The "Rock Is Alive" series showcases unsigned, independent and national artists -- who represent a diverse range of musical styles in today's rock arena and working hard to keep rock alive -- upholding our mission "411 Underground - where indie and major are equal".
Last year, 411 Underground's guest series converted into the new "Rock Is Alive" summer guest series. You can read more via Flashwounds here. Previous years have seen appearances by Tony Harnell, Ron "Bumblefoot" Thal, Candlebox, Soulfly, Rachel Lorin, Soil, Hed PE, Sunflower Dead, Jeff Scott Soto, The Winery Dogs, The BulletBoys and many more, including numerous local and independent bands.
This year will be no different! The complete summer schedule has been revealed below. As part of the annual summer series, Madame Rockstress will once again hold her annual birthday special to celebrate with her listeners, bringing with her a special guest of her choosing. This year's special will be held on July 25. Its theme is "Favorite Vocalists", featuring some of her favorite singers. And, who has signed on to be her special guest this year? None other than the fabulous Jonny Hetherington, lead vocalist of Art of Dying.
Without further ado, let's check out the summer line-up!
May 23: Devour the Day / Throw the Fight / Downfall 2012
May 30: Shaman's Harvest / Wayland / Failure Anthem
Jun 06: Santa Cruz / Kickin Valentina / Nonpoint
Jun 13: Framing Hanley / Everybody Panic! / Next to None
Jun 20: Through Fire / Doll Skin / Dead Horse Trauma
Jun 27: Another Lost Year / Ditchwater
Jul 04: Sons of Texas / Royal Bliss / Lullwater
Jul 11: Smile Empty Soul / Media Solution / Saul
Jul 18: Dead Man's Hand / Even The Dead Love a Parade
Jul 25: Jonny Hetherington of Art of Dying
Aug 01: Sunflower Dead / Frontline
Aug 08: Voodoo Sex Cult / Anyone's Guess
*Schedule and Guests are Subject to Change
About 411 Underground: 411 Underground is a weekly show that began on FM radio in early 2009 and fully transitioned to internet radio in fall 2012. Hosted by Madame Rockstress, 411 Underground showcases the best independent music and cutting edge artists in today’s rock. The show airs Mondays at 9pm EST at www.411underground.com. It is rebroadcasted via radio affiliates and the podcast is available Wednesdays via numerous streaming services. For more information, visit 411underground.com and connect via Facebook at /411underground and Twitter @411underground.