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Jonny, Kurt, and Tilian – Three New Songs from Three DGD Vocalists

There’s a certain esteem held towards those who’ve helmed Dance Gavin Dance – it’s a coveted slot that’s rotated between a trio of powerful vocalists who demand your attention. Jonny Craig, Kurt Travis, and Tilian Pearson all offered unique perspective to the tenured and troubled post-hardcore act, differentiating themselves further with their individual pursuits. It’s […]

Kurt Travis To Tour With Hotel Books, Zachary Garren, So Much Light

Just after concluding a tour with main project A Lot Like Birds, vocalist Kurt Travis announced a full solo US tour starting in May that coincides with the release of his latest record Everything is Beautiful on Blue Swan Records, his new label home, owned by Dance Gavin Dance’s Will Swan. Travis is to be […]

ALBUM STREAM: A Lot Like Birds – ‘No Place’

Experimental post-hardcore outfit A Lot Like Birds have teamed up with diffuser.fm to premiere a stream of the group’s forthcoming third full-length, No Place, in its entirety. The record officially hits stores today via Equal Vision Records, so if it makes a nice first impression, just remember No Place is available to purchase on iTunes […]

UTG INTERVIEW: Dance Gavin Dance

Dance Gavin Dance have been a mainstay of the post-hardcore scene since their inception due to a combination of particular controversies and phenomenal music, but with a talented lineup that appears to be sailing smoothly alongside the successful release of their fifth full-length, Acceptance Speech, the former key aspect of the group has withered away […]

LISTEN: Dance Gavin Dance – “Jesus H. Macy”

Dance Gavin Dance have already released two cuts from their forthcoming full-length, Acceptance Speech, but with just over a week left until its drop date, the group have debuted yet another brand new song, entitled “Jesus H. Macy.”  The band’s first record to feature ex-Tides of Man vocalist Tilian Pearson is set to hit stores […]

A Lot Like Birds Announce New Album

A Lot Like Birds, the Californian experimental post-hardcore act featuring ex-Dance Gavin Dance vocalist Kurt Travis, have announced plans for the release of their third full-length. Entitled No Place, the album is set to hit stores October 29 via Equal Vision Records. To see the record’s virtually indescribable artwork along with its confirmed tracklisting, follow […]

Strawberry Girls Announce Physical Release For ‘French Ghetto’

Strawberry Girls, one of our favorite up and coming bands, released their first album, French Ghetto, independently, but then signed to Tragic Hero Records for a physical release. That physical release now has a date: October 1, 2013. No vinyl appears to be available (hipster me is sad), but there is a CD for a mere […]

Strawberry Girls Sign To Tragic Hero Records

Salinas, California rock outfit Strawberry Girls are very pleased to announce their signing to Tragic Hero Records today. Congratulations to the entire band on this exciting news! If you are unfamiliar, Strawberry Girls released their debut album French Ghetto earlier this year. Appearances on the record come from Kurt Travis (A Lot Like Birds), Nic […]

STREAM: Strawberry Girls Ft. Kurt Travis – “Visual Therapy”

Two things UTG knows for sure, spring is here in the Midwest and Strawberry Girls can rock like nobody’s business. The band partnered up with A Lot Like Birds/ex-Dance Gavin Dance vocalist Kurt Travis on their latest song “Visual Therapy” and bring you into a whole different sonic experience. Coupled with eerie vocals and impressive […]

UTG PHOTOS: Jonny Craig Tour (3/27/13)

Under The Gun sent Head of Photography, Kellie Gannon, to the Jonny Craig Tour on March 27, 2013 in Cleveland. What does a reformed bad boy do when he cleans up, gets sober, and puts music first in his life? Embarks on a solo tour, that’s what. Jonny Craig hit the road this spring on […]

REVIEW: Stolas – ‘Living Creatures’

Artist: Stolas Album: Living Creatures Genre: Experimental, Progressive, Metal For fans of: A Lot Like Birds, Dance Gavin Dance, Exotic Animal Petting Zoo Sin City’s experimental/post-rock/metal amalgamation, Stolas, have released their debut album, Living Creatures; a whirlwind of aggressive technical prowess, spontaneous structure, and guest vocal star power. If you’ve ever played Paper Mario or […]

STUDIO VIDEO: Strawberry Girls in the Studio With Kurt Travis

Strawberry Girls are still plugging away, working to finish their upcoming record, French Ghetto. In the process, they’ve enlisted the help of A Lot Like Birds vocalist, Kurt Travis to write and sing on one of the songs. Never ones to withhold their creative process, the girls have posted a few studio videos during the time spent with Kurt […]