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Dropkick Murphys Make Their Version of “You’ll Never Walk Alone” Available Today

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    Dropkick Murphys have made their version of the classic “You’ll Never Walk Alone” available today to fans who pre-order the band’s ninth studio album, 11 Short Stories Of Pain & Glory, which will be released on January 6th through their label Born & Bred Records. Known alternately as a haunting elegy from Rodgers […]

Ghost Spooks Central Florida

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A mass of rockers clad in black descended upon the Hard Rock Live inside of Universal’s City Walk on Wednesday, as Ghost and Marissa Nadler were set to take the stage. Inline with the ghoulish frontman of Ghost, Papa Emeritus, fans painted their face and donned huge papal hats in the crowd. On a night […]

Dropkick Murphys’ New Album Release Date

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  New Album 11 Short Stories Of Pain & Glory Due Out January 6 Band Announces 11 Short Stories Of Pain & Glory 2017 National Tour Starting February 21 And Culminating With Annual Hometown Run Of Boston Shows St. Patrick’s Day Week Dropkick Murphys today announced that their ninth studio album 11 Short Stories Of Pain & […]

Trivium Puts on a Show for the Hometown Crowd

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  When Trivium and Sabaton came to the House of Blues inside of Disney Springs on Friday, they showed Orlando what it feels like to be the center of attention. Orlando has always felt a bit like a stopgap in the middle of bands’ national tours. At the base of the East Coast, but before […]

Still Swimming with Jack Russell’s Great White

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   A lot of boys and girls dream of becoming rock stars at some point in their lives. For some, it’s a fleeting idea, some chase their dreams, and a few actually reach the pinnacle of the music industry. Jack Russell had an epiphany the age of six that music, and only music, was to […]

Getting Nocturnal with Korn

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  Korn, Breaking Benjamin, Motionless In White. Nocturnal Underground Tour at the Mid Florida Credit Union Amphitheatre. It’s 22 years ago and the grunge scene has taken hold of radio stations and fashion across the country. Bands like Pearl Jam, Alice in Chains and Soundgarden are no longer just a staple in the Great North […]

I’m A Sucker For Clutch..

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Clutch with Zakk Sabbath and Kyng. House of Blues, Orlando FL. October 4th,2016  The most recent run of shows has traveled through North America and all of October with  Kyng and Zakk Sabbath as openers. Kyng, formed in Los Angeles in 2008 and released their first album Trampled Sun in 2011. Followed by Burn the […]

50K at Louder than Life

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  The third annual LOUDER THAN LIFE—held October 1 & 2 at Champions Park in Louisville—drew to a close with 50,000 in attendance over the two-day festival celebrating the region’s culture and cuisine, and featuring award-winning bourbons and spirits, Gourmet Man Food, craft beer and some of the biggest names in rock music.   LOUDER […]

The Hard Rock Goes Thrash With Slayer and Anthrax

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Walking into a show like Slayer at the Hard Rock is always a funny experience. Because the venue is inside of Universal’s City Walk, you get to see droves of gloves-and-black clad metal fans having to figure out things like parking and security among the hundreds of happy families. This one was huge, and the […]

Hall of Fame Legend Night in Tampa

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It was like I stepped out of the DeLorean and arrived… but where? When? Where am I?  Live at Budokon 1978??  The Seattle Center Coliseum 1978??    Or is it in 1982 “I Love Roll and Roll” at #3… on the rock billboard charts. No! There’s no flux capacitor tonight, no lightning bolts, no clock tower, no […]