MelodicRockFest
the 10th Anniversary of MelodicRock.com concert

Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow, Deep Purple), Jack Blades & Kelly Keagy (Night Ranger), Jim Peterik & Jimi Jamison (ex-Survivor), Eric Martin (Mr. Big), Jeff Scott Soto (ex-Journey/Talisman), Mark Slaughter (Slaughter), Gunnar & Matthew Nelson (Nelson), Kevin Chalfant & Josh Ramos (The Storm)... where could you find such an array of talent on the one stage at the same time for one night only? At MelodicRockFest – the 10th Anniversary of MelodicRock.com concert, to be held in South Bend, Indiana on October 6 at the Morris Performing Arts Center. Tickets are on sale now via: www.morriscenter.org

MelodicRockFest will be the melodic rock music event of the year.

Never before have so many megastars of the business gathered to appear on the one stage at the same time.
Presented by South Bend's #1 Classic Rock station 95.3 WAOR MelodicRockFest will feature a full bill of support bands, merchandise for sale and as stated above, the biggest list of superstars and special guests.

The show headliner is Nashville based Scrap Metal, the all-star group featuring Gunnar & Matthew Nelson (Nelson), Kelly Keagy (Night Ranger), Mark Slaughter (Slaughter), Eric Martin (Mr. Big), Dave Marshall (Vince Neil Band) and Gary Corbett (Lou Gramm Band/Cinderella).
Joining the Scrap Metal on stage for this special expanded headline set will be several very special guests which will turn this show into a once in a lifetime event.
Special guests include Jim Peterik (ex-Survivor/Pride Of Lions/Ides Of March), Jimi Jamison (ex-Survivor), Jack Blades (Night Ranger), Brad Gillis (Night Ranger) and Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow, Deep Purple).
The bands regular set sees them plough through hit singles from the acts represented by the rockers - Slaughter, Nelson, Mr. Big and Night Ranger.
The special expanded headlining set will also cover the classic hits from Survivor, Damn Yankees, Rainbow and Deep Purple.

The headline act is just one highlight of this very special event.
Former Journey vocalist Jeff Scott Soto will perform a special set of solo material with his band before the main event.

Canada's best and most loved melodic rock band Harem Scarem will perform only their second USA show after nearly 20 years in the business.
Having toured Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, Spain and Japan, the guys have only ever played one previous show on US soil. The recent release of their 11th studio album proves the guys are as hungry and as fresh as ever and just why they have the reputation for always delivering the goods.
Having toured on their own bill as well as playing support to the likes of Hardline, Van Halen and Foreigner, the band will give old and new fans alike something to remember.

It will be a night of special events and Kevin Chalfant is certainly a man capable of delivering more surprises.
In a special full band appearance, Kevin will perform a show that will pay tribute to the music of AOR legends Journey, as well as covering his own hits with The Storm and as a solo artist.
Kevin Chalfant possesses an amazing voice that is the very definition of melodic rock music. This voice has seen him work with the guys from Journey as well as forming the band The Storm with former Journey alumni Gregg Rolie and Steve Smith.
He went on to form Two Fires and has just released a new studio album paying tribute to the music of Journey. On this show, you’ll hear it all, including a special guest appearance from The Storm and Two Fires guitarist Josh Ramos.

Martie Peters may not be a name familiar to many, but he is an integral part of what has defined MelodicRock.com over the years.
Martie is a hard working artist that delivers passionate, harmony filled rock n roll year after year, and like many artists in the world, works hard at his craft in order to produce the highest possible quality albums for his fans and with each album continues to build upon that fan base.
His biggest influence sound and style wise is White Lion and in particular frontman of the band Mike Tramp. But he is also a unique character and on this night will represent the many independent artists out there that make killer music but don’t get the deserved recognition.
After his performance I have no doubt that many more will be converted to his music.

7th Heaven should be no strangers to followers of the Melodic Rock scene. The guys have built a considerable fan base in the greater Chicago area and across the globe. Another indie artist that works hard at their craft, their breakthrough debut album Silver has won critical acclaim from press and fans alike.
With a new frontman in Keith Semple, they are ready to take it to the next level.

Opening the show is a hot new Los Angeles based hard rock outfit First Round Knockout. Their energetic take no prisoners approach will I’m sure, make an impact with those present today and will help them make in-roads for the future.
Their debut album is being worked on currently and will be showcased at this event.

Tickets for this one night only event are on sale now, via the Morris Box Office online at www.morriscenter.org
Phone: 574-235-9190.
The Morris Box Office is open Monday - Friday, 10:00am - 6:00pm; Saturday, 10:00am - 2:00pm.
Tickets are priced at $47, $37 and $27.

MelodicRock.com is run by Australian based journalist Andrew McNeice and first made its debut in the first week of January 1997.
Since that time it has become one of the most respected and leading websites in the world, taking in 27 million hits and currently services 200,000 unique users per month.

All artists will be available on the day to sign autographs and meet fans. Merchandise from MelodicRock.com and the participating artists will be on sale throughout the day.

Full show information can be found at: www.melodicrock.com/southbend
Purchase tickets directly from: http://morriscenter.ticketforce.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=136

For additional information regarding the 10th Anniversary MelodicRock.com show, please contact Andrew McNeice on +61 403 922016 or at ajm@melodicrock.com.
All artists are available for interviews to promote the event.