Patty’s Birthday/Showcase Special with Mike from ‘Final Curse’



Hey Fiends,

Hope you had a chance to tune in last night. It was Patty’s Birthday Special and our final Industry Showcase Special. it was our heaviest one yet. We had Mike from the NC based metal power house FINAL CURSE on the hotline with us. This band was one of our Grand Prize Winners in the 2013 radio competitions back in Feb. Yes, you will see them destroy the State Theatre stage on Saturday. Our other Grand Prize Winner from 2013 was BLUNT FORCE TRAUMA from Australia, and you’ll see THEM blow the roof off State Theatre on Saturday as well. Last nights show was dedicated to all the metal bands, and metal fans, that will be attending the Showcase this year. We will also be celebrating Patty’s birthday at the event..

So here we are once again. We are 4 days away from the 11 Year Anniversary of The Rock Solid Pressure Industry Showcase. Easily the biggest networking event on the Tampa Bay Gulf every year. Actually, it’s one of the biggest Industry Showcases in the country. You can view the lineup, set times, panelists, sponsors at the official event page


FALLEN JOY: Hoisting The Black Flag (debut) STM Records

BLASPHEMY REBORN: Rise To Demise (debut) STM Records

BUTCHER BABIES: The Death Surround (debut) Century Media

ARCANIUM: Bury The Hatchet (debut)

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE: Turning Point (debut) Roadrunner Records

HOMICIDE HAGRIDDEN: The Ones (debut) Built 2 Kill Records

FINAL CURSE: Christiansanity (debut)

BLUNT FORCE TRAUMA: Eulogy (debut)




NEXT WEEK ON THE ROCK SOLID PRESSURE SHOW: Most of the stations will be airing a rerun, but make sure to catch the ‘ALL DAY’ marathon of RSP broadcasts at It’s been a tradition (3 years and running) for Localized to air this marathon on the day of the Showcase. So if you missed any broadcasts over the last couple months, you’ll hear them all on Saturday. Unless you’re at the Showcase of course lol. We will be returning to the airwaves on Oct 7th. We’ll be reanimated and revived for the Shocktober Celebrations..Our favorite time of year. We also have a ton of great concerts coming up as well


Sat 9/28: State Theatre: THE ROCK SOLID PRESSURE INDUSTRY SHOWCASE 2013 / PATTY’S BIRTHDAY: Doors at noon! Need I say more? If you need more details on the event, visit the event page (above) or the State Theatre website or our website

See you all at the Showcase on Saturday



Industry Showcase Special with THE DEFIANT



Hey Fiends,

Man, we’re 11 days away from THE ROCK SOLID PRESSURE INDUSTRY SHOWCASE 2013. The anticipation is at a fever pitch right now. To calm everyone’s nerves, we quickly threw together a ‘Pre-Party’ concert event for this Friday night (see below). A lot of the Showcase bands will be attending, and we’ll party like Rockstars (lol). Hope you all had a chance to tune in for another Industry Showcase Special last night. We had our friends CRAIG and DOUG from the band THE DEFIANT in the Dungeon with us. We had a great time. And yes, we got hammered!! They took ‘Album Of The Year’ on The Rock Solid Pressure Show AND you’ll see ’em tear up the stage at the Showcase this year..


ANURYZM: Wide Awake (debut track) Melodic Revolution Records

BEASTO BLANCO: Live Fast Die Loud

MICHAEL MONROE (featuring LEMMY): The Art Of Debauchery (Universal Records)

DARK MATTER: Color Of Pain (debut)


BULLETS FIRST: Harder Faster (debut)

A GENTLEMEN ARMY: Empty Nest (debut)

4 EVER ENDEAVOUR: Round And Round (debut)



NEXT WEEK ON THE ROCK SOLID PRESSURE SHOW: It will be our final installment of the Showcase Specials. It will also be our most ‘brutal special. Prepare to have your face ripped off!! We’ll be chatting with Mike from the North Carolina based metal band FINAL CURSE. They were one of the Grand Prize Winners from our radio competitions back in Feb. They won that coveted slot to perform at the Showcase this year, and we can’t wait to see them destroy the stage. We’ll also be announcing the lineup, panelists, and sponsors for the final time on air. If you need to see this info in print, go find the event page at facebook


Friday 9/20: The Local 662: INDUSTRY SHOWCASE PRE-PARTY w/ 7 YEARS PAST, JACKMANTRA, POLAR SUMMER, G2P. Yes, I know we said we were not going to do a Pre-Party this year, but the demand was a bit overwhelming. Almost all of the Showcase bands will be in attendance. SEVEN YEARS PAST, G2P, and POLAR SUMMER are actually Showcase alumni, so plan on having a crazy time. Plan on gettin hammered because we have a full week to recover before the Showcase. Doors are at 7pm. Get more info at our site

Cya At The Party


Industry Showcase Special with SUNSHINE & BULLETS



Hey Fiends,

Gonna keep it short n sweet this week. We’re running around crazy getting the Industry Showcase together. We’ll see you all at the event on Sept 28th. Last night in the Dungeon was another Showcase Special with our good friends Rich and Amanda from SUNSHINE & BULLETS. It was a fun night..Hope you all could tune in..


