Sechion Might Be Your New Favorite Rapper

Anyone who has followed UTG for more than a few years knows our roots lie in the Midwest. The first few years this site existed, our staff, while not neighbors in any way, all resided in the middle of America. We have since grown and spread out, with regular contributors located all over the world, but our passion for promoting promising regional talent is as strong as ever.

Boston is rarely the first city that comes to mind when discussing hip-hop, and the nearby city of Lowell is even farther down that list, but a rapper by the name of …

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LIVE REVIEW: S. Carey in Allston, MA (4/17/14)

Under The Gun Review sent staff writer, Drew Caruso, to the Great Scott in Allston, MA on April, 17 to experience S.Carey with support from White Hinterland and Words Like Earth.

If you were unsure, I absolutely loved S. Carey’s new album, Range of Light. It is a masterpiece of sound, highly illuminated by Carey’s natural admiration for the giving Earth around us. Since the songs on Range of Light made it to my ears, I have yet to put it down. With the tracks high on my thoughts, I was more than pleased to attend the Allston stop …

Rob Zombie

Rob Zombie Will Be Recording First Live DVD

Alex DiVincenzo, of, recently spoke with Rob Zombie guitarist John 5 at the latest stop of Mayhem Festival in Massachusetts.

John 5 revealed exclusive news that Rob Zombie plans on recording and releasing their first live DVD later this year. Please view the quote from him below and check back soon where he will hopefully unveil more crucial DVD details.

This is big news. I haven’t talked about this. 30 years, Rob Zombie, White Zombie – never done a live DVD. We’re doing one this year. The show’s so big. It can’t get much bigger, so I’m like,

The Ready Set / Outasight 2013

TWITTER CONTEST: The Ready Set / Outasight In Allston, MA

Under The Gun is ecstatic to announce we have teamed up with Warner Music Group to give away a pair of tickets to see Decaydance/Sire artist The Ready Set and Warner artist Outasight perform on February 15 (Friday) at the Brighton Music Hall in Allston, MA.

The first step will be to start following @UTGReview on Twitter and then post a tweet mentioning the website. This update should read “TWITTER CONTEST: The Ready Set / Outasight”. If the message does not ready exactly like this we will not consider your entry. The Ready Set and Outasight are currently on a …

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The Tower And The Fool Perform New Song “Let It Ride”

The Tower And The Fool were filmed performing a new song called “Let It Ride” at Great Scott in Allston, MA on December 12. This great song provides us all with a more mature sound from their latest full-length effort.

The band released their exceptional debut, How Long, back in April through Run For Cover Records. Purchase your copy of How Long by clicking on the link provided.

Please watch The Tower And The Fool perform their new song “Let It Ride” right here and enjoy! UTG will have more streams, news, and special features from TTATF in the …


UTG PREMIERE: Young Alive – ‘American Gentlemen’ EP

The weekend is finally here, and what better way to kick things off than by discovering the next band that might change your life?

Rising Boston rock act Young Alive have chosen this very day, November 30, to release their American Gentlemen EP. The release features four brand new tracks, each with creative alternative flares and emotive twists that are sure to keep listeners coming back for more. I know we ramble on about the sounds coming from New England right now, but Young Alive are further proof that there is still much to be discovered in the Northeast. American


Boys Like Girls Perform New Song “Be Your Everything”

Boston, MA rockers Boys Like Girls have been filmed performing a brand new song called “Be Your Everything” and can be seen right here on UTG!

We have no clue where this song will end up but our staff will keep you posted on the happenings of the band in the weeks to come. Please click through to view the acoustic performance of “Be Your Everything” and let us know if you are excited for new material from BLG.

This song sounds like more old-school Boys Like Girls with a more mature tone. Comment with your thoughts and enjoy.

Arrows Over Athens

Arrows Over Athens Offer EP As Free Download, Tease New Album

Westfield, MA’s Arrows Over Athens are promoting their forthcoming Sophomore release by offering fans the chance to download their last release, a seven-song EP entitled As These Roots Grow, for free through their Bandcamp page.The group’s blend of contemporary mix pop rock with just enough punk to feel rebellious is sure to add a little spice to what we’re going to assume is an otherwise uneventful Sunday.

If you dig Arrows Over Athens, be sure to check back on Monday for the debut of “Atlas,” the title track for the aforementioned new album.

James Shotwell is the


TICKET CONTEST: We Are Augustines in Boston, MA (03/26/12)

WFNX Presents Band Of Skulls
with We Are Augustines
Monday, March 26
Doors at 7 PM; 18+

Under The Gun Review is always looking out for the local concert-goer and today we have a special contest for you all!

We Are Augustines are playing at Paradise Rock Club, in Boston, MA, on March 26 and are opening up for Band of Skulls. We will be giving one lucky recipient a pair of tickets for them and a friend, or that special someone in their life.

The show will be an 18 and up event, so only sign up if you …

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WATCH: The Early November’s Boston Holiday Show

The Early November ended their hiatus with a December 26 performance in Boston, MA. Miss it? Fear not, we have the footage.

Shot by the one and only AlexIsLegend, the video you will find after the jump features the entire hour-plus return of The Early November, including many fan favorites. Click through now to enjoy.

The Early November’s return was short lived, but the quickly sold tickets is proof the group still have a lot of notoriety throughout the scene. Did you make it out? Comment below and let us know!

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Never Shout Never play acoustic show

Never Shout Never have announced a special acoustic show in Cambridge, MA on August 7. The show will also feature Carter Hulsey. Check here for more details about the show.

Unearth to play benefit for Rover

Unearth is going to playing a benefit show on February 19th for former bassist Chris "Rover" Rybicki who was killed by a drunk driver this past September. The show will take place in Lynn, MA.