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Rockin' 101 is looking for new material from bands for Minnesota Homegrown.  You can also email Tim Ryan the location of your CD quality mp3 file to tim@rockin101.com.  Submit you material to:



Attn:  Tim Ryan

PO Box 366

1010 2nd Street North

Sauk Rapids, MN 56379





Minnesota has a TON of very talented bands.  Every month Minnesota Homegrown will highlight one of those local favorites.  As music fans who support the local music scene, simply vote for one of the five choices in the right hand column.  You can vote ONCE PER DAY.


The band who has the most votes during the month will kick off Minnesota Homegrown for every show of that month.  We'll also highlight the band right here at Rockin101 - dot - com.


Top non-winning band will carry though to the next month's voting. 

NOTE:  Bands can only carry over one month.


Qualified band should have enough material for a month of airplay on Minnesota Homegrown.






Blayne Sovia - Guitar/Vocals
Mike Hill - Guitar/Vocals
Chris Morley - Drums/Percussion



Fifth Hour's unique brand of rock music has been described as "a metal influence blended beautifully with strong melodies and massive vocal harmonies, all held fast with a precise, powerful rhythm section." This creates a sound similar to 3 Doors Down, Alter Bridge, and Sevendust.

Powered by the May 2014 release of their highly anticipated debut album "The Line Between Love And Hate", Fifth Hour has generated a buzz that spans to people and places all over the world. Formed in 2012, Fifth Hour has helped revive the local scene with an unparalleled amount of energy and raw emotion. Turning each performance into a captivating experience, they leave their ever-growing fan base begging for more. The online music blog, Minnesota Music Scene, has this to say about this Minneapolis, MN rock outfit- "The hometown boys of Fifth Hour are making the rock world a better place in Minneapolis. Anyone and everyone who loves rock music and equally amazing musicians should, without a doubt, check out Fifth Hour."

Fifth Hour has earned the right to share the stage with the following national touring artists:
- Saliva
- 10 Years
- Hurt
- DoryDrive
- Throw The Fight
- Screaming For Silence
- Fozzy
- Silversyde
- Skywind
- Impaler


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April 26, 2015


Fifth Hour "Not The Enemy"

Perfect Enemy "Fly"

American Scarecrows "All She Can Say"

La Madness "How Bad"


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Cain's Alibi "Powermad"

Ages Apart "Civil War" ( National Feature - Alabama )

Windowvine "Zero Line"

Vaudeville "I'll Follow You"

Cold Kingdom "Crash Poet"


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Raspberry Eyes "If It All Ends Tomorrow"

Matrekis "Brother"

Semisonic "If I Run"

Goodnight Roxy "Sibyl Vane"






Fans got a chance to nominate and vote for their favorite bands of 2014.  Here is the list of bands who made some major noise throughout the year.


1.  Strange Daze

2.  VIA

3.  Gabriel And The Apocalypse

4.  La Madness

5.  Kat Perkins

6.  Skywind

7.  Cold Kingdom

8.  Fifth Hour

9.  Emergent

10.  Windowvine

11.  Vaudeville

12.  Blue Felix

13.  Throw The Fight

14.  Going To The Sun

15. The Phoenix Philosophy