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We’re thrilled to announce that ACCEPT drummer Christopher Williams will be joining us at ROCKNPOD 2020! Christopher Williams was born to be a drummer. After wearing out several toy drum kits, pots and pans, he finally received a proper set of drums at age ten. Four months later he made his live debut performing in the school talent show. Christopher Williams   Throughout high school, Williams drummed for several rock, jazz, metal, funk and blues groups, as well as the Greenville South Carolina Youth Orchestra. In 2004 he toured the United States as a member of the Carolina Gold Drum & Bugle Corps. Christopher won a gold medal during the annual Individual & Ensemble competition and retained the title until 2006. Since 2008 he has been based in Nashville, Tennessee...

Excited to welcome back Drew Fortier for the ROCKNPOD Expo! Drew Fortier garnered fame as a multi-faceted creative force. As a musician, he is known for his guitar work with 80’s MTV darlings Bang Tango, late iconic Faith No More front man Chuck Mosley, cult 90’s rock heroes Flipp, and the alt rock all star band Zen From Mars featuring members of Kik Tracee, Enuff Z’Nuff, and Fear Factory. Drew Fortier As a filmmaker, he has directed and edited the universally regarded and brutally poignant rock documentary Attack of Life: The Bang Tango Movie (2016). As an actor, he has co-starred in the critically acclaimed romantic horror film Her Name Was Christa (2020). Fortier is also the author of Dark, Depressing, and Hilarious...

So, there's a lot of moving parts to this expo and everything around it. We get it. We've had numerous questions about what it is, when are certain things happening, etc. With that in mind, I thought it best to put as much info as we can into one post so you can have your questions answered and have a reasonable expectation for the great weekend we have in store at the end of August. What is ROCKNPOD? ROCKNPOD is the brainchild of BJ Kramp and myself. BJ hosts the awesome Rock and/or Roll Podcast and I co-host the Decibel Geek Podcast. After becoming friends with a number of other rock podcasts we always kept coming back to the same query; "Wouldn't...

We’re pleased to announce that Andre LaBelle will be a guest at ROCKNPOD! Andre has recently recorded for Robert Fleischman (formerly of Journey) and his new 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 work on television and film. Check out his most recent recordings with German...

We’re thrilled to announce that Punky Meadows will be a guest at ROCKNPOD! Punky is best known for being the iconic lead guitarist of the 70's band ANGEL on Casablanca Records. Known for their elaborate stage show and all-white costumes, They released six albums for Casablanca and toured non-stop playing American arenas with Aerosmith, Rush, Journey, Styx, Ted Nugent, and others. A highly successful Japanese tour would include two nights headlining the legendary Budokan . ANGEL appeared on the television shows American Bandstand, Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert, The Midnight Special, and in the film Foxes. In 2016 Punky released his first solo album FALLEN ANGEL that Charted number 6 on the Heatseekers Billboard Chart as well as 3 other Charting positions. It...

We’re thrilled to announce that Frank Dimino will be a guest at ROCKNPOD! Frank is best known to millions of people as the lead singer of 70s iconic rock group ANGEL. Known for their elaborate stage show and all-white costumes, Casablanca Records signed ANGEL to a multi-album deal upon the recommendation of KISS without even hearing the band play. They released six albums for Casablanca and toured non-stop playing American arenas with Aerosmith, Rush, Journey, Styx, Ted Nugent, and others. A highly successful Japanese tour would include two nights headlining the legendary Budokan. ANGEL appeared on the television shows American Bandstand, Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert, The Midnight Special, and in the film “Foxes”. Years later after ANGEL disbanded a revamped version of...

We’re pleased to announced that Danny Farrow will be a guest at ROCKNPOD! Danny is a Professional Sculptor and Musician. Danny is currently the lead sculptor for Figures Toy Company and has sculpted officially Licensed figures of the Rock group KISS, DC Comic figures such as Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman,the Batman classic 66 tv show and much more. Danny also sculpted an exclusive Toys R Us Classic Planet of the Apes Soldier Ape two pack for the company "Neca". He was originally discovered from his realistic looking Custom sculpted figure work you can see on his Facebook page The Farrow (www.facebook.com/thefarrow). [caption id="attachment_581" align="alignright" width="300"] Danny Farrow [/caption] Danny is also a Songwriter and Guitarist who is best known for playing with Punky Meadows of 70s...

We’re proud to announce that Thom Hazaert will be making an appearance at the Nashville Rock n Pod Expo! Thom Hazaert (often stylized as Thöm Hazaërt) is an American journalist, radio personality, artist manager, music and film producer, and label executive. He was co-founder and President of Corporate Punishment Records, and THC:MUSIC, and currently runs EMP LABEL GROUP and COMBAT RECORDS (in addition to Ellefson Coffee Co.) with Grammy winning bassist David Ellefson of Megadeth. Also, an accomplished journalist, contributing to publications including Metal Hammer, Metal Edge, Circus, Noisecreep, Green Bay Press Gazette, and more, Hazaert co-authored Ellefson’s upcoming book MORE LIFE WITH DETH, the long-awaited follow up to his bestselling memoir MY LIFE WITH DETH. Hazaert was also host, and producer, of...