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The Gay Blades Announce Short Tour, Begin Work On LP3

This may very well be the most exciting piece of news we will see all week long. The Gay Blades, otherwise known as the band responsible for giving UTG its name, have announced plans to embark on a short tour of the Northeast in mid-October. Even more exciting, however, is the news that the duo […]


REST IN PEACE: The Gay Blades

This is the most depressing post I have written in 2013. Not only does it bum me out, but it completely caught me and the rest of the staff off guard. It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that we must report New York rock outfit The Gay Blades have officially called it quits. […]

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UTG GIVEAWAY: The Gay Blades – ‘Ghosts’ Vinyl

For those who are unaware, The Gay Blades are a band that hold deep meaning to the staff. Our name, Under The Gun, actually derives from the lyrics of “Robots Can Fuck Your Shit Up.” Thus, we’re proud to partner with intheclouds Records to give away two copies of the band’s 2008 release Ghosts on vinyl. This […]

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The Gay Blades Release Song To Help Those Affected By Hurricane Sandy

The Gay Blades are without a doubt one of the most influential bands in the life of UTG. Our name hails from a song on their debut album, and we have constantly promoted the New York duo at every given chance. They’re one of many bands that deserve more than they have been given by […]

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The Gay Blades Releasing Song To Support Hurricane Sandy Relief

It has been awhile since The Gay Blades blessed us with new music, but an update from the band this evening has given us hope that will be changing soon. Taking to their Facebook, which is updated fairly often for a band that rarely plays shows and hasn’t publicly discussed plans for new music in […]

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WATCH: The Gay Blades’ “Rock N’ Roll (Part 1)” Featured In Taco Bell Commercial

The Gay Blades will forever a band we hold near and dear to our hearts. Not only does UTG takes its name from their music, but we truly believe they are a powerful force in rock and roll that the world needs to hear. They have not been too busy as of late, but their […]

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DOWNLOAD: The Gay Blades New EP

New York City’s trashiest indie pop-duo (that is a compliment) The Gay Blades, have released a new EP for free. You can check out the link for the free download after the jump. The Gay Blades have released two full-length albums since their inception in the late 2000’s. Their 2008 debut, Ghosts, was consider by […]

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STREAM: The Gay Blades – Shadows Like A Ghost (Acoustic)

The Gay Blades are making a special appearance on Under The Gun Review today, with their acoustic rendition of the Savages song “Shadows Like A Ghost.” This song was recorded at SwitchBitch Studios. There is nothing not to love about this genuine performance so take it for a couple spins and comment with your thoughts. […]


The Gay Blades Are NOT Breaking Up, Plan To Release New Material Soon

After a couple reader emails and a conversation with James Wells himself, Under The Gun Review can now confirm The Gay Blades are not breaking up. In fact, they have new material on the way much sooner than you may think. The rumors began to fly last night when the group replied “yes” to a […]

STREAM: The Gay Blades – Just Kids

For those unaware, The Gay Blades are a band we hold very close to our hearts here at UTG. The debut album Ghosts, which will soon be released on vinyl, contained a song entitled “Robots Can Fuck Your Shit Up” which contained the lyrics that inspired the name Under The Gun Review. Beyond that, TGB […]


UTG TV: The Gay Blades – Mick Jagger (Acoustic Van Session)

The UTG TV Boston crew met up with The Gay Blades inside their van in Allston, MA this past weekend for a very special acoustic session. Watch the guys perform a newly reworked version of “Mick Jagger” in the back of their van!

New Gay Blades tour dates

The Gay Blades are continuing their seemingly endless tour schedule and have announced a slew of new dates. Click through to see if this amazing act will be in your town soon!