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Video: Stories From The Road

MikeGoodrickDuring a recent trip to Phoenix, AZ, the RYFO staff had breakfast with a RYFO artist, Mike Goodrick. And where else would would we eat?! You guessed it, Waffle House. We couldn’t help but wonder how many artists have experienced this same scenario..


We’d love to hear your stories, please share w/ us!

Artists: + RYFO.ORG = Care Packs!?

ArtistDataHave you heard of It might just change your band’s life. It allows you to update ALL of your band’s social media profiles from ONE place, including your shows. And once you load your upcoming shows, login to your RYFO.ORG account and sync with ArtistData (found in “Band Settings”). There’s a good chance that if you do, fans on RYFO.ORG will see your band coming through town, and show up to your show with the carepack items you list in your RYFO account!

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Becoming Comrades

The trio of Comrades – husband and wife Joe and Laura McElroy alongside drummer John Gaskil – is used to living in a van and touring the country. Now, their new normal has provided them with a moment to "be adults" for once. We recently sat down with the McElroys to talk more about the spiritual reality within life, how soon they'll be able to release new music, and how koalas are their new normal.


Photo by Quinsey Sablan

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HM Magazine Turns 35

In 1985, Doug Van Pelt photocopied a letter-sized sheets of paper, bound them together, and handed them out in person on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin. It's all digital now, but, along the way, Van Pelt stirred up quite a few waves, played some seriously heavy music, and made a few friends along the way. Here: A quick look back at the magazine's 35-year history with Van Pelt and new owner, David Stagg.


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Tigerwine 2020

A Disparate Vintage

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