The Replacements Reunite For Riot Fest

The Replacements have not done a show since July 4, 1991. They are known (along with The Smiths) as one of those 1980s bands that influenced both the sound of alternative and indie rock to come, and the way lyricists put all of their emotions out there. Unlike The Smiths, though, The Replacements are actively […]

Riot Fest Unveils Two New Cities; Partners With Absolutevoices for VIP Contest

Last week the internet lost its mind when Riot Fest announced an amazing lineup for the annual Chicago music event. Today two additional cities were announced as playing host to Riot Fests of their own, and this time UTG is getting in on the action. Riot Fest will also be hitting Toronto (Aug 24-Aug 25) […]

The Begging Sea Release “Lightly Stepping” Video

Our brothers and sisters at Absolutepunk are spoiling the internet today with the premiere of the official video for The Begging Sea’s latest single, “Lightly Stepping.” Fronted by Nathan Henry, whom many of our readers once swooned over as the frontman of Sherwood, The Begging Sea craft a unique brand of alt-indie pop that is […]

PropertyOfZack Discusses Their First Concert

Our friends at fellow AbsoluteVoices site PropertyOfZack have a weekly discussion feature. This week, they’ve picked “My First Concert Experience”. In it, several staff members and musicians discuss their first concerts or shows and what it lead to. As you’d expect, Zack’s involves a member of blink 182, but there are a handful of surprises […]

Absolutepunk Premiers New Feature, The Countdown, With Top 5 Tegan & Sara Music Videos

From time to time, we share features from our brothers and sisters within the AbsoluteVoices family. Last year, we shared Adam Pfleider’s chapter on Refused. Today, Absolutepunk.net premiered its new feature, The Countdown. The Countdown is self-described as when “a staff member dishes out a list about anything music-related“. It has premiered this week with […]

UTG EXCLUSIVE: Thrice’s Riley Breckenridge Reflects On The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV

You may recall an announcement from the end of August that UTG had joined forces with AbsolutePunk, PropertyOfZack, Alter The Press, and Punknews to form AbsoluteVoices. While the idea of a digital community is great, the actual execution of such a feat is much more difficult than it seems. Now that we’re finally getting the […]

New Saves the Day Will Be Their “Most Uplifting” Record Yet

Pop/punk powerhouse Saves the Day recently conducted an interview with fellow AbsoluteVoices website Alter the Press!. In it, guitarist Arun Bali and vocalist Chris Conley talk about the future of the band, the next album, and working with Max Bemis of Say Anything in the Two Tongues. When asked about STD’s next record, Chris said […]

ANNOUNCEMENT: UTG Joins BuzzMedia, Partners With Absolutepunk, PropertyOfZack, & More

Today is the biggest day in the history of Under The Gun Review. After nearly four-and-a-half years of hard work, thousands of miles traveled, and countless sleepless nights spent typing away by the glow of our macbooks, UTG is beyond excited to announce that we have joined the Buzz Media family. Further, we are partnering […]