SCARLET HOLLOW: 20/20 (debut) Melodic Revolution Records

OPETH: Coil (debut) RoadRunner Records

ORPHANED LAND: All Is One (debut) Century Media

TURISAS: Run Bhang (debut) century Media

SUNSHINE & BULLETS: Don’t Fade Away (debut)

VIRGINIA ROSE BAND: Make Believe (debut)

DRIVE 31: Hear You Again (debut)



J-ROCK’S REVIEW: I really liked this! Definitely one of Rob Zombie’s best films. Fantastic story, his most complex yet. It’s not ‘Jump Out At You’ horror, it’s slow paced. The horror is constantly there, and it will absorb you. It reminded me of 70’s classic drive-in horror films like THE WICKER MAN, NECROMANCY, THE DUNWICH HORROR, and it closely resembled ROSEMARYS BABY, and I loved that!! It’s a bit gory, but not over the top, but it’s very chilling. SHERI MOON ZOMBIE carries the film well as a Shock Jock DJ in Salem Mass who has become possessed by the Devil. The story centers around a resurrected coven of witches that bring her into the fold to become Satans bride (or something like that). It all begins when the radio station receives a vinyl lp from a group called ‘The Lords’. They spin it on air and it possesses people in town. The radio station eventually books The Lords to perform, and of course, all hell breaks loose. Hang around for the news announcement during the ending credits. That ties the entire story together. Tons of horror film luminaries have cameos in the film, and if you’re into Drive-In horror films from the 70’s like’ll love this!!

PATTY’S REVIEW: I actually loved Sheri’s acting in this psychedelic, artsy, thriller, horror film. I feel it was her best role ever. All the actors did an amazing job in fact. The location was also brilliant, it had plenty of atmosphere. And I REALLY loved the score from JOHN 5, it really set the right mood for me, and I was sucked in. Didn’t understand why Sheri was naked all the time, or why her butt crack was showing while she was passed out (lol). I guess if you got it, flaunt it. It got a bit crazy for me at the end with the cartoon Jesus, and a demon that looked like Sasquatch. I also wondered what happened to Sheri’s dog (Animal lover here). But overall, I felt it was Rob Zombie’s best film. It scared me!!


NEXT WEEK ON ROCK SOLID PRESSURE: The Showcase Specials continue!! We’ll be joined by our friends in THE DEFIANT. We’ll be spinning DEFIANT stuff and lots more Showcase bands..Gonna be a crazy time..Tune in next week


Sat 9/14: State Theatre: CHRISTIAN DEATH w/ THE FUNERAL DAZIES, SIBYLS: Well, a ‘real’ horror comes to town. 70’s Horror/Punk legends ‘Christian Death are invading the State Theatre in all their evil glory. Brave the nether, darken the eyes, and get ready for a scary show!! For more and tickets, visit the State Theatre website

Cya At The Show


Labor Day Special with DRASTIC FALL



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Did you get a chance to tune in last night? Hope so!! It was a wild n crazy night in the ‘ol Dungeon. Not only was it our annual Labor Day Special, but it was also our 2nd installment of the ‘Industry Showcase Specials’. We had the band DRASTIC FALL with us, and it was a party indeed!! No, seriously, it was a party. Check out the pics on my facebook page. The entire band invaded the Dungeon and it was madness incarnate. DRASTIC FALL is one of the craziest acts you will ever see. It’s like putting PRIMUS, ZAPPA, MR. BUNGLE, BUCKETHEAD, and LAMB OF GOD through a meat grinder, and serving it up on a sesame seed bun. You will see this band perform at THE ROCK SOLID PRESSURE INDUSTRY SHOWCASE on Sept 28th. This will be the closing act for the Showcase, so make it a point to stay till the very end and witness something you have never seen before..

