I just left Las Vegas again to help get another Rock Band tour off the ground (Can't Stop Rockin' w/ REO SpeedWagon & Styx). Fear not though, we're about to throw up the horns and stage dive face first into the Total Rock, Total Rewards 2009 Finals.
As we’ve all heard a million times by now, the CD is dead. If you want to sell music, all you’ve got to do is let your fans pay the price of their choice for a download.
I can't even begin to describe all the madness that went on in Atlantic City over the past five days... no, wait, that's not right. I'm about to describe all that madness right here.These are going to be some super-sized posts, so I’m going to start with the Eastern Regionals and then move to the Finals + House of Blues.
We ventured to the bayou for even stiffer competition in the Crescent City.
Normally I just jump right into the action, but this show in New Orleans was so epic that I feel the need to add a little preface.
So you want to earn the glory in our nationwide, Harrah’s-sponsored Rock Band competition? Hate to break the news, but you’re up against some real pros. Check out the video of the Las Vegas finalists.
Things get even wilder in the happening town of Hammond—That’s in Indiana, for you non-casino goers—where competing bands got seriously into the live show
Classic Southern rock. Newly classic Scottish pop. Vintage thrash metal. Two great female-fronted bands that don’t exist anymore And what's maybe the weirdest cover versions in Rock Band history. Just another week of DLC.
It wasn't me. I swear.