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ABBY K IS COMING TO ROCKNPOD EXPO We’re excited to announce that Abby K will be joining us for the ROCKNPOD Expo! Abby K is a bassist, vocalist, and songwriter from Charlotte, North Carolina. She picked up the bass at age 13 after being influenced by Gene Simmons at a KISS Concert. Months into her musical journey, she was 1 of 3 bassists in the United States selected to attend GRAMMY Camp in Los Angeles, CA. Abby was soon later invited by the producers of America’s Got Talent to audition for the show. She claims that her proudest moment was when Nita Strauss joined her onstage to perform Iron Maiden’s “The Trooper”. Since then, she has developed her own style of musicianship...

COMEDY RETURNS TO ROCKNPOD WEEKEND IN THE FORM OF PUNCHLINES AND BACKLINES PUNCHLINES AND BACKLINES IS CRAIG GASS, DON JAMIESON, COURTNEY CRONIN DOLD, AND IZZY PRESLEY + SPECIAL SURPRISE GUEST Punchlines and Backlines TWO HEADLINER SPECIAL EVENT with Don Jamieson and Craig Gass - featuring Courtney Cronin Dold PUNCHLINES AND BACKLINES - COMEDY AND MUSIC UNITE! The show where one rock star has to joke before they can jam! That’s right! One of our favorite rock musicians will be doing their first-ever stand-up comedy set, (with some help from the pros) then closing out the show with a few tunes. IT'S THE ONE-OF-A-KIND COMEDY MUSIC SHOW YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS! SPECIAL EVENT WITH TWO HEADLINERS! CRAIG GASS (Howard Stern, Sex & The City, Family Guy, Kiss...

CHRIS MCLERNON TO APPEAR AT ROCKNPOD We’re excited to announce that Chris McLernon (Saigon Kick, Cold Sweat) will be joining us for ROCKNPOD Weekend! Chris McLernon spent the '80's and '90's writing, recording, and touring the world with the gold and platinum-selling Saigon Kick (Atlantic) and Cold Sweat (MCA). After leaving the road to raise a family, he looked to the world of TV, Film, and Advertising to continue playing music and satisfy his creative and eclectic musical tastes, placing his music with cable and broadcast networks along with indie films and national ad campaigns. Recently, Chris has reunited with Saigon Kick, Cold Sweat and Cold Gin along with recording new solo albums. ROCKNPOD Weekend takes place August 6-8 in Nashville TN. Full details...

TORA TORA RETURNS TO ROCKNPOD EXPO We’re excited to announce that Tora Tora will be joining us for the ROCKNPOD Expo! TORA TORA, formed in Memphis, TN in the late 1980s, includes band members include Keith Douglas, Patrick Francis, John Patterson, and Anthony Corder.   TORA TORA has two major releases Surprise Attack/Wild America through A&M Records that promoted five singles and videos (Walkin’ Shoes, Guilty, Phantom Rider, Amnesia and Faith Healer).   The band has six independent releases, The Warehouse Sessions, Bombs Away, Miss B. Haven, Before and After, Revolution Day, and a live performance concert Live from Minglewood, in Memphis #ROCKOUTCANCER. The band is currently working on the follow-up to their Frontiers Records release ‘Bastards of Beale.’ Live appearances have been at festivals Rocklahoma, Farm...

DRUMMING LEGENDS CARMINE & VINNY APPICE - THE APPICE BROTHERS TO APPEAR AT ROCKNPOD We’re excited to announce that legendary drummers Carmine Appice (Blue Murder, Vanilla Fudge, King Kobra) and Vinny Appice (Black Sabbath, Dio)  will be joining us for ROCKNPOD Weekend! Carmine & Vinny will be on hand at the ROCKNPOD Expo Saturday, August 7th at Hilton Nashville Airport to meet fans, do interviews, and do a special meet & greet session. Additionally, Carmine and Vinny will be doing Drum Master Classes at S.I.R. Nashville on Sunday, August 8th as well as a live discussion of their history in rock music in front of an audience! Ticket links for these S.I.R. special events coming soon. As drummer for Vanilla Fudge, Carmine Appice set...

