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Music News ......................................3 album reviews............................21 May scrapbook..............................15 Club Calendar..................................26 strings across america tour.......20 Concert Calendar.............................27

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Volume 5 • issue 5 • May 2015

Writers: terry Canter •   Bob Cheesman Corrina Drost • renee Kathleen Jessica Key • tandra Lamia shobha N. Lizaso  •  Victoria rapp Liz stokes • Keith Wilkins PhotograPhers: Jordan Kruger • Neal Nachman

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Chris Cornell Slams Studio Owner Over Temple of the Dog Tapes Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell has entered the fray in the legal battle over the Temple of the Dog master tapes, saying in a statement that the Seattle studio owner currently in possession of the grunge supergroup's recordings should give them back to the record label. "A&M Records paid for the recordings and the use of the studio," Cornell told the Associated Press, adding that for the studio owner "to pretend he has a right to keep the recordings makes no more sense than the owner of a laundromat claiming he owns the clothes you washed in his washing machine." A&M Records sued London Bridge Studio co-founder Rajan Parashar earlier this month to reclaim the Temple of the Dog tapes. According to the lawsuit, Rick Parashar, Rajan's brother and the producer of Temple of the Dog, signed a 1993 contract with A&M to hand over both the master tapes and its rights in exchange for $35,000. However, the tapes remained in Rick's possession. After the producer passed away last August, they ultimately ended up in Rajan's possession, who argued that since he didn't sign the deal with A&M, he's not bound to return the tapes to the label. Parashar's lawyer Warren Rheaume previously admitted that his client was in possession of the Temple of the Dog tapes. "He's had them all along. They're his," the attorney said. A&M's lawsuit was initially filed in Washington State court, but it's since been moved to federal court. "Raj made the facility available, he wrangled people over the two-week recording period, and I believe he was the recording engineer," Rheaume told the AP. "Raj has no agreement with A&M." A&M Records long believed that one of the members of Temple of the Dog – Cornell, Soundgarden drummer Matt Cameron and Pearl Jam's Stone Gossard,

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Jeff Ament and Mike McCready (and, in a backup vocalist role, Eddie Vedder) – were in possession of the master tapes, but only discovered in 2013 that the Parashars still owned them. The one-off supergroup formed in 1991 following the death of Mother Love Bone singer Andrew Wood, Cornell's friend as well as Ament and Gossard's band mate. They recorded their lone album together over the course of two weeks alongside Rick Parashar, who would later produce Pearl Jam's debut Ten. Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard Team Up for Duets Album On June 2nd, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard will release Django and Jimmie, an album of country duets, cover songs and newly-penned originals. Recorded in less than a week, it's the latest in a long line of collaborations by the two country legends, who first teamed up for 1983's Pancho & Lefty and recently co-headlined three shows at the WhiteWater Amphitheater in central Texas, looking to drum up anticipation — or buzz, in Nelson's case — for the new album. "We've been talking about it for about 18 months," Haggard tells Rolling Stone. "We've been back and forth on the phone about what kind of song we needed to find, and we [even] wrote a couple of songs on the phone. When we got into the studio, it was probably three or four days, max." The album's title tips its hat to Django Reinhardt and Jimmie Rodgers, two major influences on Nelson's guitar playing and Haggard's songwriting. Django and Jimmie also finds the two singers paying tribute to each other, with Nelson singing lead vocals on a new recording of Haggard's "Somewhere Between" and Haggard returning the favor with a cover of Nelson's 55 year-old classic, "Family Bible." Even the album's producer, Buddy Cannon, gets a piece of the action, writing or co-writing five songs — including "It's All Going to Pot," a Willie-worthy salute

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to America's booming marijuana culture — on the 14-track album. The album announcement arrives nearly 32 years to the day after Pancho & Lefty first climbed to the top of the country charts, knocking Alabama's Mountain Music from the top slot. Django and Jimmie also marks Willie Nelson's sixth studio album since signing with Legacy Recordings in February 2012. Lady Antebellum Tour Bus Catches Fire En Route to ACM Awards Lady Antebellum singer Hillary Scott, her husband Chris Tyrell, their tour manager and driver were just about 45 minutes from AT&T Stadium, home to this Sunday's ACM Awards, when their tour bus caught fire Thursday morning. According to the Associated Press, the group was traveling on Interstate 30 just northeast of Dallas, in Garland, Texas, when a tire blew and a rear portion of the bus caught fire. "We had to evacuate very quickly," Scott writes on the country trio's Facebook page, assuring, "Everyone is safe and sound." No other vehicles were involved in the incident, and there are no reported injuries. They'll need to get that tour bus repaired quickly, as Lady A's Wheels Up Tour begins May 1st in Lubbock, Texas, with opening acts Hunter Hayes and Sam Hunt. Marilyn Manson to Portray Hitman in Indie Crime Film Marilyn Manson's acting career have so far seen the shock rocker appear as a roller rink attendee (Eastbound & Down), a porn star (Lost Highway) and a white supremacist (Sons of Anarchy). Next up for The Pale Emperor singer: A hitman. Manson has been cast as a calculating contract killer named "Pope" in Let Me Make You a Martyr, an indie crime drama currently filming in Tulsa, Oklahoma. According to Tulsa World, Let Me Make You a Martyr is about a pair of adopted siblings who fall in love and devise a plan to kill their abusive father figure, played by Sons of Anarchy actor Mark Boone Jr. "This story is dark. Really dark," actress

