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We’re overjoyed to welcome Podcast Rock City back to ROCKNPOD! The show is hosted by Joe Polo, Jody Havenot and Sonny “Hollywood” Pooni, and can be found free on iTunes, Podchaser.com, and Spotify. The weekly live show on KGFRocks.com is hosted by Brent Zius, Sonny “Hollywood” Pooni and D-Rock. For the past 5 years these guys have been talking KISS. Whether it’s the weekly podcast on iTunes, Spotify or Google play or the weekly live show on KGFROCKS.com. These guys have fun doing what they do and they are a must listen for any KISS ARMY MEMBER! Don’t miss your chance to meet the Podcast Rock City crew at ROCKNPOD in Nashville, TN on Saturday August 10th at the Nashville Airport Marriott! Tickets available...

We’re thrilled to announce that Megadeth bassist David Ellefson will be a guest at the Nashville ROCKNPOD Expo! From humble farm roots in rural Minnesota, David Ellefson has come a long way, literally and figuratively, to conquering stages around the world as bassist of thrash metal titans MEGADETH. Revered for his unique, hard-hitting playing style, and unwavering dedication to his musical craft, Ellefson has woven a vast professional tapestry as a bassist, songwriter, record producer, clinician and author. As a member of MEGADETH, he has been awarded 10 Grammy nominations, countless gold & platinum records and toured the world for the better part of 3 decades. In addition to Megadeth, David has lent his playing and writing abilities to several other recording...

Congratulations to Totally Driven Entertainment who have won the ROCKNPOD Expo Hashtag Contest.  They will receive a Podcaster Platinum Package which includes the following: PLEASE NOTE - The Podcaster Platinum ticket covers ALL HOSTS of a participating podcast. ACCESS The Podcaster Platinum Ticket provides you with early access to the ROCKNPOD Expo on Saturday August 10th at Nashville Airport Marriott. Early access admission starts at 10:00am. EDUCATION  The Podcaster Platinum ticket also entitles you to full access to the ROCKNPOD Education Track featuring guest speakers and workshops that will help you, as a podcaster, get started, learn keys to social media promotion, and tips for building your audience. The ROCKNPOD Education Track takes place in a private breakout room and will only be open to...

We’re excited to announce that Australian-born rockers KAATO will be joining us at ROCKNPOD! KAATO is a modern hard rock band with a distinct 1970’s swagger and style. True believers in the power and glory of this music, the group creates ferocious new songs inspired by the best of rock’s Golden Age and performs them with the energy and abandon of emerging young musicians working hard to get their share. KAATO’s new album Slam! is a blast of fresh, stadium-filling rock and roll influenced by masters like Aerosmith, Boston, and Cheap Trick and continues the evolution of the sound those icons brought to the world. Originally formed in Sydney, Australia, KAATO is now based in Nashville, Tennessee. Guitarist/vocalist Kurt Lowney and...

We’re incredibly excited to announce that Disc Makers will be sponsoring ROCKNPOD! Disc Makers makes and prints some of finest discs in the world. With a 70+ year history of stability and a consistent track record of producing and printing high quality CDs, DVDs, Vinyl, and USBs, Disc Makers is proud to be a prime provider of physical media for independent labels and artists. Disc Makers is the only optical disc manufacturer on the Eastern Seaboard, making us a "local" vendor to artists and labels from Boston to NYC, Philly, DC, and Charlotte. But...

We’re excited to announce that Lipstick Generation will kicking things off with a performance at our ROCKNPOD Preparty taking place Friday August 9th at the Nashville Airport Marriott! Lipstick Generation is a hard rock band from Nashville, TN. The band began in 2010 when lead vocalist and songwriter Greg Troyan began working with guitarist Billy Morris (Warrant/Quiet Riot/Paul Gilbert). The duo produced a 12 song demo of original songs written by Troyan in the classic hard rock style of bands like Kiss, Alice Cooper, Thin Lizzy and Motley Crue. After completing the demo, Greg Troyan enlisted the help of bassist Stephen Smith to form a live version of the band and began performing shows in the Nashville area. At the time,...

We’re thrilled to announce that Memphis rockers Roxy Blue will joining us at ROCKNPOD! Formed in 1990, Roxy Blue was quickly a force to be reckoned with in the local music scene. Roxy Blue was soon signed to Geffen Records in 1992 by Tom Zutaut (GNR , Tesla , Motley Crue) and Doug Thaler with Top Rock Management (Motley Crue). Their debut album Want Some was produced by Mike Clink (GNR, Whitesnake). In 2013, three albums were released via FnA Records: Want Some More, Stripped and Live At Nightmoves. The recordings on Want Some More are demos of songs that were going to be for Roxy Blue‘s sophomore album release. The recordings on Stripped are some of the Roxy Blue classics...

We’re thrilled to announce that producer Toby Wright will joining us at ROCKNPOD! Toby Wright is a Grammy Award-winning producer, mixer, and engineer of multi-platinum records for Alice In Chains, Metallica, The Wallflowers, Korn and more, as well as an accomplished player and pioneering innovator in the field of sound design. Toby will be on hand at the Nashville ROCKNPOD Expo for a signing/meet & greet session with fans as well as recording with some of the many rock podcasts that will be recording on-site that day. Join us Saturday August 10th at the Nashville Airport Marriott for ROCKNPOD and meet Toby Wright! Save 25% off admission using the code ROCKNPOD25 (expires 05.15) Tickets/VIP Available now at www.nashvillerocknpodexpo.com/ticketing Book your discounted room on-site! www.nashvillerocknpodexpo.com/venue...

We’re excited to announce Nashville recording band EightBall will be performing at our ROCKNPOD Preparty Friday August 9th at the Nashville Airport Marriott! Eightball… “A modern band with a classic look and feel!” David Bush was fed up with an average band, playing average shows and wanted to start something extravagant and something special…EightBall. David spent several months searching the Southeast for not only good, seasoned musicians but also good performers. After many auditions, he brought in Drummer, Jared Qualls, Bass Veteran, Val Batts, and Guitarists, Chuck Gee and Greg Burnette…thus EightBall was born in 2017. EightBall can go from screamin’ loud dual guitar solos to soulful ballads and all points in between, while giving you EightBall fans one hell of a smoke...

We’re thrilled to announce that Jason Bieler of Saigon Kick will be joining us at ROCKNPOD! Hailing from Miami, Saigon Kick was formed in 1988 by Bieler and vocalist Matt Kramer along with bassist Chris McLernon and drummer Phil Varone. They gained a following on the local club scene and generated enough of a buzz to be signed to Third Stone records in 1990, and they released their first album in 1991. Their second album, The Lizard, released in 1992 spawned the band's biggest hit single, "Love Is on the Way", which garnered initial airplay on South Florida's WSHE.  They toured from summer 1992 to spring 1993, enjoying gold status sales for The Lizard. Later releases for Saigon Kick include the underrated...