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FORMER MTV VJ’S TO DISCUSS NETWORK ON 40TH ANNIVERSARY IN NASHVILLE Mark Goodman, Riki Rachtman, & Matt Pinfield to Appear at ROCKNPOD Expo MTV will turn 40 in the first week of August 2021. The then-music video network launched August 1, 1981. On August 7, 2021, former MTV VJ’s Mark Goodman, Riki Rachtman, and Matt Pinfield will take part in ‘When Music Ruled Television’; a stage panel discussion taking place at the ROCKNPOD Expo in Nashville. Each will reflect on their time with the network, share behind-the-scenes stories, share their thoughts on MTV’s evolution, and update the live audience on current and future projects. Goodman, Rachtman, and Pinfield will be on-site at the ROCKNPOD Expo to meet fans, interview with a...

DRUMMING LEGEND GREGG BISSONETTE WILL BE APPEARING AT ROCKNPOD EXPO 2021 We’re thrilled to announce that Gregg Bissonette (David Lee Roth) will be joining us at ROCKNPOD Expo 2021! Gregg Bissonette is one of the most versatile drummers in the business. Since 2008, Gregg has had the “honor and thrill” of performing in the All Starr Band with his drumming hero, Ringo Starr, at concerts around the world. Bissonette has played with David Lee Roth, James Taylor, Santana (on his Grammy-winning album Supernatural), Don Henley, Joe Satriani, Andrea Bocelli, ELO, Maynard Ferguson, Spinal Tap, and countless others. Gregg has recorded for numerous films (including The Bucket List, Finding Nemo, Best in Show, The Bourne Supremacy, The Devil Wears Prada, The 40-Year-Old Virgin), TV...

SAVING ABEL TO APPEAR AT ROCKNPOD EXPO We’re thrilled to announce that Saving Abel will be joining us at ROCKNPOD Expo 2021! Saving Abel is a Southern rock band with catchy hooks and heavy riffs founded by Jared Weeks and Jason Null. Their first single “Addicted” breaking onto the scene, climbing its way quickly into a cross-over hit from mainstream rock to Billboard Hot 100 and Top 40. With millions of sales under their belt, it’s easy to see how their self-titled debut album charted on Billboard’s Top 50 and became RIAA certified platinum. Their debut album delivered two more #1 singles with 18 days and Drowning (Face Down), across multiple charts and solidified this band's name in rock. Their sophomore album “Miss...

STEELCITY ROCKS ITS WAY INTO ROCKNPOD EXPO 2021 We’re thrilled to announce that SteelCity will be joining us at ROCKNPOD Expo 2021! Thunder and lightning. Two words that can be used to describe the incendiary sound that is SteelCity. Thunder by way of a booming, monstrous rhythm section. Lightning in the form of heavy, riff-driven guitars, soaring lead vocals, and lush harmonies. This is hard rock music that truly mesmerizes the listener the very instant they hear it unleashed. Brash yet sophisticated, unapologetic yet still heartwarming, SteelCity provides an unabashed homage to the Golden Age of Hard Rock, harkening back and speaking directly to you, becoming part of the soundtrack of your life. Initially started as a solo project by founding member, principal...

TONY HARNELL RETURNS TO ROCKNPOD EXPO We’re thrilled to announce that Tony Harnell will be a returning guest at ROCKNPOD 2021! Inspired, lively, powerful, invigorating, passionate, the best underknown musician you didn’t even know you were missing.  “Tony has been innately gifted with a gorgeous tone, pure soulful emotion, and a limitless range. Truly a rare and unique voice. No question he is easily one of my favorite vocalists.”- James LaBrie-Dream Theater  California-born, NYC bred, Tony Harnell’s music journey took off at 21 when he signed his first record deal with Mercury Records. Since then he’s been a fan favorite in the hearts and souls of millions, whether on his own, leading the Norwegian/American hard rock group TNT, or as the frontman for the...

