Red Sun Rising at Rock USA 2019

Red Sun Rising ©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.

Red Sun Rising ©2020 Johnnie Crow Photos

Red Sun Rising played a blistering set under the burning sun on Friday, July 19, 2019. The band went on indefinite hiatus in February 2020. Band members …

INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival Reveals Individual Daily Music Line-Ups + Single Day Tickets

INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival Reveals Individual Daily Music Line-Ups + Single Day Tickets Available Now
 
The Second Annual INKCARCERATION: Taking Place July 12-14, 2019 at the Historic Ohio State Reformatory | GET TICKETS HERE!
 
INKCARCERATION 2019 to Also Feature:
70+ Tattoo Artists
Food Trucks & Beverages
Tent & RV Camping
“Escape from Blood Prison” Haunted House Attraction
+ More!
 


 
The INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival recently announced its return to the historic Ohio State

INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival 2019 Announces Massive 3-Day Line Up

INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival Announces Massive 3-Day Line Up
 
Featuring Shinedown, Godsmack, Five Finger Death Punch, +Live+, Taking Back Sunday, Seether, Skillet and Many More
 
The Second Annual INKCARCERATION: Taking Place July 12-14, 2019 at the Historic Ohio State Reformatory | GET TICKETS HERE!
 
INKCARCERATION 2019 to Also Feature:
70+ Tattoo Artists
Food Trucks & Beverages
Tent & RV Camping
“Escape from Blood Prison” Haunted House Attraction
+ More!
 
Watch a New INKCARCERATION

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 …

Sold Out 7th Annual Monster Energy Aftershock Wraps Biggest Year Ever

Images by Johnnie Crow

Words by Melissa Butterfly

Brotherhood, flower power, and true love for rock music at a global level was a constant theme throughout this year’s Monster Energy Aftershock Festival. The Danny Wimmer Presents production paid a special tribute to the loss of the great and infamous rock artist, Vinnie Paul, who was not only a rock badass in his own right, but the backbone for so many others. His influence and inspiration …

Louder Than Life 2018 Announces 3 Day Lineup

The World’s Largest Rock ‘N’ Roll Whiskey Festival Returns

Massive Music Lineup Announced For
Louder Than Life 2018

Nine Inch Nails, Avenged Sevenfold, Godsmack, Deftones, Ice Cube,
Five Finger Death Punch, Breaking Benjamin, Billy Idol, Shinedown & Many More
To Perform At Fifth Annual Festival,
Expanding To Three Days
Friday, September 28, Saturday, September 29 & Sunday, September 30
At Champions Park In Louisville, KY

Tickets On Sale Friday, June 8 At Noon ET

A …

Fort Rock 2018 Day 2 Review and Photos

Images and Words by Johnnie Crow

The 6th annual Fort Rock festival kicked off on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Markham Park in Sunrise, Florida. After spending its first 5 years in Fort Myers, the festival moved across Alligator Alley to Fort Lauderdale and set up camp on the sprawling Markham Park. The grass field was lined with vendors of food, drink and merchandise of every kind. There were two main stages, aligned side by …

Them Evils Rock House of Blues San Diego

Images by Johnnie Crow

Words by Melissa Butterfly

Them Evils – Jordan Griffin, Jake Massanari and David Delaney – rocked the Voodoo Room at the House of Blues in San Diego, California on April 7, 2018, setting the stage for Red Sun Rising. It has been truly exciting to watch this band grow since seeing them open the Alter Bridge show at the Wiltern Theatre in L.A. a year earlier.   

The driving force behind their

ShipRocked Family Reunion – A Decade Of Vacationing Harder

FIRST SHIPROCKED CRUISE
The very first ShipRocked was a five day floating rock festival on the MSC Poesia that departed from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on November 15, 2009 and featured onboard performances by Queensryche, Tesla, Ratt, Skid Row, Broken Teeth, EndeverafteR, Lynam, Niki Barr Band, Stereoside and StoneRider. The original ShipRockers controlled half of the ship, with the other half manned by silver-haired retirees, making for some very interesting and confusing conversations at the buffet …