REVIEW: Lines In The Sky’s ‘Parallel Travel’ is almost great

Artist: Lines In The Sky Album: Parallel Travel Genre: Progressive Rock Label: Faster Steps Records What a time to be alive! We live in an age where any talented musician in the world can make themselves available to be heard by the entirety of the human population. Well…except for people who don’t have internet access. […]

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UTG TV: The Cadillac Three Chat About Writing For Keith Urban, Eric Church & Rascal Flatts

Under The Gun Review headed to Nashville, Tennessee for country music’s biggest week in the south, CMA Fest. We had the chance to dig deep into the musical backgrounds of Nashville natives The Cadillac Three. We bet you didn’t know that they’re the reason behind some of your favorite songs falling into the hands of […]

Jessie James Decker

UTG TV: Jessie James Decker Knows How To Handle A Busy Schedule

Jessie James Decker might be married to every female’s Man Crush Monday, but she’s not letting that stop her from making a name for herself. She makes being pregnant and balancing a career look like a walk in the park and absolutely deserves the coveted hashtag #MomGoals. You might remember Jessie from her pop days, […]


UTG TV: Parmalee At CMA Music Festival 2015

We caught up with Parmalee right after they took the stage at CMA Fest in Nashville, Tennessee last month. These guys have been around each other for some time now and know how to have a good time, even with their busy lives. The band had just come back from a performance the night before […]


REQUIRED LISTENING: TWICEYOUNG Drop Sensual Indie Pop Jam, “Stay The Same”

Strip down your mind and let your innermost senses take over as you sway along to the new single from TWICEYOUNG, “Stay The Same.” Containing a simplistic vibrance within its melody and aural elusiveness, with accompanying electronics, this is the type of song that gets your feet moving and hips singing along. The band premiered […]

Willie and the Giant

PREMIERE: Willie and the Giant – “Poor Boy”

Tapping the sensual and sexual tone of adult contemporary jazz rock, Willie and the Giant are one of the best easy listens to rise out of the ranks of Nashville in recent memory. With roots in Alabama, the quartet mixes and matches jazz, rock, easy listening, and lo-fi jam music to make truly sweet sounds. […]

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Courtesy Drop Release New Single Off of Upcoming ‘Stabilize’ EP

Not even a full year has passed since the release of Courtesy Drop‘s stellar Songs To Drive To; Cry And Make Love To, and the Nashville emo group have already announced their follow-up effort, an EP titled Stabilize. BrooklynVegan have put up a killer stream of the record’s lead single, “Orion,” which can be found following […]


Help Save Nashville’s Historic RCA Studio A

The building housing RCA Studio A, one of the most famous studios in country music history, is being sold to developers looking to add more residential offerings to Music Row. RCA Studio A was originally built in 1964 under the supervision of Chet Atkins. In the years since it opened its doors, the studio has […]

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REVIEW: Bloom – ‘Thousand Yard Stare’

Artist: Bloom Album: Thousand Yard Stare Genre: Indie/Emo Label: Broken Circles Records Contrary to popular belief, Nashville’s general population of musicians is not strictly limited to singer-songwriters and guitar-toting country acts– it truly is a city that lives and breathes in musical diversity. Among all of that is a flourishing punk scene that has been […]


Dan Auerbach Reportedly Producing the Next Lana Del Rey Record

According to the Nashville, Tn.-based publication No Country For New Nashville, Lana Del Rey has been seen working at the Black Keys member’s studio, Easy Eye Studio, in Nashville. This morning, Del Rey posted a photo on Twitter with the caption “Me and Dan Auerbach are excited to present you Ultraviolence.” The news of the combo […]


Mastodon Spring Tour Dates Announced

While Mastodon continue working on their new album in Nashville, fans have something to rejoice about. The band has announced their upcoming headlining tour which runs from Oregon to Ohio throughout the month of May. Gojira and Kvelertak will be joining Mastodon on the road. Until you get a chance to see them in concert, […]

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VIDEO PREMIERE: The Rouge – “Handcuffs”

Tennessee rockers The Rouge are quickly becoming one of the country’s fastest growing acts and chose UTG to premiere their new music video for “Handcuffs.” This song comes off of their debut album, Blurry, which released everywhere back in February through Atlantic Records. “Handcuffs” was filmed at Hi-Dive Bar in Denver, two blocks from where […]