Sam Quartin, who plays the female lead in the film, told Tulsa World. Manson has reportedly only been on set for a few days and has been sharing ultra-bloody production photos from the set: Let Me Make You a Martyr reunites Manson with Boone, as both the singer and the actor appeared on Sons of Anarchy; Martyr's lead actor Niko Nicotera portrayed "Ratboy" on Sons of Anarchy. The film was written by Oklahoma native John Swab, who will co-direct the film with Corey Asraf. Following the two-week shoot, Marilyn Manson will join Billy Corgan on the road for a joint tour with the Smashing Pumpkins that kicks off July 7th in Concord, CA. Miranda Lambert Writes and Records Song for Reese Witherspoon Movie After pulling off a heist in the music video for "Somethin' Bad," with Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert is returning to her law-breaking ways with a new song, "Two of a Crime." The "Little Red Wagon" singer wrote the tune especially for the upcoming Reese Witherspoon and SofĂ­a Vergara comedy Hot Pursuit. An odd-couple broad comedy, Witherspoon stars as a green police officer protecting Vergara's character from a drug cartel and dirty cops. Lambert told Ryan Seacrest during his On Air radio program that the Walk the Line actress asked her directly to contribute to Hot Pursuit's soundtrack. "Reese texted me and told me about the movie and wanted me to write something or sing or both. I got inspired," she said. "It was a bit of a Thelma and Louise theme and that's totally up my alley. It is really fun to be part of it." The song marks the first time that Lambert, who is nominated for Entertainer of the Year at this Sunday's 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, has penned something expressly for the big screen. "Two of a Crime," written with Natalie Hemby and Nicolle Galyon, was released on iTunes on April 28th, a week ahead of Hot Pursuit's May 8th release. Lambert said that Witherspoon's only instructions were that the song should have a "Southern and a Latin flavor."

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One of the most memorable and influential musical partnerships of the 1980s will soon be visiting Central Florida! Pat Benatar and husband Neil Giraldo have collaborated both personally and professionally for over 30 years, blazing a trail along the way and proving themselves to be an unstoppable force. Over the years, their creative partnership has yielded 14 albums, 9 Grammy nods, and 4 Grammy Awards. Full Access Magazine spoke to them shortly after the start of their 35th Anniversary Tour. Benatar, most recognized by her signature style and distinctive, powerhouse vocals in songs like “Heartbreaker,” “Love Is A Battlefield,” and “Hit Me With Your Best Shot” is quick to make it very clear that without Giraldo, (“Spyder” as she affectionately calls him), none of the magic would exist. “The great thing about Spyder is that he pushes hard because I’m kind of lazy,” she says with a laugh, as she throws herself under the bus. “He really gets in there and knows better than even I know what I’m capable of. I’ll stop at 97%, but he’s really talented at finding that niche and pushing it as far as it can go. He’ll give 110% and that’s how all of that magical stuff happens.” Their partnership began in 1979, although they did not marry until 1982. Giraldo, a talented young musician whose influences

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included British guitar-driven bands like The Yardbirds, The Who, and The Kinks, was an assertive guitar player with an innovative vision. He was also the perfect element to extract the passion from Benatar’s impeccable voice. They say the rest is history, with a little help from MTV, of course. Throughout the 80s, they worked at a breakneck pace touring, shooting videos, and making albums every 9 months as they were contractually obligated to do. Explains Giraldo, “If we would have had a choice, we would have done it every two years.” Benatar adds, “It’s so much better to have time to let records evolve naturally but we were constantly being forced to put out products. We were young and we had a lot of energy, but yeah, physically and creatively, it was exhausting!” Although the two are quick to dismiss terms like ‘pioneers,’ ‘legends,’ and ‘icons,’ saying they were merely ‘doing their jobs,’ Benatar acknowledges, “I don’t think it ever occurred to us at any moment in time until people started to say that to us; that we were having some kind of impact.” When asked how they’ve remained so grounded, Benatar, who quit her job as a bank teller to pursue her dream, references their upbringing and similar backgrounds. “We grew up on the East Coast. We came from working class

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families and a really normal family life with a normal childhood and normal friends. My father was a sheet metal worker. Spyder’s dad was a contractor and a carpenter. My mother was a hairdresser. You are who you are. It doesn’t leave you. You just happen to have a really good gig.” She adds that she and Giraldo were lucky to have been able to navigate celebrity life together, saying “we could protect ourselves from all the stuff that was coming from the outside.” The pair are also quite frequently asked what their secret is to sustaining such a long-lasting personal relationship, to which Benatar credits good old-fashioned ‘work.’ “It’s not a big struggle. You’re kinda wired the way you’re wired. It’s not like we’re so smart or so good at this. It’s just the way we are. Luckily for us, we started everything together, so it’s the only way we know how to do it. I mean, listen, it’s work! Every relationship is work. You have to be committed and put the time in and you have to want the same things. It’s not without struggles and conflict, but it’s all very important to us so we work it out, whatever it is.” It is clear their relationship is strong and respectful. They clearly ‘like’ each other. When the two are not touring and are able to enjoy some down time, Giraldo, who has played the guitar since the age of 6, likes to perfect his golf game, yet writing songs fills his days as well, which is quite alright with him. Benatar playfully interjects, ‘…and drinking wine! He forgot to add that’! Benatar readily admits that they are both ‘big foodies,’ explaining “We cook like crazy at home in the kitchen because when we’re on the road we eat three meals a day on the go.” The two also enjoy renovating old houses and spending time with their two adult daughters. Says Benatar, “Raising two kids and having them turn out to be decent human beings

