Top New Trends For Rock Music In The 2020’s

Fire From The Gods ©2020 Johnnie Crow Photos

Towards the end of every decade, a couple of artists emerge with something different, that leads to new trends for the following decade. In 1969, Led Zeppelin took the final step towards what became heavy metal, which Black Sabbath unleashed upon the 1970’s. In the late 1970’s, Van Halen took the world by storm, leading to a guitar explosion in the 1980’s, with one path towards glam …

Quarantine Dreams – Fantasy Festival Friday – Sevendust – P.O.D. – Nonpoint – Fever 333 – Fire From The Gods

Six months into the 2020 global pandemic, and I have literally started dreaming about attending festivals, photographing concerts, and interviewing artists. Music festivals and live concerts have been postponed, rescheduled and canceled, sometimes all three. As the fall events have finally been eliminated, and the winter rock cruises have been pushed into May, I have no idea when I will be lucky enough to cover an actual concert again. In the meantime, GameOn.media presents Fantasy …

Five Fave: Rock Singles Of 2020 So Far

2020 has been a tumultuous year, to say the least. A worldwide pandemic, an historic human rights movement, and the death of legendary musicians has rocked the world unlike any year in recent memory. Live concerts, festivals and tours have come to a stop. Planned album release cycles have been put on hold. Several artists have released singles that help us connect and deal with the issues that 2020 has forced upon us. These are …

Five Fave: Rock Albums That Matter Right Now

The world seems to be shifting perspective, and reconsidering assumptions. There are many rock bands who you have sang along to, banged your head to, moshed to, and crowd-surfed to. Several of them have been attempting to educate and enlighten you in the process. Were you listening, really listening? Do you pay attention to the lyrics? Do you research the incidents, experiences and circumstances that led to their artistic expression? Now is the time to …

Nonpoint At Rock USA 2019

Nonpoint ©2020 Johnnie Crow Photos

Rock USA 2019 took place on July 18-20 on farmland in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. This incredible festival always has an amazing crowd, great food and beverage options, and the best rock bands on the planet. Despite a massive storm on Day 2, everyone came back strong on Day 3 and Nonpoint got people moving early that afternoon.

Nonpoint ©2020 Johnnie Crow Photos

Nonpoint dominated the second stage on Saturday, July 20, …

Deepfall Connects In San Diego

Michigan hard rockers Deepfall played the House of Blues in San Diego, California on December 17, 2019, supporting Hellyeah and Nonpoint on the A Celebration Of Life tour. The packed house was prepared for an intense, emotional evening, and Deepfall fit right in with their turn of the century vibe. Their sound is reminiscent of Creed, Saliva and Drowning Pool.

The band is comprised of Rich Hopkins (vocals/guitar), Nick Gray (drums), Tim King (keyboards), Anthony …

Nonpoint Energizes San Diego Crowd

Nonpoint energized the House of Blues in San Diego, California on December 17, 2019, opening for HELLYEAH on the Celebration of Life tour. Vocalist Elias Soriano, drummer Robb Rivera, lead guitarist Jason Zeilstra, rhythm guitarist Rasheed Thomas, and bassist Adam Woloszyn lived up to the high standard they have created for themselves over 2 decades of musical brilliance.

Nonpoint always brings high energy and emotion to their live show, and this was no exception. The …

HELLYEAH Celebrate Life in San Diego

Hellyeah continued their Celebration Of Life tour at the House of Blues in San Diego, California on December 17, 2019. The show was an early Christmas present as friends and fans gathered to celebrate the life and music of drumming legend Vinnie Paul. Nonpoint and Deepfall put on energetic shows to get the crowd primed for an intense, emotional set led by Chad Gray’s impassioned vocals and emotional stories. Guitarists Tom Maxwell and Christian Brady …

Hellyeah Adds Dates to “A Celebration Of Life” Tour

NEW TRACK “BLACK FLAG ARMY” OUT NOW,
FROM FORTHCOMING ALBUM “WELCOME HOME”
PRE-ORDER HERE
FEATURING THE LATE VINNIE PAUL’S FINAL RECORDINGS, AND TOP 5 ACTIVE ROCK RADIO SINGLE “WELCOME HOME”
New Dates Added To “A Celebration Of Life” Tour;
A Portion Of Ticket Sales To Be Donated To The American Heart Association
In Vinnie Paul’s Memory; Tickets Are On Sale Now, HERE
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“Seeing everybody — the excitement on their faces. It’s

33-1/3 Best Hard Rock Albums Of 2018

2018 was one of the best years in recent memory when it comes to quality album releases from some of the biggest names in hard rock. The most common theme was struggling with the past couple of years, both internally and externally, while searching for a path to better days and a hopeful future.

Most people don’t listen to music on hard media these days, but if any of you happen to have any of …

Papa Roach Leads Music Lineup for ShipRocked 2019

Music Lineup Announced For ShipRocked 2019

 

Papa Roach Leads Spectacular Bill Which Also Features

Bullet For My Valentine, I Prevail, Nothing More, Suicidal Tendencies, Sevendust,

Motionless In White & Many More,

Along With Comedian Brian Posehn

 

ShipRocked Expands To 5 Days

Celebrating 10 Years Of Rock ‘N’ Roll On The High Seas

January 26-31, 2019 Onboard Carnival Valor

Departing From Galveston, Texas, With Stops In

Cozumel And The Yucatan In Mexico

 

Staterooms Sold Out; Wait