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The Melvins – September 16th – The Orpheum, Tampa, FL

The Melvins
King Buzzo of The Melvins

I realize I am little late here… But the sheer awesomeness of the Melvins made me do it…

I finally got to see the Melvins live… Yup…. I did it… and it was glorious… And… it was in the intimate setting of The Orpheum in Ybor City, Tampa, which has quickly become one of my favorite venues around town.

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Reggae On the Block Returns to Orlando

It is almost time for one of Orlando’s most distinctive and entertaining music festivals, when Reggae On the Block 4 hits Downtown O-Town on October 7th. This year’s version is brought to us by our friends at 101.1 WJRR, Real Radio 104.1, Foundation Presents, Elixir, Bud Light and by Hard Rock Cafe Orlando, and takes place at Social Pavilion & Washington Street in the heart of the City Beautiful.

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Dead & Company Are Headed to Orlando

Dead & Company Announce Amway Center Date

The iconic members of Dead & Company are making their first visit to Orlando, and it’s about time, as this notorious band is still delivering legendary performances. The lineup for this tour is star-studded and impressive. More info below.

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SOTD: SWMRS – Drive North

SWMRS – “Drive North”

Over the past two years, you’ve seen a handful of pieces on RARAS Farm about Bay Area rockers SWMRS.  That’s because they are one of the best things to happen to rock ‘n roll in the past decade. Today, the punky quartet released a fun video for their  hard-driving title track “Drive North.”

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Switchfoot and Lifehouse Team for Harvey Relief

Switchfoot and Lifehouse Release “Shine Like Gold” Fro Hurricane Harvey Relief

Switchfoot and Lifehouse are in the midst of a North American tour together and wanted to do something special to give back to victims of Hurricane Harvey.  The result of their creative efforts is a compelling new song, “Shine Like Gold.”  The bands  are donating all proceeds…

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The Self Help Festival provides Self Help Music to the Masses!

ADTR’s Self Help Festival Comes To Orlando

This year I have the privilege of announcing to our fans an event that will be going to four U.S. cities, including Orlando, in 2017 & 2018. Launched in 2014 by the band, A Day To Remember, it is known as the Self Help Festival.

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Astari Nite Brings Goth New Wave Back!

Astari Night Features New Music on Upcoming Florida Dates

In order for me to describe the song, “The Girl Who Tried,” I would have to take you back to a track called “The Boy Who Tried.” Released in 2014 by a band called Astari Nite, off of their EP Anonymous, this song starts with a low frequency gritty rumble and makes it’s way into synth sounding electronica with a nice heavy bass and drums.

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Master Of Puppets Re-Release

Metallica today announced that they will reissue their legendary third album, Master of Puppets on November 10th on their own Blackened Recordings. The album has been remastered for the most advanced sound quality and will be available in various digital and physical configurations. The reissue is available for pre-order beginning today at www.metallica.com where fans can see the full package details and track listing.
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