is what I’m most proud of. Musically, it was all good! Winning is great…but the connection is the most important thing.” Currently, however, their time is spent traveling across the U.S. to the delight of their diehard fans, which when speaking of, Benatar sweetly reflects, “They’re great. They’re darling!” According to Benatar, audiences who attend their shows “can expect to hear as many of the hits as we can shove in there. We did a poll before we left for a Top 10 Wish List. We’ll interject the new songs too. It’s a good 100-110 minutes. Everybody has fun, especially us! So everybody come on out! It’s really fun and we’re happy to see them all!” She then quickly adds, “We’re just glad they show up!” and Giraldo can be heard chuckling in the background. They are also excited that the release of their commemorative CD/DVD package coincides with their tour, both of which celebrate the milestones the pair have made together throughout three decades in the music industry. The lead-off single from this live CD/DVD set, “Promises in the Dark,” originally released in 1981, holds special meaning as it was the very first song they wrote together. As far as what lies ahead, Benatar and Giraldo plan to continue honing their new songs and recording once their Summer Tour is over. Giraldo is also working on a few book projects. Now in their 60s, both Benatar and Giraldo seem as vibrant, driven, and invincible as ever! Borrowing a lyric from their hit song “We Belong,” (a period Benatar describes as a very beautiful time in their lives), it seems ‘whatever we deny or embrace, for worse or for better, we belong, we belong together’ not only sums up their own relationship perfectly, but also that of their relationship with their adoring fans from all over the world.

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo will be performing at the The Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg, FL on May 19th and in Downtown Orlando on May 23rd for the 98.9 WMMO Free Downtown Concert Series. Full Access Magazine

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Over Fifteen years together and Old Crow Medicine Show has sold over 800,000 albums. They have won the 2013 Grammy award for “Best Long Form Music Video” for the film documenting their 2011 Railroad Revival Tour. Also in 2013, the band was inducted as members of the historic Grand Ole Opry. Most notably Old Crow Medicine Show also received great recognition for their single “Wagon Wheel” that received the RIAA’s Platinum certification for selling over 1,000,000 copies. I spoke with Critter Fuqua one of the co-founders of the band about their upcoming tour and their most recently released album “Remedy.” Old Crow Medicine Show will be beginning their concert tour this May beginning in Savannah, GA and continuing through August. Fuqua finds meeting the fans the best part about touring. “I think what I enjoy most about touring is that you really get to see the country in a unique way. You really get to meet the people that came from that state, region, or town. You also get a real sense of the culture from who comes to the show. So I think seeing the fans is the best part about touring.” The bands folk tradition and deep-roots, causes the audience to sing and dance. The string band is able to draw a diverse

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fan-base that is multigenerational as Fuqua described, “They range from little babies, all the way to 90 year olds. We’re a family band, we draw the red necks and the hippies and the frat boys…” He added, “I think our fans definitely grew with us and grew up listening to us. We have a real wide range of ages and all different types of people coming.” Fuqua says the band is able to acquire newer and younger fans due to their musical style and their approach. “I think our take on it that the young folks realize is that it’s live, vibrant music and not something stuck in the past.” At concerts he described fans reactions, “They go crazy… in a good way.” The band has had much success with their song “Wagon Wheel.” This song was formed when Bob Dylan’s management team emailed pieces and outtakes of a song from Dylan’s 1973 “Pat Garrett & Billy the Kid.” These outtakes are where Ketch Secor (another co-founder of the band) took pieces from and ultimately co-wrote the song “Wagon Wheel” with Dylan. It became certified platinum, and then was covered by many artists including Darius Rucker from Hootie and the Blowfish for his third country album “True Believers” that has become a number one country hit. ATO Records released the bands latest album

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“Remedy” in 2014. They reunited with producer Ted Hutt who also produced “Carry Me Back” an album they released in 2012. Fuqua says with the help of Hutt, they were able to have a mix of different songs on the album, which made it unique. The album portrays a folk vibe. Fuqua described the creative process, “This “Remedy” album was a team effort. Not that the last ones haven’t been, but all seven of us really took part in writing and arranging. We took part in the creativity in the studio and I think it really paid off. It was probably our best album yet; it was a real band album. We all had a real big part in it.” Fuqua described what the album title “Remedy” means and whom it is a remedy for. “You can take it as a remedy if you’re having a bad day, take it in and listen to it and it can lift your spirits, or you can have some consoling with some of the sadder songs.” He added that it is not only a remedy for the listeners and themselves, but it can also be for modern day country music. “It may be a remedy with what’s going on with country music in general, with it being in a stuck place. Especially with the corporate country and just injecting creativity back into country.”

Fuqua says there may not be a best song off the album. “I don’t know if there’s one particular song. They’re all special to me in a unique way. He added, “They’re all my babies, our babies.” The album contains thirteen tracks including “Dearly Departed Friend,” a song honoring a soldier who could not survive the peace back home. The band has had an organic growth. They began their career playing on street corners in upstate New York, Canada, and in Boone, North Carolina. North Carolina was where Doc Watson, a folk icon, discovered them in front of a pharmacy. Shortly after Watson discovered them, he asked them to play at his MerleFest, which helped launch their career. Off of the album, “Doc’s Day” honors those days when they were just starting out. Since their start, they have played at Coachella, Red Rocks Amphitheater, Hollywood Bowl and more. Fuqua credits many things for the success of their band for over fifteen years. “I think sticking to your guns and doing what you do best. Being open to the world and being creative, as well as understanding each other, listening to each other and being communicative, as well as open about what’s going on. We try to have fun with it.”

