rock

Some Fear None Conquered the Capital Stage @ Aftershock


 

The 4-piece hard rock band Some Fear None were one of the standout emerging bands we had a chance to catch at Aftershock 2016. Headlined by Tool, Korn, Avenged Sevenfold, Primus, Ghost, The Pretty Reckless and more, this festival was one for the books. The Sacramento natives shared their thoughts on their music and… read more

Aftershock Set Times Announced

Monster Energy AFTERSHOCK on Saturday, October 22 & Sunday, October 23  @ Discovery Park in Sacramento, CA.

Oh baby, this is going to be one for the books! It’s amazing that the team at Danny Wimmer Presents was able to pull off this lineup! For your viewing pleasure, the set times are listed below.… read more

Butch Walker Is The Truth In Rock n’ Roll

Butch Walker’s career has spanned 4 decades and despite his low key demeanor, he has been instrumental in writing some of the biggest pop hits in the world

He was in a band called SouthGang that was signed then let go by Virgin Records in the early 90’s, he’s produced and co-wrote some of the biggest… read more

UK pop rock trio SYKES have just released their EP “Younger Mind”

The band has also been selling physical copies of the EP at their merch tent on Vans Warped Tour where they are playing all summer.

Purchase the “Younger Mind” EP at: https://sykes.lnk.to/YoungerMind

Select tracks off the EP are also streaming now on Vans Warped Tour and Ones To Watch.

The South London three-piece make alternative electro pop that… read more

Just add Rock, Hip-Hop and One Part Whiskey – Fused By Defiance

We had a chance to interview L.A. locals Fused By Defiance at Skinny’s Lounge in North Hollywood, CA

We knew it was going to be a good night when their dreaded out lead singer put a tall boy PBR on the Marshall stack to prep for their set. The NAMM kick-off party was hosted by Cold Cock… read more

ARTIST TO WATCH FOR: Mala Ruckus

It’s not often that we get submissions from the far east but we were pleasently suprised when Mala Ruckus stopped us in our tracks with their song “Run.”  The 5-piece indie band hails from different nations but have formed a bond in Dalian, China to create a sound that weaves folk, rock and soul in a way… read more

Interview with Run 2 Cover @ The Roxy


 

Sometimes you come across a band that has the raw talent, musicianship, look and sound that is so undeniable you know it’s a only a matter of time before they get signed. The 3-piece pop-punk band Run 2 Cover recently signed by KBB Records is one of those bands. In the vein of Blink 182 and 5… read more

Interview with Nick Rossi & Nikki Misery of New Years Day

RSD caught up with drummer Nick Rossi and lead guitarist Nikki Misery of the dark rock band New Years Day, backstage at the Vans Warped Tour at Shoreline Ampitheater in Mountain View, CA.

“Imagine if Dexter Morgan with side kick Eric Northman, hosted a late late late night talk show in a haunted mansion deep within… read more

The Black Diamonds Were Born To Rock

So….you think you want to be a rock star? You think you have what it takes to shred on guitar, bang on the drums and scream at the top of your lungs with the best of em’? Well, stand in line because the Black Diamonds have been shredding guitars and belting vocals since they were… read more