Shane Owens is bringing back country music with “Where I’m Comin’ From”

Shane Owens is a traditional country artist who has hit a few road blocks throughout his career and refused to give up. Owens recorded his first album in 2005 producing a hit single in Texas and never really made it any further than that. Then in 2009 Owens was ready to release a follow up album produced by James Stroud when the recording company went … Continue reading Shane Owens is bringing back country music with “Where I’m Comin’ From”

Cam Brings Front Porch Intimacy to the Bluestone on “Burning House” Tour

Cam has taken the country music scene by storm with her infectious smile, genuine sincerity and her blonde hair all done up in curls. “Burning House” is one of those hit songs that an artist could search an entire lifetime to find. This song took Cam to the top of the charts and is now the title of her first headlining tour. I personally didn’t … Continue reading Cam Brings Front Porch Intimacy to the Bluestone on “Burning House” Tour

Album Review: No Advisory’s Everyone is Stupid

No Advisory – Everyone is Stupid Album Review No Advisory, the band that has been rocking from Los Angeles, are delivering their angsty, punk rock style in their latest album, Everyone is Stupid. True to form, the album boasts plenty of fantastic angry screams laid over bombastic drums accompanied with driving guitars. The guys don’t hold back as every track on the album is packed … Continue reading Album Review: No Advisory’s Everyone is Stupid

Parmalee Live at The Bluestone with The Hillbilly Way and Mitch Kirkpatrick (Photos)

Country Music group Parmalee took the country music scene by storm with the release of their debut album “Feels Like Carolina”. The band has most recently released a new single titled “Roots”. Sunday night 10/30 Parmalee fans gathered at The Bluestone in Columbus, OH to witness the group’s live performance. In addition to the headliner, fans were treated to great music by two other acts. … Continue reading Parmalee Live at The Bluestone with The Hillbilly Way and Mitch Kirkpatrick (Photos)

Song River reviews new Sixx: A.M. Album “Prayers for the Blessed”

Album Review: “Vol. 2, Prayers For The Blessed” by: Song River What time is it? On the clock of hard rock it is always SIXX: A.M. As bassist Nikki Sixx along with guitarist DJ Ashba and vocalist James Michael release the second half of their dos blazing hard rock albums… on November 18th number two will be- “Vol. 2, Prayers For The Blessed” only on … Continue reading Song River reviews new Sixx: A.M. Album “Prayers for the Blessed”

Ohio/Indiana Based Band, The Acre Brothers Release “So Many Roads”

 The Acre Brothers are an Indiana/Ohio based band whose unique sound is derived from southern American roots  with influences rock and roll, blues and country music. The band is made up of Ben Cole (vocals/guitar), Nathan Dillon (guitar/vocals), Mardi Raun (bass), Brian Gill (keyboards/vocals) and Kristin Olson (drums). The Acre Brothers just released there first collection of originals on an EP titled “So Many Roads”. … Continue reading Ohio/Indiana Based Band, The Acre Brothers Release “So Many Roads”

The Deftones Tour for Their New Album: Gore

Concert Review: Rituals of Mine, YelaWolf and Deftones The Deftones Tour for Their New Album: Gore By Song River Photo Credit: CowGirlZen The first two bands opening for the Deftones on this particular tour gave their final performance last evening with the Deftones. In a hot and sweaty open to the elements venue, Mesa Amphitheater, sharing the evenings stage were there bands Rituals of Mine … Continue reading The Deftones Tour for Their New Album: Gore

KISS: A First Time Experience For Many at The Nutter Center

 KISS played for a packed house at Wright State University’s Nutter Center in Dayton, Ohio on Monday night. During the show, Paul polled the crowd by asking how many fans were seeing KISS for the first time. To my surprise, many hands were up in the air including mine. Paul went on to tell the crowd that they are out there to make sure the … Continue reading KISS: A First Time Experience For Many at The Nutter Center

Gov’t Mule Packs ‘Em in at The Rose Music Center

Gov’t Mule played to a packed house at the Rose Music Center on Saturday night! The band is led by Warren Haynes (vocals/guitar) with the accompaniment of Matt Abts (drums) Jorgen Carlsson (bass) and Danny Louis (keyboards/guitar). As the headliners took the stage, there were very few empty seats in the house. Many drinks and good times were had by the exuberant and rowdy crowd. … Continue reading Gov’t Mule Packs ‘Em in at The Rose Music Center

Bone Crunching Progressive Metal Hits! TOOTHGRINDER on Tour!

Concert Review: TOOTHGRINDER With Song River Bone Crunching Progressive Metal Hits! TOOTHGRINDER on Tour! What does progressive metal sound like when its grinding, gritty, gnashing and gnarly? It sounds like the progressive metal band, TOOTHGRINDER, hailing out of Asbury Park, New Jersey and packing in a wallop of gargantuan prized results over and over again. Crunching the pachyderm sized sound and stage performances night after … Continue reading Bone Crunching Progressive Metal Hits! TOOTHGRINDER on Tour!