• The Best Rock Bands Touring This Summer A RARAsFarm look at a dozen “Can’t Miss” rock bands touring this summer. Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   As we leap into June, and the dog days of summer, I took a look at the best live acts on the road today. There were many killer rock acts to choose from, including a few bands we have not previously seen, but we decided to limit the list to a dozen acts that we can personally vouch for as guaranteed […]

    This Summer’s Can’t Miss Rock Concerts

    The Best Rock Bands Touring This Summer A RARAsFarm look at a dozen “Can’t Miss” rock bands touring this summer. Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   As we leap into June, and the dog days of summer, I took a look at the best live acts on the road today. There were many killer rock acts to choose from, including a few bands we have not previously seen, but we decided to limit the list to a dozen acts that we can personally vouch for as guaranteed […]

  •   The Bots – Tour Preview There seems to be a tag line thrown around in pop culture every 15 years or so that deems “Rock is Dead”.   Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   I heard it during the rise of Hip-Hop…. during the late 90’s early 2000’s when Britney and Fred Durst were dating, and recently with the onset of Dubstep and Skrillex’s rad hairdo. And then, more often than not, the backlash hits and a movement brings everything back to the basics, the fervor […]

    Here Come The Bots

      The Bots – Tour Preview There seems to be a tag line thrown around in pop culture every 15 years or so that deems “Rock is Dead”.   Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   I heard it during the rise of Hip-Hop…. during the late 90’s early 2000’s when Britney and Fred Durst were dating, and recently with the onset of Dubstep and Skrillex’s rad hairdo. And then, more often than not, the backlash hits and a movement brings everything back to the basics, the fervor […]

  •   Orlando Hosts Rousing Conclusion to The American Candy Tour Florida often serves as the first stop on American tours for a plethora of artists. It’s rare that we have the opportunity to see a well honed, energetic conclusion to a tour, but as we saw last night at The Beacham, they can be nights to remember. The Maine threw a little party to honor the occasion with 1,000 or so of their closest Orlando friends. Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   The Phoenix-based band wrapped up […]

    The Maine Concert Review

      Orlando Hosts Rousing Conclusion to The American Candy Tour Florida often serves as the first stop on American tours for a plethora of artists. It’s rare that we have the opportunity to see a well honed, energetic conclusion to a tour, but as we saw last night at The Beacham, they can be nights to remember. The Maine threw a little party to honor the occasion with 1,000 or so of their closest Orlando friends. Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   The Phoenix-based band wrapped up […]

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  •     Def Leppard and Styx Impress Tampa Rock Fans “Besides the Rolling Stones tour, the Def Leppard/Styx/Tesla show is the biggest classic rock tour of the summer” according to the Bradenton Herald, and RARAsFarm hit the road to see them on the first night of their summer tour!   Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   On Tuesday night, the classic rock legends kicked off their 60 city tour on a thunderous night in Tampa. Almost as soon as we arrived at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, the […]

    Def Leppard Storms Into Tampa

        Def Leppard and Styx Impress Tampa Rock Fans “Besides the Rolling Stones tour, the Def Leppard/Styx/Tesla show is the biggest classic rock tour of the summer” according to the Bradenton Herald, and RARAsFarm hit the road to see them on the first night of their summer tour!   Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   On Tuesday night, the classic rock legends kicked off their 60 city tour on a thunderous night in Tampa. Almost as soon as we arrived at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre, the […]

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  •   Interview With American Idol’s Jax I recently sat down with Jax, this year’s third place finisher in American Idol. She was extremely popular with the fans, has developed a penchant for delivering memorable edgy performances, and leads a dedicated group of committed fans, The Jax Pack.   Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   The Jax I got to know in our one-on-one conversation is the same compelling person you see on television.  She’s a happy soul, who boasts an effervescent personality; and she absolutely drips with […]

    Jax Talks Rock ‘n Roll

      Interview With American Idol’s Jax I recently sat down with Jax, this year’s third place finisher in American Idol. She was extremely popular with the fans, has developed a penchant for delivering memorable edgy performances, and leads a dedicated group of committed fans, The Jax Pack.   Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   The Jax I got to know in our one-on-one conversation is the same compelling person you see on television.  She’s a happy soul, who boasts an effervescent personality; and she absolutely drips with […]

