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UTG PHOTOS: Inside The Media Room at the 30th Annual Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions

Last night was a monumental night for rock history and Cleveland as the “Home of Rock and Roll” hosted some of rock and roll’s greatest legends and talents for the 30th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions.

The 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions ceremony took place at Public Hall in the heart of downtown Cleveland. The party kicked off around 8pm with Joan Jett as the first to be inducted, by her friend Miley Cyrus. The night didn’t end until almost 1am when every presenter and performer took the stage to play and sing a …

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Inside The Rock Hall: A Live Blog From The 2015 Induction Ceremony

Taking place in Cleveland, Ohio this evening is the highly anticipated 2015 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.

Slated to be inducted in rock’s highest honor this year are fan favorite and legendary acts the likes of Green Day, Ringo Starr, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Lou Reed, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Bill Withers, and The Paul Butterfield Blues Band.

There will be special guest and complimentary appearances from scene favorites Fall Out Boy, Miley Cyrus, John Legend, Paul McCartney, John Mayer, plus many, many others.

Want an inside scoop on the this year’s ceremony before …

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Green Day To Make “Special Announcement” At Tonight’s Rock Hall Ceremony

According to Cleveland.com, Green Day are set to make a special announcement at this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, where they are to appear tonight.

The article states that anything from retirement to a new record announcement could come from the band this evening — let’s hope for the latter. And a tour. The band just finished a killer set at the House of Blues in Cleveland on Thursday — which featured tracks from Sweet Children, the predecessor band to Green Day.

Under The Gun will be covering this year’s Rock Hall ceremony live from Cleveland …

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Daisyhead Debut “The Smallest Light” Music Video

Nashville, Tennessee’s Daisyhead have joined forces with AP to premiere a new music video for the title track off their debut full-length, The Smallest Light. Get in on the action after the jump, and let us know what you think in the comments section below.

“We did this video with a young company called A Studio 518, who reside here in Nashville,” said vocalist/guitarist Michael Roe. “When I saw the music video they did for Nest, I got so sucked into it. I wanted to have a music video that made other people feel that way, so I’m …

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New ‘Star Wars’ Trailer Teases New Foes and Old Allies

After what feels like forever, we have finally been given our second look at Star Wars: The Force Awakens in the form of a new two-minute teaser.

If ever you had doubts as to JJ Abrams’ ability to helm one of the most beloved franchises in cinema history, I assure you that such reservations will be cast aside within the opening seconds of Lucasfilm’s latest offering.

It is apparent that the 48-year-old filmmaker has gone to great lengths to keep the feel of the original films intact, and the results speak for themselves. There are X-Wings, there are lightsabers, and …

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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Ex Machina’ Is More Than Just Skin Deep

Film: Ex Machina
Starring: Domnhall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Alicia Vikander
Directed by: Alex Garland

In the massive sci-fi canon that viewers have been subjected to today, you start seeing more similarities than differences and feel that not enough thought is being poured into a concept. Alex Garland, the man behind Dredd and Sunshine, uses that canon as a launchpad to apply familiar sci-fi concepts to burning philosophical questions. His directorial debut film, Ex Machina, plays like a Petri dish of fantastic ideas. Some come off perfectly fleshed out while others seem half-baked. As a film that utilizes misdirection …

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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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MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Unfriended’ Is Not Worth The Price Of Admission

Film: Unfriended
Starring: Heather Sossaman, Matthew Bohrer
Directed by: Levan Gabriadze

Serving as the first ‘all on-screen’ horror film to open in thousands of theaters nationwide, Unfriended boasts a relatively fresh gimmick and almost nothing else.

Remember that long period of silence at the beginning of Wall-E? Replace the colorful animation, comedy, and adorable robots with the computer screen of a high school-aged girl named Blaire who likes to watch videos online without making them full screen and you pretty much have the opening fifteen minutes of Unfriended.…

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UTG INTERVIEW: Screenwriter David Larson Discusses Being Accepted Into Tribeca Film Festival With ‘Big Boy’

This year’s Tribeca Film Festival is taking place April 15-26 in New York City, NY. Each year the festival showcases hundreds of features by film crews across the globe. Not every feature that’s submitted to the festival gets accepted, which makes it a huge honor for those who make it. Most features that win in their category are eligible to be nominated for an Academy Award for the current season. Last year’s winner in the Best Narrative Short category, The Phone Call, subsequently won an Oscar this past February.

We had the opportunity to sit down with the screenwriter …

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Everything You Need To Know About The 2015 Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Inductions

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

It’s that time of year again – Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions! It is Cleveland’s year to host the star-studded ceremony and I am very happy I will be joined by the likes of fellow UTG writer, Matthew Leimkuehler, to cover the inductions this year. I had the pleasure of covering the 2012 inductions …

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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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Deftones, Incubus Announce Co-Headlining Tour

Start breaking open those piggy banks, folks, because the must-see tour of the summer has just been announced.

This July, Deftones and Incubus will be hitting the road for a sizable U.S. outing that will visit 18 prominent venues across the country. Death From Above 1979 and The Bots will offer their support for the duration of said run, which is set to begin on July 22 in Clarkson, Michigan.

Follow the jump below to view full list of dates, and let us know if you plan on attending in the replies. Tickets go on sale next Friday, April 24, …