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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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SINGLE REVIEW: Metro Station – “Love & War”

Artist: Metro Station
Song: “Love & War”
Album: TBA

Roughly four years have passed since Trace Cyrus parted ways with Metro Station, but earlier this week the second most famous child of Billy Ray Cyrus announced his return to the group, and with it plans to release a new EP before the year is out. There is also a single, which stands as a firm reminder you can never go back to the way things used to be.

You may or may not have been a fan of Metro Station when they first burst onto the national stage, but I …

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Wu-Tang Clan Reunites on ‘The Daily Show,’ Drops New Song

Despite the crazy year Wu-Tang Clan have had–from trying to sell a single album for over a million dollars to the whole penis-slicing incident–the nine living members set aside their busy schedules to reunite on prime television last night.

The group stopped by The Daily Show to chat with Jon Stewart about their upcoming album A Better Tomorrow and some of their best memories with ‘Ol Dirty Bastard (RIP). As they told Stewart, the record will drop this November. To prove they weren’t messing around, they performed “Ron O’Neal,” the record’s first single, live on the show with plenty of …

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Sullivan Reunite, Announce New Album

Seven long years we have waited, but now we get what we had hoped for. The boys from Sullivan have reunited. They had previously teased something a few months back, but it’s finally official.

The band has signed to Spartan Records, which is owned by John Frazier, who the band worked with when they were signed to Tooth & Nail. They are also releasing a new album that is due out on October 28 and will be titled Heavy Is The Head.

Sullivan will also be playing a record release show on November 1 in Greensboro, NC at the …

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The Blood Brothers Expand Reunion Tour

The best news of the day has been released. Everyone else waiting to release a major announcement might as well pack it in and come back tomorrow.

Months after initially revealing plans to reunite, The Blood Brothers have unveiled plans to play several more shows between August and November of this year. The new dates include performances in Los Angeles and New York City, as well as Seattle (which is as close to a hometown show as fans will probably get). You can view the full list of dates at the end of this post.

UTG staffer Matthew Leimkuehler will …

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Atreyu Confirm Return, Reveal First Show Back

The wait is over, ladies and gentlemen. After months of teasers and rumors with absolutely no interviews or public appearances, the members of Atreyu have announced that they are officially returning to the world of music.

Today, a press release was distributed confirming the news we all believed to be true for the better part of 2014 so far: Atreyu are back. The band has been planning this announcement for several months and could not be more thrilled to finally reveal their plans to fans. “The time has come,” says drummer Brandon Saller. “We have been spending the last few …

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Head Wound City (Members of The Blood Brothers, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, The Locust) To Reunite In September

The mid-2000s’ noisegrind supergroup, Head Wound City will be taking the stage for their first time in eight years…and also their second show ever. The group will be playing at BEDROCKtoberfest in Los Angeles on September 20. An all ages show has also been set up for the following night at The Smell.

Head Wound City is the ultra-thrashy noise project featuring The Blood Brothers‘ Jordan Billie and Cody Votolato, Yeah Yeah Yeahs‘ Nick Zinner, and The Locust‘s Justin Pearson and Gabe Serbian. Their only recording is their 2005 self-titled EP on Three One G.…

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Death From Above 1979 Announce New Album ‘The Physical World’

In September of 2012, dance punk rock group Death From Above 1979 announced they had reunited, were writing new songs, and were going to hit up several festivals. That new material now looks a lot more real. In an interview with NME, the duo have announced a new album, titled The Physical World, that will come out September 9 via Last Gang. As the label’s head Chris Taylor said, “We can confirm DFA1979 is in the studio making an album set for fall release. Hell has frozen over, dogs and cats living together, mass hysteria….throw in Dave Sardy and …

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The Matches Add NYC Reunion Show

When the members of The Matches announced plans for a one time only reunion performance in San Francisco, fans around the world cried foul and demanded that the group play more shows. After the initial performance sold out, a second was added, and suddenly people realized it was a possibility that the band may add additional shows in time.

Today, The Matches revealed that they will be making their return to the East Coast on November 15 with a performance at the Gramercy Theater in New York City. Tickets are $28.50 and go on sale Friday. Pre-sales are going on …

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Atreyu Release Cryptic Teaser Video

Atreyu are continuing to build excitement for what is almost certainly a reunion announcement this afternoon with the release of a cryptic new promotional video.

Earlier today, a new video was added to Atreyu’s official YouTube page with the title ‘#Atreyu.’ The clip, which runs fifteen seconds in length, features a countdown and a compilation of old live footage. This is exciting and all, but no further information or call to action are given, so we are not exactly sure what to think. You can view the video below and decide for yourself.

If I had to take a stab …

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Saosin Working On “New Tunes” With Anthony Green

Earlier in the day, the internet was set abuzz with the news that Saosin may potentially be writing new music with former vocalist Anthony Green, who until recently dedicated his time to his solo work and more prominent venture, Circa Survive. The rumor itself stemmed from a status update posted to the outfit’s official Facebook page, which referenced the group’s upcoming weekend run, which began tonight in Anaheim, CA. You can view said status here.

Now, as exciting as this news may appear, it is also important to make note of its ambiguity. While it opens …

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UTG PHOTOS: Skate And Surf Festival 2014

If you’re a regular viewer of Under The Gun Review, I’m sure you’ve seen the wave of interviews we’ve been providing over the past week. At Skate And Surf, we had sit-downs with the likes of Fucked Up, Citizen, Knuckle Puck, Front Porch Step, Bellwether, Hidden In Plain View and Animals As Leaders.

We decided to share some photos from the weekend we spent in Asbury Park, bringing you sets with our buddies in Bellwether and Citizen, all the way down the line to the reunion of Saosin with Anthony Green, Midtown, and more.

Check out below the jump to …