I’d like to close out my first year of music journalism with a short list of short lists in typical end-of-the-year fashion. It’s been a wonderful half-year here at Under The Gun Review and I’ve had the pleasure of working with and getting to know some very talented and passionate journalists in my time so far. On top of that, I’ve spoken to some of my favorite artists, and even got to voice my opinion on some really excellent pieces of music. Of course, 2014 has also been an excellent year full of fresh and inspiring music. At the end …
Salt Lake City progressive act Eidola are prepping for the release of their Sophomore album, Degeneraterra. For now, fans can check out the first sample of the album with their new single, “To Know What’s Real.”
Eidola have received considerable press for joining Blue Swan Records earlier in the year, a label built by Will Swan, guitarist of Dance Gavin Dance. Degeneraterra will be Eidola’s first release on the label, though no date has been provided so far. Originally the record was scheduled for release late this year.
You can listen to “To Know What’s Real” below the …
Last month, the post-hardcore outfit known as Horizons announced they would be releasing a brand new single titled “Fearless.” The day has finally come, and the band has unleashed the lyric video for that new single. You can give it a listen below.
If you haven’t heard of the band before, then now is a great opportunity to check out what they have to offer. They haven’t confirmed if this single will be a part of a full-length album, but at the very least you can have this new jam to rock out to. “Fearless” is available for purchase through …
Attention, Circa Survive fans: this is not a drill.
The band is currently streaming their brand new album, Descensus, in its entirety via their cleverly domain-named website.
The fifth studio album from Circa Survive officially arrives Monday, Nov. 24 via Sumerian Records. You can pick up your pre-order on iTunes now, which comes with an instant download of the album’s lead single and opening track, “Schema.”
Check below the jump to stream all ten tracks from Descensus.…
Genre: Progressive, Post-Hardcore
Label: Blue Swan Records
Stolas have returned, with their second album Allomaternal, the followup to their 2011 Blue Swan Records debut, Living Creatures. After an unfortunate delay, Allomaternal has finally arrived, making its way into the hands of eager fans over the past week.
One of the most distinguishing factors about Allomaternal is the improved vocals of frontman Jason Weiche, who contributes much more powerful harshes, and polished cleans that blend well with the supporting vocals of drummer Carlo Marquez. Speaking of whom; we also see a lot more from …
Artist: Sleeping With Sirens
Song: “Kick Me”
Genre: Post-Hardcore, Punk
Last year, Sleeping With Sirens released their third album, Feel, and have been touring in support of it for quite a while, including the current world tour with their good buddies in Pierce The Veil. For the most part, the band has stuck to their unique sound, while bringing in a host of interesting guest vocalists including rapper MGK on their lead single “Alone.” This past summer, Sleeping With Sirens left their original home of Rise Records and have just now announced their signing to Epitaph…
Artist: Too Close To Touch
Album: Too Close To Touch EP
Genre: Post Hardcore
Label: Epitaph Records
Ladies and gents, prepare yourself for the arrival of an exciting newcomer in the post-hardcore scene: Lexington, Kentucky’s Too Close To Touch. The 5-piece assembly from the birthplace of Emarosa have recently announced their signing to Epitaph Records and released an exciting self-titled EP.
Despite the EP being only 4 tracks long, each song is a uniquely pleasing aural experience that glistens with the soaring vocals of frontman Keaton Pierce, who delivers an impressive performance throughout. Pierce’s hooks are downright catchy, plus …
From the birthplace of Emarosa comes an exciting new post-hardcore act with an excellent sound: Lexington, KY’s Too Close To Touch.
Just recently, the band announced their signing to Epitaph Records, and with that signing was to come a self-titled EP on October 21. The 4-song album, Too Close To Touch, is now available to purchase on iTunes or to stream on YouTube.
Now that they’ve made their major label debut, it’s logical to expect a tour announcement soon out of Too Close To Touch. Also, don’t forget to check out the stream of Too Close To …
This afternoon, growing post-hardcore band, Hail The Sun, will be stopping in on Reddit to field all your burning questions about the band, their upcoming activities, and their recent album, Wake. Whether you’re a frequent Redditor or you’ve remained unphased by the enormous web community, you are likely familiar with the AMA, or “Ask Me Anything,” forum posts that have welcomed A-list celebrities and even President Barack Obama to Reddit for a short Q&A session.
The AMA will take place on /r/PostHardcore, a great little sub-community within Reddit for fans of bands like Circa Survive, Dance Gavin …
It seems Stolas are eager to do right by their fans after the recent announcement that their sophomore album, Allomaternal, was going to be delayed a few weeks. Just a few hours ago, via Facebook, Stolas decided to give away all three of their latest singles for free download!
Recently, Sianvar, the supergroup containing Stolas’ guitarist Sergio Medina, decided to gave away their first EP for free for the second time. Unfortunately, the doors have closed on that offer by now, so make sure you grab the new Stolas tracks before they disappear, and pay close attention to …
Last week we received the unfortunate news that Allomaternal, the sophomore album from Las Vegas post-hardcore band Stolas, was going to be delayed several weeks.
As promised, the band instead released a new song from the album in honor of it’s original release date of October 15.
Check out the frantic “Claw Point” below the jump, and don’t forget to check out Allomaternal on Blue Swan Records when it makes its highly-anticipated arrival on November 7. You can pre-order the album on Bandcamp now.…