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We’re excited to announce that Greg Renoff will be returning this year to ROCKNPOD! Greg Renoff was born in the Bronx, New York, and grew up in New Jersey. Renoff earned his Ph.D. in American history from Brandeis University and is the author of Van Halen Rising as well as the upcoming Ted Templeman official biography. His writing has appeared in medium.com/cuepoint, Guitar World, LA Weekly, and Vulture, and he and his work have been profiled in Salon, Maxim, and the Boston Herald. He lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with his wife and two daughters, and enjoys connecting with readers via vanhalenrising.com and twitter.com/GregRenoff Meet Greg Renoff at ROCKNPOD! $10.00 gets you in the door! Other guests at ROCKNPOD include current/former members of Angel, KISS,...

We’re excited to announce Joe X. Dube will be joining us at ROCKNPOD! Joe will be part of a special STARZ panel along with band mate Brendan Harkin discussing the history of the band, their careers, and plans for the future. Drummer Joe X. Dube (a/k/a Jeff Grob) has had a wide and varied musicalh history As an original member of the Epic Records’ recording artist Looking Glass, Dube’s first success came in 1972 with the self-produced, multi-million selling #1hit record, “Brandy (You’re A Fine Girl)”. Originally selling 3 million singles worldwide,the record went double platinum again in 2000 as a featured song in the movie and on the soundtrack for Columbia Pictures’ “Charlie’s Angels”. Recently, itwas the featured song in Marvel Studios’...

We’re excited to announce that Troy Luccketta of Tesla will be joining us at ROCKNPOD! While his gig in Tesla is a long and storied one, Troy’s career features several other notable contributions to amazing rock artists such as Whitford/St. Holmes, The Eric Martin Band, and Jeff Labar. In early 2018, he formed a Nashville based project entitled Dixie Horsepower. Their EP Full Tank is awesome and available at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B073WNPZMG/?tag=slerox-20 Meet Troy Luccketta at ROCKNPOD! $10.00 gets you in the door! Other guests at ROCKNPOD include current/former members of Angel, KISS, STARZ, Tora Tora, Korn, Winger, Loudness, Keel, Beautiful Creatures, Kik Tracee, Bang Tango, and more to be announced! Over 25 rock themed podcast will be on-site recording and meeting listeners! A ROCKNPOD museum will...

We’re excited to announce that Nashville duo mmhmm will be joining us at ROCKNPOD! When midwest native Hannah Fairlight moved to Raelyn Nelson's hometown of Nashville, TN, the people of the village kept confusing them for one another so they formed a band sometime in mid-December of 2016. The pair have individually gained a lot of traction with their solo projects but the universe pushed them together to form an acoustic duo that is “clever as the dickens” and “envelope pushing” (Nashville Arts Magazine). Their “modern day Hee-Haw Show” has grabbed the attention of the Nashville music scene with features in the East Nashvillian’s “Women in Music” issue that claimed mmhmm was “the breakout duo of the year.” With catchy melodies, pretty...

We’re excited to announce that comedian/actor Earl Skakel will be a guest at ROCKNPOD!    Earl Skakel is a standup comedian, actor, and podcaster from Los Angeles, CA. His film credits include The Benchwarmers, Adult Swim, Comedy Central's Roast Battle, and Showtime's 'I'm Dying Up Here.' Earl is a regular at The World Famous Comedy Store in Hollywood, and hosts one of the highest rated comedy podcasts, "Inappropriate Earl". His podcast features long-form conversations at his LA apartment with artists from the worlds of comedy, film, and music. Some of Earl's more memorable rock-related episodes include chats with Stephen Pearcy, Nita Strauss, Bobby Rock, Joey Allen, and Fred Coury. Earl is also a die hard KISS fan and one of the...

So, there's a lot of moving parts to this expo and everything around it. We get it. We've had numerous questions about what it is, when are certain things happening, etc. With that in mind, I thought it best to put as much info as we can into one post so you can have your questions answered and have a reasonable expectation for the great weekend we have in store at the end of August. What is ROCKNPOD? ROCKNPOD is the brainchild of BJ Kramp and myself. BJ hosts the awesome Rock and/or Roll Podcast and I co-host the Decibel Geek Podcast. After becoming friends with a number of other rock podcasts we always kept coming back to the same query; "Wouldn't...

We’re excited to announce that comedian Courtney Cronin Dold will be joining us at ROCKNPOD! Courtney Cronin Dold is a standup comedian and television writer based in Los Angeles, CA. She has been seen on Showtime, HBO, MTV, and TBS, and has written for countless numbers of comedians and celebrities. She was the head writer for the Rock Roll roasts of Dee Snider and Corey Taylor, and most recently the roast of KISS's former production manager, the legendary Charlie Hernandez. She is also a "go to" in the hidden camera/prank world having worked on 13 hidden camera series and pilots. Courtney is a co-host on Pop! A Pop Culture Podcast with Ken Mills and has performed on the KISS KRUISE twice Meet Courtney...

Craig Gass has been seen on King of Queens, Sex and the City, and Law and Order. However, his dead-on celebrity impressions on the Howard Stern Show gained him lots of notoriety; especially with KISS fans. Craig's Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley impressions have become a favorite of the Kiss Army...

We’re excited to announce that Rock Rage Radio has partnered on as a sponsor for ROCKNPOD! Rock Rage Radio is a 24/7 digital broadcast radio station that has a staff that covers over 40 US States and 20 countries worldwide. Rock Rage Radio covers major festivals in the US, Europe, and Asia including Download Festival, HellFest and Rock on the Range. Rock Rage Radio supports the unsigned and signed artists equally and is a reporting radio station with Foundations Secondary Market Rock Chart. [caption id="attachment_679" align="alignright" width="300"] Rock Rage Radio [/caption] Rock Rage Radio will be devoting the month of July to a ROCKNPOD Takeover! Numerous mentions of ROCKNPOD will be made on their many great shows, blocks of music from ROCKNPOD guests will be...

We’re thrilled to announce that Anthony Focx will be a guest at ROCKNPOD! Anthony Focx hails from Los Angeles, CA and has worked with many platinum artists throughout his career as a guitarist and/or audio engineer. Anthony is also the guitarist for the hard rock band Beautiful Creatures (Warner Bros). Anthony is no stranger to the live stage as the band Beautiful Creatures performed on traveling tours such as The Rolling Rock Tour, Ozzfest, and has also opened for KISS and Marilyn Manson. Anthony's studio credits include production work on the following record label projects; Conway Twitty, Patsy Cline, Waylon Jennings, Canned Heat, Daughtry, Aerosmith, Metallica, The Dead Daisies and many more. Anthony has appeared in big screen movies and also had...