• WJRR’s Earthday Birthday Rocks Orlando Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   Welcome to Rockville day one and Earthday Birthday 22 happened on the same day this year. So the dilemma for Central Florida rock enthusiasts was which show to go to. The obvious answer is EDBD followed by day two of Rockville, but that wasn’t an option for everyone, myself included. EDBD was held this year at the Central Florida Fairgrounds, and there was ample, but not free, parking. I got there about an hour before the […]

    Earthday Birthday 22 Recap

    WJRR’s Earthday Birthday Rocks Orlando Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   Welcome to Rockville day one and Earthday Birthday 22 happened on the same day this year. So the dilemma for Central Florida rock enthusiasts was which show to go to. The obvious answer is EDBD followed by day two of Rockville, but that wasn’t an option for everyone, myself included. EDBD was held this year at the Central Florida Fairgrounds, and there was ample, but not free, parking. I got there about an hour before the […]

  • . John O’Callaghan Discusses American Candy We chat with the frontman from The Maine about their exciting new album release, American Candy – out this week. Thanks for visiting, please make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   As the release of American Candy, the fifth studio album from The Maine, quickly approaches, I had the opportunity to chat with front man John O’Callaghan. It was my first interaction with the talented singer, and he was instantly friendly and engaging. We started off chatting about how my daughter, Kerri discovered […]

    The Maine’s John O’Callaghan Interview

    . John O’Callaghan Discusses American Candy We chat with the frontman from The Maine about their exciting new album release, American Candy – out this week. Thanks for visiting, please make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   As the release of American Candy, the fifth studio album from The Maine, quickly approaches, I had the opportunity to chat with front man John O’Callaghan. It was my first interaction with the talented singer, and he was instantly friendly and engaging. We started off chatting about how my daughter, Kerri discovered […]

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    The Hippest Thing in Philly

    Punk Rock Girl Recreated I recently wrapped up my album review of Soko’s new release, My Dreams Dictate My Reality, and was slammed with a few wonderful memories of my early years in Philly. (Read it here, especially if you remember The Revival). Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   Then coincidentally, in my InBox that afternoon, arrived the latest offering from In The Pocket, a special project that screams Philly Rock Royalty. David Uosikkinen of Hooters’ fame put this concept together a few years ago, and it’s […]

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    Faith No More Returns With New Album

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  •   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

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  • Full Throttle Heart Album Review Hello Rarasfarm.com Fans – HappyJack is back with another cool CD Review: Southern Thunder Project’s – “Full Throttle Heart”  Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm . Southern Rock ‘n Roll has been getting a lot of attention across the world lately, and I am excited to have the chance to review a CD from this music genre. I, along with millions of others, have enjoyed the attitude and heartfelt songs many famous Southern Rock bands have recorded over the years. So many great bands – […]

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    Fidlar and Metz Tear It Up

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    Of Monsters And Men Premiere New Music

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  • Faith No More Returns In An Epic Fashion Bay area rockers announce Tour Dates, free online concert, and advance streaming of their new album. Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   It’s been a long time, but after an eighteen year hiatus, Fatih No More is going to explode back into the rock ‘n roll conscience with an epic summer tour and a new album, Sol Invictus, which hits the streets in a week! There’s a crapload of exciting stuff going on over the next two weeks, and […]

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    Gritty New Rock From Welshly Arms

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  • Red Sun Rising Quickly On the Hard Rock Scene This talented band out of Akron, Ohio got our Welcome To Rockville experience off to a powerful and entertaining start last weekend.  Afterwards, we sat down with Mike Protich (vocals) and Ryan Williams  (guitar), the two creative minds powering Red Sun Rising, for a quick chat. Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   See our concert photos here: Red Sun Rising at Rockville Cretin: Where’s the name come from any way. I think of Japan, but that was probably […]

    Red Sun Rising Interview

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  • Earthday Birthday 22: Best Show in Central Florida So last Sunday, my article “Earthday Birthday 22 Recap”, found here: Earthday Birthday Recap , covered the basics of what EDBD 22 was about. This week, I will be putting the show under a magnifying lens to bring out all the details. Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   See our EDBD photos here and then Like our FB page. Earthday Birthday 22 Pictures   So there I was, having made it through the gates into Central Florida’s greatest festival, which […]

    Earthday Birthday 22: Best Show in Central Florida

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  • Wilco Impresses Hard Rock Live Fans Illinois natives WILCO stopped by Tuesday to grace the Hard Rock with rock and twang, the mellow and explosive stylings of the group led by Jeff Tweedy had a big night planned for Orlando. Make sure you Like RARAsFarm’s Facebook Page and Follow us on Twitter for rock music coverage. Follow @rarasfarm   Opening act ROYAL THUNDER started off the night with their rock revival style harrowing Joen Jett in a modern twist. Lead woman Minny Parsonz covered the room in loud riffs and piercing vocals as the crowd mingled around the bar and […]

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