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.   […]

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 […]

Slay Squad 111 sits down with Top Shelf at Welcome to Rockville 2023

We got to sit down with Slay Squad 111 after their show at Welcome to Rockville in Daytona Beach, Florida, sharing stages with Deftones, Rob Zombie, Slipknot, Godsmack, Pantera, Tool, Incubus, and so many more this weekend. This ghetto metal rap artist creation is a force to be reckoned with. Never have I ever met […]

Talking shop with Belgian, heavy metal trio, Brutus

Brutus is one of the most interesting and unique bands in the heavy metal genre today. This Belgian band have become known for their high energy live shows, beautiful, yet brutal songs all coupled with the fact that their lead singer Stefanie Mannaerts also plays drums as good as anyone in the genre. The band most […]

Up close & personal with Chevelle at Welcome to Rockville 2023

For over two decades, Chevelle has produced the best sound and lyrical masterpieces. Their innovative musical methodologies have become a music mecca in the metal industry. Brave and brilliant, the artists (and brothers) Pete and Sam Loeffler continue to blow our minds with every album and every track.  Globally, Chevelle has dominated with over five […]

Welcome to Rockville Fest set to break records for 2022

Welcome to Rockville is returning to its regular schedule this May 22nd through 25th! Due to COVID, the festival’s 2020 installment was postponed to November of 2021; that was the first time in this festival’s history that it was held later in the year — not to mention, at its new home at the Daytona […]

Welcome to Rockville returns to Daytona Beach

Rock in the sunny state… When you think of Florida, you may think of beaches, good restaurants and fun times in the heat. Me, personally, I think of the best festival since Warped Tour! Welcome To Rockville is a yearly festival (like Warped Tour, only stagnant) that has a really, really, really good lineup of […]