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THE AUTHOR WRITTEN MORE MUSIC REVIEWS THAN ANYONE ELSE IN THE HISTORY OF THE INDUSTRY HAS AUTHORED OVER 85 FOCUSING ON HARD ROCK, HEAVY METAL AND CLASSIC ROCK We’re excited to announce that writer/podcaster Martin Popoff will be joining us at ROCKNPOD! At approximately 7900 (with over 7000 appearing in his books), Martin has unofficially written more record reviews than anybody in the history of music writing across all genres.  Additionally, Martin has penned approximately 85 books on hard rock, heavy metal, classic rock and record collecting. He is also part of the Pantheon Podcast network, with a show called History in Five Songs with Martin Popoff.  Back when print was a thing, Martin was Editor-In-Chief of the now retired Brave Words & Bloody Knuckles,...

THE DRUMMER HAS WORKED WITH CURRENT AND FORMER MEMBERS OF KISS, JOURNEY, STEPPENWOLF, W.A.S.P., AND BUCKCHERRY We’re pleased to announce that Andre LaBelle will be a returning guest at ROCKNPOD Weekend! Andre has recently 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...

We’re proud to announce that Ron Keel will be a guest at ROCKNPOD 2020! From that first Steeler album to his current work with Ron Keel Band, Ron Keel’s career in entertainment has taken him from the concrete jungles of arena rock to the dirt roads of country music. While selling millions of albums and touring the world as both a heavy metal screamer (KEEL, Steeler, and a brief encounter with Black Sabbath) and a country music artist, Ron’s solo album “Metal Cowboy” combined both genres, establishing a style and a persona which captures the heart and personality of this rock n’ roll outlaw. Ron Keel Now signed to a new multiple-album deal with HighVolMusic, RK is embarking on a 2020 World Tour which...

We’re excited to announce that Troy Luccketta of Tesla will be joining us at ROCKNPOD! While his gig in Tesla is a long and storied one, Troy’s career features several other notable contributions to amazing rock artists such as Whitford/St. Holmes, The Eric Martin Band, and Jeff Labar. In early 2018, he formed a Nashville based project entitled Dixie Horsepower. More recently, he’s launched his Troy Shows Up and A Song for Wellness projects. Troy started playing drums at 10 years old and was influenced by Mitch Mitchell of the Jimi Hendrix Experience. He has a wide variety of musical tastes and loves Creedence Clearwater Revival, Neil Diamond, Led Zeppelin, and Latin style percussion. His other drumming influences include John Bonham, Ian...

We're thrilled to announce that Tommy Skeoch will be a guest at ROCKNPOD 2020! If it’s music’s prerogative to change with the times, then Tommy Skeoch is along for the ride. After playing guitar with Tesla from 1984-1994 and 2000-2006, Tommy has released quite a few records and singles that run the gamut from screaming guitar to introspective and soulful songs – all with Tommy’s special flavor of guitar. Tommy Skeoch   Tommy recently launched a new project called RESIST & BITE. Joining him in the group are ex-LYNCH MOB lead vocalist Nathan Utz, guitarist Steve Stokes, drummer David Parks and bassist Brian Powell. ROCKNPOD Weekend takes place August 14-16 in Nashville TN and inlcudes a preparty concert on Friday (08.14), ROCKNPOD Expo on Saturday...

We’re thrilled to announce that Tony Harnell will be a returning guest at ROCKNPOD 2020! 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 front man for the Wildflowers featuring Bumblefoot. Tony...

We’re thrilled to announce that Jason Bieler will be returning for ROCKNPOD 2020! Jason Bieler is a singer, guitarist and songwriter who is most famous for playing with hard rock band Saigon Kick.He has also played in other bands, including an early touring version of Talisman and Super TransAtlantic, which also featured several other Saigon Kick members and Extreme bassist Pat Badger as well as doing acoustic tours with Jeff Scott Soto. Jason Bieler   A post-apocalyptic troubadour with a penchant for the sonically grotesque. Listen on Spotify https://spoti.fi/2z5twuE  or Bandcamp https://bit.ly/2janQsE Guitarist, hand model, songwriter, amateur surgeon, quipster, director of frivolity & music freak. ROCKNPOD Weekend takes place August 14-16 in Nashville TN and inlcudes a preparty concert on Friday (08.14), ROCKNPOD Expo on...

We're thrilled to announce that STARZ will be appearing & performing at ROCKNPOD Weekend 2020! First, they will headline the ROCKNPOD Preparty Concert Friday August 14th at Mercy Lounge. This will be their first Nashville appearance since 1976! The following day they'll appear at the ROCKNPOD Expo at Hilton Nashville Airport for an on-stage panel and to meet with fans! During the Seventies when disco and punk were the rage, only a handful of bands were daring enough to play hard rock and heavy metal music. "You could almost count those bands on one hand," said Starz lead guitarist Richie Ranno. "They were Aerosmith, KISS, Queen, Ted Nugent, Starz and Angel. We kept the flame alive between the original hard rock...

We’re thrilled to announce that producer Toby Wright is returning to ROCKNPOD! 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 Wright   Toby is also the inventor of Taummhoms; 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 options once in the FREE TRIAL section allow you to customize your desired length of time you are wishing to sleep in 30 minute increments. The sounds compliment each other...

We’re proud to announce that keyboardist Gary Corbett will be returning to ROCKNPOD! Known by many for his tenure as live member of KISS and Cinderella, Gary is a Grammy Award winning musician and his contributed to over 27 albums. Additionally, Gary has worked with Lou Gramm (Foreigner) and all of Bob Marley’s son’s. He’s well-known as songwriting circles as the co-writer of the 80’s Cyndi Lauper hit, ‘She Bop’ Gary Corbett   Gary will be at the ROCKNPOD Expo Saturday August 15th at Hilton Nashville Airport! ROCKNPOD Weekend takes place August 14-16 in Nashville TN and inlcudes a preparty concert on Friday (08.14), ROCKNPOD Expo on Saturday (08.15), Rock n Roll Double Feature Screening on Saturday night(08.15), and Punchlines & Backlines Comedy Show on...