MONSTER ENERGY WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE AND THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE  OFFER BRIGHT FUTURES SCHOLARSHIP INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE AT THE FESTIVAL APRIL 29 & 30, 2017   Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville and The Student Experience are offering two very special opportunities for Bright Futures Scholarship recipients (18 years of age and older). The Bright Futures Scholarship program… [Continue Reading]

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Silhouttes A Little Bit More Independent Release, 2017 With two distinct and powerful voices, Reed Fields and Jill Hamlin,manage to blend them to become A Little Bit More. The songs here are memorable and hard to ignore. “If Only For A Moment” gives Jill Hamlin a chance to take the spotlight with a thoughtful slower… [Continue Reading]

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Blue Honey Independent release, 2017 Two songs here. Sort of refreshing. Like a classic double AA sided single. I don’t suspect many people know what I’m referencing, but whatever. Let’s talk about Blue Honey. A Nashville-based husband – wife duo of Kassie Jordan and Troy Brooks. “Hurts Just the Same” has harmonies, dynamics, heartache and… [Continue Reading]

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Mind Control Inward of Eden Independent Release, 2017   Darkly compelling Inward of Eden sidestep the mistakes of lots of bands, by having a complete and fully realized sense of self. The band has already done a lot of the heavy lifting by writing some memorable and catchy songs. Inward of Eden kick off this 4… [Continue Reading]

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Portugal. the Man Stun with Psychedelic Performance Portugal. the Man The Plaza Live 07 Apr 2017 photos and review by Rob McDonald On Friday, April 7, veteran rockers Portugal. The Man rolled into Orlando, unleashing an all-out music assault on the storied and famed Plaza Live. It was a symbiotic night of hip-hop and rock-n-roll.… [Continue Reading]

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The KillThrax Tour Anthrax/Killswitch Engage w/The Devil Wears Prada and Code Orange April 13, House of Blues, Orlando, Florida Anthrax and KillSwitch Engage together? How does one get so lucky? The Kilthrax tour is co-headlining roadshow with each band alternating the top spot. And it was KillSwitch Engage’s turn to go on last. And Anthrax… [Continue Reading]

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The String Quartets Jethro Tull BMG, 2017 When bands get an itch to add strings, and re-think their most famous works as would be classical numbers, it’s usually a., an indulgence of ego, and b., an unnecessary and avoidable disaster. Jethro Tull is a different animal however. No stranger to classical and medieval musical themes,… [Continue Reading]

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Rest In Peace Allan Holdsworth (August 6, 1946 – April 16, 2017) Hello to my friends and colleagues in music. Along with Manifesto Records’ Dan Perloff, it’s been a pleasure to work Allan’s and his two new reissues: the box set:“The Man Who Changed Guitar Forever” which has all of Allan’s solo albums, and “Eidolon,”… [Continue Reading]

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URBAN CONE OLD SCHOOL – REMIXES OUT TODAY APRIL 7TH Swedish electro-pop band Urban Cone release Old School – Remixes today via all digital platforms. This collection of remixes features interpretations on the original track by a diverse mix of critically acclaimed producers. The Stockholm-based band has enjoyed success with their past releases – their… [Continue Reading]

Ian Anderson and the Carducci Quartet’s JETHRO TULL: THE STRING QUARTETS Number One on The Billboard Classical Charts This week Ian Anderson reached the number one position again in the Billboard Classical Album charts with his new collaboration with the Carducci String Quartet, JETHRO TULL: THE STRING QUARTETS. Previously, his album DIVINITIES topped the Billboard… [Continue Reading]

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WE RIDE PREMIERE NEW SINGLE “DO IT ALL AGAIN” New Album, Empowering Life, Available April 14 More Tour Dates Announced     Spain’s hardcore outfit WE RIDE has released a third track from their upcoming album, Empowering Life, set for release on April 14th. According to front-woman Mimi Telmo, “’Do It All Again’ reflects all… [Continue Reading]

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The Next Generation Roadie Tunes Your Guitar and Leaves the Smartphone Behind Band Industries launches Roadie 2, their redesigned automatic tuner, on Kickstarter today. Just place it on the pegs and it will automatically tune your guitar in seconds!     View the promo video for the brand new Roadie 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-WC0Lt6yqX8   March 28,… [Continue Reading]

