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Listen To From First To Last’s Newest Single, “I Solemnly Swear That I Am Up To No Good”

In just a short week, From First To Last‘s new album, Dead Trees, will finally be released. So far, the band has shared a small sampling of what the album will have to offer, and now we have another new track to jam out to. The new, Harry Potter-inspired song is titled “I Solemnly Swear That I Am Up To No Good.” You can give it a quick listen below.

If you like what you’ve heard so far, the album is available for purchase via Killer Merch, iTunes or Amazon.…

The Ataris

The Ataris Release Free Album In Honor Of Record Store Day

In honor of this year’s Record Store Day, The Ataris released a seventeen-track album consisting of new songs, b-sides and demos. If that wasn’t exciting enough, the entire album is avaialble to download for free via the band’s Bandcamp. If you want to check it out first, it’s available to stream below.

Last year the band expressed they were hoping to release some new music, so let’s hope that this isn’t the only new music we get from them!

If you would like to check the band out live this summer, they will be heading out on tour. Be …

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The Devil Wears Prada Release ‘South Of The City’ Documentary

Hundreds of artists participated in this year’s Record Store Day, including one of our favorite bands, The Devil Wears Prada. The band released a 7-inch vinyl titled South Of The City. The song on the vinyl was written, recorded and produced all in a four day period right outside of Chicago last year.

During their four days in the studio, they shot a short documentary covering the entire process. You can check it out below.

South Of The City isn’t available in digital format yet, but it’s expected to be released in the near future. Be sure to …

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Duckwrth and The Kickdrums Release “Indica La Roux” Video

April 20, aka 4/20, seems like as good a time as any for The Kickdrums and Duckwrth to premiere the trippy video for their newest single, “Indica La Roux,” off their upcoming EP due out later this spring.

The Kickdrums (comprised of Brooklyn-based musician/singer/producer Alex Fitts) teamed up with Oakland rapper Duckwrth last summer and the two instantly started making magic in the studio under the project name, Nowhere. Their upcoming EP features the signature blend of indie electronic beats The Kickdrums is known for fused with Duckwrth’s flawless and eccentric hip-hop style. This is the second time …

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The Armed Announce New Album, Stream “Forever Scum”

Hardcore outfit The Armed just announced their fourth full-length record, Untitled. This mysterious-sounding record will be released on June 23 through No Rest Until Ruin.

Along with the announcement, the band released the first chaotic single from Untitled, called “Forever Scum.” This blaring, scattered introduction to the new album definitely starts the forthcoming album off with a bang.

Listen to “Forever Scum” below and check out the track listing for the new record.…

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Stream Dustin Kensrue’s ‘Carry The Fire’ Now

In anticipation of tomorrow’s release, Dustin Kensrue has released the stream of his new album, Carry The Fire, through Vagrant and Staple Records.

Each track includes a meaningful introduction by Kensrue, giving listeners insight to each song before they listen. The exciting stream is paired with black and white video to set the deep, thoughtful mood.

Check out Carry The Fire for yourself below and let us know what you think.…

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UTG ALBUM PREMIERE: Willie and the Giant – ‘Willie and the Giant’

No one can sing the blues quite like Southern-bred musicians, and Willie and the Giant are no different. The four-piece band from Nashville aims to please with their debut studio album, Willie and the Giant. The self-titled album captures the essence of the southern-bred band with a twist of old-fashioned blues.

Keeping things traditional and simple, the band recorded the self-titled album live in the same room at Welcome to 1979, an all-analog studio in Nashville. From the first note to the last, listeners are transported to that very room, and that’s just what the band intended. There’s no strings …

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UTG ALBUM PREMIERE: Goodbye Tiger – ‘The Pixelated Soul’

When four personalities cross paths and take a major leap in stepping away from the usual routine of building a musical style from the ground up, something truly magical can be born. This can be the case for New Jersey’s up-and-coming experimental outfit Goodbye Tiger.

After releasing their debut EP, Who Do You Call Home?, back in 2013, the band was put into the Asbury Park spotlight, showing poise in every show and leaving every ounce of blood, sweat, and tears on stage. Two years later, the band is set to release their debut full-length album, The Pixelated

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Drake Shares “My Side,” A Leftover From ‘If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late’

Drake will release a collector’s physical edition of the February mixtape If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late on April 21 featuring an extended track list. It will include “How Bout Now,” which he shared last October, and a new track he shared this week, titled “My Side,” a leftover from the original If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late recording sessions that features Lil Wayne.

With Lil Wayne and Drake cutting the song into two halves, both rappers do what they do best. For Lil Wayne, it’s rapping about cunnilingus and having sex with girls. For Drake, that’s …

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Listen To Emery’s New Single, “The Beginning”

Emery will be releasing their sixth studio album next month, titled You Were Never Alone. Since the band announced the album, they have utilized guitarist Matt Carter’s new podcast, named Break It Down With Matt Carter, to premiere the first three singles. The band is continuing with that practice by revealing the fourth single through the podcast. The new song is titled “The Beginning,” and it can be found at the end of their fourth episode. The link for the episode is below.

You can listen to all of the podcast’s episodes, as well as the four singles …

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30 Essential Songs For The 30th Rock Hall Induction Ceremony

Editor’s Note: Under The Gun Review will be at the 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. This is the second in a series of preview pieces set to highlight this year’s event. Read the first here.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is set to host its 30th annual induction party this Saturday. Bands like Green Day, Joan Jett and the Heartbreakers, and The Paul Butterfield Blues Band will be honored alongside Stevie Ray Vaughan, Bill Withers, Ringo Starr, and Lou Reed as they all enter the hall together this year. There is a …