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We’re thrilled to announce that Michael Sweet of Stryper will be joining us at ROCKNPOD! When you’ve fronted one of the most trailblazing groups of the MTV generation, written a stable of Billboard charting singles, filled arenas all the world over, said goodbye at the peak of it all, took stock in a thriving solo career, got the band back together for yet another record breaking run and even took a stint co-leading one of the most legendary classic rock acts ever, then you undoubtedly have a story to share. But there’s still much more to Michael Sweet than selling over eight million albums in Stryper or singing and guitar slinging for Boston, including an equally riveting behind the scenes...

NASHVILLE’S ROCKNPOD EXPO ALIGNS WITH PBX - PLAYBACK INDEPENDENT MUSIC EXPO TO INCLUDE PBX PANELS AS PART OF 2019 EVENT. For Immediate Release 3/15/19 Nashville, TN Nashville Rock N Pod Expo 3 is returning bigger and better for its third year in 2019, have announced a partnership with PBX – Playback Independent Music Expo, to incorporate educational music business panels into their 2019 event, August 10th, 2019, including PBX Founder Thom Hazaert, who has been announced as a guest at ROCKNPOD 2019. August 9th and 10th at the Nashville Airport Marriott, ROCKNPOD is a Nashville weekend celebration of all things ROCK, METAL, and PODCASTING, featuring Rock and Metal musicians and personalities on hand for signings, photo ops, and live onstage panel discussions, and many of...

Local Nashville rock fixtures, Thee Rock 'n Roll Residency will kick off the festivities for ROCKNPOD weekend with a Preparty concert set to get everyone in the mood for a great rock-themed weekend! Thee Rock n' Roll Residency, started by Philip Shouse and Jeremy Asbrock along with Ryan Cook, have become a celebrated part of Nashville's music scene. Their regular cover sets featuring a who's-who of rock royalty popping in to do guest spots has gained attention across the globe. Thee Rock n' Roll Residency   Notable rock luminaries that have sat in with Thee Residency include Roger Glover and Don Airey of Deep Purple, Robin Zander of Cheap Trick, Alice Cooper, Lzzy Hale of Halestorm, and Gene Simmons of KISS. And speaking...

If you're a veteran of ROCKNPOD weekend or checking us out for the first time, we thought it would be a good idea to give you an idea of what to expect from this annual celebration of rock and podcasting. WHERE? Unlike previous years, ROCKNPOD weekend will be taking place in a central location! Both our Friday night preparty concert and Saturday ROCKNPOD Expo will take place at the Nashville Airport Marriott. This hotel has played host to several top conventions in the Nashville area for many years. Fully renovated in 2016, Nashville Airport Marriott is a stunning venue that boasts beautiful hotel rooms, a great pool deck, Champions Bar and Lounge, and several great ballrooms and meeting rooms that we will...

We're going bigger and better for ROCKNPOD 2019. Part of that is our awesome venue for this year! Rising over the eastern suburbs of Nashville is the newly remodeled and beautiful Nashville Airport Marriott. An ideal convention/expo hotel, this stunning venue features stylish rooms, fantastic event spaces, a perfect outdoor courtyard for nightlife, relaxing pool deck, and easy access to the interstate to downtown which is a short drive away. Stay on-site with our specially-discounted room and enjoy all the events taking place without worrying about the drive! Discounted Room Rate Nashville hotel rates are pretty crazy these days, sometimes exceeding $400/night. We’ve negotiated a special discounted rate, well below the standard rate for the Marriott. Don’t wait too long though as our...

We're super stoked to welcome back returning podcasters as well as new ones for ROCKNPOD 2019! This year, ROCKNPOD weekend gets bigger and better! Registered podcasts can expect a great opportunity for networking, education, content-creation, and much more! For the past two years, ROCKNPOD has become the #1 destination for music artists and podcasters to connect, network, and promote each other. As radio continues to ignore the vast majority of musical talent, music podcasts are filling that void. We'd love for you to join us in Nashville this August! There are three tiered option to be a registered ROCKNPOD podcaster. Click on the link below to see your options! ...

We’re excited to announce that Memphis rock trio Under the Radar will be joining us at ROCKNPOD Opening for bands like Kansas, Loverboy, .38 Special, Saliva, Better Than Ezra, LA Guns, and Bret Michaels, Under The Radar has proven that they can hold their own on the big stages. The most amazing thing though is that they’re just 14, 15, and 16 years old. You may have heard from some that rock is dead, well Under The Radar is here to let you know that rock-n-roll is alive and well. UTR formed in August of 2014 and they played their first show one month later. There was no denying that something special was happening. When they met, they were only 10, 11...

We’re excited to announce thatt Ben & Dakota from Denman will be joining us at ROCKNPOD! Formed in the spring of 2016 by brothers Ben and Dakota Denman, recent Nashville transplants from upstate NY who had a vision: to take the Nashville music scene by storm. With hard rock/ heavy metal songs that are full of energy, Denman is gaining popularity through the local rock scene. With influences such as Metallica, Motley Crue, and the mighty Van Halen, they'll put on a show full of energy that takes you back in time. Their sound is rounded out by the Swedish heavy hitter on drums, Ted Karol, and fellow Nashville Hard Rocker, Robbie Crede on bass. With guitar solos that will take you...

We continue our interviews with podcasts appearing at Rock n Pod this year.  This time we chat with hosts from the fantastic Roach Coach Podcast, Lorin & Jenny. So, Roach Koach Podcast.  What is it all about and how did you start it (eg how long you been doing it etc)? Lorin: "The Roach Koach Podcast is myself, Jennifer Bloomer, and Matt Naas. Every episode we listen to a different Nu-Metal album and decide if it belongs in the Nu-Metal Canon, representing the best and most interesting music that the genre has to offer. The impetus behind the show was that Nu-Metal is the most openly reviled genre of music currently, yet it was the most popular music in the world for...

We’re excited to announce that Ricky Dover Jr (Biters) will be joining us at ROCKNPOD!e Ricky is a rock musician from Nashville TN. RD was born in Houston TX, but spent his formative years growing up in the eclectic college town of Knoxville TN. A happenstance of piano lessons at an early age sparked a lifelong interest in music. By age 14, after pilfering his father’s record collection, RD began being mentored by several local guitar gurus and started gigging locally with several bands. Following graduating from MTSU in spring 2010 with a degree in Music Production, RD was recruited by Atlanta’s The Booze, and helped the band finish their final album, “At Maximum Volume.” Returning to Nashville in 2011, RD worked...