Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Young Thug’s “I’m Up” Mixtape Serves Disappointment

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If you’re not familiar with Jeffrey Lamar Williams, better known by his stage name Young Thug, you probably heard such songs such as “Lifestyle” or his most well-known single “Danny Glover.” Lately Young Thug has been releasing multiple projects such as Slime Season and Slime Season 2 (both of which will be reviewed momentarily) and […]

Europe Invades Orlando


  Europe is a classic example of what it means to be a rock band in America. They came on strong during the hair metal era in the late 80s, but experienced a second life thanks to modern pop culture. There’s something epic about their song “The Final Countdown”, and recently it has been used […]


Corey Taylor, Stone Sour (Travis Failey /RSEN)

MYYYY GAWWWDDDD!! *Head nodding, shoulders swaying, eyes closed and fists clenched….that’s my reaction when I hear a track produced by Strange Music Producer Seven. I love producers like Dr. Dre, Mannie Fresh, Rick Rubin and RZA, to name a few, but there is something with Seven that pulls me in and keeps me in a […]

Avatar Flies in Pinellas Park


  There are bands and musicians and there are bands with Rock Stars. On Sunday at England Brothers Park in St. Petersburg, the fans weathered the elements and witnessed the later. Avatar from Gothenberg, Sweden took the small band shell stage and dominated the lineup that included 7 bands headlined by P.O.D. and Hell Yeah. […]

The Wailers Warm Up the Sunshine State

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With lows in the mid forties last week, this was as close to winter as Florida can get. It was no wonder then that people flocked to the House of Blues in Disney for a ray of sunshine and a dose of positive vibes. The Marquee read “The Wailers,” and it brought fans from far […]

A Night at the Plaza with Matisyahu

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“We play what the f––– we want to play,” Said a visibly annoyed Matisyahu – and thunderous applause broke the awkward silence. Interruptions were frequent during the Jewish reggae star’s performance in Orlando, and so he decided to address them. “Does every artist have to deal with this?” The setting for Wednesday’s show at the […]

Monster Energy’s Welcome to Rockville and Fort Rock Festival Lineups Announced


  Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville returns to Jacksonville, Florida‘s scenic Metropolitan Park along the St. Johns River Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1, 2016 with a lineup of over 45 bands, including rock icon/filmmaker Rob Zombie, Disturbed (who have returned after a 4-year hiatus), Jacksonville’s own Shinedown, Five Finger Death Punch, ZZ Top, […]

Red Hot Chili Peppers to Headline Rock On The Range’s 10th Anniversary


Rock On The Range–the largest and most-acclaimed rock festival in the United States–celebrates its 10th Anniversary May 20, 21 & 22, 2016 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, OH. The incredible lineup features the legendary Red Hot Chili Peppers, hard rock titans Disturbed (who have returned after a 4-year hiatus), and rock icon/filmmaker Rob Zombie topping […]

Hollywood Undead, Rise Against and Friends at the KINK! Musical Festival

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  There’s something about a festival that makes life seem complete. At the Kink Music Festival, there was a certain community aspect. Regardless of who you ran into, you instantly knew you shared a bare minimum of two things: a love of rock music, and the will to enjoy it for 12 hours straight. Thousands […]

Theory of a Deadman w/ Pop Evil, Aranda & Artifas

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After covering concerts for a year and a half in Orlando, it’s a pretty big surprise that I haven’t found my way to the Beacham yet. Located in the heart of downtown, the Beacham is the best place to catch a show without having to go to Theme Park Land. If I was going to […]