Bert McCracken

UTG PHOTOS: The Used, Every Time I Die & Marmozets In Cleveland, OH (5/2/15)

Under The Gun sent photographer Kellie Gannon to photograph The Used at House of Blues in Cleveland on May 2. The Used is not the kind of band whose show you can attend without getting some sort of accidental bruise, mosh pit elbow in the eye, or crowd surfers’ foot in the head. It’s worth […]

UTG INTERVIEW: Corpus Discuss ‘The Sliding Scale of Morality’

Sometimes, while waiting for a headliner to take the stage, you encounter a support act whose performance flips the script on your expectations and leaves an indelible mark on your memories of the night. For me, Corpus is one of those acts. Personally selected by Bert McCracken to support The Used on the Australian leg […]

REVIEW: Corpus – ‘The Sliding Scale Of Morality’

Artist: Corpus Album: The Sliding Scale of Morality Genre: Post-Hardcore, Indie Sydney duo Corpus have been causing quite the ruckus down under over the last three years with their unique brand of indie-tinged post-hardcore and riotous live shows, earning them dizzying acclaim from some of the scene’s most discerning ears (including Sydney resident and frontman […]

UTG INTERVIEW: Bert McCracken (The Used) @ SXSW

When sitting down with Bert McCracken, frontman of The Used, it doesn’t take but mere seconds to absorb the aroma of positive energy the singer gives off. It fills the room and swells as the alternative scene legend speaks passionately about topics that influence his demeanor. He gives off the essence of truly wanting to […]

RUMOR: The Used & Taking Back Sunday Co-Headlining ‘Taste Of Chaos 2014’

When Bert McCracken slipped the news that Taste Of Chaos would be rising like a phoenix for a triumphant return in 2014, fans around the globe began speculating as to whom would be joining the hard rock favorites. We cannot confirm The Used are even on the tour at this point, but earlier today our […]

UTG HERO: Mighty Matthew Lives The Dream At Warped Tour

Matthew Cech hasn’t celebrated his ninth birthday yet, but I am already envious of his optimism and strength. It is very rare that I decide to write a story like this — in fact, it’s the first one I’ve ever done for UTG. In July, I sat down and interviewed Bert McCracken from The Used […]


Under The Gun presents a set of phenomenal photos by one of our brand new photographers, Corbin Alvae. We sent Corbin to the Take Action Tour on February 10, 2013 in Detroit. Check out his review and photos below! February is the month where we show our signi?cant other how much we love them (which […]

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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 […]

STREAM: Black Veil Brides Ft. Bert McCracken (The Used) – “Days Are Numbered”

We are officially less than a week away from the release of Black Veil Brides’ Sophomore album, Wretched And Divine: The Story Of The Wild Ones. Some of you may groan at the thought of the incoming flood of BVB fans screaming from every social platform thinkable about the album’s quality, but the truth is, […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Bert McCracken of The Used

The Used likely need no introduction as they’ve become one of the most popular acts in their respective scene. In the band’s 11 year career, they’ve provided the masses with five acclaimed full-length studio albums, from their 2002 self-titled debut to their most recent effort, this year’s Vulnerable which peaked at number 8 on the […]

Warped Tour In A Day: Auburn Hills, Michigan

Warped Tour 2012 had finally arrived in Auburn Hills, Michigan on July 6 and the UTG crew was ready to take on this great day of live music from some of our favorite bands. The morning started off fairly slow due to the fact that UTG staff member JP and I spent half the night […]

The Used interviews with PVR

Frontman Bert McCracken from The Used set some time aside with our good buddy Robert Herrera, from Punk Videos Rock, to talk about the band’s direction for the coming months. Recently, Bert revealed the title of their upcoming album, touring plans and much more. This can all be seen in the interview at Angels & […]