Euphoria – Killer New Rock from New Jersey
I grew up in New Jersey in the 80’s and loved the music that drifted through my headphones in those formative years. Based on this background, I was instantly intrigued when I read the press release about some new music from New Jersey with clear 80’s alternative rock undercurrents.
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Modern Ruin Album Review
Former Gallows and Pure Love front-man and hardcore aficionado Frank Carter dropped his second studio album last September with his new band The Rattlesnakes.
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Located in Daytona, Florida, Nova Rex was formed in 1985 during the “hair metal revolution.” The band has been through years of hard work, and today they are still rocking hard across the U.S.A.! We catch up with the guys, literally hours after their set at the Sold Out Rocklahoma Festival.
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They are one of the best rock bands on the planet, and today, Alter Bridge release the powerful new video for “Cradle To The Grave.” The track is their latest single off of their killer 2016 release The Last Hero, and the video features snippets of live coverage from their forthcoming live album, Live at the O2 Arena + Rarities.
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The Alarm: Strength, and Walk Forever By My Side
In our heirloom series we feature under-appreciated classics that are deserving of a bit more recognition and adulation. Today, I take a look at The Alarm’s 1985 classic Strength, with a deeper look into my favorite song from the album “Walk Forever By My Side,” including thoughts from the man who wrote it, Mike Peters.
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Third Eye Blind Brings Classic Show to New Jacksonville Amphitheater – Liz Pena
Third Eye Blind’s recent appearance in Jacksonville, FL was a fun throwback for fans of nineties hits like “Semi-Charmed Life” and “Jumper.” The group played at the new amphitheater attached to the Jacksonville Jaguars stadium, Daily’s Place. The venue has some of the most expensive drinks I have seen outside of Aspen or Miami, but it is nicely set up whether you want a family experience with a seat and some popcorn or a more personal experience in the pit. Daily’s Place is spacious and smoothly operated so the venue itself has a bright future.
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You know, that I know, that you know, that Greg Kihn is a bad ass… right? The affable man of many hats wants you to know that it’s OK if you don’t. He’s only a platinum selling rock star, award-winning novelist, Bay Area DJ, who is pals with members Grateful Dead, played in a band with Joe Satriani, and won the prestigious WCAO Baltimore, MD talent contest at the age of 15. Greg Kihn hasn’t put out a record of new material in 21 years until he released his new album ReKihndled in March of this year. He really has had a storied career, and loves to talk about it in the affable way your Uncle loves to tell you stories of his youth.
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Mumford & Sons Announce Tour Stops in Orlando, Tampa and Miami
For the first time in four years, Floridians have a chance to catch Mumford & Sons in The Sunshine State. The acclaimed alt-rockers have just announced a mini tour through the state with shows in Orlando, Tampa and Miami.
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