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Welcome To Rockville: 5 Bands You Need to See

Welcome To Rockville Recommendations

I’ve been to this thunderous celebration of hellacious hard rock for each of the past four years.  The festival on the banks of the St. Johns River always features a handful of huge metal bands and five times as many smaller bands on the cusp.  There’s definitely something for everyone blaring on one of the Welcome To Rockville stages at any time, but here are five bands that everyone should check out.

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2017 Rockville Lineup Announced

Welcome To Rockville Lineup Announced for 2017 Event

Rockville LineupEarlier today, the long-awaited 2017 lineup announcement for Welcome To Rockville was released.  This year’s featured bands include a few legendary artists and a slew of up and coming acts.  Early bird tickets go on sale Tuesday, December 6th for the April 29th and 30th event at Jacksonville’s Metropolitan Park.

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Welcome To Rockville – All of our 2016 Coverage

With our Candlebox interview published today, we’ve finally dug through our huge backlog of Welcome To Rockville features. You can use this page to find all of our reviews, interviews and photo collections.

Welcome To Rockville Collective Soul's Ed Roland killed it.
Collective Soul’s Ed Roland killed it.

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Adam Kury of Candlebox Interview

Adam Kury Interview

At this year’s fantastic Welcome To Rockville, we sat down with Adam Kury, bassist with Candlebox for the past decade, and picked is brain, on the new album, the next steps for the band, and touring with the new lineup.

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Candlebox bass player Adam Kury at Welcome To Rockville

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Catching Up With Red Sun rising

During a hellacious downpour at last year’s Welcome To Rockville we had our first chat with the founders of then up-and-coming rock band Red Sun Rising. Since that stormy afternoon, their career has been skyrocketing with back-to-back number 1 singles. We caught up with the band again this year at Rockville to see how things have changed.

Ryan Williams Earthday Birthday EDBD Red Sun Rising.
Ryan Williams tearing it up at Earthday Birthday.

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Monster Truck Interview

Monster Truck Interview Backstage at Rockville

I caught up with Jeremy Widerman and Steve Kiely of Monster Truck backstage at Welcome To Rockville and we had an intriguing discussion centered on breaking through on the American rock scene, and a few other random items of personal interest: Florida heat, NASCAR, Video games and more…

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Lacey Sturm Interview, Part 2

This is the second part of our compelling conversation with ex-Flyleaf vocalist Lacey Sturm.  Before you dig into this, check out part one of the interview here: Lacey Sturm – Family, Faith and Rock ‘n Roll

Lacey and Josh Sturm. Photo: Jackie Creedon
Lacey and Josh Sturm. Photo: Jackie Creedon

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Checking in with From Ashes To New

Between their explosive sets at Earthday Birthday and Welcome To Rockville, we had a chance to chat with From Ashes To New guitarist Branden “Boo” Kreider.

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