Rocketown Promoter Has Different Side To Volumes Controversy

There are two sides to every story, and the latest incident from Rocketown is looking pretty hectic. Last night, the word was Volumes front man Michael Barr was attacked by following his dedication of a song to a homosexual friend (with No Country For New Nashville originally reporting that reasoning, but they have since updated […]


Volumes Frontman Reportedly Attacked At Rocketown After Dedicating A Song To A Homosexual Friend

Damn, Rocketown. Get it together. Following news earlier in the week that an employee at the Nashville-based Rocketown music venue was fired after wearing a Hostage Calm shirt promoting same sex marriage, word of a new incident at the Tennessee establishment has made its way to UTG. According to various sources at the venue, as […]

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Fired Employee And The Wonder Years Comment On Rocketown Controversy

Expanding on the events taking place at Rocketown earlier this week, both the man fired from the venue and pop-punk outfit The Wonder Years have commented with their direct thoughts on the controversy. Wes was fired for wearing the Hostage Calm band t-shirt stating “I Support Same-Sex Marriage”. Read both statements below and offer your […]

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Rocketown Release Statement On Same-Sex Marriage

Recently we reported that an employee of the music venue Rocketown in Nashville, Tennessee was fired for sporting Hostage Calm‘s ‘I Support Same Sex Marriage’ shirt. I imagine in light of public outrage seen in the last 24 hours the venue decided to issue a statement on the situation. You can see what they had […]

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Friend Of Hostage Calm Fired For Wearing Same-Sex Marriage Shirt

Just when you think the country is moving in the right direction regarding equality something like this happens. According to a very lengthy post from our friends in Hostage Calm, a long-time friend of theirs was fired from his job at a concert venue for wearing a shirt that said “I Support Same-Sex Marriage”. While […]


Anarbor Perform New Song “Whiskey”

A video has surfaced of Anarbor performing a brand new song called “Whiskey” and can be viewed right here on UTG. This footage was shot in Nashville, TN at Rocketown on February 4. This song is just a small taste of great things to come so stay tuned for the latest updates from the band […]

Asking Alexandria banned from venue

With the number of people who outspokenly hate this band, I have to imagine that some of you may read this headline and think to yourself, ‘Haha, awesome, yes!’ I will openly admit that the aforementioned reaction was that of my own. However, for those of you who may be avid Asking Alexandria haters, who […]