TOBY WRIGHT IS BACK! We’re excited to announce that legendary producer Toby Wright (Metallica, Alice in Chains, Slayer, KISS) will be joining us for the ROCKNPOD Expo! Toby Wright is a Grammy Award-winning producer, mixer, and engineer of multi-platinum records for Alice In Chains, Metallica, The Wallflowers, Korn, and more, as well as an accomplished player and pioneering innovator in the field of sound design. Toby is also the inventor of Taummhoms. Taummhoms is a subscription-based sleep sound streaming service that can be accessed from any internet-connected device. It features unique, on-demand, HIGH DEFINITION sounds that can help you in promoting sleep and revitalization. The sounds complement each other creating a sense of deepened enlightenment, kindness and gratitude. In the coming months, Wright...

ANDRE LABELLE RETURNS TO ROCKNPOD EXPO We’re excited to announce that drummer Andre Labelle (Vinnie Vincent, The Sky, Flood the Engine) will be joining us for the ROCKNPOD Expo! Andre has recorded for Robert Fleischman (formerly of Journey) and his band, The Sky. His drumming is showcased for Flood The Engine, a band featuring Bill Leverty of Firehouse, Jimmy Kunes of Cactus, and bass guitar legend Keith Horne.  Having lived ten years in Los Angeles as a session player, he has been honored to work with many artists, such as KISS guitarist Vinnie Vincent, Richie Kotzen, Michael Monarch of Steppenwolf, Chris Holmes, and Buckcherry's Josh Todd to name a few. He has also appeared in a variety of clinics and live settings including...

NATIVE SONS' ASTHEON BLAKE WILL BE AT ROCKNPOD EXPO 2021 We’re excited to announce that Ashton Blake of Native Sons will be joining us for the ROCKNPOD Expo! After acquiring Travis Meredith (b), Brett Siples (d), and Michael Bowman (g), NATIVE  SONS founding member Ashton Blake (v) has infused the group with new blood, passion, and energy. With a renewed focus and an eagerness to tour, the band is already out supporting their debut release titled 'The Natives Are Restless'. Released on March 12, 2021, 'The Natives Are  Restless' has quickly created a rock n roll frenzy for fans. So much so that their back-to-back  record release parties sold out with subsequent shows mirroring the opening nights, and their road schedule is being...

JYMMY TOLLAND WILL BE AT ROCKNPOD EXPO 2021 We’re excited to announce that Jymmy Tolland of The Lonely Ones will be joining us for the ROCKNPOD Expo! Formed in the summer of 2019, The Lonely Ones are a four-piece vocal-oriented hard rock band with an ear for melody and a taste for success. No strangers to the hardships of the music industry, The Lonely Ones know what they want and know how to get it. They released two singles, "Eternal Sadness" and "The Lonely One," independently in March of 2020. The band released their reimagined version of Queen's classic song "Flash" in July of 2020. The song/video was met with rave reviews including those of Brian May (Queen) and Sam J Jones (Flash...

RICK RUHL OF EVERY MOTHER'S NIGHTMARE RETURNS TO ROCKNPOD EXPO We’re excited to announce that Every Mother’s Nightmare frontman Rick Ruhl will be joining us for the ROCKNPOD Expo! American rock band (EMN) EVERY MOTHER’S NIGHTMARE hails from Memphis, Tennessee and is a quintessential artist that never follows trends doing things their own way. Good or bad, it was their way that put the band on the map when EMN was signed by the legendary Clive Davis in years past. With a music catalog that rises above and is a far cry from their peers, EMN has released six albums that greatly differ from one to the next. Each one telling a story of good times, trouble pasts and life experiences. It has...