Old Crow Medicine Show will be performing with The Devil Makes Three at the House of Blues in Orlando, FL on May 14th at 8 pm and at Jannus Live in St. Petersburg, FL on May 15th at 8 pm. Full Access Magazine

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Her soulful voice instantly takes you back to those years around the millennium; although our first recollections of Vonda Shepard were tied with laughter, drama, and music through the Ally McBeal TV show, her connection with the entertainment industry started when she was very young and it has continued in multiple incarnations through today. Vonda sat down with Full Access Magazine to talk about where she has been and where she is heading to. Since Vonda was a child, she was surrounded by people and elements of the entertainment industry. Her father was an actor and theater director; he was a sort of bohemian; he invited artists and songwriters to come and stay at the house. Music and performing art surrounded her during her childhood and fed her passions. Vonda recalled, “One woman in particular was a singer/songwriter, and when I was about 8 or 9 she would just sit around and sing songs she wrote…It seemed organic and natural to me; I had already been playing piano since the age of about 6. So I loved that whole world, and that was my outlet as an emotional release and artistic expression. I was completely absorbed in music from such a young age.” In 1989, Vonda released the first of many records. After her 3rd album, television writer and producer, David Kelley, saw her perform at a club in L.A. and was inspired.

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He then asked her to sing one single song for a TV show. At the time, Vonda had been released from her record label and was looking for another opportunity to keep her roots growing in the music industry. “I really wanted to work, and … I felt like a race horse who was trapped behind the gates and not allowed to run, for whatever reason. I had so much build up in the music business and then didn’t have the opportunity,” Vonda commented, “then Ally McBeal came along.” Although most of the songs featured on the TV show were covers, David Kelley chose Vonda because of her ability “to interpret his vision by reading the scripts and by recording a song in a way that seemed to move him and connect with the character of Ally McBeal.” Such a transition, from recording artist to TV appearances, would make most people anxious; the unknown would cause much hesitation. But Vonda was thrilled about this evolution in her career. Her multifaceted talents were showcased on the show; she was an actress, singer, songwriter, and music producer. Her original song, “Searching my Soul,” was selected to be the theme song for Ally McBeal. After her first appearance on the TV show, she was asked to appear on and sing in the next episode, then the next, and she soon became a routine fixture and focal point of part of each episode. Vonda had the opportunity to work with

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many different famous artists while working on the Ally McBeal show. One of her fondest memories was with Al Green. “Al Green was a big one for me, because when I was 16 years old my favorite album was the Belle Album, and I used to listen to that a couple times a day,” Vonda reflected,” at the end of a couple of the songs on the Belle Album, Al Green would kind of chuckle, and you’d hear this very distinct laugh… I was in the studio suddenly producing Al Green doing a duet with him… he finished a song and I’d hear that laugh come out, and I was just mind blowing to think about how life it so circuitous and you end up in this place where you started… So it was pretty amazing. After Ally McBeal, Vonda was more focused than ever to write and release an album; she put her heart and soul into her next album, “Chinatown.” When you listen to this album, you’ll hear some of the struggles that Vonda was experiencing internally in terms of being overworked. She toured on this album extensively then released another album,” From the Sun,” which she released on her own record label, Hotele Records; she also released on DVD from recordings on tour. “I continued doing what I did before Ally McBeal, only I had now a lot of doors open to me, a lot more success,” Vonda explained. When asked about the benefits of releasing the album on her own record label, Vonda responded,” You have complete, 100 percent creative control, which is very important and also you get paid every month and I can collect it instantly…and my experience with major labels, is that I had to audit them, and it was very expensive and I still never got what I was owed.” Now, for her 14th album, Vonda decided to try an innovative and alternative method for recording and releasing an album, she started a Kickstarter Campaign to raise funds. Vonda commented,” I wanted to give people incentive to want to be involved and to have the rewards and the excitement behind being part of the project…it

seemed like a really great community kind of spirited way to do a record…and I was just beyond moved and thrilled and excited when it was funded; and it actually went over the amount that it was funded.” This new album, that is due to be released in July, will be titled, “Saturday.” There are two very different moods conveyed in this album: “there are three or four piano vocals that are very, very powerful and heart wrenching,” and “five or six that are very funky, cool, up tempo, and going to be good to play, live, and dance; people will probably want to get on their feet when they hear these songs.” The inspirations for this album were painful and unrequited love and also the idea,” let’s just forget all our worries, go dancing, and have fun.” You can go and enjoy songs from Vonda’s past albums, some new songs, and some Ally McBeal songs sprinkled in at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, Florida (May 14), the RRazz Room in Coral Springs, Florida (May 15), and the RRazz Room in Cutler Bay, Florida (May 16). After these dates, she will be headed across the pond to England on a multi-city tour.

Vonda Shepard will be performing at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater, FL on May 14th, 2015 at 7pm. Tickets are still available for this show. Full Access Magazine

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Full Access had the opportunity to sit down with the band Judah & The Lion. The band calls their genre “folk hop.” Judah says, “It’s got a little bit of Americana and indie bluegrass with a hip hop dance style.” The band consists of Judah Akers on lead vocals and guitar, Brian Macdonald on mandolin and backing vocals, and Nate Zuercher on banjo and backing vocals. We asked them what inspires them to perform and Judah responded, “We cover different backgrounds and influences. We think that’s a big part of what makes us kind of tick as a band. We have all these different genres that we get inspired from. I know for me, as far as writing goes, just a lot of things really inspire me like going through stuff as a family, or falling in love, or having a hopeful story that happened to your grandma; anything that’s around me. Obviously other musical artist’s kind of inspire us when new records come out. We’re really inspired by Bon Iver and the Indie world, and Americana to Kendrick Lamar and the hip hop world. We’re all kind of inspired by different things.” Nate responded, “When we’re performing, we like to have fun. It’s all about the energy and vibe. We like to dance to our music and we like to go hard on stage. We want to translate to the people that are here watching. It’s just about having a good time, letting go and being loose.”

