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UTG Premiere: Father Mountain – ‘On Leaving & Being Left Behind’

Today is the day recent Antique Records signees Father Mountain have been looking forward to for the better part of 2015. After months of planning and preparation the Kentucky based indie rock band is finally sharing the deluxe version of their debut EP, On Leaving & Being Left Behind, with the world, and UTG has the official stream.

In a moment of full disclosure, I (UTG Founder James Shotwell) am part of Antique Records. I am the team member who initially discovered Father Mountain, and I have been deeply involved in the label’s promotion of the group up to …

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LISTEN: Deafheaven Stream ‘New Bermuda’ In Full

Deafheaven have begun streaming their highly anticipated new full-length, New Bermuda, more than a week ahead of its official October 2 release. The San Francisco outfit’s latest effort is comprised of five lengthy tracks, and follows 2013’s Sunbather, which has since gone on to garner universal critical acclaim. Stream the album below (via NPR), and let us know if you’re a fan in the comment section.

“It’s been strange journey so far,” the group shared via Facebook. “We put a lot of heart and hard work into this one. Thank you for the continued support. It’s yours …


CHVRCHES Stream New LP, ‘Every Open Eye’

Glasgow trio CHVRCHES have joined forces with NPR to begin streaming their highly anticipated sophomore effort, Every Open Eye, ahead of its official September 25 release. Listen in after the break, and share your thoughts with us in the comments section.

The electro-pop outfit will spend the entirety of October on the road following a performance at Central Park SummerStage on September 29. For additional routing and ticket info, head here.

Every Open Eye arrives this Friday through Virgin and Glassnote Records. Pre-orders are ongoing.

Kyle Florence is the Music Editor of Under The Gun Review.

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Stream Lana Del Rey’s Cinematic New Album, ‘Honeymoon’

Following an extensive promotional push, Queen Lana Del Rey has begun streaming her highly anticipated new album, Honeymoon, for all the world to enjoy. The rising starlet’s newest record follows last year’s Ultraviolence, and acts as her fourth full-length overall. Check it out below via Spotify.

While the Brooklyn songstress’ schedule remains open for the time being, I’d be willing to bet that this will soon change, so keep an eye out for tour announcements in the coming weeks. In the meantime, snag your own copy of Honeymoon here.

Kyle Florence is the Music Editor

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Caspian Stream ‘Dust and Disquiet’

Massachusetts post-rockers Caspian have begun streaming their highly-anticipated new album, Dust And Disquiet, over a week ahead of its official September 25 release. The band’s latest undertaking, an epic blend of sound and emotion, follows 2012’s Waking Season, and will act as the group’s first full-length effort since the unexpected passing of longtime bassist, Chris Friedrich. Check it out below (via The New York Times), and let us know what you think in the comments section.

Pre-order Dust And Disquiet here, and catch Caspian on tour this fall with Circle Takes The Square.

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Defeater Stream New LP, ‘Abandoned’

After months of anticipation, Defeater have officially began streaming their fourth full-length album, Abandoned. Listen in by following the jump below, and share your thoughts with us in the replies.

The Boston five-piece will spend the next few months on tour before heading across the pond for an extensive European run. To see if they’ll be hitting up a venue in your area, head here.

Abandoned hits shelves this Friday, August 28, through Epitaph Records. Pre-orders are ongoing.

Kyle Florence is the Music Editor of Under The Gun Review. He is also a proud Wisconsinite, a

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Beach House Stream Fifth Studio Album, ‘Depression Cherry’

Baltimore dream-pop duo Beach House are currently streaming their upcoming fifth LP, titled Depression Cherry, a full week ahead of its official release via Sub Pop Records. You can listen to the hypnotic new effort below courtesy of NPR.

In a press release, Beach House explain the direction on their newest release: “In general, this record shows a return to simplicity, with songs structured around a melody and a few instruments, with live drums playing a far lesser role. With the growing success of Teen Dream and Bloom, the larger stages and bigger rooms naturally drove us …

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Stream Noah Gundersen’s Moving New Album, ‘Carry The Ghost’

The wildly talented Noah Gundersen has teamed up with The Wall Street Journal to begin streaming his highly anticipated sophomore effort, Carry The Ghost, a full five days ahead of its official August 21 release. Listen in after the break, and if you’re a fan, snag a pre-order here.

Though I’ve written literally hundreds of words praising Gundersen’s stirring delivery, I truly believe that his latest undertaking will go down as his best. Carry The Ghost is expansive both in topic matter and production, allowing the Seattle native’s breathtaking lyricism to shine in wondrous new ways. It’s essential …

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UTG PREMIERE: Stream Zach Zeller & The Crooked Timbers’ Self-Titled Debut

Three long years ago, we featured California’s Zach Zeller & The Crooked Timbers with some early tracks from the still-budding band. We later premiered the debut self-titled album from frontman Zach Zeller’s other band, Belda Beast. Now, we’re thrilled to have the exclusive first stream of Zeller’s solo project turned full band’s self-titled debut as well. Zach Zeller & The Crooked Timbers will be officially released on August 1 through Around Town Collective.

In regards to the album, Zeller tells us, “We recorded the album at Origami Recording Lounge in Chico, CA (owned and operated by our keys …

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Counterparts Stream ‘Tragedy Will Find Us’ In Full

Canadian melodic hardcore band Counterparts are streaming their Pure Noise Records debut Tragedy Will Find Us in full, ahead of its July 24 release date. Listen to the record below via Noisey.

Tragedy Will Find Us doubles down on the band’s technical hardcore elements found on previous full-lengths, The Current Will Carry Us and The Difference Between Hell And Home, while picking up the pace with more aggressive vocals, faster tempos from the first track, and occasional spoken word elements. Tragedy Will Find Us shows Counterparts shedding any excess and dovetailing perfectly into their niche sound with their …

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Between The Buried And Me Stream ‘Coma Ecliptic’

Between The Buried And Me have joined forces with SPIN Magazine to begin streaming their highly anticipated new record, Coma Ecliptic, in full.

A rampid rollercoaster of genres and influences, the North Carolina quartet’s latest offering is a spacious concept album that follows an unnamed protagonist as he journeys through his past lives. Check it out after the break, and if you’re a fan, pick up a pre-order before it hits shelves on July 10 via Metal Blade Records.

BTBAM will be on the road for the rest of the month, wreaking havoc alongside Animals as Leaders and The

Senses Fail 2015

Senses Fail Stream ‘Pull The Thorns From Your Heart’

Senses Fail have begun streaming their highly anticipated Pure Noise debut, Pull The Thorns From Your Heart, a full week ahead of its official June 30 release. Check it out below (via MerchNow), along with a track-by-track commentary courtesy of vocalist Buddy Nielsen.

“Music-wise, it’s heavy as fuck, and I think on another level, it’s very post-rocky,” Nielsen told Alternative Press back in March. “There are a lot of movements and space and fluidity to the music. I’m really proud of it musically. I’m really proud of it lyrically. It’s the most complete presentation of the band as …