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Jesse Lacey And His Wife Cover John Prine’s “In Spite Of Ourselves”

In what is seemingly an attempt to observe Valentine’s Day, Brand New frontman Jesse Lacey, along with his wife Ashley King-Lacey, have graced us with their rendition of the beautiful alt-country 1999 Billboard-charting single, “In Spite Of Ourselves” by John Prine.

The video was posted yesterday with a description of: “4 trackin’. Gettin’ irreverent. Working out our harmonizin’ on one of our favorite tunes. Andrea’s southern accent is totally real, Jesse’s isn’t at all,” on a Vimeo account that posed no other word on why or when the cover was actually recorded.

Regardless of the cause, however, it is safe …

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Brand New Announce More Headlining Shows, Some With Circa Survive

Coming off their Coachella announcement, Brand New announced two headlining shows to tour around it. The band has now announced more shows, including a Coachella sideshow with Built To Spill and Desaparecidos, as well as a short run with Circa Survive.

Brand New will play in Los Angeles at the Shrine Expo Hall on April 15 with support from Desaparecidos and Built To Spill, to coincide with Coachella. Following this one-off date, the band will tour around the festival starting on April 16 in Tempe, AZ and end on April 25 in Clive, IA, with support from Circa Survive, …

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Brand New Announce First Headlining Shows Of 2015

Little by little Brand New are coming back to life, with updating their website with links that lead to cryptic web pages and playing Coachella this April. Of course, fans are continually itching for a new record from the Long Island boys, their first since 2009′s Daisy.

To hold us over, the band has announced two new headlining dates to start off 2015, which looks like will be a mini-tour that will lead up to their Coachella appearance. The shows will be taking place on April 8 & 10 at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver, CO, and The Great …


Coachella 2015 Lineup Unveiled; AC/DC, Jack White and Drake to Headline

The beginning of January only signals that festival season is no longer lightyears away. Fueling the anticipation is today’s announcement of the full lineup for the annual Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival in Indio, CA, which will take place during the second and third weekends of April (10-12, 17-19).

Flocked by hundreds of thousands of attendees annually, Coachella is considered one of the music industry’s most-awaited events of the year, and this year’s lineup will surely entice that same amount of music lovers.

Headlined by AC/DC, Jack White, and Drake, the festival will, as usual, also feature artists that …


Foxing Currently Working On New Music At Brand New’s Studio In Long Island

According to Twitter, St. Louis indie band Foxing is currently working on some new music in the presence of some exciting artists. Check out a tweet below concerning their work at a Long Island Studio belonging to Brand New.

This is no doubt exciting news for fans of Foxing, a band who’s made some of our year-end reviews here at Under The Gun with their most recent album, The Albatross.

We’ll provide more updates as they come.…

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Tigers On Trains Reveal ‘Antarctica In Color’ Artwork, Release Date

For the past week we have been talking about the new Tigers On Trains record. From the teaser video, to the first track released, the band has been hyping their upcoming LP Antarctica In Color with no release date officially known. Thanks to Property of Zack, we now know the record will be released on September 30, far earlier than I would have imagined, as well as given a glimpse of the album art.

Tigers On Trains features Christian Van Deurs and Mason Maggio from The Republic Of Wolves, and Antarctica In Color will be the band’s …


Watch Cymbals Eat Guitars’ Colorful Music Video For “Laramie”

Noise rock band Cymbals Eat Guitars just released their brilliant LP LOSE last week and it has caught the attention of numerous new fans as well as bigger music names.

Today, the band has released a very image-filled music video for their song “Laramie” which comes off the aforementioned latest effort. The video shows different images of the ocean, a car windshield being pelted with rain, and others while the band is overdubbed through these images playing their respective instruments.

The band had to say this about the video and its direction:

“Our friend Milton Ladd is an awesomely talented


BRONCHO Announce New Album ‘Just Enough Hip To Be Woman’ and Tour Dates

When we found out BRONCHO would be touring with Brand New, our ears perked up. Now that they’ve announced a new record, BRONCHO have our ears perked up again, and this time we’re not going to stop listening. The fuzzy, guitar-driven garage rock group will be dropping Just Enough Hip To Be Woman on September 16 via Dine Alone Records, and the album’s first single, “Class Historian,” is already streaming over at Stereogum.

Just Enough Hip To Be Woman sees the band taking on a poppier sound without losing any of the volume. With 11 tracks, it clocks in …


Brand New Announce More Fall Shows

Brand New have announced a small batch of additional shows for this October.  Presale tickets went on sale earlier today, but tickets will be available to the general public July 10 at noon local time.

This leg of the tour will be hitting up the southern part of the United States from Oct. 15 through Oct. 19. Head after the jump to check if they’ll be playing in a city near you.

To view a full list of upcoming dates from the band, head to their website. If you’re hoping to catch one of these shows be sure to …


UTG VIDEO PREMIERE: IONIA – “Captain Humility”

Under The Gun Review is excited to be teaming up with New York City’s own IONIA for the premiere of “Captain Humility,” off of the band’s EP of the same name. The track holds the essense of Devil And God era Brand New with an eerie video full of anguish and heartbreak. It is an emotional video for a song that oozes with the deepest thought and sentiment. IONIA frontman Blaise Beyhan had this to say about the video, which he also directed:

“The Captain Humility video is part of a larger concept about finding a way to release one’s

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Brand New Announce October Tour Dates

Following a short run of dates between August 28 and September 1 (that obviously sold out in a matter of minutes), your favorite enigmatic act from the East Coast have announced more dates through the month of October.

Brand New will be exploring the South and East Coast from October 12 to October 30 around their already announced Florida dates. All 10 dates and locations can be viewed after the jump.

Pre-sale tickets are on sale now and if you know anything about buying tickets to see Brand New, then you know that it’s likely already too late — but …

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Modest Mouse Announce 2014 North American Tour Dates

Fans may still be waiting on news regarding a proper follow-up to 2007′s We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank, but earlier today UTG learned that those who believe in the musical power of Modest Mouse will have a chance to see the group live later this year.

According to a press release sent to outlets earlier today, Modest Mouse will be spending the majority of July and just a good portion of August criss-crossing the continental United States with Broken Social Scene leader Kevin Drew. The tour culminates in NYC with Brand New, which music fans will …