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FORMER MTV VJ’S TO DISCUSS NETWORK ON 40TH ANNIVERSARY IN NASHVILLE Mark Goodman, Riki Rachtman, & Matt Pinfield to Appear at ROCKNPOD Expo MTV will turn 40 in the first week of August 2021. The then-music video network launched August 1, 1981. On August 7, 2021, former MTV VJ’s Mark Goodman, Riki Rachtman, and Matt Pinfield will take part in ‘When Music Ruled Television’; a stage panel discussion taking place at the ROCKNPOD Expo in Nashville. Each will reflect on their time with the network, share behind-the-scenes stories, share their thoughts on MTV’s evolution, and update the live audience on current and future projects. Goodman, Rachtman, and Pinfield will be on-site at the ROCKNPOD Expo to meet fans, interview with a...

DRUMMING LEGEND GREGG BISSONETTE WILL BE APPEARING AT ROCKNPOD EXPO 2021 We’re thrilled to announce that Gregg Bissonette (David Lee Roth) will be joining us at ROCKNPOD Expo 2021! Gregg Bissonette is one of the most versatile drummers in the business. Since 2008, Gregg has had the “honor and thrill” of performing in the All Starr Band with his drumming hero, Ringo Starr, at concerts around the world. Bissonette has played with David Lee Roth, James Taylor, Santana (on his Grammy-winning album Supernatural), Don Henley, Joe Satriani, Andrea Bocelli, ELO, Maynard Ferguson, Spinal Tap, and countless others. Gregg has recorded for numerous films (including The Bucket List, Finding Nemo, Best in Show, The Bourne Supremacy, The Devil Wears Prada, The 40-Year-Old Virgin), TV...

SAVING ABEL TO APPEAR AT ROCKNPOD EXPO We’re thrilled to announce that Saving Abel will be joining us at ROCKNPOD Expo 2021! Saving Abel is a Southern rock band with catchy hooks and heavy riffs founded by Jared Weeks and Jason Null. Their first single “Addicted” breaking onto the scene, climbing its way quickly into a cross-over hit from mainstream rock to Billboard Hot 100 and Top 40. With millions of sales under their belt, it’s easy to see how their self-titled debut album charted on Billboard’s Top 50 and became RIAA certified platinum. Their debut album delivered two more #1 singles with 18 days and Drowning (Face Down), across multiple charts and solidified this band's name in rock. Their sophomore album “Miss...

STEELCITY ROCKS ITS WAY INTO ROCKNPOD EXPO 2021 We’re thrilled to announce that SteelCity will be joining us at ROCKNPOD Expo 2021! Thunder and lightning. Two words that can be used to describe the incendiary sound that is SteelCity. Thunder by way of a booming, monstrous rhythm section. Lightning in the form of heavy, riff-driven guitars, soaring lead vocals, and lush harmonies. This is hard rock music that truly mesmerizes the listener the very instant they hear it unleashed. Brash yet sophisticated, unapologetic yet still heartwarming, SteelCity provides an unabashed homage to the Golden Age of Hard Rock, harkening back and speaking directly to you, becoming part of the soundtrack of your life. Initially started as a solo project by founding member, principal...

TONY HARNELL RETURNS TO ROCKNPOD EXPO We’re thrilled to announce that Tony Harnell will be a returning guest at ROCKNPOD 2021! 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 frontman for the...

SUNDAY AT S.I.R. NASHVILLE Carmine Appice & Vinny Appice Drum Master Classes Join us at S.I.R. Nashville for the Carmine & Vinny Appice Drum Master Class on Sunday, August 8th! Legendary rock drummer, Carmine Appice (Ozzy Osbourne, Rod Stewart, Vanilla Fudge, Cactus, and Jeff Beck to name a few), has enjoyed an amazing almost 50 year career as a rock star, music educator, author, and rock pioneer. He is widely considered to be one of the most accomplished showmen in rock. Carmine is the recipient of numerous awards including Modern Drummer Hall of Fame, Hollywood Rock Walk of Fame, and dozens of gold and platinum selling records. Carmine co-wrote such monster selling hits as "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy" and "Young Turks". He has...

RIK FOX WILL BE COMING TO ROCKNPOD 2021 RIK FOX FORMERLY OF STEELER, W.A.S.P., AND SIN We’re excited to announce that Rik Fox (Steeler, Sin) will be joining us for ROCKNPOD Weekend! "RiK FOX, "The Winged Knight of Heavy Metal", a veteran of the mid-1970's New York City Max's Kansas City and CBGB'S rock scene and the New Jersey club circuit, at the request of Blackie Lawless, to audition for his band Sister, Rik Fox arrived on the Los Angeles rock scene in February 1982, just in time to ride the wave of greater notoriety after becoming the bassist for what became WASP and recording with and naming the band, before moving on, and building his chops with Warlord, before making his Los...

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...