STREAM: Exotype – “Wide Awake” Feat. Chad Ruhling

When Exotype announced that they had signed on to Rise Records earlier this year, all they had to offer for fans to listen to was a demo they had been working on. Now that some time has passed the band is finally ready to unleash the lead single off their forthcoming full-length album.

The new song is titled “Wide Awake,” and it features guest vocals by Chad Ruhling of For The Fallen Dreams. It’s available to stream below the jump.

The group will be dropping their debut full-length album October 7. Pre-order bundles are available for purchase through MerchNow


REVIEW: For The Fallen Dreams – ‘Heavy Hearts’

Artist: For the Fallen Dreams
Album: Heavy Hearts
Genre: Metalcore / Melodic Hardcore
Label: Rise Records

The term metalcore has evolved quite substantially since it first started being thrown around. Over the course of two decades, the movement that was pioneered by groups like Cave In and Shai Hulud has grown into a blanket term used to describe a wide variety of musical unions. Likewise, I find myself growing increasingly critical of bands adopting this title, partially because they’re not Cave In or Shai Hulud, but mainly because they do very little to distinguish themselves from one and other, instead …

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STREAM: For The Fallen Dreams – “Smelling Salt”

Yesterday For The Fallen Dreams revealed the second single this week from their upcoming album, Heavy Hearts. Considering we are now less than a week away from its street date, we will likely be hearing a few more if not the rest of the songs off the album very soon. The latest single is titled “Smelling Salt,” and it’s available to stream below the break.

Compared to the other singles released so far, “Smelling Salt” falls a little behind. “Bombay,” for instance, is very melodic and is a bit more dynamic in its sound. This is a genre where …

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STREAM: For The Fallen Dreams – “Mimic”

We are now only a week away from the release of For The Fallen Dreams‘ forthcoming album, Heavy Hearts, and the band has revealed the third official single from it. The new song is titled “Mimic,” and you can listen to it below.

If you haven’t pre-ordered yourself a copy already, there are still plenty of options available to choose from. You can grab a physical bundle by heading to the band’s MerchNow, or if you prefer, you can just purchase a digital copy from iTunes.…

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STREAM: For The Fallen Dreams – “Bombay”

For The Fallen Dreams are dropping their fifth studio album, Heavy Hearts, on April 8 via Rise Records. They’ve released a handful of singles over the last couple months, and over the weekend the band revealed another song from the album. The new single is titled “Bombay,” and you can listen to it below the jump.

The band is one of the heavier acts on Rise’s roster, and it’s sounding like they won’t be holding back any punches for this record. The songs they’ve released so far are some of their best to date, and “Bombay” is no exception.…

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For The Fallen Dreams Stream New Song, “Dream Eater”

For The Fallen Dreams are scheduled to release their fifth full length, Heavy Hearts, on April 8 via Rise Records, and to promote the release, earlier today the four-piece began streaming a new song called “Dream Eater.” Heavy and in-your-face, you can check it out for yourself after the break.

Heavy Hearts will be the group’s first attempt since re-signing with Rise earlier this month, as well as their first to feature vocalist Chad Ruhlig since 2008’s Changes. Ruhlig rejoined the band following the departure of Dylan Richter back in January.

If you like “Dream Eater,” pre-order …


Listen to Brightwell’s (ex-FTFD, Attack Attack!) Debut Single, “Separation”

Nowadays, bands have a habit of popping up out of nowhere, sometimes seemingly overnight. Brightwell is one such act. Despite their very recent formation (they literally haven’t been a band for a full month), the outfit has already began to cause a stir due to their impressive roster, which features both vocalist Nick Barham (ex-Attack Attack!) and drummer Arvin Sarathy (ex-For The Fallen Dreams).

Earlier this evening, the group released their debut single, “Separation,” in the form of a lyric video, which you can view after the break. A pleasant blend of heavy and catchy, this …

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Listen To For The Fallen Dreams’ New Single, “Emerald Blue”

For The Fallen Dreams will be releasing their fifth studio album, Heavy Hearts, on April 8 via Rise Records. This will be their first album with the label since they resigned. Their last album with the label before joining Artery Recordings was back in 2011.

Fans have been excited to hear what the group has to offer, and yesterday the band gave them a little taste of what to expect in April. They premiered a lyric video for the new single “Emerald Blue,” and you can check it out below the jump. Pre-order bundles are available for purchase via …

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Motionless In White Announce 2014 Tour Plans

Following a successful 2013 that found them releasing their second full length album, Motionless In White have announced their first series of tour dates for the new year.

Starting this March, Motionless In White will be heading out on a headlining run that will find them supported by Like Moths To Flames and Defiled. There will be additional support from The Plot In You and For The Fallen Dreams on select dates as well. You can view the full tour routing below.

With The Plot In You:
03/07 Millvale, PA – Mr. Smalls Theatre
03/08 Akron, OH – Rock Factory…


Fit For A King Post Tour Dates For Their Very First Australian Tour

Fit For A King have announced that they will be heading to Australia for the first time on tour, and they won’t be alone! They’ll be supporting For The Fallen Dreams, and will also be playing alongside Storm The Sky and The Plot In You. Take a look below the jump for a full list of dates. Tickets will be available here, starting July 19.

The band is currently on tour in the US, so be sure you head on over to their Facebook page for a full list of upcoming show dates to see if they …

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Senses Fail Announce US Fall Tour

Senses Fail have unveiled plans for a huge US fall tour with friends in For the Fallen Dreams, Expire, Being As An Ocean, and The Acacia Strain.

This tour will start off in Sacramento on October fourth and end up back in Hollywood on November tenth so please be sure to grab your tickets when they hit the internet. Are you excited for this particular line-up?

Head through the “Read More” link provided to view the entire touring itinerary and check back here for more news on Senses Fail soon.…

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UTG PHOTOS: Skate & Surf Day One (5/18/13)

Under The Gun sent photographer, Corbin Alvae, to New Jersey for Skate & Surf Festival at Six Flags Great Adventure.

Skate And Surf Festival: DAY ONE. Where to start?! First off, before I get into my Day One coverage, here’s a quick little story:

When I decided that I was interested in covering the festival, which was about 2 months prior to the actual date, I was beyond excited to travel to New Jersey, for one reason: WARM WEATHER. Michigan weather is on and off and for me — that usually never goes too well, and frankly, it grinds my …