Handguns Rise Above Genre Trends With “Disenchanted”

As much as Handguns have been considered a part of the current pop-punk movement, I have always thought of them as something of an outlier. Their music may play well alongside current alt-rock favorites, but the themes in their music …


Brandon Pagano (Handguns) and Jake Mannix Cover The 1975′s “Girls”

Brandon Pagano is a member of pop-punk favorites Handguns, as well as one of our favorite people from the entire music industry. He’s the type of person who always has something new to share, and in the midst of everyone’s …


Vans Warped Tour Has Made The First Lineup Announcement for 2015

It’s finally the time of year for weekly Vans Warped Tour band annoucements to begin! Tonight it was confirmed that the enormous 2015 lineup starts with Neck Deep, Palisades, Front Porch Step, Handguns, and Kosha Dillz.

These growing bands in …

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Four Year Strong Add Handguns, Heart To Heart, Expire To Tour Lineup

Remember a few weeks ago when Four Year Strong announced a headlining tour featuring support from Comeback Kid? That run just got a hell of a lot sweeter.

Handguns, Expire, and Heart To Heart, all of …


Handguns Stream New Album, ‘Life Lessons’

Pop punk favorites Handguns have released a full stream of their upcoming album, Life Lessons.

Premiering exclusively on Substream, Life Lessons showcases handguns at their most focused and mature. As guitarist Brandon Pagano explained back in May, “Musically, …


Handguns Stream “Queens”

Handguns have partnered with our friends at Rocksound to premiere a new song titled “Queens.”

The latest track to surface off Handguns‘ upcoming third album, Life Lessons, “Queens” channels the youthful drive to chase whatever dreams come your …


Handguns Announce ‘Life Lessons’ Album Release Tour

Pure Noise Records pop punk act Handguns will release their sophomore album, Life Lessons, on July 8. Just after the record hits stores, the band will play a series of album release shows in the eastern half of the …

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 5/18-5/24

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekly Wax!

The last seven days have been dominated by pre-orders for new albums from some of our favorite artists. Braid, Every Time I Die, and Handguns all started selling their latest …

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Handguns Stream New Song “Sleep Deprived”

Handguns have released a new song from their upcoming record Life Lessons called “Sleep Deprived.” You can check it out after the jump.

Listening to the new track, it’s apparent that the band went through a few lineup changes following …


Hundredth, Counterparts, And More Announce Common Vision Tour

If you’re a fan of melodic hardcore, you can start planning your summer around the Common Vision Tour. The month-long trek begins July 17 in Fort Worth, Texas, and it features some of the genre’s best young bands.

At the …

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UTG INTERVIEW: Pure Noise Records’ Founder Jake Round Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

In 2009, Jake Round founded Pure Noise Records in California. Although he’d had no previous experience in single-handedly operating a record label, he was still able to turn a loan from his mother into one of the driving forces in …


Handguns Pit “Heart Vs. Head” On New Song, ‘Life Lessons’ Out July 8

Despite a tumultuous past plagued with van troubles and lineup changes, Handguns have managed to consistently pump out solid pop punk songs with relatable lyrics and catchy choruses. “Heart Vs. Head,” the first taste of new music from the group …

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