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Brian also replied, “Yeah, we love performing live and we love bringing energy and creating environments. Trying to create a positive, happy environment with joy and love. Like Judah said, we all come from different backgrounds. I’m from Chicago and Nate’s from Colorado and Judah is from Tennessee. We met in Tennessee at school, but we all have different influences that come together and it works.” Judah tells us that they started out by him writing some songs that were on their first EP. He was a junior at Belmont at the time. He states, “Honestly, I wasn’t looking to really start a band or anything. I was just a student that wanted to hear the songs that I’ve written and record them. Just to see if people would like them or to have for my mom. I knew Nate played banjo in school, we weren’t friends or anything really, but I called him randomly, and I was like, You don’t know me, I’m just a jock and play baseball, but I have these songs. Would you be interested in playing? And he came along and brought Brian. They played music together before. We met up and really just clicked relationally. When you’re making a band, you play together and that’s great, but if you don’t really vibe together on stage, it’s not going to work. So we really vibe. We went to the Bell Tower there at Belmont and played through the first few songs, and

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we kind of felt like there was something special. And now we’re here.” They put out an album through PledgeMusic about a year ago, and we asked how that came about and if they were surprised at the response they got. Nate responded, “We did Kickstarter for our first EP, Sweet Tennessee, and that worked really well. But we had a loftier goal for the Kids These Days album. I think for the reason of needing more money, we weren’t sure if we wanted to do something where if we didn’t make our goal, we wouldn’t get anything. So with PledgeMusic, we got the opportunity to work, you get to keep whatever people give to you, you get a little bit more of a safe guarantee that we at least have something to help us toward our goal. It blows our mind that people still continue to support us.” Faith has been an important part of their lives, they are all Christian guys and they said that faith is a driving part of their lives. Nate says, “Our first CD, we made a worship EP. As we got to write more and more together, we realized that we didn’t want to be limited to a certain market. It felt kind of limited in what we could say and what we could write. Once we all three started writing about life or love; we didn’t have to limit it to talk about faith or

anything like that. As it’s gone on, we hope that people get a great idea of who actually we are, whether we’re writing about our faith directly or not.” We talked to them about their musical influences and Judah replied, “It’s so funny because we literally swing from everywhere. My dad’s side of stuff, he was very influenced by hip hop and rap. I grew up on 50 Cent and Eminem, and my mom was very big on music and loved good music like Tom Petty, Queen, REO Speedwagon and REM. I of course grew up with some of the classic country people too. So it’s kind of different for all of us. I would say that Jon Foreman is a big influence of mine and John Rzeznik from the GooGoo Dolls is another strong influence.” For Nate, he says he is more of a metal head and punk rocker, so for him he gravitates towards Avenged Sevenfold, In Flames, Green Day, Blink 182 and Dropkick Murphys. But at the moment, he is really into Kanye, Twenty One Pilots and the bluegrass world. And for Brian, he said, “Growing up, I listened to a lot of Billy Joel, James Taylor, kind of like the classics. So I think I have a lot of that in me. And I also like Indie like Radiohead or folk music like Bright Eyes and rap.” Each member is very eclectic and Judah said, “If you sat in our van you would hear a lot of different songs and types of music played.” Judah & The Lion has been touring with Mat Kearney this spring and will continue into the summer. They will be coming to Tampa at The Ritz in Ybor City on May 9th and the House of Blues in Lake Buena Vista on May 10th. This is a band you will not want to miss! With their eclectic style and great live performances, they have been captivating audiences every where they have played.

Judah And The Lion will be opening for Mat Kearney on May 9th at The Ritz in Ybor City, FL and at the House of Blues in Lake Buena Vista, FL on May 10th. Tickets are still available for both these shows. Full Access Magazine

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In the small, unincorporated community of Spring Hill, located in Hernando County, Florida, the band, Clenchfist, started on their journey to create music that makes people jump, think, reflect, and affect positivity. Not much was going on in Spring Hill in 1998; this left Steve Bruno and his cousin, Mike Fiumara, searching for something to inspire them. Then one day, Steve was handed a flyer for a punk show in town, and although his musical tastes focused on rock and metal, he and Mike decided to go and check out the show. When these cousins got to the punk show, they saw all of the kids from their high school jamming with the music. This small town and its residents didn’t see much of this type of energy before and Steven fell in love with the visuals of the crowd’s excitement and the emotions that were reflected between the stage and the audience. Steve was inspired. He looked at his cousin and said, “we can do this,” and then it all began… Steven started spreading the word about his interest in forming a band through the town and his high school in hopes to find people who shared this interest. Kids that showed passion for music were invited over to Steve’s house to practice and play. Some kids weren’t very responsible and would leave their instruments over at the

