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The Dear Hunter Impress With New Song, “Waves”

Oh, Casey Crescenzo. I know I am engaged to be married in under a year’s time, but if I could run away with the music he creates with The Dear Hunter I would leave my gal at the alter without a second thought. I think she would understand, but even if she didn’t – oh well.

To be serious for a moment, The Dear Hunter have shared another song off their highly-anticipated new album, Act IV: Rebirth In Reprise. The track, titled “Waves,” had its world premiere on Billboard earlier today. You can stream the song at the end …

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The Dear Hunter’s New Song Proves They’re Still The Best

It’s June, which means anyone with even the slightest hint of interest in entertainment has been compiling and sharing their ‘best of 2015 so far’ lists. We haven’t released any yet, but if you think we haven’t talked about doing so you would be a damn fool. They’re coming, or at least should, at some point in the near future.

I thought I knew my picks for the best musical offerings this year. In fact, I wrote them all down just last week in order to begin brainstorming a creative way to share them here on UTG. That was before …

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REVIEW: Attalus – ‘Into The Sea’

Artist: Attalus
Album: Into The Sea
Label: Facedown Recprds
Genre: Rock

Into The Sea, the new record from Attalus, was something I thought I didn’t need, but I came to realize it was something I actually really wanted. To paraphrase UTG co-owner Brian Lion, the band’s name elicits thoughts of metalcore and the album’s art could grace the cover of a black metal release, but Into The Sea itself is not metal.

Interestingly coming soon after the 10-year anniversary of The Receiving End Of Sirens’ monumental release Between The Heart And The Synapse, Attalus’ Into The Sea

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Riot Fest Chicago 2015 Lineup Revealed

Christmas has moved from December to May this year, and tonight is the night Santa gives us all the one thing we have been demanding: The lineups for Riot Fest 2015.

The final lineup to be revealed tonight, May 27, was for the Chicago event, which takes place Sept. 11-13. Additional bands and details will be revealed in the coming months, but today’s news is certainly enough to warrant you spending every dollar you have to buy tickets as soon as possible. No Doubt, Iggy Pop, Snoop Dogg, and Coheed And Cambria are just a few of the names on …

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The Dear Hunter Drop Surprise Live Album, Announce Details For ‘Act IV: Rebirth In Reprise’

I hope you are ready to handle all of the exciting information The Dear Hunter dropped in our laps today. To start things off, they have a surprise live album, titled The Dear Hunter Live. The ten tracks were recorded during their massive 2013 tour featuring a string quartet. Digital copies are already available to purchase, and so are pre-orders for physical copies. If you want to check it out before you buy it, you can stream it below.

Now for the really exciting news: The Dear Hunter will be releasing Act IV: Rebirth In Reprise later this …

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‘Where’s The Band?’ Tour Announced, Feat. Dustin Kensrue, Casey Crescenzo, Matt Pryor and More

The tour that has featured all-star lineups in the past has made its comeback. The Where’s The Band? tour has made an official announcement today with a new lineup of musicians that will be hitting the road with just their acoustic guitars.

The bill includes Dustin Kensrue (Thrice), Dan Andriano (Alkaline Trio), Casey Crescenzo (The Dear Hunter), Matt Pryor (The Get Up Kids), and Andy Jackson (Hot Rod Circuit). The shortened tour will be featured primarily on the West Coast during the week before Christmas in December, beginning in San Francisco, CA at the Great American Music Hall and finishing …

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Owel Start IndieGoGo To Fund New EP And Video

We’re big fans of Owel here at UTG, and we’d love to see new music from the group as soon as possible. That’s why we want you to know about their recently launched IndieGoGo campaign.

The New Jersey five-piece band is crowdfunding for a new EP, to be recorded with producer Mike Watts (As Tall As Lions, The Dear Hunter). Additionally, the band will use funds from the campaign to create an accompanying music video for one of the new tracks. Owel is aiming to raise $14,000 for the entire project.

In case you missed it, check out the band’s …

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UTG PHOTOS: From Indian Lakes and The Dear Hunter (8/8/14)

Under The Gun sent photographer Erica Lauren to The Fonda Theatre on August 8, 2014.

From Indian Lakes‘ live performance will leave goosebumps on anyone with a pulse. They put so much heart into their music, and being able to experience that live is a breath of fresh air. They are set to release a brand new album this fall, titled Absent Sounds, and we here at UTG are anxiously awaiting its arrival.

The Dear Hunter‘s set was greeted with a visibly enthusiastic sea of fans, as per usual. Between Casey Crescenzo’s beloved vocals and the …

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The Dear Hunter Debut New Song In Philadelphia [Video]

Now that Migrant is a thing of the past and frontman Casey Crescenzo has climbed the Billboard charts with his first symphony, the time has come for the almighty Dear Hunter to deliver new music. Recently, the group was performing at Union Transfer in Philadelphia, PA when they surprised the packed house with the premiere of a brand new, unreleased song that as far as we know has no title. We were not on site for the event, but thankfully one dedicated fan pulled out their phone and captured the entire performance on video for the world to enjoy. You …

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The Dear Hunter Frontman Casey Crescenzo To Release Debut Symphony In June

There was a time in 2013 when Casey Crescenzo, frontman for The Dear Hunter, turned to his longtime fans and supporters with a request. Though he had spent the past decade making music professionally, Crescenzo needed a little extra financial support from followers in order to make his wildest musical ambition a reality. Funds came in, thanks were given, and in the fall of 2013 Crescenzo’s first symphony was performed. Next month, that same symphony is being released on vinyl/cd/digital, and today we got all the packaging details.

Amour & Attrition will be released on June 3, with a CD/vinyl …

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RX Bandits Announce Summer Tour With The Dear Hunter

Well, ladies and gents, the tour of the summer has officially been announced, and we couldn’t be happier here at UTG. California’s beloved RX Bandits have announced a 28-stop tour with support from The Dear Hunter (!) and fellow Californians, From Indian Lakes.

The tour kicks off in St. Petersburg, FL on July 11, spanning all the way out to the West Coast before twisting back to wrap things up in Houston, TX on August 17. You can view the tour poster after the break. Tickets will be available on Friday, May 16 at 10 a.m. through RX Bandits’ …

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 3/2-3/8

Welcome to another edition of Weekly Wax, UTG’s round-up of vinyl news from the past week!

Most of the stories in the past seven days concerned reissues and new releases for this year’s Record Store Day, which will take place on April 19. From high profile artists like Bruce Springsteen and Fun. to small indie bands, there should be no shortage of excellent records to track down when the big day rolls around. As always, keep up to date on Record Store Day releases with Modern Vinyl’s list of announced titles.

Besides the flurry of RSD news, this week …