Category Archives: Music News

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Fall Out Boy Releases “Young And Menace”

Fall Out Boy Released New Single “Young And Menace”

Oops, they did it again.

After all of the hype, and ambiguous mentions of “April 27th” on Fall Out Boy’s Instagram account, the newest thing is finally here.

And it’s totally different from anything Fall Out Boy has done before.

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FMF Day 2 Photos

FMF Day 2 Photos – One Day Left!

Another Florida Music Festival is heading into its last day, and thus far, the diverse musical offerings have not disappointed. We’ve got a quick photo recap highlighting some of our earl favorites, but there’s plenty of music left.  Get out to Downtown Orlando tonight and support the Florida music scene, and check out fifty plus sets of free music from uber-talented Sunshine State artists.

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Earthday Birthday Set Times, Features and More

As if you didn’t know, Earthday Birthday 24, presented by WJRR, Orlando’s rock station, is this Saturday. WJRR has just released the set times for all of the acts on this year’s stacked lineup, except for the acoustic stage, which will be featuring prominent local acts like Soulswitch and Dark Summer.

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Welcome To Rockville Set Times

2017 Welcome To Rockville Set Times Announced

Set times for Welcome To Rockville have been made public, and the set-up and scheduling this year, are just about perfect.  This year’s event will unfold over three stages, packed with blistering rock ‘n roll on Saturday and Sunday, April 29th and 30th.

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Rubbing Elbows with One of My Favorites

Meeting Mike Peters at Vans Warped Tour Event

The Vans Warped Tour is a young person’s event. Me? I’m not a young person, not by any stretch of the imagination. But I’m young at heart, and unlike many of my contemporaries, I love new rock music just as much as I love the 80s rock I was educated on.  This appreciation for all things rock, enabled me to experience a priceless moment with one of my heroes amidst a room packed with college students.

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RIP Paul O’Neill

RIP Paul O’Neill of TSO

“The entire Trans-Siberian Orchestra family, past and present, is heartbroken to share the devastating news that Paul O’Neill has passed away from chronic illness.

He was our friend and our leader — a truly creative spirit and an altruistic soul.  This is a profound and indescribable loss for us all.”

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GNR Return to Rock In Rio

Guns N’ Roses Will Be Back in Brazil for Rock in Rio 2017

In September, one of the grandest festivals in the music industry will take place once again. Rock in Rio, Brazil’s mammoth music festival which was first held in 1985, is all set for the big stars that will fire up the stage this year.

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Earthday Birthday 24 Preview

A Central Florida Rock Tradition: Earthday Birthday 24 on April 22

Spring is in the air here in Central Florida: Pollen, love bugs, smoke from brush fires, and the sweet sounds of rock music. ‘Tis the season for music festivals, and we’ve got some great ones- Gasparilla, Florida Music Fest, 98 Rockfest, and of course, Earthday Birthday 24, put on by Orlando’s favorite station, 101.1 WJRR.

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