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house for weeks at a time; so there were always instruments for musicians to play. Soon, Clenchfist was born. The four musicians in Clenchfist were invited to perform at a local battle of the bands concert. At this concert, they competed against some bands that had been performing for years…and Clenchfist won because of their unique effect on the crowd, their sound, and their style. After winning the battle of the bands, Clenchfist started to get a lot of support and a strong following from Spring Hill. They knew right then and there that this is what they wanted to do, so they began to heavily promote their band and their music; Spring Hill became covered with Clenchfist stickers, posters, and flyers. Soon, they started getting recognition in larger Florida cities and throughout the college circuit. It has been a long road for Clench Fist, and their motivation and drive pushed them through each obstacle. The original guitarist got distracted by women and alcohol and fell into a dark space that the band couldn’t save him from. This severely impacted the band, as Clenchfist started to be recognized by their unique guitar riffs. So the band had to find another guitarist that could carry out the songs in a distinct manner. Steven’s brother was their bass player, but

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after a few years, he chose to pursue a stable home life over an uncertain life on the road. These changes were necessary in order to keep the momentum moving forward. The current incarnation of the band now include cousins, Steve Bruno (vocals) and Mike Fiumara (drums), Eric Park (Guitar), and Chris Mullen (bass). The name “Clenchfist” was derived from the band’s favorite Sepultura song by the same name. When asked to label their music, they consider it to be “RockMetal.” They are often compared to Korn and Mudvayne, but Clenchfist tries to communicate a lighter perspective through their music; they focus on the positives rather than the downside of life; they describe conditions of life and how they overcome and use these conditions to become better and stronger people. The messages in their music has inspired their fans in ways that Clenchfist did not expect. For example, at a concert supporting Nonpoint and Drowning Pool, a couple of guys who were deaf came up to Clenchfist’s autograph table and told them that although they were not able to hear the music, they were impressed with the vibrations and the energy and reaction of the crowd to the music played during their set. On another occasion, a kid came up to the band and told them that he got lost in Spring Hill’s growing pill popping problem, and it was a Clenchfist song named “Chameleon” that helped him stay focused when trying to turn away from drug use. “It’s amazing…to put out a message and see this feedback,” Steve commented. Their shows are very interactive and the positivity flows between the live songs as well. Whether they are playing in front of 20 people or 10,000 people, they give each show everything that they can give, and you see it in the responses of the crowds. Steve likes to create a concoction of rock and comedy, talking about life in a way to make people smile. He talks to the

audience about taking responsibility for our actions, American morals, and growing up into good and strong adults. Their first album entitled “2012” communicates ideas regarding rebirth, transitions, and dramatic changes. The album touches on our changing society, changing rules, and overcoming obstacles laid out by such change. Their second album is titled “Cause and Effect” and is due to be released around June 2015. This new album will touch on our day to day experiences of life and death, love and hate, struggles and obstacles;” taking all of that energy and turning it into music,” Steve added. They have gotten immense support from their fans and from their colleagues in the rock/metal genre. They even have a fan club called the “Fist Mob.” Once you join the Fist Mob, you get access to stickers, shirts, and other merchandise; you can join via their management group: FistMobManagement@gmail.com or on their website: www.clenchfist.net. Further, as per the advice and encouragement of some of the large bands that they have performed with, they would like to get more opportunities to perform at festivals so that they can share their music and enthusiasm with large groups of people. “The record is always good, but it’s a different story live…it’s much more,” Steve reflected. What’s next for Clenchfist? They will be opening for Together In Exile on Friday, May 8th at The Brass Mug and GoatWhore on Saturday, May 9th at The Crowbar.

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Heart Strings for Heroes is a local nonprofit organization dedicated to providing music therapy to military service men and women injured in the line of duty. The Heart Strings for Heroes’ “Strings Across America” concert tour, sponsored by Lazydays, will travel to 16 cities across the United States from May through August....giving 16 guitars to 16 purple heart combat HEROES. The kick-off event was held on-site at Lazydays to “reveal” a fully branded Heart Strings for Heroes RV provided by Lazydays. Randall Lay, chief financial office of Lazydays, presented Wade Sabourin, founder of Heart Strings for Heroes, with the keys to the branded Heart Strings

for Heroes/Lazydays RV to begin his four-month journey across the country. Heart Strings For Heroes is backed by such celebrities as: Willie Nelson, Kiss, Ted Nugent, Judas Priest, Tony Iommi, Robby Krieger (The Doors), Toby Keith, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Whitesnake, Billy Idol... and many others, who have all signed the foundation`s guitars...In full support of the mission of healing wounded soldiers with music therapy. If you would like to support the foundation & Strings Across America tour, you can go to: www.HeartStringsForHeroes.org or walk into any Wells Fargo Bank and donate to the: STRINGS ACROSS AMERICA FUND.

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Young Thug Barter 6 Atlantic Records 33322 by Terry Canter

The buildup to the latest mixtape from Young Thug was all controversy. Thugger’s already polarizing style spiked when he decided to push his orbit even closer to that of another big personality: Lil Wayne. The two had similarities — the lean-riddled slurs intermingling with singing, wacky ad-libs, and croaked rhymes — but Thug crossed a line in the Book of Weezy when he announced his tape would be called Carter 6, the next step after Wayne’s stillunreleased Carter V. Though Thug claimed it was an homage to his favorite rapper, the maybe-beef escalated until the tape’s name was changed slightly (the b comes from his Blood affiliations). But other than a few equally beef-ish lines, Barter 6 exhibits none of that controversy. It’s a woozy reminder to fans why they love him and haters why they hate him. Prior to Barter 6, Thugger existed for many in quick bursts rather than full tape listens. Tracks like “Stoner” and “Danny Glover” were strong enough to pull listens without context. Thankfully, Barter 6 takes to its enlarged scope and upgrade in sonics — maybe too well. The glossy production (executive produced by London on da Track) and sing-song flow melts together, meaning that the best hooks are still subtle enough that they don’t always stand out immediately. Whether he’s rippling out on “Dome” (“”I would rather be a coyote than be a coward”) or dropping manic scream ad-libs on “With That”, the largely syrupy production coats the rough edges that differentiate the flows. This is Thug’s biggest profile release, but rather than jump and bite at the opportunity, he’s chosen to lean into his swerve. 21

