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Author Archives: Will Hearn

Vols’ Season Opener Moved Ahead to Thursday, Sept. 1

Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Dave Hart announced Friday that Tennessee football’s season opener against Appalachian State has been moved ahead two days to Thursday, Sept. 1. Kickoff is set for 7:30 p.m. ET on Thursday and will air nationally on the SEC Network. The game marks the first-ever meeting between the Vols and Mountaineers. Hart issued the following ... Read More »

9 O Clock News Local Edition – Stone Senate

Band:  Stone Senate Genre: Southern Rock/Rock Having found a way to let all of their influences shine through without overshadowing their own sound. Employing the three guitar sound that helped shape the land scape of classic rock, they combine harmonies and melodies of classic country and bluegrass influences that are woven into their original material. Stone Senate have a sound that ... Read More »

9 O Clock News Local Edition – Chuck Elliot Band Revisited

Band: Chuck Elliott Band Genre: Rock/Clave/Funk The current version of the Chuck Elliot Band features members that Chuck met after his move to Tennessee. Picking some of what he views as very talented writers as well as performers. The band has put material together for their first full album. They also take time to perform at least once a month in the ... Read More »

9 O Clock News Local Edition – Horava

Band:  Horava Genre: Post Hardcore/Progressive Metal With most of their members having around 20 years of making music in the middle Tennessee music scene, Horava has grown their sound to represent the style they find expresses their passions.  Fitting into the heavier rock sound of post hardcore, their songs are based on dystopian themes and reflect their views on various ... Read More »

9 O Clock News Local Edition – Of The Sky Revisited

Band:  Of The Sky Genre: Rock/Punk/Postcore Three piece that has changed a member or two but not their plans to keep making the music they love. They have their first album finished and are now pursuing more songs and possibly members. You can find more information at their facebook page or at They list all of their upcoming dates and latest ... Read More »

9 O Clock News Local Edition – As Yourself

Band:  As Yourself Genre: Rock/Alternative/Hard Four guys who not only make their music, but help others make it too by running a production studio.  With a passion for rock that is influenced with alternative and heavier sounding bands, they began to forge their own sound that embodies those influences but was their own.  With a few member changes and instrument ... Read More »

9 O Clock News Local Edition – Tepoe Nash Revisited

Band: Tepoe Nash Genre: Rock Having been in the Upper Cumberland making and sharing music for the past 30 years, Tepoe would be considered one of the veteran rockers of the local music scene. He has played with various acts over the years and is now content making music on his own. His music isn’t targeted to just local audiences ... Read More »

9 O Clock News Local Edition – Cole Kemmer

Band:  Cole Kemmer Genre: Acoustic/Singer-Songwriter Founding member of Short of Stable from Crossville, after the other members pursued other interests and the band was “put on the shelf”, Cole has continued with his love for making music.  With guitar in hand and a few songs that reflect his personal style of inner reflection.  Cole is currently working on an EP ... Read More »

9 O Clock News Local Edition – Fate Of Adam Revisited

Band:  Fate Of Adam Genre: Rock/Metal With influences ranging from Five Finger Death Punch to Breaking Benjamin to enjoying a little gospel in their down time, Fate of Adam is a band with members who have spent a decade in the local music scene. The only thing they take serious is their music, loving to rock hard at their shows ... Read More »

9 O Clock News Local Edition – Travis Rice Revisited

Band:  Travis Rice Genre: Country With a friend or two, a recording studio and an offer to just lay down some music and see where it goes, Travis Rice has been working on chasing that neon rainbow for a few years now.  Togethor with the small band he’s assembled, they spend what time they can sharing and playing their music. ... Read More »