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AWOLNATION Announce New Album, Stream Video For “Hollow Moon (Bad Wolf)”

Nearly four years have passed and AWOLNATION are still sailing on the success of their debut album, Megalithic Symphony (and their subsequent EPs). However, the time has finally come for a brand new studio LP.

The Los Angeles-based chart toppers have announced Run, which will be released on March 17 via Red Bull Records. The album’s lead single, titled “Hollow Moon (Bad Wolf),” is immediately infectious and undeniable. Aaron Bruno’s groovy, Under the Influence of Giants roots are entirely present as the track offers a somewhat funky rhythm that’s hard to resist dancing to. The participants in the single’s …

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STREAM: Alanna Clarke – “Heartstrings”

“Play ‘em till you break ‘em in.”

With her newest single, “Heartstrings,” Canada’s Alanna Clarke is destined for radio takeover and inevitable stardom. Within the excellent production is a simple structure of beautiful instrumentation setting the foundation for Clarke’s powerfully soulful vocal presence and a chorus that will dominate your mind for weeks to come.

No name immediately comes to mind when trying to think of a comparison for Alanna Clarke which I believe is a testament to her unique qualities as a songwriter and force to be reckoned with within the pop realm. It’s familiar, but it’s refreshing all …

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UTG VIDEO PREMIERE: Morals – “Question”

Under The Gun Review is pleased to bring you the premiere of Morals’ first official music video for their new track “Question.”

When it came to picking which track to create a video for, the choice was obvious for the band.

“We thought that the format of the song really lent itself to a music video concept,” says bassist Dan Roth. “We love videos that have a message or a story, that are more than just a band playing. We scrutinized every track and made sure that could we present each in the best way. We felt this is the …

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‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’ Super Bowl Spot Has Arrived!

We told you earlier today that a number of Super Bowl ads were beginning to make their way online, and we’ve already found a second thrilling clip that demands to be shared.

This may seem hard to believe, but as of today (January 30) we are only 90 sleeps away from the release of Avengers: Age Of Ultron. The sequel to Marvel’s biggest film is without a doubt one of the most anticipated releases of the year, and so far the advertising campaign has teased a story far bigger than the first film. The latest ad focuses heavily on …

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UTG PREMIERE: Cedar Boulevard – “Shorelines & Shipwrecks”

Following the stream of “A Raven Like A Writing Desk” just two weeks ago, Toronto’s Cedar Boulevard are back with another taste of their forthcoming, self-titled EP.

The five-piece has teamed with UTG to stream “Shorelines & Shipwrecks, a groovy, riff-driven pop-punk jam that totally shreds, bringing to mind the likes of Four Year Strong, New Found Glory, Rufio and Anberlin, both musically and vocally.

In regards to the new track, the band offered: “The song ‘Shorelines & Shipwrecks’ is a track from our self-titled Cedar Boulevard EP. Lyrically, the song is about overcoming obstacles and the differences …

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UTG PREMIERE: The Grape And The Grain – “Burnt By The Sun (alternate version)”

The Grape And The Grain is one of those bands that is simply doing everything right. Within each song the band mixes and melds the proper doses of rock ‘n’ roll, folk, singer-songwriter, and downright addictive storytelling. Under The Gun Review is premiering the band’s second single off of the upcoming acoustic EP, “Burnt By The Sun.”

The song is dirty and abrasive — it’s like taking a shot of whiskey with your ears. Frontman Daniel Grimsland had this to say about “Burnt By The Sun”:

“Burnt By The Sun” is one of my favorites that we’ve done so far.

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Petite Meller’s “Baby Love” Video Reminds Us Of Wes Anderson

We love great pop music around UTG, but truth be told coming across that kind of material is often a near impossible task. There is so much disposable music made for clubs and radio today that sifting through long enough to find something worthy of more than five replays is often a daunting proposition. Fortunately for you, such work is what we love to do, and today we have yet another promising young act to share.

Petite Meller is a name many don’t know yet, but it is only a matter of time before her latest single, “Baby Love,” finds …

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‘Terminator Genisys’ Super Bowl Spot Teases Arnold Vs. Arnold

With the big game only a few days away, studios and corporations are making the most of their overpriced Super Bowl ads by sharing the clips online a little early. We won’t post them all, but there are a few movie clips we cannot resist the urge to share. Starting with this…

We have only seen one trailer for Terminator Genisys before now, and it left most viewers with more questions than answers. It’s clear time travel will once again play a major role in the plot, but also that the time lines we have come to accept as franchise …

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Meek Mill Shares “B-Boy” Video Featuring Big Sean & A$AP Ferg

Having dropped a number of freestyles in celebration of his release from incarceration earlier this year, Meek Mill cements his return to the top of the rap echelon with the official video for “B-Boy.”

Oh, you haven’t heard “B-Boy”? That isn’t hard to understand seeing as the song was quietly released at the beginning of the week. Initially we didn’t understand this marketing move, but now that a video has been revealed everything is starting to make sense. “B-Boy” bangs without any additional help, but the video certainly takes the whole affair to a new level. It’s a 90s style …

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Big Sean Drops “Blessings” Featuring Drake & Kanye West

Detroit native Big Sean recently announced plans to title his new album Dark Sky Paradise, and late last night he revealed the album’s latest single. The song, which features appearances from both Drake and Kanye West is titled “Blessings.” You can stream the track, in full at the end of this post.

Any time three powerhouse rappers get on a track together there is bound to be some debate over who rode the beat best, and anyone familiar with Big Sean’s catalog knows his guests often bring the heat (Kendrick‘s “Control” verse proved that). Sean holds his …

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Angels & Airwaves Release Animation-Filled Video For “Tunnels”

Angels & Airwaves have just released a music video for the track “Tunnels” of their latest album, The Dream Walker. 

This video is much more than a band playing their music behind a trippy backdrop; the feeling of the song is intertwined with a curious story. The galactic and gloomy atmosphere of this video sets the stage for an animated adventure of cartoon characters in a futuristic and dangerous world.

The rock video has quite a lot of dynamic aspects to take in, so watch it for yourself below and let us know what you think.…

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Wovenwar Release “Death To Rights” Music Video

Wovenwar closed 2014 with their debut self-titled album, but are maintaining their presence prudently as 2015 carries out.

Today, they’ve released a trippy new music video for the track “Death To Rights” off of their self-titled debut, post-As I Lay Dying.

This crushingly heavy song is highlighted by all its insane guitar solos and fast-paced tempo, and the video presents these elements precisely.

Give the video a watch for yourself below and let us know what you think.…