Thug pushes the Wayne connection immediately on opener “Constantly Hating”, referencing the Magnolia Projects and bringing along former Weezy mentor Birdman. For those not following, the Wayne/Bird relationship didn’t end well, so Thug’s aligning with the Cash Money honcho works as well as any single line to heat the beef. But Thug is too eccentric and unpredictable to pin this project down as a Wayne diss — or as a Wayne homage, or a club playlist, or a statement of self. It’s telling that this isn’t Thug’s first album, but another mixtape. Barter 6 feels like a step in the right direction rather than a destination, proof that Thugger can put together a complete package even if it’s less than adventurous. When that debut does drop, he might just be able to fuse this tape’s cohesion with the explosive, memorable hooks of his previous work, or better yet, further growth. Turbo Fruits No Control Melvin Records ggdff by Terry Canter

Like many other current bands from their region, one of the most interesting things about Turbo Fruits is their Tennessee scuzz. As much as the state’s musical identity has been forged on narrative country and Memphis soul, the Fruits, along with geographical and musical contemporaries like Diarrhea Planet and JEFF The Brotherhood, often prefer to do away with lofty genre aspirations in favor of sincerity. And when you’re a young band from the south, sincerity tends to mean gutter-minded riffs, crude production, and lots of misadventure, whether it’s narcotic, alcoholic, or romantic. Most of the time it’s all three. But all bands have to grow up someday, even the rough-and-tumble ones, so it’s hard to fault Turbo Fruits for moving towards a

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cleaner sound more akin to power pop than southern garage rock. After all, sonic muddiness is frequently born out of necessity, not desire, and the group is now well-known enough to count Patrick Carney as a fan. With him as producer, why not shoot for a more expansive aesthetic? Carney’s successfully done just that with his own band, and the Fruits were already going in a similar direction with 2012’s Butter. The problem is that by turning down the bar-fight ferocity, by transforming the shouting into singing, by trading out the noise for a larger emphasis on the words, the band not only loses their hypnotic energy, but reveals a severe weakness in their lyrics. Frontman Jonas Stein penned most of these lines after dealing with a nasty breakup, literally jumping off a tractor at his family’s farm so he could write the lyrics to first single “The Way I Want You”. That’s an interesting hook, this idea of returning home to chronicle a romance that was quite likely torn apart by a touring lifestyle. But Stein never makes his stories his own. You can get everything most of the songs say from their titles: “The Way I Want You” is about Stein wanting his (possibly ex) girlfriend, “Don’t Change” is about fearing change in his girlfriend, “Worry About You” is about worrying over his girlfriend, and so on. The one saving grace of Stein’s lyrics is that he’s not afraid to turn the cross-hairs on himself. “Don’t Let Me Break Your Heart Again” makes it very clear that he hasn’t behaved himself on the road, and yet that doesn’t keep him from constantly begging forgiveness from his significant other. Unlike the other tracks, it gives some insight into how and why things ended, both of which are essential pieces of knowledge for an album anchored entirely by a breakup. For once, we can see not just Stein, but the person on the other end.

Local H Hey, Killer G&P Records gggdf by Terry Canter

The two-piece studio incarnation of Illinois’ Local H has an appeal to nearly every alternative genre under the sun. The grunge of As Good As Dead’s radio staple “Bound For The Floor,” the shoegaze narcissism of Whatever Happened To P.J. Soles?, an ambitious EP covering everyone from Pink Floyd to the Misfits — all phenomenal, yet mainstream presence continues to elude vocalist/ permanent member Scott Lucas’ work ethic. After trading out longtime drummer and Chicago percussion favorite Brian St. Clair for Ryan Harding in the last year or so, Lucas’ songwriting became fueled strictly by fan support, while rumors circulated that his 25-year pseudo-reign in alt rock was waning. Then, Hey, Killer happened. And all was mildly copacetic, once again. The key word here is “killer,” exchanging sparse lo-fi for plays on stoner metal riffs (“The Last Picture Show in Zion”, “Leon and the Game Of Skin”), delicate dances between prog and punk (“The Misanthrope,” “Freshly Fucked”), and a plethora of shouted verses that make listeners feel like chastised toddlers (“John the Baptist Blues”, “Mansplainer”). Local H’s three key ingredients — fuzz, enthusiasm, and sarcasm — are all taken to pissed-off extremes as the Lucas-Harding duo simultaneously plays victim and victor in a world where gritty reboots are king. Either it took the son of Zion a decade to realize he could yell at someone other than an ex-girlfriend, or he took a cue from Stroke 9, figuring a shouting match with your crowdfunding fan-base is a guaranteed win.

