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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...

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 Taco Mouth will be joining us at ROCKNPOD! Formed by members of The Dead Deads Erica Sellers and Angela Lese, Taco Mouth also features Shawn Hammer, Flip Cooper (Rearview Ghost), and singer Erica Dilanjian (Lady E and the Black Light, En Esch, Lords of Acid). Influenced by The Ramones, The Kinks, MC5, The Runaways, The Clash, and others, Taco Mouth released the EP W.G.A.F produced by the legendary Michael Wagener. A full-length studio album, also produced by Wagener, is due in late 2018. Meet Taco Mouth 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, Accept, Loudness, Keel, Joan Jett, Kik Tracee, Bang Tango, and...

We’re thrilled to announce that Brendan Harkin will be a guest at ROCKNPOD! Brendan, known for his guitar work in STARZ, wrote & performed on their first three albums, ‘STARZ’, ‘Violation,’ and ‘Attention Shoppers.’ Formed from the ashes of early 70’s pop band Looking Glass, STARZ was managed by KISS manager Bill Aucoin and signed to Capitol Records in 1976. Their major hit single "Cherry Baby" in the spring of 1977 came from the album Violation, produced by Jack Douglas of Aerosmith fame. Jack Douglas produced their first two albums Starz and Violation. Most fans consider Violation their best album and compare it stylistically to Kiss and Aerosmith output. Their third album, the self produced Attention Shoppers!, was more in the vein of power...

We’re thrilled to announce that Jacob Cade will be a guest at ROCKNPOD! Jacob is an 18-year-old American singer, songwriter, musician, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as lead singer and guitarist of The Jacob Cade Project, a three-piece band he formed in a mission to preserve the legacy of classic rock ‘n roll. Heavily influenced from musical greats such as Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, Slash, Ace Frehley, Billy Gibbons and Jerry Lee Lewis, Cade revives a lost art of masterful musicianship and the natural ability to entertain a crowd. Jacob has worked closely with legendary producer Michael Wagener (whose credits include working with the likes of Metallica, Dokken, King’s X, etc.). Plans include issuing a string of singles, before offering up an EP...

We’re thrilled to announce that TORA TORA will be guests at ROCKNPOD! TORA TORA, formed in Memphis, TN in the late 1980s, includes band members include Keith Douglas, Patrick Francis, John Patterson and Anthony Corder. TORA TORA has two major releases Surprise Attack/Wild America through A&M Records that promoted five singles and videos (Walkin’ Shoes, Guilty, Phantom Rider, Amnesia and Faith Healer). The band has six independent releases, The Warehouse Sessions, Bombs Away, Miss B. Haven, Before and After, Revolution Day, and most recently a live performance concert Live from Minglewood, in Memphis #ROCKOUTCANCER. Live appearances have been at festivals Rocklahoma, Farm Rock, Rock & Skull and Monster of Rock Cruise. TORA TORA will be at ROCKNPOD meeting fans, signing autographs, and recording with several...