Harp Samuels: Influence By Emotion

Life is a journey; and on that journey, we experience a multitude of thoughts and emotions. Different emotions evoke different responses that are based upon each individual’s unique persona and life experience. Some people turn to social interaction. Others might shut themselves in seclusion. Harp Samuels turns to music. Preparing for the release of his […]

Label Profile: Anchor Eighty-Four Records

Ever wonder who the faces behind the record labels are? Well, although we might not be able to introduce you to every single one, we at Rock|Life would like to introduce you to seven really rad people behind seven really rad labels. Kicking off this series is Cody Jones, founder of Anchor Eighty-Four Records. RL: […]

Welcome To The Land of THE MANX

What do you get when you take four creative geniuses from networks like Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, and Nickelodeon; add punk rock, crazy antics, and some pretty wild, trippy visuals – and then shake that all up like a toddler on a candy binge? The answer is an out-of-this-world, face-melting, blow-your-mind band called The Manx […]

Kayla Nichols Is A Fresh New Twist On Blues, Pop, & Rock

I came home late after a local rock show, and posted a few photos on Instagram around 2:00am. A new name popped up as “liking” one them. That name was “Kayla Nichols Music.” I decided to check out her music, came across her video for “Illusion” and was immediately obsessed. I loved the smooth groove […]

Ashtin Larold: Progress and Personal Growth

Ashtin is someone I knew I wanted to interview the first time I heard his single “Broken.” It’s one of those songs that you can just feel as you listen to it. For me, it’s a song I can 100% relate to. As someone who has struggled with depression and anxiety myself, I remember hearing […]

Afterlife: Touring and ‘Breaking Point’

We got a chance to catch up with Tyler Levenson, vocalist of metal/rock band Afterlife, to discuss their current tour and newest album, Breaking Point. Coming out of West Palm Beach, Florida, they’ve recently signed with Hopeless Records and show no signs of stopping anytime soon. RL: First, congrats on signing to Hopeless!  You’re with […]

Resistance Rocks Southern Wisconsin

Resistance is:Michelle “Mimi” Johnson – Lead VocalsMichael Ellington – GuitarJosh Lisiecki – Bass, VocalsScott Bednar – Drums, Vocals Resistance is a high energy, original rock band out of Racine, Wisconsin. For their CD release, they shared the stage with other local bands DayRollers, Mixed Company, and Electric Revolution at Route 20 Outhouse in Sturtevant, WI. […]

Autumn Kings Talk Hockey, Breakups, and Fan Appreciation

Canadian Rock/Pop band Autumn Kings are leaving their mark on the music scene and they’re only getting started. With 1,024,702 views on YouTube and 60,561 monthly listeners on Spotify, it’s no surprise that they’re playing sold-out shows and getting airplay in 64 countries. We had the opportunity to catch up with Jake Diab, lead guitarist/vocalist […]

Rock|Life Catches Up with Josh A and Jake Hill

One thing about me is that on every Monday and Friday for the past year, I tell Siri to play me only New Releases on Apple Music. This is how I first came across Jake Hill (known as iamjakehill in his solo work), then Josh A, and then collaborative work with both Josh A and […]

ZFG Chats With Us Ahead of Spring Tour

L.A. – based ZFG (short for Zero Fucks Given) really hit the ground running with the release of their single Special, accomplishing milestones such as #2 Most Added Spot on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Indicator Chart, #1 Most Added Spot on the Foundations Chart, and landing among the Top 10 Greatest Gainers on both charts. […]