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Keith Wilkins is a Syndicated Music Columnist, Songwriter, Promoter and Guest Radio Show Interviewer. You can reach him at keith@fullaccessmagazine.com

BAND/ARTIST NEWS: Rocky Ruckman, founding member of the popular late 80’s and 90’s Tampa Bay band Rocky Ruckman and the Beat Heathens, passed away on April 16 following his 2-year battle with prostate cancer. A veteran of the Tampa Bay music scene for over three decades, Ruckman would front several memorable, highly talked about, and very successful club and concert rock bands in the Tampa Bay area. Among these bands were Monarch (1980-1982), Full Steam Eddy (1982-1983), Blanco (1983-1987), and Misspent Youth (1987-1988). However, the band that made the biggest impression, and the band that Ruckman became most remembered for is Rocky Ruckman & The Beat Heathens. During the bands tenure which lasted from 1988-1997, Rocky Ruckman & The Beat Heathens would consistently pack area venues with their huge following. The band released 2 recordings including a 5-song EP early on, followed by their 1993 album, “It’s a Scary World Out There.” In 2014, Ruckman was nominated for induction into the Tampa Bay Music Hall of Fame. Ruckman was 62 years old. Orlando based pop-singer/actress, Ashley Nicole, attended the world premier of the new movie, The Sparrows, which took place in Hollywood on April 20. Nicole’s song, “How’s Heaven,” is featured in the movies soundtrack. New Port Richey based metal band, Burning Fair Verona, have announced that they recently struck an endorsement deal with Cold Cock Whiskey. Burning Fair Verona is the second Tampa Bay band to be endorsed by Cold Cock Whisky, with Undercover Betty being the first when they were offered an endorsement deal over a year ago. Aside from Burning Fair Verona and Undercover Betty, other Florida acts that are currently 23

endorsed by Cold Cock Whiskey include The Supervillians (Orlando), John Taglieri (Key West), Beebs and Her Money Makers (Orlando), Nonpoint (Fort Lauderdale), Nine Mile Drive (Arcadia), and Exotype (Orlando). Brandon based metal band, Into The Grave, is currently auditioning new drummers to replace Kei Alexander Bland who left the band back in February to join the Nashville based National act, The North American Misfits. NEW RELEASES: Tampa Bay singer/songwriter, Julie Black, recently released her new album, Follow the Muse. Demented Truth released their newest single, “Rage,” last month. The new single made it’s debut on Metal Zone Radio. Madeira Beach based Reggae/Dance band, Resinated, released their new music video for “Sativa Feva” last month. “Sativa Feva” is the latest single off of Resinated new album, Smoke Signals, which was released on February 10 on Right Coast Records. Formed in 2010, Resinated consists of Kenny “Kenner” Mullins (lead vocals/ Guitar), Justin Pearl (bass), Josh “Squash” Hasak (drums), and Jeremy “Squid” Hasak (keys/trumpet/organ). Burning Fair Verona has released their new music video for their song “Moth to Flame.” The new music video, released on April 13, was directed by Max Wolford of M. Wolf Media LLC. “Moth to Flame” is the latest single off of Burning Fair Verona’s 2015 4-song EP, A Glimpse of Hope. UP-COMING RELEASES: Tampa Bay based progressive metal band, Circle II Circle, is gearing up to release their newest album soon. Though no release date

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has been set yet, the new album will feature 11 new songs written by Zachary Stevens, Mitch Stewart, Christian Wentz, and Marc Pattison. The yet untitled 7th album from the band was produced by Wentz, mixed by Ron Keeler, and astered by James Murphy. According to the band, the new album will be Circle II Circle’s “heaviest record in the band’s career.” Aside from the up-coming release of their new album, Circle II Circle will also soon be announcing dates for their 2015 North American tour, as well as announcing the name of their new drummer who replaced the departing Adam Sagan. Tampa post-hardcore metal band, And One For All, will be releasing their new album, Anima Sola, on May 9. A CD Release party will take place that same night at the Brass Mug in Tampa, and feature performances by Burning Fair Verona, Illuminate Me, Fero Lux, Makari, I Shot The Albatross, Falls Upon Us, The Iliad, as well as a performance by And One For All. Formed in 2011, And One For All consists of Jose Casalan (lead vocals), Derek Tsuboi (guitar), Nick Toledo (guitar), Taylor Dame (bass), and Josh Barter (drums). IN THE STUDIO: Geri X fans can expect a new album release from the St. Pete based indie-folk rocker sometime in the near future, as Geri X is currently working on a live, unplugged album. The album was recorded live during an unplugged, storytelling session which was held at The Hideaway CafÈ & Recording Studio in St. Petersburg on April

10. No date has been announced yet on when the album will be released. St. Petersburg based blues/rock band, Painted Fish, has begun work on their up-coming debut album. The yet untitled album is currently being recorded in Nashville. Painted Fish consists of Amber Lynn Nicol (rhythm guitar/vocals), Tristan Willard (lead guitar), Justin Daniels (drums), and Mitchell Ray (bass). Dunedin based fusion-pop band, Shoeless Soul, have been hard at work recording new material for an up-coming 5-song EP. The band is recording the new material at Full Wave Sound Studios in Clearwater. Shoeless Soul consists of Sladjan Vidic (bass/drums), Rene Schlegel (vocals/guitar), Dave Gerulat (drums/percussion/backing vocals), and MIke Ratza (saxophone). Other area bands and artists currently in the studio working on new material include Earl Foote, Decepcion, Psykotribe, Into the Grave, Kenny McGee’s Machine, 4Ever Endeavour, and Phineas J. Whoopie. UP-COMING EVENTS: KAM-BABS Promotions will be holding their monthly “Screwie Louie’s Original Scene / AMPD” show at the Porpoise Pub in Seminole on May 17. This months show, billed as their “Metal Meltdown 2 edition, will feature local metal bands SinGod, ArchAngel, and A(k)new, along with solo performances by Yoshi Gish and Rebecca Field of Undercover Betty.

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