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Upon A Burning Body 2012

STREAM: Upon A Burning Body – “I’ve Earned My Time” Feat. Telle Smith

Upon A Burning Body‘s third studio album, The World Is My Enemy Now, will be hitting stores this Tuesday, August 12 via Sumerian Records. In anticipation of the forthcoming release, the group revealed their single that features vocals by Telle Smith of The Word Alive. The song is titled “I’ve Earned My Time,” and it’s available to stream below.

Smith brings a unique style to this particular track. Though he doesn’t sound like his usual self, his voice is still unmistakable. He even has a surprisingly large role in the song.

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UTG PHOTOS: Warped Tour Detroit (7/19/14)

Under The Gun’s Head of Photography, Corbin Alvae, attended the Vans Warped Tour on July 19, 2014 in Auburn Hills, MI.

Well, it’s Summer and that only could mean one thing. Actually, it means a lot of things, but one of the most important aspects is one of our favorite tours traveling across the U.S. and Canada. To photograph the Vans Warped Tour this year, I stopped over at one of my favorite places to shoot at, called The Palace of Auburn Hills, where a couple of my recent photo sets were as well (e.g. Demi Lovato, Paramore, and Fall …

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UTG TV: Warped 2014 With The Word Alive

The Word Alive is one of those bands that’s bound to keep growing and growing. This summer alone, they’ve been bumped up onto the main stage at Warped Tour on numerous occasions, but it’s only a matter of time before they become Warped headliners for the long run.

If you’re a fan of the band, you don’t need an explanation as to why they are one of the most energetic and incredible bands to watch perform live, and if all my forum involvement is correct, Telle Smith has become one of the hottest frontmen to photograph, purely based on his …

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The Word Alive Reveal Music Video For “Lighthouse”

The Word Alive have unleashed a brand new music video for their single “Lighthouse,” which is taken from their recently released album Real. The video is available to watch right below the break.

Many of the songs TWA have released have a specific meaning behind them. “Lighthouse” is meant to be an uplifting message, and the story in their video reflects that sentiment.

If you haven’t picked up a copy of Real yet, then you can do so by heading to iTunes.…

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MUSIC VIDEO: A War Within – “Holding On”

Michigan metalcore trio A War Within have released their music video for their track “Holding On.” From the hard hitting riffs to the heart pounding drums, A War Within is set to continue their journey in the metalcore world to bring everyone something entertaining to remember. Vocalist Mike Oliver explains, “This song is something I wrote to help motivate me when I was at my lowest. They helped me through tough times and I hope they’ll help someone through hard times as well.”

For fans of I See Stars, The Word Alive and bands alike, A War Within is about …

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REVIEW: The Word Alive – ‘Real’

Artist: The Word Alive
Album: Real
Genre: Metalcore
Label: Fearless Records

Over the years The Word Alive have slowly carved themselves their own unique place in the metalcore scene. With each release the group’s sound has changed as they discover new techniques and grow as musicians.​ Though they have been together since 2008, they didn’t really gain any mainstream notoriety until the release of their debut full-length, Deceiver.​ They are known for the energy they put behind their music as well as the passion they display on stage. When most fans think of the band in concert they will …

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The Word Alive Stream ‘Real’ In Full

The Word Alive‘s third full length album Real is officially out! To celebrate the release, the band is streaming the album in its entirety through YouTube. So if you aren’t sure about whether you want to buy it yet or not, here’s a great opportunity to give it a listen first. You can check it out for yourself by taking a look below the jump.

If you do like what you hear, the album is available for purchase through iTunes. Physical bundles are also still available to pick up through their label’s MerchNow.…

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LISTEN: The Word Alive – “Glass Castle”

With only five days remaining until the official release of The Word Alive‘s third full-length, Real, the group have given fans yet another taste of what is soon to come in the form of a brand new single. Entitled “Glass Castle,” the song is a rather convincing reason to purchase Real when it drops June 10 via Fearless Records (or go ahead and check out pre-order options right now on MerchNow) as it harks back to the days of Deceiver with a more mature tone overall.

Follow the jump to give “Glass Castle” a listen and be …

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WEEKLY WAX: Vinyl Releases For The Week Of 5/18-5/24

Welcome to this week’s edition of Weekly Wax!

The last seven days have been dominated by pre-orders for new albums from some of our favorite artists. Braid, Every Time I Die, and Handguns all started selling their latest releases this week, to name a few. Although it didn’t get as much attention as it deserved in such a busy week, the new EP from Beach Slang is also a must-buy for any fan of The Replacements and The Menzingers.

In other news, Equal Vision Records revealed exclusive variants for popular albums from Chiodos and Pierce the Veil, …

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Preview Clips Of All The Songs On The Word Alive’s Upcoming Album

Yesterday morning The Word Alive told fans to follow each member’s Instagram account in order to listen to short clips of all the songs on their upcoming album, Real. They slowly released them throughout the day, and now we have one for each of the unreleased tracks from the album. You can listen to each track by taking a look below the jump. They released a clip for “Broken Circuit” a few days ago, and you can listen to that below as well.

If you haven’t already pre-ordered Real, you can do so by heading to MerchNow. …

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The Word Alive Stream Teaser For New Single

The album that I am personally looking forward to the most this year is Real, by The Word Alive. A friend of mine showed them to me before Empire came out, and I’ve been a fan ever since. Not too long ago they debuted the lead single live, then shortly after gave it an official digital release. Now that some time has passed, the band is preparing to unleash the second single from the album. The new song is titled “Broken Circuit,” and you can listen to a short clip of it by taking a look below the …

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The Word Alive Launch Pre-Orders For ‘Real’

The Word Alive seem to only be getting better with each album they release. They are currently poised to drop their third studio album Real on June 10 via Fearless Records. Though we’ve only heard one single from it so far, it’s definitely very promising. Fans are understandably very excited to hear what else is on that album.

Though we unfortunately do not have a new song in our hands at the moment, we are happy to report that the artwork and tracklist have been revealed for Real. In addition to that, the band has launched physical pre-orders for …