BALTIMORE RADIO LEGEND STASH TO ATTEND ROCKNPOD Fresh from hiking the mountains of Bogota in South Africa, Stash brings his infectious energy & curious nature to RockNPod. Always seeking clever conversation rather than trying to unpack a subject’s life story, Stash will be cutting it up with the event’s celebrity roster.  Stash’s career highlights include:  ❖ Long Term Tenure - 24 Years Full-time Rock Radio presenter 98ROCK Baltimore   ❖ Drive Time Veteran - Mostly afternoons at WIYY 1988-2012  ❖ In TheTool Box - Radio specials and special events include:  ⮚ Live Broadcast from The Olympics and Grammys  ⮚ Live Broadcast from Ireland for St Patrick’s Day  ⮚ 100’s of MLB/NFL/ NBA events over 30 years  ⮚ Live from London for “The Return of Iron Maiden” with Eddie Trunk  ⮚ 2001...

HIGHVOLMUSIC SPONSORS ROCKNPOD 2021 We're thrilled to announce that HighVolMuisc has signed on as a sponsor for ROCKNPOD 2021! HVM is a creative, entrepreneurial, and artist-focused music company that utilizes innovative product, sales, and distribution strategies embracing available delivery technologies. We offer our artists a full range of core artist services expanding into the business areas of Artist Relations, Artist Management, Artist Representation, Branding & Identity, Publicity & PR, Sync & Licensing/Music Supervision, Manufacturing, and Distribution. HVM takes a realistic no-nonsense business approach when working with and managing the expectations and day-to-day business of artist careers and using a core suite of artist services. In the constant growing digital industry, we manage a variety of music-based content that is marketed, promoted, and...

PANTHEON PODCASTS TO SERVE AS SPONSOR OF ROCKNPOD We're thrilled to announce that Pantheon Podcasts Network has signed on as a Title Sponsor for ROCKNPOD 2021! Pantheon Podcasts has something for every music fan. Known as the “MTV of podcasting,” Pantheon features a wide range of music-centric shows that capture the attention of fans of rock, metal, folk, hip-hop, dance, blues and more globally. Pantheon podcasts dig deep into all things music. News and reviews, stories and history, commentary and careers, interviews and conversations, books, films, comedy, and more. With more than 70 shows hosted by legendary producers and musicians, radio DJs, fans, comedians, actors, authors, and celebrities - Pantheon is the place to learn more about your favorite artist or discover a new one! Listen to all their...

SUNDAY AT S.I.R. NASHVILLE Carmine Appice & Vinny Appice Drum Master Classes Join us at S.I.R. Nashville for the Carmine & Vinny Appice Drum Master Class on Sunday, August 8th! Legendary rock drummer, Carmine Appice (Ozzy Osbourne, Rod Stewart, Vanilla Fudge, Cactus, and Jeff Beck to name a few), has enjoyed an amazing almost 50 year career as a rock star, music educator, author, and rock pioneer. He is widely considered to be one of the most accomplished showmen in rock. Carmine is the recipient of numerous awards including Modern Drummer Hall of Fame, Hollywood Rock Walk of Fame, and dozens of gold and platinum selling records. Carmine co-wrote such monster selling hits as "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy" and "Young Turks". He has...

RIK FOX WILL BE COMING TO ROCKNPOD 2021 RIK FOX FORMERLY OF STEELER, W.A.S.P., AND SIN We’re excited to announce that Rik Fox (Steeler, Sin) will be joining us for ROCKNPOD Weekend! "RiK FOX, "The Winged Knight of Heavy Metal", a veteran of the mid-1970's New York City Max's Kansas City and CBGB'S rock scene and the New Jersey club circuit, at the request of Blackie Lawless, to audition for his band Sister, Rik Fox arrived on the Los Angeles rock scene in February 1982, just in time to ride the wave of greater notoriety after becoming the bassist for what became WASP and recording with and naming the band, before moving on, and building his chops with Warlord, before making his Los...