Goo Goo Dolls – Use Me
John Rzeznik and friends are back with a brand new EP and we’ve got a tasty selection from the new album for your listening pleasure. “Use Me” is the second track on the new 5 song EP You Should Be Happy, a Warner Bros release.
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SOTD: Alison Moyet – “Reassuring Pinches”
Alison Moyet is the iconic voice we grew to love as part of the sweet 80’s synth-rock duo Yaz (or Yazoo if you hail from the UK). Along with Vince Clark, Moyet delivered a handful of early alt-rock hits during their brief two album career together early in the 80’s. This week, we were gifted with some new music from the legendary singer.
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Umphrey’s McGee has a large and loyal band of almost cultlike bohemian followers who know how to get down. It is no fluke; they have earned this. They have invented their own brand of rock, jazz, and funk tinged jam that is adventurous, honest, and totally inspired.
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Rock Festivals from an “Old” Chick’s Perspective
This was my first full two-day Welcome To Rockville experience ever, and I thought I’d share a bit with you.
Ok let me first say – it’s exhausting! Especially if you’re like me and want to catch at least a few songs of every single band. It’s a good 20,000 step a day kind of event!
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Bands That Shined at 2017’s Welcome To Rockville
The 2017 incarnation of Welcome To Rockville was another one for the ages. There was a bit of negative buzz about the lineup beforehand, but I suspect the great majority of fans who left Metropolitan Park on Sunday night, left the venue thoroughly satisfied. Like me…
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Big Something Delivers Fun Set to St. Augustine Fans
It takes a lot for a band to stand up to Umphrey’s McGee and put on a performance that their fans will enjoy and remember, especially outside in a festival setting. At their St Augustine Amphitheatre appearance, Big Something showed that they can do this with ease.
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Show Review: Welcome To Rockville 2017
After 20+ hours under a blazing sun, a treacherous trip down I-95 and a much needed, long, hot shower, I’m back from Welcome To Rockville 2017 and counting down the days until the most powerful rock show in Florida (hopefully) makes its triumphant 2018 return. Oh, if you’re counting along, it’s only 261 more days.
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As Lions and Goodbye June Impress Rock Fans
Jacksonville Florida’s annual Welcome To Rockville festival brings metal, classic rock, alternative, and punk acts together downtown for two days of sweat, dirt, and good times. By mid-day Saturday two of the weekend’s stand out acts had already played, appearing on the same stages that bands like Soundgarden and Def Leppard would later grace. As Lions and Goodbye June both made the most of their short sets, bringing skill, charisma, and timeless influence onstage.
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