UTG PHOTOS: Snails with Must Die! in Grand Rapids, MI (03/05/16)

Snails came trailing through The Intersection on March 5 for the Enter Slugz City Tour and we were fortunate enough to receive a last-second call to cover the show. After one of the most anxious, hour-and-a-half drives of my life, I arrived at the venue shortly after Grimebag stepped off stage. Must Die! had already […]


UTG PREMIERE: Undesirable People – “Cosmic Man”

Our love affair with Undesirable People is well recorded, but I don’t think we have ever believed in the band as much as we do at this very moment. Undesirable People have long proven themselves to be a strong force in the world of authentic alternative rock, and their latest offering is their best yet. […]


Pop Evil Premiere “Footsteps”

Update #1: Footage of Pop Evil performing “Footsteps” live for the first time ever has also appeared online. That footage, as well as the official song stream, can be found at the end of this post. Original post: Michigan hard rock juggernaut Pop Evil have shared the first single from their upcoming album, and I’m […]

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Pop Evil To Release ‘Up’ Album In August

It’s a good day to love modern rock and roll, dear friends. Michigan’s Pop Evil have announced the release date of their next studio album, and it’s coming a whole lot sooner than you may have expected. Up, the follow-up to 2013’s highly-successful Onyx, will arrive in stores August 21. The lead single, “Footsteps,” will […]


BUMMER: Fireworks To Go On Hiatus Following Upcoming Tour

Today may be the saddest day in UTG history. After eight years together, Fireworks have announced plans to go on hiatus following their upcoming tour. Announced today via Twitter, Fireworks thanked fans for all their support before breaking news of their plans to take some time away from the spotlight. “After these upcoming gigs are […]


Dirt Fest 2015 Expands To Two Days, Unveils Initial Lineup

Michigan’s loudest rock festival is expanding to be a two-day event this year, and the initial lineup gives us a lot to be excited about. Dirt Fest 2015 will take place in Birch Run, Michigan on August 7 and 8 of this year. It will be the first time the long-running festival has been a […]


Listen To The Illustrator’s New Track, “The Yearning”

Michigan rock group, The Illustrator, have revealed their newest single, titled “The Yearning.” The track involves a lot of theatrical elements to it, including lots of orchestra, big band, driving guitars and killer vocals. The band is currently set to release an EP with this track included around Summer 2015. Currently the group is set […]


UTG PHOTOS: Echosmith at The Shelter in Detroit, MI (3/7/15)

Under The Gun’s Head of Photography, Corbin Alvae, stopped by The Shelter in Detroit on March 7 to experience Echosmith. I’m back at it again with another brand new photo set for you all. I made my way over to one of my other favorite hometown venues, called The Shelter, to catch the very talented […]


Listen To Wolfshark’s New Single, “Fireproof”

To make your weekend kickoff even better, we at UTG have teamed up with Michigan party-metal group Wolfshark to debut their newest single called “Fireproof.” The track showcases the band’s heavy side with the additional raucous, party style sound element, making it a track that needs to be immediately added to your weekend party playlist. […]


Listen to Boys of Fall’s New Single, “Under My Skin”

Whether you’re spending today with your significant other or just hanging out with all your friends, we here at UTG have teamed up with Detroit post-hardcore group, Boys Of Fall, once again to release a brand new single from them titled “Under My Skin.” The track focuses on the band’s melodic songwriting side, teasing fans for the band’s […]

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Good Luck Varsity Release Second Track From Final Album

When Good Luck Varsity was white-hot, they entered the studio to record their first full-length record. Countless EPs and years of progress led to that point and fans’ mouths were watering at the thought. Unfortunately, the band announced their split and the record was shelved for quite a while. Meanwhile, guitarist/vocalists Evan Baker and Ryan […]