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Black Smoke Rising Greta Van Fleet Lava/Republic, 2017 These guys look like a million bands I’ve seen before, but with thankfully less tattoo’s. The name gives away nothing, so what was this in my inbox suddenly begging me to press play? Just the best damn young blues rock band on the horizon. The 60’s and… [Continue Reading]

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This is an exceptional funny, tears streaming down your face read!  Here’s an Exerpt:  On the band name Anorexic Cannibals:  “I’m wondering if this is a self control, strong willed thing, or if this tribe suddenly went vegan without fulling realizing the implications of doing so?”  On the band Pig Rectum:  “I’m not sure if the name… [Continue Reading]

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Buddy Guy W/The Rides Wednesday, April 5 King Center,Melbourne, FL Wednesday night in Melbourne, and the King Center is packed. It’s a night to see living legends, and there a more than a few on hand. Stephen Stills, along with guitar wizard Kenny Wayne Shepard, and from the seminal Electric Flag, keyboardist Barry Goldberg, are… [Continue Reading]

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Dead Serios w/Special Guest Geezër Sunday April 2, Siggy’s, Palm Bay, FL Dead Serios, who are retired, dusted off all things Dead (seriosly) to help out an old friend going through a tough time. Space Coast guitarist and fixture of the it’s music scene, Eric Hotton is the worthy beneficiary and personality   required to… [Continue Reading]

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The 2017 Wanee Festival April 20-22 Spirit of Suwanee State Park, Live Oak, Florida The Wanee Music Festival is now in its 13th year and shows no signs of slowing down. Held in bucolic Live Oak, Florida, this year there’s three days of exceptional live music on tap. Tickets begin at $229 (plus service fees),… [Continue Reading]

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MEW SHARES NEW TRACK “TWIST QUEST” LOS ANGELES, CA – Monday, April 3, 2017 — On the eve of the band’s forthcoming (seventh) album Visuals on April 28, Danish trio Mew is pleased to share the new track “Twist Quest.” The track is taken from the album and accompanied by a video that sees lead singer Jonas… [Continue Reading]

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Glitter Heavy Tiger Wild Kingdom Records, 2017 An all female act with a penchant for 70’s glam rock sound and look would be easy to dismiss as fan girls diving head first into a reworking of The Runaway’s, so let’s skip that. Heavy Tiger are from Stockholm, Sweden, and play gritty rock prettied up with… [Continue Reading]

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THE ROTARY CLUB OF COCOA AND DEUTERMAN PRODUCTIONS.COM PRESENTS PARTY IN THE PARK FEATURING GRAND FUNK RAILROAD With CONFEDERATE RAILROAD And HOT PINK Sunday, May 7th, 2017 Doors are at 4:00 PM for this ALL AGES event! Eventbrite ticket link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/grand-funk-railroad-and-confederate-railroad-tickets-31972313049?aff=es2 For more information on GRAND FUNK RAILROAD please visit www.grandfunkrailroad.com. Known as “The American… [Continue Reading]

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So It Is Preservation Hall Jazz Band Legacy, 2017 Formed in 1961 to preserve the traditional part of New Orleans Jazz culture that was disappearing, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band is a beloved part of the city and a fixture of the French Quarter. They’ve delighted tourists with classic songs for years. And now with… [Continue Reading]

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 STRAIGHT OUTTA FRANKENMUTH, MICHIGAN, GRETA VAN FLEET SIGNS GLOBAL DEALS WITH LAVA/REPUBLIC RECORDS AND WILLIAM MORRIS ENDEAVOR “Highway Tune” Released Today EP Due Out April 21, May Dates with The Struts L-R:  Danny Wagner, Sam Kiszka, Jake Kiszka, Josh Kiszka Photo credit:  Ford Fairchild LOS ANGELES, CA – Friday, March 31, 2017 –  “Highway Tune,” the debut track… [Continue Reading]

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Rake It In: The Greatestest Hits Me First and the Gimmie Gimmies Fat Wreck Chords, 2017 On the outside chance you don’t know, Me First and the Gimmie Gimmies are punk-rock cover band with members of NOFX, Foo Fighters, Lagwagon, and Swingin’ Utters. They’ve been re-interpreting very un-punk songs in their own inimitable way for… [Continue Reading]

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Samantha Fish is Back on Tour Samantha Fish has a new album, Chills & Fever, and is doing the listening public a favor by going out on the road to support it. Best known for playing some of the best contemporary blues, this new disc is a soulful throwback to nid ’60’s flavored Motown R&B.… [Continue Reading]

