Soul Asylum joins Stone Temple Pilots & LĪVE this summer — with more in store

Multiplatinum GRAMMY-winning band Soul Asylum is renowned for their dynamic and momentous live performances. They are a charismatic group with impeccable musical prowess, matching poignant lyrics that move you. And it just so happens Soul Asylum is hitting the road throughout Summer and Fall 2024. The band’s energetic live set will grace multiple festival stages, […]

UK solo artist LiVES releases “Come Together”… no, not that one

I am obsessed with the Brits, let’s get into it! UK solo artist LiVES (aka, Peter Chisholm) released another single, “Come Together”, for his upcoming album co-written by James Morrison and produced by John Cornfield (Muse, Oasis, The Verve, New Model Army, Supergrass, Catatonia, Razorlight, Robert Plant, Stone Roses, Ride). This would be the second […]

Metal memories with Mike’s Dead at Welcome to Rockville 2024

A metal outfit by the name of Mike’s Dead is going full-force right now, consisting of the totally brutal art of self-expression. The music rockets you into an emotional abyss made up of equal parts strength, joy, and utter pain. Represented by Hopeless Records (a label fitting the artist’s subject matter), Top Shelf Music got […]

Experiencing the earth-shaking Welcome to Rockville 2024

Welcome to Rockville Fest conquered Florida once again this year! It has become Top Shelf’s annual trip to the NASCAR International Speedway by the shores of Daytona Beach. This festival is produced by the one and only Danny Wimmer Presents: one of the most riveting and largest independent producers of destination music festivals in America.   […]

Billy Morrison releases ‘The Morrison Project’ with all-star collabs

Well-known British guitarist Billy Morrison has just released his new album titled The Morrison Project on April 19th through TLG/Virgin Music Group. Morrison’s main recognition comes from his previous position as bassist of The Cult and from 15 years as Billy Idol‘s rhythm guitarist, playing alongside lead guitarist Steve Stevens. His standing in the music […]

Ministry has an ax to grind in ‘HOPIUMFORTHEMASSES’

With their latest album, HOPIUMFORTHEMASSES, Ministry delivers a crazy, twisted experience. One of the most successful musicians in history, Al Jourgensen, is back with an ax to grind in this recent masterpiece released via Nuclear Blast Records back on March 1st, marking the band’s sixteenth album! The multiplatinum act — having been nominated for six […]

Meet musician & ‘Ink Master’ finalist Mark Longenecker

Cocoa Beach, Florida is home to one of the most famous tattoo artists in the world — Mark Longenecker. With such an interesting scope of talent, Longenecker has never ceased from chasing that ever-longing drive, that head-to-ground ethos that has lifted him into atmospheric heights.  Mark has never backed down from a challenge. He has […]

The future burns bright for Victoria Ivy Embers

Victoria Ivy Embers is giving us the best vibes. Somewhat new to the music industry, she has already begun to build such a fanbase, with Spotify boasting over 9,700 monthly listeners!  I checked out her track “Blue” and was hooked. The haunting undertones and melodies are emotional; it feels like love lost. I am sure […]

2023 albums you shouldn’t have missed: Ben Harper ‘Wide Open Light’

2023 was a great year in music. In case you missed it, wolrd-renowned singer-songwriter Ben Harper gave us his best album yet — an 11-track opus entitled Wide Open Light! Following his GRAMMY-nominated Bloodline Maintenance, Wide Open Light was released as of June 2nd, 2023 via Chrysalis Records following a tease with the song “Yard Sale” […]

2023 albums you shouldn’t have missed: The Aquadolls ‘Charmed’

The Aquadolls debuted their Charmed album over this past year (and yes, it’s named after the popular ‘90s/‘00s TV show). Channeling 80s and 90s vibes, it’s a punk rock-slamming compilation of smooth, yet gritty guitar riffs… very reminiscent of The Breeders and Sonic Youth. It’s a pinnacle album, featuring females than can rock out like […]

Dub-321 talks “Guilty Murderer”, feat. Howi Spangler of Ballyhoo!

Space Coast’s own solo artist Miles Galli (aka, Dub-321) has dropped a banger collaboration with Howi Spangler of Ballyhoo!. The track is uplifting and grooving with provocative lyrics — it’s pure genius! I came across the song’s video and knew this would make for an interesting conversation. A former inmate and addict, Miles Galli has […]

John E Vistic unleashes haunting EP ‘HUMANZ ARE BASTARDZ’

Recently unveiled by the award-winning London-born (raised in Australia) songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, John E Vistic, is a masterful collective of music that beckons the world to immerse itself in a unique blend of punk, rock and roll, and alt-country. With a storied presence at festivals like Rebellion, Camp Bestival, Glastonbury, and Latitude, Vistic has carved […]

Welcome to Rockville is bringing 150+ bands to Daytona Beach next spring

Previously, we’ve informed you about the Welcome to Rockville experience. However, just in case you need a reminder, let us enlighten you on this massive heavy metal global movement that is changing the way we perceive music today! After a record-breaking attendance of over 170,000 in 2023, Welcome to Rockville returns to the Daytona International […]