• Big Orlando Line-Up and Videos Well there’s been some exciting change since I last wrote about the Big Orlando, Central Florida’s biggest rock music event in years.  The line-up was filled out, and the newly announced bands are pretty damn impressive. Make sure you Like our Facebook at the top of our site for more rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm Make sure you check out some videos of our featured bands below the article. We already knew about Alternative rock legends Weezer and one of the hottest bands around, Fall Out Boy, riding the huge success of their latest single […]

    Big Orlando Line-Up Review and a few Samples

    Big Orlando Line-Up and Videos Well there’s been some exciting change since I last wrote about the Big Orlando, Central Florida’s biggest rock music event in years.  The line-up was filled out, and the newly announced bands are pretty damn impressive. Make sure you Like our Facebook at the top of our site for more rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm Make sure you check out some videos of our featured bands below the article. We already knew about Alternative rock legends Weezer and one of the hottest bands around, Fall Out Boy, riding the huge success of their latest single […]

  • Puddle of Mudd New Smyra Beach Concert Review Let’s face it Wes Scantlin, the force behind PUDDLE OF MUDD, is a volatile dude. He suffered an epic meltdown on stage in Dallas earlier this year and has been accused of lip syncing, Needless to say, we weren’t sure what to expect when we attended the November 8th concert at Pub 44 in New Smyrna Beach. Make sure you Like our Facebook at the top of our site for more rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm On this night it was evident that Scantlin and his band were on top of their […]

    Puddle of Mudd Show Review

    Puddle of Mudd New Smyra Beach Concert Review Let’s face it Wes Scantlin, the force behind PUDDLE OF MUDD, is a volatile dude. He suffered an epic meltdown on stage in Dallas earlier this year and has been accused of lip syncing, Needless to say, we weren’t sure what to expect when we attended the November 8th concert at Pub 44 in New Smyrna Beach. Make sure you Like our Facebook at the top of our site for more rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm On this night it was evident that Scantlin and his band were on top of their […]

  • Rise Against Show Review They’re undoubtedly one of the premier Alternative rock artists of this century, and somehow, until Saturday night, I had never caught them live.  No clue why I waited so long, but this powerful quartet out of Chicago was definitely worth the wait.  And, based on something we heard that night, the next time we see them might just be right around the corner. Make sure you Like our Facebook at the top of our site for more rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm Led by charismatic frontman, Tim McIlrath, they delivered 90 minutes of non-stop, searing rock […]

    Rise Against Deliver Powerful Orlando Performance

    Rise Against Show Review They’re undoubtedly one of the premier Alternative rock artists of this century, and somehow, until Saturday night, I had never caught them live.  No clue why I waited so long, but this powerful quartet out of Chicago was definitely worth the wait.  And, based on something we heard that night, the next time we see them might just be right around the corner. Make sure you Like our Facebook at the top of our site for more rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm Led by charismatic frontman, Tim McIlrath, they delivered 90 minutes of non-stop, searing rock […]

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    Buffalo Sunn – Releases New Music

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  • Titusville – From Rockets To Rockers There’s been a bit of a resurgence for rock music along Florida’s East Coast this year. Still, I was surprised to see a notable rock music event targeted for Titusville’s Sandpoint Park… surprised, but absolutely excited by the prospects. The park, which is known as a prime viewing locale for rockets, never struck me as a fitting venue for rockers, but it turned out to be an ideal location. The broad green expanse boasts a picturesque view along the Indian River, and it’s the perfect size for an outdoor rock ‘n roll celebration, and […]

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  • Within Reason Rocks the Florida Coast It’s Wednesday afternoon, and I happen to be cruising through Facebook, when I see a surprising announcement: Within Reason is headed to Central Florida for an outdoor show that weekend with Fuel at, of all places, Titusville! Make sure you Like our Facebook at the top of our site for more rock music coverage, and to see more photos of the band. Follow @rarasfarm I caught these talented Alabama rockers early this year at Welcome to Rockville, and they performed a quick, blistering set to open the main stage (see our Festival review here). […]