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Freaks Like Me Daphne Willis Independent Release, 2017 Daphne Willis has created a substantive slice of soul flavored pop with her most recent release, Freaks Like Me. Catchy and well crafted there’s a surprising amount of depth here. And before I get to the heart of this review, I need to get this out of… [Continue Reading]

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Tommy Stinson’s BASH & POP announce new live shows for May! Anything Could Happen, the long-awaited follow-up to the band’s 1993 debut album, Friday Night Is Killing Me, is available via Fat Possum Records and has been receiving praise across the board, including in depth interviews with Bandcamp,  Esquire, Rolling Stone and New York Observer,… [Continue Reading]

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Over 30 Partners Join On-Site Ocean Conservation Activation   Fans awaiting country music’s biggest beach party, Tortuga Music Festival, featuring Kenny Chesney, Luke Bryan, and Chris Stapleton on April 7th – 9th, can now check out the full schedule and festival map on the official Tortuga Music Festival Mobile App. Available as a free download for both iOS and Android users, the app… [Continue Reading]

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Dust Bowl Heart Doc Fell and Co. Independent Release, 2017 Doc Fell and Co. are men out of time and place, and don’t no one need to bring them up to date anytime soon. Before there was the Outlaw Country label, it was just country music. Filled with heartache, loss and hard times as the… [Continue Reading]

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For All Kings 7″ Box Set Anthrax Megaforce, 2017 Records were declared dead and gone sometime in the mid 90’s. Only hip-hop and house DJ’s, and the occasional punk rockers were still committed to the medium, aside from you know, purists. Vinyl has been back in an important way for fans with a hankerin’ to… [Continue Reading]

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SCORE 2 Cellos Portrait, 2017 Face it, there comes a point in the day when most of us are sick of the sound of other people’s voices. Coworkers explaining, family pestering, rappers bustin’ rhymes and/or over sincere anyone vying for your attention. So an instrumental album can be refreshing and relaxing. 2 Cellos, also known… [Continue Reading]

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This is an exceptional funny, tears streaming down your face read!  Here's an Exerpt:  On the band name Anorexic Cannibals:  "I'm wondering if this is a self control, strong willed thing, or if this tribe suddenly went vegan without fulling realizing the implications of doing so?"  On the band Pig Rectum:  "I'm not sure if the name implies the rectum of a living or dead pig, but still, it paints a picture, that's not easy to shake." Download here: Your Band is Called What?  We also recommend you get a hard copy for your bathroom, although we assume people will wonder what the hell you're doing in there laughing your ass off!     … [Read More...]

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Jethro Tull Treats us to The String Quartets

The String Quartets Jethro Tull BMG, 2017 When bands get an itch to add strings, and re-think their most famous works as would be classical numbers, it's usually a., an indulgence of ego, and b., an unnecessary and avoidable disaster. Jethro Tull is a different animal however. No stranger to classical and medieval musical themes, Jethro Tull tackled jazz, progressive rock before it had a … [Read More...]

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Blue Honey are Organic Audio Delight

Blue Honey Independent release, 2017 Two songs here. Sort of refreshing. Like a classic double AA sided single. I don't suspect many people know what I'm referencing, but whatever. Let's talk about … [Read More...]

Inward of Eden Ready for Radio

Mind Control Inward of Eden Independent Release, 2017   Darkly compelling Inward of Eden sidestep the mistakes of lots of bands, by having a complete and fully realized sense of self. The … [Read More...]

Portugal. the Man Stun with Psychedelic Performance

Portugal. the Man Stun with Psychedelic Performance Portugal. the Man The Plaza Live 07 Apr 2017 photos and review by Rob McDonald On Friday, April 7, veteran rockers Portugal. The Man rolled into … [Read More...]

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A Little Bit More is All You Want

Silhouttes A Little Bit More Independent Release, 2017 With two distinct and powerful voices, Reed Fields and Jill Hamlin,manage to blend them to … [Read More...]

Blue Honey are Organic Audio Delight

Blue Honey Independent release, 2017 Two songs here. Sort of refreshing. Like a classic double AA sided single. I don't suspect many people know … [Read More...]

Inward of Eden Ready for Radio

Mind Control Inward of Eden Independent Release, 2017   Darkly compelling Inward of Eden sidestep the mistakes of lots of bands, by having … [Read More...]

