Nashville’s Rocketown Venue Bans Asking Alexandria

by | Mar 25, 2011

Asking Alexandria have been forced to cancel their April 12 gig in Nashville, TN at Rocketown, after the venue banned the band from performing, deeming the group “too controversial.”

The predominately Christian all-ages music venue has been the center of controversy on a number of occasions. In October 2009, the venue was forced to ban The Black Dahlia Murder and Toxic Holocaust, after getting heat from local conservatives for booking “Satanic” bands that promote drug-use to children.

Asking Alexandria has moved their April 12 headlining show to Cannery Ballroom in Nashville.

WOVENWAR Interview with Nick Hipa & Shane Blay

All things considered, it’s pretty crazy how Wovenwar started. Everybody knows the story of what happened with As I Lay Dying, but not many people know that the seeds of Wovenwar were actually planted over a decade ago deep in the heart of Texas, long before As...

Animals As Leaders Interview: The Second Album & T.R.A.M.

Five years ago, Animals As Leaders guitarist Javier Reyes auditioned for Periphery. “He didn’t make the cut!” jokes lead guitarist Tosin Abasi. As he laughs and shakes his head, Reyes defends himself, “They were 20 years old, and I was 26. I...