BADFLOWER – OK, I’m Sick (Album Review)

BADFLOWER – OK, I’m Sick (Album Review)

  I interviewed Badflower in the media tent at Northern Invasion in 2017. By that point, I had already fallen in love with their EP Temper and their debut single “Soap”.  NI would be the second time I saw them live and both times they killed it.  Meeting them face to face it hit me just how young these guys were.  Even by rock standards.  So when I saw them again a couple of weeks…

Share This:
Read More

ROCK ON THE RANGE – Day One (Festival Review)

ROCK ON THE RANGE – Day One (Festival Review)

Every year in the middle of May, headbangers make the trek to Columbus, Ohio for 3 days of music and madness at Mapfre Stadium for Rock on the Range. For the 11th year, this festival featured artists from every end of the hard rock/heavy metal spectrum on 3 different stages with around 60 acts scheduled to perform. The announcement that Metallica, a band that had been on the wish list of many attendees for years,…

Share This:
Read More

GOODBYE JUNE / BADFLOWER – Triple Rock Social Club

GOODBYE JUNE / BADFLOWER – Triple Rock Social Club

For those familiar with my writing for Decibel Geek or listeners of the Cobras & Fire Podcast may be aware of my affinity for some of rock’s rising stars like Goodbye June and Badflower. So when it was announced those two bands were embarking on a co-headlining tour across a pretty sizeable stretch of the United States, it should come as no surprise I was pleased to see a tour stop 15 minutes from my…

Share This:
Read More

Northern Invasion 2017 – Act III (Festival Review)

Northern Invasion 2017 – Act III (Festival Review)

As the calendar turns to May, we note the unofficial start to what we now call Festival Season.  As part of the Worlds Loudest Month, the third annual Northern Invasion Festival has come and gone to small western Wisconsin town of Somerset.  The Somerset Amphitheater has become an early May destination for rock and metal fans alike as it has hosted Northern Invasion since it’s inception in 2015.  Every year as the lineups for these…

Share This:
Read More

Fresh Blood v5 – Ep275

Fresh Blood v5 – Ep275

Chris and Aaron return this week for Fresh Blood v5; a block of rock and metal from awesome newer bands. In this music-packed episode, the guys spin great tracks that span the entire rock genre. You’ll get awesome tracks from Inglorious, Bleached, Apocalyptic Lovers, White Reaper, Killing Grace, Badflower, Klassik 78, King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard, Electric Guitars, and Double Crush Syndrome. Fresh Blood v5   In addition to all of that, the guys…

Share This:
Read More