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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 excited to announce that comedian Courtney Cronin Dold will be joining us at ROCKNPOD! Courtney Cronin Dold is a standup comedian and television writer based in Los Angeles, CA. She has been seen on Showtime, HBO, MTV, and TBS, and has written for countless numbers of comedians and celebrities. She was the head writer for the Rock Roll roasts of Dee Snider and Corey Taylor, and most recently the roast of KISS's former production manager, the legendary Charlie Hernandez. She is also a "go to" in the hidden camera/prank world having worked on 13 hidden camera series and pilots. Courtney is a co-host on Pop! A Pop Culture Podcast with Ken Mills and has performed on the KISS KRUISE twice Meet Courtney...

We’re excited to announce that Rock Rage Radio has partnered on as a sponsor for ROCKNPOD! Rock Rage Radio is a 24/7 digital broadcast radio station that has a staff that covers over 40 US States and 20 countries worldwide. Rock Rage Radio covers major festivals in the US, Europe, and Asia including Download Festival, HellFest and Rock on the Range. Rock Rage Radio supports the unsigned and signed artists equally and is a reporting radio station with Foundations Secondary Market Rock Chart. [caption id="attachment_679" align="alignright" width="300"] Rock Rage Radio [/caption] Rock Rage Radio will be devoting the month of July to a ROCKNPOD Takeover! Numerous mentions of ROCKNPOD will be made on their many great shows, blocks of music from ROCKNPOD guests will be...

We’re thrilled to announce that Anthony Focx will be a guest at ROCKNPOD! Anthony Focx hails from Los Angeles, CA and has worked with many platinum artists throughout his career as a guitarist and/or audio engineer. Anthony is also the guitarist for the hard rock band Beautiful Creatures (Warner Bros). Anthony is no stranger to the live stage as the band Beautiful Creatures performed on traveling tours such as The Rolling Rock Tour, Ozzfest, and has also opened for KISS and Marilyn Manson. Anthony's studio credits include production work on the following record label projects; Conway Twitty, Patsy Cline, Waylon Jennings, Canned Heat, Daughtry, Aerosmith, Metallica, The Dead Daisies and many more. Anthony has appeared in big screen movies and also had...

We’re thrilled to announce that Brendan Harkin will be a guest at ROCKNPOD! Brendan, known for his guitar work in STARZ, wrote & performed on their first three albums, ‘STARZ’, ‘Violation,’ and ‘Attention Shoppers.’ Formed from the ashes of early 70’s pop band Looking Glass, STARZ was managed by KISS manager Bill Aucoin and signed to Capitol Records in 1976. Their major hit single "Cherry Baby" in the spring of 1977 came from the album Violation, produced by Jack Douglas of Aerosmith fame. Jack Douglas produced their first two albums Starz and Violation. Most fans consider Violation their best album and compare it stylistically to Kiss and Aerosmith output. Their third album, the self produced Attention Shoppers!, was more in the vein of power...

We’re thrilled to announce that Jacob Cade will be a guest at ROCKNPOD! Jacob is an 18-year-old American singer, songwriter, musician, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as lead singer and guitarist of The Jacob Cade Project, a three-piece band he formed in a mission to preserve the legacy of classic rock ‘n roll. Heavily influenced from musical greats such as Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, Slash, Ace Frehley, Billy Gibbons and Jerry Lee Lewis, Cade revives a lost art of masterful musicianship and the natural ability to entertain a crowd. Jacob has worked closely with legendary producer Michael Wagener (whose credits include working with the likes of Metallica, Dokken, King’s X, etc.). Plans include issuing a string of singles, before offering up an EP...

We’re thrilled to announce that TORA TORA will be guests at ROCKNPOD! 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 most recently a live performance concert Live from Minglewood, in Memphis #ROCKOUTCANCER. Live appearances have been at festivals Rocklahoma, Farm Rock, Rock & Skull and Monster of Rock Cruise. TORA TORA will be at ROCKNPOD meeting fans, signing autographs, and recording with several...

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 excited to announce that School of Rock Nashville and School of Rock Franklin has partnered on as a sponsor for ROCKNPOD! School of Rock Nashville and School of Rock Franklin — a haven for aspiring musicians who love rock n’ roll. They believe live performance is the most fun and effective way to teach an instrument, which is why they get kids playing on stage as quickly as possible. Classes are tailored to all age groups and levels of proficiency, and instructors are passionate about creating a legacy of music by helping students succeed in music and beyond. School of Rock Nashville and School of Rock Franklin teaches kids to play alone and as part of a team. This approach promotes...