desperate The People are for new Daft Punk. Let me explain. We Plants Are Happy Plants is the handle of Hungarian producer Peter Bergmann. Bergmann, along with an untold number of internet denizens, came across a number of tracks from […]

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Report: Ex-Killswitch Engage Vocalist Howard Jones Starting A New Band With Members Of All Shall Perish And Devolved

Details on this story are hazy and haven’t received a hard confirmation, but the evidence in place is pretty compelling. It appears that Howard Jones, vocalist for Killswitch Engage prior to current singer Jesse Leach’s return to the fold, is working on new music with a new set of collaborators. The first bits of info […]

Set It Off

Set It Off Announce Canadian And United States Tour Dates, I The Mighty And For All I Am To Open

Rock outfit Set It Off just announced a string of tour dates that will see the group making stops throughout the great white north, in addition to a quick diversion into Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota. The Equal Vision Records band will be joined on the road by label mates I the Mighty and For All I Am on support. The only […]

The Bronx

The Bronx To Fill In For Against Me!, Provide Support Alongside Polar Bear Club For Bad Religion’s Headlining Tour

We were bummed to learn on Monday that Against Me! needed to drop off their scheduled tour with Bad Religion and Polar Bear Club. It seems that the band couldn’t find a steady replacement drummer for their upcoming live gigs on top of needing to focus on finishing up their album. But the show will […]

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MUSIC VIDEO: Fall City Fall – “Dissentipede”

Canadian post-hardcore/experimental outfit Fall City Fall have just put out a video for their single “Dissentipede” and it looks like the band had a smashing good time putting it together. The treatment for the video could be summarized thusly, “Imagine every house show ever, but with better lighting and with guys running around in Mexican […]

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ “Thrift Shop” Goes Quadruple Platinum

C’est incroyable. No matter how you feel about the recorded output of Macklemore, Ryan Lewis, or Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, the runaway success of their breakthrough single “Thrift Shop” is undeniable. Don’t believe me? I’ve got about four million pieces of evidence to back up my case. According to Chart News, a Twitter account that aggregates and regurgitates […]

Frightened Rabbit

WATCH: Frightened Rabbit Perform “The Woodpile” Live On ‘Conan’

Talk show host Conan O’Brien introduced his musical guest last night, folk-rock act Frightened Rabbit, by stating the band came, “all the way from Scotland”. A bunch of shaggy, handsome young lads, obsessed with various matters of the heart and other less decent anatomical regions, who like to cause quite a ruckus with their maudlin […]