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Summer’s Last Stand in Tampa with Slipknot

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  The second stop of The Summers Last Stand Tour arrived in Tampa at the Mid Florida Credit Union Amphitheatre or “MFCUA” on Saturday night and brought with it a headlining monster in the multi platinum selling Slipknot. If Slipknot was to tour by themselves, this tour would still draw big crowds, but accompanying them […]

311 and The Green at the Hard Rock Live in O-Town

photo by Will Ogburn

  It’s been a while since I came out to Hard Rock for a show, and a 311 + The Green was the perfect occasion. The place was sold out; friends took selfies in the corridors and raised a toast at one of the venue’s many bars. A wispy cloud of ganja smoke drifted through […]


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Jacksonville’s second annual Connection Festival rocked! The one-day event featured two music stages with 20 different bands. Enjoy the Rocket Sports & Entertainment Network photo gallery through the lens of award winning Seven-Eighths Production’s Valerie Cason


ROB ZOMBIE (photo by Travis Failey / RSEN)

  Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare–the ultimate Halloween horror event–returns to Odeum Expo Center in Villa Park, IL (just outside Chicago) for its second engagement from September 25-November 1. Tickets go on sale for all Great American Nightmare dates on Friday, July 31. October 2 & 4 will also feature two special concerts with groundbreaking […]

Smoke & Mirrors with Imagine Dragons at Amalie Arena

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  Imagine Dragons came to the Tampa area and performed in front of over ten thousand fans on Friday night. In support of their second release Smoke + Mirrors, Imagine Dragons supported by Metric from Canada and another quick riser on the scene in Halsey, brought with them all the bells and whistles that a […]


Joe and Lzzy (photo Travis Failey / RSEN)

The official Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville Aftermovie debuts at LINK:     The video includes exclusive band interview and performance clips, as well as fan footage. After expanding into the EverBank Field grounds, Monster Energy Welcome To Rockville drew a record crowd of 50,000 for the fifth anniversary of Florida’s Biggest Rock Festival, held […]

Warped in Orlando

(Will Ogburn photo)

  Ah, Warped Tour. It epitomizes everything that we love about alternative music, or “the scene” in general. When I first reached the gates at Orlando’s show, it was everything you would expect out of this hardcore traveling circus coming to Florida. Pink hair, tattoos, and costumes peppered the fans waiting outside Tinker field in […]

Sounds of Madness with Shinedown and Nothing More

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Shinedown made its first stop on its 2015 U.S. Summer Tour at the Mahaffey Theater in downtown Saint Petersburg on Thursday, July 9, 2015, with guest, Nothing More. The Summer Tour is in anticipation of Shinedown’s fifth release, which is due out next month.   It’s been a couple of years since Shinedown has been in […]

Lets Do The Warped Tour Again

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  The annual 2015 Vans Warped Tour arrived in Vinoy Park in Saint Petersburg just in time to kick off the 4th of July festivities and brought with it its own version of fireworks. With an eclectic variety of stages and bands, The Vans Warped Tour always provides the attendees with sounds to satisfy all […]

Dashboard Confessional and Third Eye Blind Live At The HOB


  “Hey guys…um, so…” A girl in a black shirt stood on the stage at the House of Blues addressing the crowd, “Augustana won’t be playing tonight. Sorry!” She nervously shifted back as forth after her comment provoked a sigh among the audience. “So, uhh, we’ll be starting an hour later.” Now the real boos […]