Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

A Fozzy Good Time


  Fozzy, Texas Hippie Coalition, and Shaman’s Harvest At The Orlando House Of Blues. Through the first few shows that I have covered at the House of Blues in Downtown Disney, the crowds have been very different Looking around before the Fozzy, Texas Hippie Coalition, and Shaman’s Harvest show, I observed early on that this […]

A Black Veil Bash


  Black Veil Brides, Falling in Reverse, Set It Off, Drama Club at the Orlando House of Blues Walking into Downtown Disney, I could see the line from the parking lot; it looked like a Halloween party was about to start on the water taxi. Everyone in line was wearing elaborate makeup, dyed hair, and […]

California Thrash


  Slayer with Suicidal Tendencies and Exodus – November 21st 2014, Hard Rock Live, Orlando, Florida Back in June I was spending a few days at the happiest place on earth with my family. My wife, my 14 year old son, my mom and my aunt and cousins who were visiting from New York, were […]

You Ott to be Listening

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  Music can get stale, pop music is always boring and finding new music we love is like finding a sober kid at a frat party, but lucky for you I’m here to give you a few songs that will fill your ears with joy and happiness. I tried to put something on the list […]

A Different State of Sevendust


  Sevendust showed their “softer” side when they came to St. Petersburg for their fall acoustic tour to promote their latest album, Time Travelers & Bonfires. Although the overall tones of the songs were changed, the passion was still evident. Combined with the crowd interaction throughout the set, the performance had an intimate feel inside […]

The Halestorm of 2015

(photo Travis Failey / RSEN)

With Travis Failey   The Storm of 2015 came early as Halestorm reigned over the House of Blues in Orlando on Sunday night.  Halestorm rocked the House as they took a break from recording the follow-up to their 2012 breakout release in The Strange Case of…  This will be the third studio album for Halestorm, […]

New Medicine: An Interview with Jake Scherer

photo Travis Failey / RSEN

New Medicine is on the rise and there’s no Prescription Needed All you need are your ears and a craving for music that makes you move. With an energetic spirit and variety of styles, New Medicine provides different flavors of rock, mixing in a range of influences: from the Foo Fighters, to Rage Against The […]

Happy Birthday to Us! 3 Years Hollow, Islander, Gemini Syndrome, and Nonpoint at the State Theatre in St. Pete

(photo Travis Failey / RSEN)

3 Years Hollow, Islander, Gemini Syndrome, and Nonpoint performed at the State Theatre in St. Pete on November 12, 2014 and provided the bang for your buck that their fans expected. 3 Years Hollow took the dimly-lit stage at 8:30 and got the crowd primed for the show by playing a solid set of their […]

Primus Sucks!

(photo by Frank Colucci)

Primus & The Chocolate Factory with The Fungi Ensemble – November 9th Hard Rock, Orlando FL and November 12th Ruth Eckerd Hall, Clearwater FL. Take a journey into the minds of Les Claypool, Larry “Ler” LaLond and Tim “Herb” Alexander and their take on the 1971 soundtrack to everybody’s favorite movie about candy, Willy Wonka […]

Matisyahu Rocks the Blues

Matisyahu (photo Will Ogburn)

Matisyahu Rocks the Blues.   The House of Blues in Orlando that is.   On Tuesday October 11, Matisyahu and friends stopped in Orlando to say hello to Mickey and to play in front of friends and his musical family.   Walking in to the House of Blues for the first time, the venue really […]