Lead Hands (Formerly Decoder) Break Up; Jack Burns Facing Criminal Charges

Lead Hands (formerly Decoder) have fallen on tough times and are forced to discontinue the band after incurring major debt issues. Apparently, they owe a total of $1,900 to a particular merchandise company and are failing to pay it back. The group’s own Jack Burns has issued a statement begging for money and can be […]

Memphis May Fire Part Ways With Ryan Bentley

Memphis May Fire have sadly announced that they had to part ways with guitarist Ryan Bentley. Please feel free to read an official statement from the band by simply looking below and send Ryan your well-wishes. Filling in permanently for Ryan will be Anthony Sepe (Formerly of Decoder). Under The Gun will continue to update […]

Ex. Decoder Vocalist Spencer Pearson Releases Statement, Bassist Leaves

Decoder parted ways with their vocalist Spencer Pearson last week and now the group lose another member, bassist Bryce Sipes. These events have been quite troubling to the group and false messages have been spread, as ex. vocalist Spencer states below. He feels the group portrayed him in a false light and want to right […]

Decoder Part Ways With Vocalist Spencer Pearson

Rise Records’ Decoder have recently announced that they have parted ways with vocalist Spencer Pearson because of his problems with alcohol and drugs. This was truly a tough decision but one that ultimately will make this band a stronger unit. Please look below to read the statement from Decoder and comment with your thoughts. “We […]

Kurt Travis Streams New ‘Wha Happen?’ EP

Kurt Travis has released his new solo EP today, called Wha Happen?, and is officially streaming over on Youbtube. The A Lot Like Birds frontman is taking a softer approach with these songs but his heart and soul appear clearer than ever. Please click here to stream these 6 incredible songs and let Under The […]

MUSIC VIDEO: A Lot Like Birds – Think Dirty Out Loud

A Lot Like Birds have finally revealed the winning submission for their “Think Dirty Out Loud” music video contest and UTG has it here for you to enjoy! Watch this interesting assortment of figures and images and pick up ALLB’s recent effort, Conversation Piece, through Doghouse Records. Be sure to check these guys out in […]

A Lot Like Birds Add US Tour Dates And Support

A Lot Like Birds have expanded on their US touring schedule for the new year and UTG is very excited to bring it to you. Already announced for support from January/Fenruary will be Just Like Vinyl and Decoder. It has now been made permanent that I the Mighty will come on the tour as well! […]

A Lot Like Birds Announce US Tour

Doghouse Records’ A Lot Like Birds have just announced a brand new US tour that will begin in the middle of January. It will start in the band’s hometown of Sacremento, CA on January 12 and end up in Atlanta, Georgia on February 8. Coming along for the tour run will be Decoder and Just […]


Decoder is a post-hardcore, six-piece synthesis consisting of former members of VersaEmerge, Oceana, and Of Machines. They set the bar high for the genre as they released their self-titled debut in January of this year which was produced by Matt Malpass of The Cinema. UTG had the chance to speak with bassist Bryce Sipes about […]

Decoder Announce US Tour

Decoder have just announced that they will be heading on tour with The Bled. This tour will be over a span of three weeks and cover most of the Midwest region. The first show will be taking on December 3 in Twin Lake, MI and will be ending on December 19 in Joilet, IL. Trust […]

MUSIC VIDEO: Decoder- Believers

The wait is finally over, you can watch the music video for Decoder‘s song “Believers” right here. This song comes off of the groups’ debut self-titled album that is in stores. Tell UTG what you think by commenting.

That’s Outrageous! single/album news

That’s Outrageous! have officially announced that their Rise Records debut, Teenage Scream, will hit stores on July 21st. The band is currently on The Rise Records Tour with Memphis May Fire, Decoder and Ten After Two. Their title track, “Teenage Scream,” will be released on May 17th on iTunes.