South Africa

UTG VIDEO PREMIERE: Jeremy Loops – “Sinner”

Every now and then, a folk artist comes our way that leaves us completely floored. In 2008, it was Fleet Foxes. In 2012, it was First Aid Kit. Now, in 2014, it’s Jeremy Loops. Fresh out of Cape Town, South Africa, Jeremy Loops is a modern folk musician whose music is just now reaching our […]

WAIT, WHAT? Comeback Kid Drummer Leaves Band For New South African Venture

Kyle Profeta is now the Cat Stevens of hardcore music. He’s announced that he is leaving Comeback Kid after 14 years in order to pursue a new chapter of his life. At the end of May, Profeta will be heading down to South Africa to start a food truck business. We wish Kyle the best […]

UTG PHOTOS & REVIEW: Sixto Rodriguez (5/6/14)

Under The Gun sent photographer, Derek Scancarelli, to the Tilles Center in Greenvale, NY to photograph the iconic Sixto Rodriguez on May 6, 2014. In 1970, Sixto Rodriguez released Cold Fact through Sussex Records. Instead of joining the ranks of iconic American singer-songwriters such as Bob Dylan, Rodriguez fell by the wayside of the stateside […]

Die Antwoord Perform “I Fink U Freeky” On Letterman

South African rave duo Die Antwoord brought their incredibly unique stage performance to the Late Show With Dave Letterman and everyone was completely shocked. They probably did not know what they were experiencing but it was great none-the-less. This song comes off of their new album, Ten$ion, released through ZEF Recordz. If you enjoyed what […]

STREAM: Cobra Starship – The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades

Cobra Starship recently covered “The Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades” for a charity compilation for The Lunchbox Fund. The Lunchbox Fund helps extremely poor and at-risk school children in South Africa, by providing meals. You can check out the compilation on iTunes. Bright Eyes, Fences, and more are also featured on the compilation. […]

The Ghost Inside Tour Footage

Check out the newly released footage from The Ghost Inside‘s South African tour earlier this year. TGI go horseback riding, play with adorable lions and tigers and visit a sanctuary that can be seen right here on UTG! The band are vigorously working on their new album, which is being produced by Andrew Wade (A […]

P.O.D. cancel South Africa tour dates and promise huge U.S. run

P.O.D. recently revealed that they will have to cancel tour dates planned in South Africa this July. The band has let all of its United States residents know that a “HUGE” tour is in the works, on the bright side. Details will be announced very soon so keep it locked to UTG and we’ll bring […]