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Review: Royal Bliss – Self Titled New Release

Review: Royal Bliss – Self Titled New Release

Many years ago I heard a song from Royal Bliss called Crazy. The song itself pretty much defined everything I love about music and finding new bands. Since then I’ve dug into their history and wow, there’s a lot of it. Coming together in 1997 out of Utah, they are a very hot band regionally but seldom saw them outside...
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Review: Joyous Wolf – Place in Time

Review: Joyous Wolf – Place in Time

There’s something familiar about the music from Joyous Wolf. I don’t mean how it sounds, not at all. But how it feels. Somehow or another I get transported back to around 1968. Granted I was 3 at the time but as I grew up that music was core to my own foundations. I just wouldn’t know it for many years...
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Review: Godsmack – When Legends Rise

Review: Godsmack – When Legends Rise

I wasn’t going to review the new Godsmack. New release, power rock, energetic as you can get…yea. Godsmack. I love it. It’s in our rotation to be sure but it just didn’t “move” me to want to talk about it given my knack of introducing people to new talent and bands. But sometimes you can find something “new” in the...
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Another Day Dawns – A Different Life

Another Day Dawns – A Different Life

Another Day Dawns is another shining example of talent that my friend Tom George of Tag Publicity sends me on a regular basis. After a quick viewing of their video Psycho, I asked for the rest so I could check it out. I love getting in on the up and coming music the rest of the world just hasn’t found...
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Review: Dreamkeeper – In a Parallel World

Review: Dreamkeeper – In a Parallel World

There’s a subtle art form to progressive metal. A touch medieval, immense story telling in the lyrics and in the end, a sense of mystery and wonder that pulls you into an adventure in as much as a song. All of these facets of the art come to life in the debut release from Dreamkeeper with In a Parallel World....
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Lullwater – Voodoo Review

Lullwater – Voodoo Review

Just, damn. This Lullwater doesn’t mess around. Dropping today (2/22), Voodoo is the latest release from Athens, GA based Lullwater. To say this one hits the ground running would be an understatement. Curtain Call is interesting right off the bat. This introduction turns into grunge infused rock and you’re hooked. For some background on Lullwater, they were formed in 2007...
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Liliac – Chain of Thorns EP Review

Liliac – Chain of Thorns EP Review

Late in 2018 I came across a band whose potential reinvigorated my enthusiasm for the future of music. This of course would be Liliac. I play them weekly in some fashion on the icehouse and I pimp them when I can on Facebook and other social media. I picked up their first release of cover tunes and their management sent...
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Anticipated Releases Coming in 2019

Anticipated Releases Coming in 2019

2018 is over. Done. Stick a fork in it and let’s see what we’ve got coming for 2019. For my last article of 2018 I’m going to cover some of the more anticipated released scheduled for 2019. Let's see what we have in store for this year. Liliac. I found this band while surfing youtube and they just made me...
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KNON Reckless Rock Radio Local Show – CD Release Party

KNON Reckless Rock Radio Local Show – CD Release Party

Local radio station KNON has been hosting a 2 hour weekly show focusing on the local Dallas music scene for years now. Every Sunday from 10-midnight "Big Mix" Lee Russell and long time local radio personality Spicoli have been there week in and week out playing today's local hits and diving WAY back into so many yesterdays. If I start...
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Evergrey – In Search of Truth; Remastered

Evergrey – In Search of Truth; Remastered

It’s not often I’m going to go back to 2001 and review an album. Hell, that’s 17 years. But Evergrey’s In Search of Truth has set the tone for the band and in many ways, still the “go to” release for Evergrey. The very first song set the tone with a spoken intro you seldom hear and hear even less...
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Disturbed – Evolution

Disturbed – Evolution

Legendary rock/metal powerhouse Disturbed has pushed out yet another release with Evolution now available. Tours are already planned and they will be selling out the biggest arenas available such as American Airlines Center in Dallas. (wonder if I can get a photo pass!). It doesn’t seem that long ago that I was moshing to them in Grand Prairie, TX; but...
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Liliac – October Icepick

Liliac – October Icepick

I don’t do this every day. In fact, I can’t remember the last time I’ve done it. Finding a band I instantly fall in love with that is. There I was bouncing around youtube killing time. I find this band from California by the name of Liliac doing Crazy Train and they simply nailed it. I needed more so I...
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Steve Perry – Traces

Steve Perry – Traces

There simply isn't another voice or singer more widely known that Steve Perry, frontman for the iconic band Journey. His gritty melodic vocals helped define what was ushered in as 80s rock, still played today. Will his new release "Traces" live up to the past or set a new tone for the future? Before we go there, let's back up....
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Nothing More Than Great Rock

Nothing More Than Great Rock

Four score and at least six albums ago (that’s studio recorded albums¹), the Nothing More clan had a dream!  A gleaming vision of a local headlining show with crowd surfing, sing-alongs, and a huge fuck-off drum set on stage!  At this show, blessed be the music snobs, the lip singers, the head bobbers and the booty shakers who proudly braved...
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The Temperance Movement – A Deeper Cut

The Temperance Movement – A Deeper Cut

The Temperance Movement first came into my life with “A Pleasant Peace I Feel” which echoed classic 70s “deep thought” music and followed it up with a tone and style very reminiscent of the more free and open days of rock and roll as it was finding its own place in the world during the late 60s and early 70s....
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Five Finger Death Punch 2018 Tour Review

Five Finger Death Punch 2018 Tour Review

I have to think many people are a lot like me. We hear what’s on the radio for the most part and think what we hear represents the bands style and sound. To say that is not always the case is of course an understatement but rarely has it ever been so true than for the band who opened up...
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Icepicks for August – Whiskey Myers

Icepicks for August – Whiskey Myers

I gotta say, sometimes you find your new favorite band in the strangest of places. My introduction to Whiskey Myers was in a dive bar of all places. This fiery redhead was looking for trouble and an older gentlemen kept falling for her games. She got him punched 2 times in about a minute before he high tailed it out...
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Pearl – Heartbreak and Canyon Revelry

Pearl – Heartbreak and Canyon Revelry

I had the pleasure of interviewing Pearl when Little Immaculate White Fox was out and I was busy playing something off that every week. The interview is still here on our site and after what seems forever, she’s got a new release out with Heartbreak and Canyon Revelry. While I was not able to make the tour last time around,...
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The Dirty Hooks – Icepick for June

The Dirty Hooks – Icepick for June

you get bands coming at you in all sorts of places these days. submissions in e-mail, flagging renegade radio down on facebook, and the like. we love it to be honest because we get to hear a lot of great music. the dirty hooks was introduced to me by a new friend and she tipped me off this band will...
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Pop Evil / Cheap Trick / Poison

Pop Evil / Cheap Trick / Poison

i have to admit, if i'm sitting at home thinking of a dream bill, this wouldn't be it. poison, cheap trick and pop evil would be playing at the toyota music factory in irving tx. at first glance, not your typical lineup to be sure. while we play all 3 of these at any given time, we don't normally play them...
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meet the new renegade radio

meet the new renegade radio

a renegade radio joomla. that's how all this started i suppose. for the longest time joomla was the basis for renegaderadio.net. i simply wasn't interested in wordpress because it was for blogging and that was about it. i chose joomla so many years ago and spent a ton on themes, plug ins, components and the like. in the meantime, wordpress...
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