In recent years, many in the music industry have rallied around Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley, more commonly known in the media as the West Memphis Three. The three men were freed from death row in 2011 after spending 18 questionable years in prison for the alleged murders of three boys.
The all-star covers band Camp Freddy took to Los Angeles' Roxy just prior to the holidays for three nights of surprise guests and killer covers that left audiences rocked to the core. With a base of singer Donovan Leitch, guitarists Dave Navarro and Billy Morrison, bassist Chris Chaney and drummer Matt Sorum, Camp Freddy puts on a great show as is, but the surprise guests are usually what makes the gigs fun.
A lot of rockers may lean to the left, but there are still some who either fully support the right side of politics or at least are willing to play a major event like the Republican National Convention. On the rock side, the big "get" is 3 Doors Down, who will make their way to Tampa this week to perform as part of the ramp up to the announcement of the Republican ticket.