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  •   Toadies – June 14th – ROC, Madeira State Park, Madeira Beach, Florida Written By: Brian Furman Fort Worth, Texas’s The Toadies are alt-rock stalwarts. Their mega-hit “Possum Kingdom” has transcended to rock greatness with their record Rubberneck arguably one of the best of that 90’s era if not of alt-rock entirely. While they have put out great music after Rubberneck, it has largely gone unnoticed unless by die-hard fans…which is a damn shame. Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm So… I was super excited to hear The Toadies […]

    Toadies Concert Review

      Toadies – June 14th – ROC, Madeira State Park, Madeira Beach, Florida Written By: Brian Furman Fort Worth, Texas’s The Toadies are alt-rock stalwarts. Their mega-hit “Possum Kingdom” has transcended to rock greatness with their record Rubberneck arguably one of the best of that 90’s era if not of alt-rock entirely. While they have put out great music after Rubberneck, it has largely gone unnoticed unless by die-hard fans…which is a damn shame. Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm So… I was super excited to hear The Toadies […]

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  •   A Six-Pack of Questions with Jax I had a chance to spend some quality time with talented American Idol performer Jax, who is about to embark on a 37 city tour American Idol Live Tour and chat about her music, rock ‘n roll influences and her future. But I am going to make you wait until next week for the full interview because I am headed out on an important family vacation in about an hour.  As a small peace offering to hold you over, we did a quick question and answer for a segment we call RARA’s Six Pack: Six […]

    Six Quick Questions With Jax

      A Six-Pack of Questions with Jax I had a chance to spend some quality time with talented American Idol performer Jax, who is about to embark on a 37 city tour American Idol Live Tour and chat about her music, rock ‘n roll influences and her future. But I am going to make you wait until next week for the full interview because I am headed out on an important family vacation in about an hour.  As a small peace offering to hold you over, we did a quick question and answer for a segment we call RARA’s Six Pack: Six […]

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  • Rolling Stones Return to Citrus Bowl Sadly, The Rolling Stones declined our offer to cover their historic show at Orlando’s Citrus Bowl last week, so we have no first hand review or information to share, but we do have some interesting information from the venue’s PR team… Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   Normally, we wouldn’t really cover a show we did not attend, but this is The Stones, and with 50 years of touring under their belt, we can forgive them for not realizing just how […]

    Rolling Stones Reflections

    Rolling Stones Return to Citrus Bowl Sadly, The Rolling Stones declined our offer to cover their historic show at Orlando’s Citrus Bowl last week, so we have no first hand review or information to share, but we do have some interesting information from the venue’s PR team… Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   Normally, we wouldn’t really cover a show we did not attend, but this is The Stones, and with 50 years of touring under their belt, we can forgive them for not realizing just how […]

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  •   New Frank Turner It’s probably easiest if I just come right out and confess to it… Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   …I have a man crush on Frank Turner.  My father would never understand it, but it’s nothing to be ashamed of.  Turner is a gifted and entertaining musician who has evolved into one of my favorite artists gracing today’s rock music landscape. He’s still a spry 33, but the tattoo-sheathed rocker has already led two distinct careers.  He has nimbly transformed from the edgy front […]

    New Music From Frank Turner

      New Frank Turner It’s probably easiest if I just come right out and confess to it… Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   …I have a man crush on Frank Turner.  My father would never understand it, but it’s nothing to be ashamed of.  Turner is a gifted and entertaining musician who has evolved into one of my favorite artists gracing today’s rock music landscape. He’s still a spry 33, but the tattoo-sheathed rocker has already led two distinct careers.  He has nimbly transformed from the edgy front […]

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  •   Message To Venus Interview The following is an interview that took place in the midst of Earthday Birthday 22, under a tent behind the Full Sail University stage. It was the best place we could find to escape the oppressive heat that lasted all day Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   The following is an interview that took place in the midst of Earthday Birthday 22, under a tent behind the Full Sail University stage. It was the best place we could find to escape the […]

    Interview with Message to Venus

      Message To Venus Interview The following is an interview that took place in the midst of Earthday Birthday 22, under a tent behind the Full Sail University stage. It was the best place we could find to escape the oppressive heat that lasted all day Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   The following is an interview that took place in the midst of Earthday Birthday 22, under a tent behind the Full Sail University stage. It was the best place we could find to escape the […]

