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Passing The Torch: The End Of An Era For UTG

I started Under The Gun Review with a $10 loan from my parents that I probably never paid back. At the time, my only goals were to get free music, gain access to concerts I couldn’t afford, meet my heroes, and create something to further bolster my resume. All those things were accomplished in a […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Jeff Bridges Discusses His Career(s) and New Live Album

Jeff Bridges really needs no introduction, but for the sake of the uninitiated, he’s an Oscar-winning actor with numerous other talents on his curriculum vitae, including, but not limited to, photography, painting and songwriting. Many likely remember his turn as Otis “Bad” Blake in 2009’s multi-award winning Crazy Heart, but Bridges’ musical journey began long […]

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Brian Lion’s ‘Best Of 2013’ In Music

“I fled the country. I thought I’d leave this behind, but I built the same damn house on every acre I could find. And I tried to fake my own death, just to shake the devils from my mind.” For myself, 2013, more than any other year that’s come to pass, was painstakingly challenging when […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Rocky Loves Emily

We’re extremely pleased to bring you this exclusive interview with Rocky Loves Emily! RLE burst onto the pop scene in 2009 with something to prove and with honesty, dedication, and a love for their fans, the band have secured their spot in the ranks with some of the best in the business. They’ve recently released […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: If These Trees Could Talk

To coincide with our recent CD giveaway, we bring you this exclusive interview with If These Trees Could Talk! ITTCT is a do-it-yourself, instrumental post-rock group based out of Akron, Ohio. They recently released their sophomore full-length effort entitled Red Forest which has already received substantial recognition across the blogosphere for its display of the […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Trioscapes

Have you ever wondered what it would sound like if Rush, Scale The Summit, King Crimson, and Animals As Leaders collaborated on an album together? Well Trioscapes may have the cure for your curiosity and your wildest dreams… They are a talented (understatement) instrumental trio that delivers a new, refreshing and organic sound that spawned […]

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THE OUTRO: The Fall Of Troy

The Outro is a new column here on Under the Gun Review to honor our favorite bands from the past decade that made their mark in their respective genres but have since come to the unanimous decision to move on from their confluence and pursue alternative enterprises. Providing an in depth look at the featured […]

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The Outro – The Receiving End of Sirens

The Outro is a new column here on Under the Gun Review to honor our favorite bands from the past decade that made their mark in their respective genres but have since come to the unanimous decision to move on from their confluence and pursue alternative enterprises. Providing an in depth look at the featured […]

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Being in Class vs. Being on Stage – An Interview With What Hands Are For

Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo doesn’t just look like a college-going bookworm. He graduated from Harvard at age 35 in 2006 after years of success as a musician. Tom Morello graduated with a BA (with honors) in political science from Harvard in 1986 long before being the famed guitarist for Rage Against the Machine. Sam Beam, […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Red Fang

Red Fang have been taking the metal world by storm since releasing their debut, self-titled album in 2009 via Sargent House. Between playing the Metalliance tour alongside Crowbar and Helmet, and opening for bands like Megadeth on the Jägermeister stage of Rockstar’s Mayhem Festival last year, the guys in Red Fang have surely been making […]

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[New Column] THE OUTRO: The Bled

The Outro is a new column here on Under the Gun Review to honor our favorite bands from the past decade that made their mark in their respective genres but have since come to the unanimous decision to move on from their confluence and pursue alternative enterprises. We are gathered here today to mourn the […]

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UTG INTERVIEW: Brendon Small (Creator of Metalocalypse / Dethklok)

Jack of all trades. Renaissance man. Call it what you want to call it, he’s a fucking workaholic. Brendon Small is the mastermind behind your favorite animated band, Dethklok as well as the voice of so many characters you’ve come to love from his very own Metalocalypse, as well as numerous other animated series such […]