    Within Reason Rocks Titusville

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  • River City Extension Readies New Album I remember walking through the Social in Orlando a few years ago after wrapping up an interview with the sadly under-appreciated Drowning Men. On my way out, an eight-piece band crammed onto the postage stamp sized stage captured my attention. Make sure you Follow our Twitter or Like our Facebook at the top of our site for more rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm River City Extension were pure genius, a talented collection of diverse musicians playing their own very unique brand of rock music. So, I grabbed a beer or three and settled in […]

    River City Extension Surfaces with New Song

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  • Manchester Orchestra Hope Album Review We saw Andy Hull and Manchester Orchestra back in the summer. At the time he was hinting about a special recording the band was working on in the studio. It came as a bit of a surprise as they were just beginning to support their recent album release, Hope. Make sure you Like our Facebook at the top of our site for more rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm The album is a reimagined version of their hit Spring 2014 release, Cope, and it’s a pretty damn cool idea. All 11 songs from Cope are re-recorded in […]

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  • Sheppard – Geronimo EP Review Riding a huge wave of success fresh on the heels of their smashing breakthrough hit single, “Geronimo” I was intrigued by this fresh six-piece Brisbane, Australia band. Make sure you Like our Facebook at the top of our site for more rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm As the catchy lyrics bounced around in my head, I had an instant thirst to hear more. Were they a one-hit wonder, or rather an artist that truly deserved a spot on our new music radar? It didn’t take long to get my answer. This band has “it” and […]

    Sheppard EP Review

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  • The Faults Single Review – Alexander It seems like I’ve been hearing lots of excellent new rock out of Australia these days. For that reason, I was intrigued when I saw this new offering pop-up in my InBox and noticed the comparisons to Tame Impala and The Strokes. Make sure you Like our Facebook at the top of our site for more rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm Comparing The Faults to the aforementioned bands is pretty damn appropriate; they have the cool swagger of Tame Impala and the gritty, edgy rock that is embodied in The Strokes. If their first […]

    Faults – Alexander Single Review

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  • Alveron Album Review When I first met these young Londoners two years ago, they were riding a nice wave of success, powered by their breakthrough debut album Suego Faults. Way back then, in the summer of 2012, they were already chatting about their soon to be completed follow-up release. Follow @rarasfarm Since that steamy night at The Social, they’ve seemingly been in a continuous effort to release that long-awaited sophomore effort. Finally, two weeks ago, Alveron, Wolf Gang’s follow-up to Suego Faults hit the streets. I’ve caught them live three times, interviewed frontman Max McElligott, and chatted with the other band […]

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    Radical Something Entertains HOB-Orlando

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  • Mike Mains Orlando Concert Review When I reviewed Mike Mains and The Branches fantastic 2014 album, Calm Down Everything Is Fine earlier this year, I became a quick fan and anxiously awaited an opportunity to see how that fine music translated in a live setting. Make sure you Like our Facebook page at the top of our site for more rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm Photos are posted here: RARA’s Farm Facebook Mains, a Detroit native, had not previously played the Sunshine State, so I wasn’t too optimistic I’d have a chance to catch the band live. Fortunately, they hooked up with […]

    Mike Mains Rocks Orlando

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    The Melvins Rip Through Orlando

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  • Curt Towne Band Show Review Hello RARA’s Farm Magazine Fans, Happy Jack is back with another concert review. It’s Halloween night in downtown Jacksonville, and the city is alive with excitement. Make sure you Like our Facebook at the top of our site for more rock music coverage and to see photos from this show. Follow @rarasfarm This night featured the “World’s Biggest Cocktail Party” – the annual Florida Gator and Georgia Bulldog game at the Gator Bowl; and the city is swarming with all of the Florida & Georgia fans here for the game. Florida Georgia Line, the Country […]

    Curt Towne Band Rocks Fans in Jacksonville

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