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  •   Masters of Arena Rock Release their 7th Album Today   Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   Over the past few weeks, we’ve been treated to a few glimpses of excellent new material from Muse, including the huge alternative rock hit “Dead Inside.” The single has sat atop the modern rock charts for the past month and for good reason. It’s another killer dose of anthem rock from the UK trio who have made a habit of delivering powerful rock ‘n roll anthems. The Warner Bros. Records […]

    Muse Release New Album Drones

      Masters of Arena Rock Release their 7th Album Today   Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   Over the past few weeks, we’ve been treated to a few glimpses of excellent new material from Muse, including the huge alternative rock hit “Dead Inside.” The single has sat atop the modern rock charts for the past month and for good reason. It’s another killer dose of anthem rock from the UK trio who have made a habit of delivering powerful rock ‘n roll anthems. The Warner Bros. Records […]

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  •     The Harlots “On My Way” Single Review The more music I hear from Australia, the more convinced I am that the country is quickly becoming the hottest incubator for fresh rock ‘n roll. Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   The latest band to catch my attention is Harlot, a talented six-piece from Melbourne, Australia.  They’re a group of twenty-somethings who are about to deliver their fantastic new single “On My Way” on June 26th. The infectious rocker is in invigorating call to action. It’s a […]

    The Harlots – On Their Way

        The Harlots “On My Way” Single Review The more music I hear from Australia, the more convinced I am that the country is quickly becoming the hottest incubator for fresh rock ‘n roll. Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   The latest band to catch my attention is Harlot, a talented six-piece from Melbourne, Australia.  They’re a group of twenty-somethings who are about to deliver their fantastic new single “On My Way” on June 26th. The infectious rocker is in invigorating call to action. It’s a […]

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  •   Meet The Next Royal Blood / Black Keys These three brothers, 20 year-old Isaiah Radke (bass), 17 year-old Solomon Radke (drums), and 21 year-old Dee Radke (vocals/guitar) from Missouri are about to change the rock ‘n roll landscape. They deliver fresh, pure rock music with an absolutely distinctive and powerful sound. Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   A few months ago, I was headed out to see Rise Against, and got there early enough to catch the evening’s opening band, and they blew me away. “Radkey […]

    Radkey Releases Scorching New Single

      Meet The Next Royal Blood / Black Keys These three brothers, 20 year-old Isaiah Radke (bass), 17 year-old Solomon Radke (drums), and 21 year-old Dee Radke (vocals/guitar) from Missouri are about to change the rock ‘n roll landscape. They deliver fresh, pure rock music with an absolutely distinctive and powerful sound. Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   A few months ago, I was headed out to see Rise Against, and got there early enough to catch the evening’s opening band, and they blew me away. “Radkey […]

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  • New Music and Tour From Slightly Stoopid As we slide into June, we get to enjoy a nice treat from our favorite summer rockers, as Slightly Stoopid release the addictive “Prophet,” the lead single off of their forthcoming album. Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   The music of Slightly Stoopid always feels like the perfect accompaniment to summer, and with the release of “Prophet” we get our first taste of their much anticipated June 30th full-length release of Meanwhile…Back At The Lab. To keep the cool summer […]

    Slightly Stoopid Whet Our Appetites

    New Music and Tour From Slightly Stoopid As we slide into June, we get to enjoy a nice treat from our favorite summer rockers, as Slightly Stoopid release the addictive “Prophet,” the lead single off of their forthcoming album. Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   The music of Slightly Stoopid always feels like the perfect accompaniment to summer, and with the release of “Prophet” we get our first taste of their much anticipated June 30th full-length release of Meanwhile…Back At The Lab. To keep the cool summer […]

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  •   Blaine The Mono Releases “Capsize” Video Our favorite Orlando hard rockers, Blaine The Mono are doing something pretty cool around the release of their new video for “Capsize,” the first single off of their recent album release of Jellyfish . Check it out, as it could result in some cool prizes for you… Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   As you will see in the official announcement from the band below, prizes include City Walk passes, Jellyfish swag and tickets to see the band with Dreaming […]

    Blaine The Mono’s Capsize Video Event

      Blaine The Mono Releases “Capsize” Video Our favorite Orlando hard rockers, Blaine The Mono are doing something pretty cool around the release of their new video for “Capsize,” the first single off of their recent album release of Jellyfish . Check it out, as it could result in some cool prizes for you… Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   As you will see in the official announcement from the band below, prizes include City Walk passes, Jellyfish swag and tickets to see the band with Dreaming […]

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