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XXI (Tooth & Nail) Premiere New Single “Say It Again”

Central Kentucky’s XXI, previously known as A Feast For Kings, have premiered a new single called “Say It Again” from their upcoming debut album, Inside Out. You can check out a lyric video for the song below. The new record is available on September 18 via Tooth & Nail Records and can be pre-ordered now.

“Say It Again” is an indication of the band’s new direction, which suddenly shifted after the tragic death of former lead singer, Eric Gentry. Produced by Andrew Baylis (Conditions), the new record is set to take a more melodic tone, according to …


Haste The Day Teasing Reunion

UPDATE: Burning Bridges era vocalist Jimmy Ryan recently posted a similar photo to the one included below. No additional details are available, but it does appear that Ryan will be involved.

Almost three years have passed since Haste The Day parted ways, but a new update to the band’s Facebook page has fans anticipating a reunion announcement in the not too distant future.

Late last night, someone with access to the admin side of Haste The Day’s Facebook page uploaded a new image that includes a whiteboard with, amongst other things, the date (1/20/14) and the word “set list” written …

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The Almost Release Stream Of New Song “I’m Down”

The Almost have returned to Under The Gun Review today with a stream and lyric video for their brand new song called “I’m Down.”

Drenched in a southern vibe and twangy-sounding guitars, The Almost bring us into another world with this new material. Their forthcoming album, Fear Inside Our Bones, has an official release date of June 11 via Tooth & Nail Records.

Pre-order Fear Inside Our Bones by simply heading through the link provided.

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Anchor & Braille Releases New Song “In With The New”

Anberlin frontman Stephen Christian has released a new song from his solo moniker Anchor & Braille, called “In With The New,” and can be heard right here.

The UTG staff has been waiting patiently for the return of this project and the results are quiet impressive. Listen to the new song from the upcoming project, The Quiet Life, which releases July 31 via Tooth & Nail.

Listen to “In With The New” over on RCRD LBL and comment with your thoughts here on Under The Gun!

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Rocky Loves Emily Go Acoustic, Cover “We Are Young”

Michigan’s Rocky Loves Emily have released an acoustic cover video of “We Are Young.”

Yes, the song you cannot escape is now even more everywhere with a self-shot video from the Tooth And Nail pop rock act. From the looks of things, the group recorded the performance on the fly while sitting in their van, which somehow helps their talent stand out more. Click past the jumpt to view the performance.

Rocky Loves Emily released their full length debut, Secrets Don’t Make Friends, last week through Tooth and Nail Records. If you have yet to purchase a copy, click

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REVIEW: Rocky Loves Emily – Secrets Don’t Make Friends

Artist: Rocky Loves Emily
Album: Secrets Don’t Make Friends
Genre: Pop
Label: Tooth And Nail

If the biggest music related problem solved by the dawn of social media is the ability to discover and connect with new talent, the biggest issue it has created is helping those same artists hold your attention. Before we were all digitally intertwined, bands built relationships with fans through constant touring, fan mail, press, and most importantly, music. Now, music may pull new listeners in, but more often than not the music then takes a backseat to communication, branding, and pretty much everything related to …


Rocky Loves Emily Announce “Secrets Don’t Make Friends”

Rocky Loves Emily have finally revealed details regarding their highly-anticipated full length debut.

Hitting stores April 24 through Tooth And Nail Records, Secrets Don’t Make Friends will consist of material recorded by the band in the fall of 2011. An official website for the record can be found here, along with a countdown that seems to be ticking away to a Tuesday morning deadline. No word yet on what happens when the ticker hits zero, but I think a new song or additional album details would probably be a safe bet.

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REVIEW: Blessed By A Broken Heart – Feel The Power

Artist: Blessed By A Broken Heart
Album: Feel The Power
Genre: Rock/Metal
Label: Tooth & Nail

There are many subgenres thriving in the world of metal today, but none can truly contain the powerhouse that is Canada’s Blessed By A Broken Heart. By bringing together 80’s metal, modern alternative rock, and just a dash pop, BBABH have etched a legacy all their own in the industry and nothing has made that more clear than their Tooth & Nail debut, Feel The Power.

James Shotwell is the founder of Under The Gun Review. He loves writing about music


MUSIC VIDEO: I Am Empire – Saints & Sinners

Tooth & Nail Records’ I Am Empire have put out their music video for the song “Saints & Sinners.” This live video shows the guys setting up before their gig, and then proceed to give an energetic and unique performance, true to IAE’s style.

Check out this cool video right here on UTG and tell us what you thought!

Keep checking back here for all of the latest news from I Am Empire.


WATCH: Rocky Loves Emily Perform New Material

Rocky Loves Emily are currently out on their Secret Santa headlining tour and recently treated fans to their first taste of new material.

While performing in Ohio, Rocky Love Emily debuted “Untitled,” a song from their forthcoming Tooth & Nail Records full length. You can view a video of the performance after the jump.

We have been told RLE are busting out this new track each and every date of this tour, so watch the following clip a dozen or so times to make sure you know the words!

Still no release date on Rocky Loves Emily’s full length, but …

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Rocky Loves Emily Release “I’m Not A Dang Polar Bear, I’m A Human Being” Holiday Video

Our Michigan brethren in Rocky Loves Emily have graced the internet with a holiday lyric video for their latest single.

If you thought “I’m Not A Dang Polar Bear, I’m A Human Being” was great when we first debuted it, nothing can prepare you for the level of adoration you’ll have for it and the band after this hilarious clip. We still hate lyric videos, but at least this one is spun in a way that makes it MUCH less boring to watch. Click through and enjoy.

Rocky Loves Emily are kicking off their “Secret Santa” tour tomorrow in Indiana. …

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Blessed By A Broken Heart Stream “Forever”

Blessed By A Broken Heart are back with a brand new track that is sure to get your blood pumping this morning. The group have debuted “Forever” right here and UTG is enjoying the direction the band have taken with their latest material.

This track shows us the vocal range of Tony, while still shredding on guitar between verses. It shows the guys haven’t lost their step at all!

“Forever” will be available tomorrow via iTunes and BBABH’s Tooth And Nail Records debut, Feel the Power, will be dropping on January 24.

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