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Partying with Sammy And The Circle

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  Sammy Hagar and the Circle played Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater on Wednesday to a sold out crowd who were treated to a party and a night of nonstop hits. Not only hits from Sammy Hagar’s solo material and his catalogue from Van Halen, but from another member of “The Circle.” Everyone knows Sammy […]

Listen to THEM!

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  A few weeks ago I was doing my best to fall asleep; insomnia had me for the second straight night and nothing was helping me get any shut eye.  Normally at night I shut my phone off or put it on vibrate, but this night I forgot and when it chimed around midnight I […]

Rockville Recovers on Day 2

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On Day 2 of the 2015 Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville festival fans would be given a gift from Mother Nature. There wasn’t a cloud in the sky throughout the day and promoters, along with the city of Jacksonville, did a great job to get Metropolitan Park ready for the second day of festivities. They […]

A Manic Kind of Monster-Welcome to Rockville Day 1

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  The 2015 Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville Festival was truly an unforgettable experience. You can probably say this about a lot of music festivals that you have attended due to the bands’ performances, but this year’s Rockville at Metropolitan Park was an extreme case of Ying and Yang. Highlights from the day include a […]

The Fifth Wheel (Even Without Wings)

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  What are you doing today? Well cancel whatever plans you have, sit down and play this album… I don’t care if you have a job interview, a child’s birth or a funeral to go to, they can all wait for you or do without you until you have completed these 10 songs.  Even Without […]

Fall To June 2015 Tour Kickoff in Jacksonville, Florida at the Rock4Kids Benefit

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    Rock 4 Kids, a benefit to prevent Child Abuse was held on April 4, 2015 at 1904 Music Hall in downtown Jacksonville, Florida. The event featured a silent auction and performances from bands from as far away as North Carolina and New York, along with a number of area bands. Sitting down for […]

Drowning Pool and Friends in Jacksonville

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  The Drowning Pool Unlucky 13 Anniversary *Sinner* Tour stormed into the Beach Boulevard Concert Hall (BBCH) on March 14, 2015 to a raucous and pumped house of fans. A massive EDM nightclub after 1:00am, the BBCH has plenty of space for fans to socialize, chill on the a leather couch, or raise the horns […]

A Rockville Monster Awaits

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  Metropolitan Park in Jacksonville will once again host Monster Energy’s Welcome To Rockville on April 25th and 26th. 43 bands will be gracing the stages over the two day event, with something for everyone who enjoys the hard rock/metal genre with a few anomalies mixed in. Welcome to Rockville alumni, Korn, will be headlining […]

Aesop Rock

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    “It all starts with the beat,” Homeboy Sandman said to a packed house in downtown Orlando. In reality, it took hundreds of unrelated events to bring Aesop Rock, Rob Sonic, Homeboy, and their respective DJ’s to the City Beautiful.   The first event was over fifteen years ago: a random meeting between fellow […]

Mayhem in Mickeyland

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  Mayhem. It’s a word that conjures up images of everything from Black Friday shopping to Allstate commercials. When August Burns Red, Miss May I, and company invaded House of Blues on Monday, they brought mayhem to the normally calm land of Mickey Mouse.   Erra   This Birmingham, Alabama based progressive metalcore band was […]