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UTG PREMIERE: The Story Changes – “Politics Behind It”

The Story Changes have returned in full force with the announcement of the band’s new record, Never In Daydream. Containing members of Hawthorne Heights, The Story Changes channel a down-tempo’d, late-’90s essence with the new release, starting with the single, “Politics Behind It.”

Streaming exclusively after the jump, “Politics Behind It” is an energized track, full of triumph and vigor — a brillant display of what fans are to expect on the new record, which is due out Dec. 16 via Little Heart Records. The Story Changes mastermind, Mark McMillon, had this to say about the new …

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STREAM: Hawthorne Heights – ‘The Silence In Black And White (Acoustic)’

Following in the footsteps of their contemporaries in Yellowcard and Taking Back Sunday, Ohio’s Hawthorne Heights are celebrating the ten-year anniversary of their breakthrough album by recording an acoustic version of the entire record. The group premiered two songs, “Ohio Is For Lovers” and “Niki FM,” over the last week, and today, The Silence In Black and White (Acoustic) can be streamed in full. Check it out after the break or over at Alternative Press.

The album will be available digitally next Tuesday, April 15, with CD and vinyl copies due out on May 20 and July 1, respectively. …

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STREAM: Hawthorne Heights – “Niki FM” Acoustic

Hawthorne Heights recently announced they would be releasing The Silence In Black And White (Acoustic) later this month. The acoustic reissue is to celebrate the ten year anniversary of the original release of the album. They first premiered the acoustic version of “Ohio Is For Lovers,” and now they’ve revealed the second song via Alternative Press, which is “Niki FM.” Check it out by taking a look below.

The Silence In Black And White was a huge album for many of my friends and I when we were in high school. It’s not very often artists release reimagined versions of …

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 3/30-4/5

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekly Wax!

The most exciting release of the last seven days is one that nobody saw coming. Copeland might have launched a painfully long pre-order for Ixora, but the wait will certainly be worth it, and you can still pick up a copy on black or white vinyl.

If you’ve yet to grab a copy of The Format‘s excellent and recently reissued Dog Problems, now is the time. The band posted copies with misprinted etchings (no effect on sound quality) for only $5, with the proceeds going to charity.

Those are …

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Hawthorne Heights Announce ‘The Silence In Black And White (Acoustic)’

Earlier this year, Hawthorne Heights revealed plans to spend 2014 celebrating the ten-year anniversary of their landmark debut album, The Silence In Black And White. The initial announcement only included European tour dates, but attentive fans might have noticed that the VIP ticket packages mentioned an acoustic rendition of Silence. Now we know exactly what that was about. The album will get the full acoustic treatment this spring, and you can stream the new version of “Ohio Is For Lovers” after the break.

The Silence In Black and White (Acoustic) will be released on various formats throughout the …

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MUSIC VIDEO: JT Woodruff – “Dark Young Days” ft. Jane Decker

Hawthorne Heights vocalist JT Woodruff released his solo album Field Medicine a few weeks ago through InVogue records. Now he has a brand new video for the track “Dark Young Days” featuring Jane Decker.

Head after the jump to check out the video. It features the duo as mimes in a not-so-silent movie.

Field Medicine is currently available to purchase through iTunes and through Woodruff’s webstore. Jane Decker currently has a free EP available to download by signing up for her mailing list through Facebook.…

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STREAM: JT Woodruff – ‘Field Medicine’

JT Woodruff, vocalist for Hawthorne Heights, has a brand new solo album on sale today. It’s titled Field Medicine, and it’s being released through InVogue Records.

For anyone hoping to give the record a listen before buying a copy of their own, head after the jump. We’ve got a full stream for you to check out there.

Today is the last day fans can pick up a pre-order bundle through Woodruff’s website. With a bunch of packages to choose from, fans can pick up vinyl, CDs, shirts and even hand-written lyric sheets. Digital copies of the album …


Hawthorne Heights Announce ‘The Silence In Black And White’ World Tour

Very few albums have captivated and influenced our music scene like The Silence In Black and White, the 2004 debut from Ohio’s Hawthorne Heights. Ten years later, the band will be commemorating the platinum-selling record with a world tour at which they will be performing The Silence In Black and White front to back.

You can see the first set of announced dates, which will take place in Europe, after the break. The tour kicks off April 8 in Dublin, Ireland and runs through the beginning of May. Fans in other parts of the world need not feel …

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UTG TV: Hawthorne Heights At ‘Scream It Like You Mean It 2013′

Last week, Under The Gun TV was able to sit down with JT Woodruff (vocals, guitar) and Eron Bucciarelli (drums) of Ohio’s own Hawthorne Heights. The band came through NYC’s Irving Plaza as part of the ‘Scream It Like You Mean It 2013′ tour.

Headlining the festival were St. Louis natives Story of the Year, along with Hawthorne Heights, Like Moths To Flames, Set It Off, I Am King, and more! When JT and Eron sat down, we discussed the band’s newest album, Zero, what it was like writing a more conceptually driven record, and the possibility of …

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UTG TICKET GIVEAWAY: Story Of The Year, Hawthorne Heights, Like Moths To Flames, and More at Irving Plaza (11/5)

Do you like shows? Do you like going to shows without paying for it? We’d like to help you indulge in that. Here’s how.

We’ve got some tickets to give away for a very special show at Irving Plaza, NY this Tuesday. The show? Story of the Year playing Page Avenue in its entirety. Also on the bill are Hawthorne Heights, I Am King, Like Moths To Flames, Set it Off, and Sienna Skies. This is a pretty massive show.

If you want tickets. Let us know! Do the following and be entered to win!…


Hawthorne Heights Release Teaser For New Video, “Golden Parachutes”

Hawthorne Heights have posted a trailer for their upcoming music video, “Golden Parachutes.” You can watch the post-apocalyptic teaser in its entirety after the jump.

For the past several months the outfit has been traveling across the country with The Vans Warped Tour in support of their fifth studio album, Zero, which dropped June 25 via Red River Entertainment (Sony RED). Additionally, this is the group’s first full-length featuring Mark McMillion on guitar, who despite having toured with Hawthorne Heights since 2009, was not officially added to the roster until earlier this year.

Though no official release date has …


The Scream It Like You Mean It Tour Announces Supporting Acts

Last week people were all a buzz after Story of the Year announced they’d be playing Page Avenue in its entirety on this year’s Scream It Like You Mean It Tour. The excitement of hearing that album overshadowed the fact that no one even knew who the supporting acts would be.

It didn’t really matter for SOTY fans because they’d already dubbed it the Page Avenue tour, but for those who are curious they will be joined by some solid support; Like Moths to Flames, Hawthorne Heights, Set It Off and I Am King.

The month long tour kicks off …