fall 2011


REVIEW: Counterparts – The Current Will Carry Us

Artist: Counterparts
Album: The Current Will Carry Us
Genre: Melodic Hardcore
Label: Victory Records

About six months ago, I moved back to DC from Boston, I love both those cities with all my heart, I grew up in DC, and I don’t think I’ll ever get sick of living here, but I still miss Boston everyday; I miss the delightfully trashy house parties in Allston, I miss getting coffee from Dunks everyday, I don’t miss the weather at all, or trying to find parking, but above all that, I miss the music scene. We have a few notable bands in …

Under The Gun Review

UTG LIST: Essential Fall Albums (& Spotify Playlist)

Fall is officially in the air and if you’re anything like us, your music taste is probably changing almost as quickly as your wardrobe.

Let’s face it: While we love the anthems that served as the soundtrack to our Summer road trips, not every Warped Tour act is as fitting for the changing of the leaves. This doesn’t mean you love those acts any less, it just means you like a little more variety in life and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that.

Instead of posting a top ten this week, we decided to put our preferences aside and let …


The Chariot, Vanna, & Crimson Armada Announce tour

There is no doubts in our minds Fall 2011 boasts one of the most jam-touring seasons in recent memory. Everyone, and we’re almost positive we mean everyone, is on the road and this latest announcement is only going to make picking which gigs to attend even harder.

The Chariot, Vanna, The Crimson Armada, Former Thieves, and Listener have announced plans to hit the road for six weeks beginning in early November. You can view the full itinerary after the jump.

Having seen all these bands over the past year, we cannot recommend this outing enough. If you can go, go!…

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UTG SPONSORED TOUR: Bright And Early & Squid The Whale

Under The Gun Review has partnered with PropertyOfZack to co-sponsor a Fall tour featuring Bright And Early and Squid The Whale.

The tour is schedule to begin October 8 at the MXTP in Grand Rapids, MI and runs until it’s final stop in Chicago on October 30. Along the way, UTG (and POZ) will be bringing you tour blogs, contests, sessions, and other exclusive you won’t be able to find anywhere else.

Bright And Early are gearing up to release Getting Through It on Pacific Ridge Records and Squid The Whale’s new EP, New War, was recently released …

Thrice confirm tour plans

Thrice have confirmed plans to headline a Fall tour, kicking off September 30, in support of their upcoming album, Major/Minor. No support or dates have been revealed, but more information is expected to surface soon.…

Polar Bear Club announces tour with Fireworks, Such Gold, and more!

Polar Bear Club have announced what may be our favorite tour of Fall 2011 thus far.

Presented by Arkaik Clothing, PBC’s headlining tour will feature support from Fireworks, Balance and Composure, Make Do and Mend, and Such Gold. MD&M and Such Gold will not be on the entire tour, but every date is definitely worth your dollars!

Foo Fighters & Rise Against announce tour, reveal initial dates

Foo Fighters have announced plans to embark on a Fall US tour with support from Rise Against. While the entire routing is still a mystery, the first confirmed dates can be found below. Foo Fighters’ new album, Wasting Light is available now and deserves to be a part of your music collection.


Sept. 14 – St. Paul, MN – Xcel Center **
Sept. 16 – Kansas City, MO – Sprint Center **
Sept. 17 – St Louis, MO – Scottrade Center **
Sept. 19 – Detroit, MI – Palace of Auburn Hills **
Sept. 20 …