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GOOD JOB NOFX!

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Camp Punk In Drublic Festival Replaces NOFX & Me First and the Gimme Gimmes With Descendents & The Vandals For June 1-3 Festival At Legend Valley Near Columbus, OH Camp Punk In Drublic festival producers have announced that NOFX and Me First And The Gimme Gimmes (featuring Fat Mike)will not be performing at this weekend’s festival at Legend Valley near Columbus, OH.
Descendents have been added to the Saturday festival lineup, replacing NOFX, and The Vandals have been added to the Friday Night Kickoff Party, replacing Me First and the Gimme Gimmes.
While NOFX is known for their dark, uncomfortable humor, the festival producers of Camp Punk In Drublic are shocked and disappointed by the band’s recent statements about the Route 91 Harvest Festival victims and country music fans. These statements do not reflect the feelings or views of the Camp Punk In Drublic festival, its staff, and its sponsors. The festival producers support fans of all music genres and take safety very seriously …

FRESH MEAT FOR THE BEAST: ARTIFICIAL SKY

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Artificial Sky is a 6 piece melodic metalcore band from Stockholm that hails great ambitions to reach out and spread their music on a global basis. The band was created in the summer of 2015 and they called themselves Synchrony. During 2015-2017 the band went through a lot and its members were forged into one sharing one united goal... to perform the music they all love in front of fans from many genres.

Early in 2017 they decided to change their name to Artificial Sky to get that new fresh start that their new sound deserved. Under the new name they released the first single "Absence" from their self titled EP. "Absence" was presented with a music video that was received very positively and got a great breakthrough. ”Absence” paved the way for the upcoming release of the entire 5-track EP and many new listeners were reached. New fans from all over the world found a new band to count on the coming years. Artificial skys music is a mix of the best parts from many differ…

Outlaw Rocker JASON CHARLES MILLER Drops New Track "Old Scarecrow" (feat. Charlie Starr & Rickey Medlocke)

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Outlaw country/rock artist JASON CHARLES MILLER has unveiled a second single, "Old Scarecrow", from his forthcoming album "In The Wasteland", due out June 15 via RED MUSIC/ SONY. Featuring duet vocals with Charlie Starr (Blackberry Smoke) along with pedal steel guitar from Lynyrd Skynyrd guitarist Ricky Medlocke -- both of whom are pictured with MILLER above -- "Old Scarecrow" is available now as an instagrat track with all digital pre-orders of "In The Wasteland," as well as streaming across all digital platforms.

"It's a song that's really just about staying true to who you are and what you do," says STARR of "Old Scarecrow," with MEDLOCKE adding, "Jason Charles Miller is a cutting edge rock/country/blues artist of these times! Great vocalist, musician and writer. In other words? Don't come a knockin' if you're not prepared for country rockin'!"
LISTEN to "Old Scarecrow" here: 
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Good Charlotte Release New Music Video For "Actual Pain"

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Good Charlotte today shared a new music video for "Actual Pain", the first single off their highly anticipated seventh full-length studio album Generation Rx. Directed by Jake Stark, the introspective clip examines the album's prevailing lyrical themes of trauma, pain, and loneliness.Generation Rx is due for release on September 14, 2018 via a newly minted global partnership between the band's MDDN label and BMG. "Actual Pain" is available to stream and download now HERE.
Generation Rx represents both a new chapter and full circle moment for the group-brothers Joel [vocals] and Benji Madden [guitar, vocals], Billy Martin [guitar], Paul Thomas [bass], and Dean Butterworth [drums]. Powered by punk spirit, rock songcraft, and cinematic ambition, they retain the signature vitality and vulnerability of their formative years, while delivering an urgent, unafraid, and undeniable message befitting of two decades in the game.
The quintet craft intricate, yet infectiou…

STONEDEAF FESTIVAL CREATED AND PROMOTED BY HARD ROCK FANS, FOR HARD ROCK FANS

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Stonedeaf Festival the new festival on the block has announced some of the greatest rock acts in the world earlier this year. Going to any hard rock music festival these days involves a huge expense and the camping is so far away from the festival site. Not at Stonedeaf Festival, we have excellent value tickets which can include camping right next to the arena. 
Those arriving on the 24th August will be able to listen and perhaps take part in TOTAL ROCK ‘s commemoration of their Friday night show to the late Tommy Vance (following his daughters permission to dedicate our stage to him). Fans arriving on the Friday afternoon will be able to listen to gain access to the Pavillion where the magic takes place. Stonedeaf Festival is going to recreate going to a hard rock festival of the 80’s and 90’s but in a new and exciting way, incorporating all the parts of historic festivals like Donington and Monsters of Rock that are remembered and loved mainly the the awesome music! 
We are including …

HALESTORM UNVEIL NEW ALBUM 'VICIOUS' AND PREMIERE NEW TRACK “UNCOMFORTABLE”

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Atlantic recording group Halestorm have announced today their new upcoming album, Vicious (see attached tracklist). The GRAMMY® Award-winning band’s fourth studio album, Vicious arrives at all music retailers and streaming services on Friday, July 27th.  The first single from Vicious, “Uncomfortable,” premiered this morning, and the video, directed by Evan Brace (Phantogram, Taking Back Sunday), is streaming above.
Recorded earlier this year at Nashville, TN’s Rock Falcon recording studio with producer Nick Raskulinecz (Foo Fighters, Alice In Chains, Rush), Vicious is available for pre-order beginning today at all DSPs and streaming services: https://Atlantic.lnk.to/ViciousPR. All pre-orders are joined by an instant download of “Uncomfortable.”
Halestorm will discuss the upcoming album in several live events tomorrow, May 31st. The band will first participate in a Facebook Live interview with hard rock and heavy metal site Loudwire.  Tune in to https://www.facebook.com/LoudWire/at 12:45…

Blacktop Mojo and Locust Grove come to The Viper Room to deliver a message. - The heartland still Rocks!

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Last night at the Viper Room was sort of an episode of Wife Swap for me.  I originally signed up for the assignment when OC's Joyous Wolf was on the bill.  Upon confirmation of media credentials last week I was informed that Joyous Wolf decided to play Rocklahoma instead.  However, I was asked if I could still cover Oklahoma's Locust Grove, as they are represented by the same publicist as Blacktop Mojo. So California's sons would play in Oklahoma, and Oklahoma's sons would play in California.  Sounds fair enough I said.  Then I downloaded Locust Grove's Monster EP (released August 2017) and almost got a speeding ticket and blew the speakers in my car. Wow! Now I was more than excited to see them live.  They certainly did not disappoint and put on a spectacular show.  The four piece Hard Rock band bring a heavy rhythm section that is perfectly rounded off with mature vocals.  There are no gimmicks with this Rock Band, it was a set of well written songs performed wit…