Speaking of the Showcase..We are 3 1/2 weeks away and the anticipation is reaching a fever pitch down here in Florida. This will be the 11 Year Anniversary for the event, and everybody is counting down the days. If you would like to see the lineup and timeslots for all the bands (along with the panelists and sponsors) then go find the event page on facebook. All your questions will be answered over there. This is possibly our strongest lineup ‘ever’ and we also have one of our strongest panels of industry reps in our 11 year history. The sleepless nights have begun and the countdown is on..


WATAIN: Night Vision (debut) Century Media Records

BLACK SABBATH: Damaged Soul (debut) vertigo Records

OCEANS OF TIME: The Beast (debut) Melodic Revolution Records

SOULFLY: Treachery (debut) Roadrunner Records

HOMICIDE HAGRIDDEN: Black As war (debut) Built 2 Kill Records

DRASTIC FALL: Song #1 (debut)

SCREAMING AT THE SILENCE: Romero Love Song (debut)

HANG EM HIGH: white Horse (debut)


MOVIE REVIEWS: We reviewed THE PURGE last night on the air, but we also included our review of ‘2 GUNS’ for blog readers only..Here goes

THE PURGE (J-Rock Review) i really liked this movie. Yes, it’s a bit outlandish, but it holds your attention from start to finish. It’s set 10 or 20 years in the future. America has a zero crime rate because once a year the government allows people to go out and kill other people. Yes, that’s a bit crazy. Obviously this will never happen, but it makes for a good violent movie. A family is menaced on this night by a group of young, masked killers. This family took in a homeless guy who the killer group was after, and the carnage begins. The film was well done and it made me believe the unbelievable. I feel they blew it on the ending though with a morality message. It could have had one of those ‘stand up and cheer’ endings, but it went for the morality play which I didn’t like. But I still highly recommend THE PURGE. It’s really nothing we haven’t seen before in the ‘home invasion’ movies, but you will enjoy it

THE PURGE (Patty’s review) I was hesitant going in, knowing it was from the producers of ‘Paranormal Activity’ and I ‘hate’ those movies. But I absolutely loved THE PURGE. It did it’s trick in sucking me into the characters and their rich lives, and expensive security system to lock them out from all those who need to ‘purge’. I loved the little Chucky-type robot, and I liked the realism of the actor’s portrayal of the events unfolding. Very believable for me. And I really loved the breakout performance of Aussie actor Rhys Wakefield, who played the polite masked killer. I kept thinking, what would I have done? Even though I think the ending was a bit of a letdown, I was still scared. It did the trick. Go see it

2 GUNS (J-Rock’s review) Well, its advertised as a comedy, but there’s hardly any comedy in it. In fact, the worst parts of the movie is when they ‘attempt’ comedy. It would have been so much better if they didn’t attempt comedy at all and just went for a straight up action film. It was pretty good. A bit confusing though. You won’t know what the hell is going on AT ALL for the first 30 minutes. the story is about an undercover DEA agent, and an undercover Navy guy working to bust a Mexican drug cartel chief. The agent and the Navy guy each think the other one is a drug dealer (confused yet?) They decide to rob a bank that they think the drug cartel guy is stashing money in. Actually, the Navy guys mission was to steal the money, and give it to the Navy (confused yet?) They rob the bank and end up with 42 million dollars that was stashed in there by a crooked CIA agent. It is not the cartels money (confused yet?). Plenty of shady figures and plenty of gunplay come and go as the pair are hunted down by the cartel and the CIA. I never really liked the ‘buddy cop’ movies. It didn’t have me standing up and waving banners..But I kinda liked it..I think

2 GUNS (Patty’s review) I pretty much like anything Mark Wahlberg does, and I thought he stole the show in this action, somewhat comedy of a film. Nothing against any of the actors, but I saw this as a kind of ripoff of many other action films. I felt they cheated the audience with it’s many flaws..For example..If you get axed to the stomach, it’s unlikely you can do sit up crunches right after..Or getting shot and left to die in the desert, and survive..Or getting shot to death by a coffee table, only seconds later to be dead in another part of the room..Or, the same stretch of road is repeated many times in a chase sequence. It was a crazy plot, a bit confusing in the beginning, and it seemed the attempts at comedy were strained. But I was still entertained. Overlook the flaws. I think it’s likeable enough thanks to Mark, Denzel, and Edward James Olmos, and a standout performance by Bill Paxton..And oh yeah, The Bull


Fri 9/6: The Local 662: 4 EVER ENDEAVOUR, ESCAPE TONIGHT, VERSE, MEGA JAM, 3D BURN: This is definitely the place to be on Friday night. This is going to be an epic night. Expect the 662 to be packed!! Doors at 7pm, bands start at 7:30pm. You can get more info (and see the flier) at our site

That’s all I go..Cya at the shows