Portugal. the Man Stun with Psychedelic Performance

Portugal. the Man Stun with Psychedelic Performance Portugal. the Man The Plaza Live 07 Apr 2017 photos and review by Rob McDonald On Friday, … [Read More...]

The Killthrax Tour Rocks Orlando

The KillThrax Tour Anthrax/Killswitch Engage w/The Devil Wears Prada and Code Orange April 13, House of Blues, Orlando, Florida Anthrax and … [Read More...]

Jethro Tull Treats us to The String Quartets

The String Quartets Jethro Tull BMG, 2017 When bands get an itch to add strings, and re-think their most famous works as would be classical … [Read More...]

Greta Van Fleet Are Here to Save Radio

Black Smoke Rising Greta Van Fleet Lava/Republic, 2017 These guys look like a million bands I've seen before, but with thankfully less tattoo's. … [Read More...]

Buddy Guy is the Blues

Buddy Guy W/The Rides Wednesday, April 5 King Center,Melbourne, FL Wednesday night in Melbourne, and the King Center is packed. It's a night … [Read More...]

Dead Serios & Geezër Rally for a Good Cause

Dead Serios w/Special Guest Geezër Sunday April 2, Siggy's, Palm Bay, FL Dead Serios, who are retired, dusted off all things Dead (seriosly) to … [Read More...]

Heavy Tiger Shimmer with “Glitter”

Glitter Heavy Tiger Wild Kingdom Records, 2017 An all female act with a penchant for 70's glam rock sound and look would be easy to dismiss as fan … [Read More...]

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MONSTER ENERGY WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE  AND THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE OFFER BRIGHT FUTURES SCHOLARSHIP

MONSTER ENERGY WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE AND THE STUDENT EXPERIENCE  OFFER BRIGHT FUTURES SCHOLARSHIP INTERNSHIP EXPERIENCE AT THE FESTIVAL APRIL 29 & 30, 2017   Monster Energy Welcome To … [Read More...]

Rest In Peace Allan Holdsworth (August 6, 1946 – April 16, 2017)

Rest In Peace Allan Holdsworth (August 6, 1946 - April 16, 2017) Hello to my friends and colleagues in music. Along with Manifesto Records’ Dan Perloff, it’s been a pleasure to work Allan’s and his … [Read More...]

URBAN CONE OLD SCHOOL – REMIXES OUT TODAY APRIL 7TH Swedish electro-pop band Urban Cone release Old School - Remixes today via all digital platforms. This collection of remixes features … [Read More...]

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Orlando’s First Ever Field Trip South!

Scott Sugiuchi is a busy, busy man. He plays in several bands (The Stents, the Hatebombs), he has a wonderful garage label, Hidden Volume Records, and … [Read More...]

The Skinny on Field Trip South

For many creatures great and small, a trip to Florida during Winter months can be just the thing that's needed to brighten moods. This February, … [Read More...]

Q&A with Christie Belanger

Q&A with Christie Belanger Christie Belanger has been writing and playing music for 13 years and has developed into a powerful singer and … [Read More...]

No guitars? No problem!

On the Road Again, Part V No guitars? No problem! By Gregg Troyan Lipstick is band that has gone through numerous lineup changes in our short time … [Read More...]

The Show Must Go, . . .Huh?

On the Road Again, Part IV Stuck Inside of Mobile by Chuck Lazaras The tour was almost over. We’d been out for two weeks and had played New Orleans … [Read More...]

Parker Moore’s Rig Rundown

Parker Moore's Rig Rundown Parker Moore plays guitar for Oakland's excellent Catholic Radio. The band is currently promoting their two-part release, … [Read More...]

Little Kids and Dummy’s in Brooklyn

AfroPunkFest 2013 Battle of the Bands Finals, Free Candy, Brooklyn NY As told by Chris Bacchus Two years ago we worked our way into the finals … [Read More...]

This LIPSTICK Won’t Smudge!

This LIPSTICK Won't Smudge! An interview with Lipstick's Greg Troyan From deep in the heart of Country comes a retro blast of feedback and Aqua Net … [Read More...]

FABLE CRY’s Zach Ferrin Gets Down to Brass Tacks!

Zach Ferrin Get's Down to Brass Tacks interview w/M.A. Rivera Zach Ferrin sings, sneers and proudly postures as the frontman for Nashville's Fable … [Read More...]

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