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CHRISTMAS CAME EARLY: Thrice Tease 2015 Return

I know you are probably spending a few minutes of each day looking at the growing number of colorful packages under your Christmas tree and fantasizing about what each box might contain. I do the same thing, but this morning I learned that sometimes the best presents don’t have a box or wrapping paper at all. Sometimes the best gifts come in the form of plans, and today the members of Thrice teased plans for the new year.

Yes, after a few years of hiatus, Thrice have begun to tease what will likely be a resurgence for the band in …

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Foxing Currently Working On New Music At Brand New’s Studio In Long Island

According to Twitter, St. Louis indie band Foxing is currently working on some new music in the presence of some exciting artists. Check out a tweet below concerning their work at a Long Island Studio belonging to Brand New.

This is no doubt exciting news for fans of Foxing, a band who’s made some of our year-end reviews here at Under The Gun with their most recent album, The Albatross.

We’ll provide more updates as they come.…

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iwrestledabearonce Join Artery Recordings, Tease New Album

The world has been a lot quieter than usual this year due to the lack of new material released by the chaotic and often very funny iwrestledabearonce. The group did not release any new material this year, and truth be told they also managed to stay largely out of the spotlight. That is no longer the case, however, as the group behind 2013′s Late For Nothing have finally revealed their plans for the future.

Breaking their silence over Facebook with a short update for fans, iwrestledabearonce have revealed that they are already hard at work on the next studio …

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Sledding With Tigers Enter Studio To Begin New EP

Sledding With Tigers have had a banner year in 2014. Not only did the San Diego folk punk outfit join the Antique Records family and release their debut album, but they managed to win over countless new fans around the globe in the process. Now the time has come for the group to begin working on new material, and earlier today we got our first update from the band’s recent time in the studio.

Writing to fans from his writing sessions, Sledding With Tigers frontman updated listeners with the following message:…

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Sleater-Kinney Announce Reunion Album and World Tour, Share New Single

Following the surprise release of a new song over the weekend, Sleater-Kinney have confirmed plans to reunite in all the best possible ways.

This morning, reps for Sleater-Kinney confirmed the band has not only reunited for the release of a new album, but that they will also spend a good portion of 2015 touring the globe. This will be the group’s first public appearance together since they last toured in 2006, with the exception of their brief 2013 reunion on stage during a Pearl Jam concert. We will talk about the album and tour in detail soon, but first we …

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The Gay Blades Announce Short Tour, Begin Work On LP3

This may very well be the most exciting piece of news we will see all week long.

The Gay Blades, otherwise known as the band responsible for giving UTG its name, have announced plans to embark on a short tour of the Northeast in mid-October. Even more exciting, however, is the news that the duo have also made plans to begin work on their long-awaited third full-length album.

Taking to Facebook with a short and incredibly informative update, The Gay Blades revealed their fall plans to fans Tuesday evening. They wrote:

Hey you rock n’ roll refugees….TGB just confirmed

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The Lumineers Have Returned to the Studio to Record LP #2

According to a post made through the band’s Facebook page, The Lumineers are now one step closer to putting out another big hit that’ll undoubtedly top the charts and make feet stomp across the nation.

The photo was accompanied by a caption that reads as follows: “Well folks, we are back in the studio, chippin away at some new ideas. It’s been one hell of a ride so far and we are excited to be writing again. Thanks, and stay tuned…”

Though it might be rather short, a recent press release from the band’s team has also revealed that …

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Marilyn Manson’s New Album Is “Prepared For Landing”

Marilyn Manson has revealed that he has a new studio album ready for release, or as he puts it, “Prepared for landing.”

Two years have passed since Marilyn Manson shared his last LP, Born Villain, with the world. In that time the man who once gave the nation the Heebie-Jeebies has focused on other areas of art, including acting and writing, but late Monday night he informed his dedicated followers that new music is indeed on the way. No title, release date, or track information has been announced, but Manson appeared to have confirmed a new LP’s completion with …

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Haste The Day Reforms With Original Members, Launches Crowdfunding Effort For New LP

Pack it in, music industry. The best news of the month has just been announced.

Indiana hardcore outfit Haste The Day, who initially disbanded in 2011, have revealed that they’re getting the original lineup back together with plans to record new music in the near future. There’s only one catch: They need your help.

Today, Haste The Day announced their reunion alongside the launch of an Indiegogo campaign aimed at crowfunding a new album. The band is seeking $65,000 for the effort, which they have broken down cost by cost in case anyone wanted to cry foul. You can …

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Of Monsters And Men Release “Numb Bears” Lyric Video

Of Monsters and Men released their last album in 2012, but that’s not stopping the group behind “Little Talks” from continuing to push out singles and videos in 2014.

Over the weekend, Of Monsters And Men took to their official YouTube channel to share the lyric video for “Numb Bears.” The song, which can be found near the end of My Head Is An Animal, builds an infectious melody atop a folk-heavy backbone that wants so desperately to make you fall in love. The clip doesn’t do much for us, but then again when is the last time anyone …

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Best Video Of The Week? Nice Hooves Unleash “Warpaint Is Not A Mask”

Nice Hooves are a band that I have known existed for less than three hours, but I am quickly becoming a fan of their frenzied take on the place where modern hard rock meets punk.

Today, Nice Hooves released the official video for their latest single, “Warpaint Is Not A Mask.” It’s the type of song that offers the kind of in-your-face take on rock that made bands like The Refused a household name, only this time it’s channeled through a slew of post-Y2k influences that give the entire production a nice modern edge. In fact, one UTG writer described …

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Tom Delonge Confirms Blink-182 Are Working On A New Album

Just when you thought it was time to climb atop your Cheshire Cat and ride off into the sunset a second time, a sign of life has emerged from the Blink-182 camp with news regarding the possibility of new music.

There have been rumors circulating in 2014 that Blink-182 were hoping to record, but there was also several reports that the band was having a hard time finding time for them to work together on creating such an effort. Today, Tom Delonge used social media to share an image of all three Blink members as teens. This would not normally …