Score 24: Listen to the bands playing the 2017 Rock And Roll Rumble


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The "World Series of Boston Rock" is upon us.

The 2017 Rock And Roll Rumble kicks off four weeks from tonight at ONCE Ballroom in Somerville, and it will feature 24 bands from New England vying for a crown currently held by '16 champs Worshipper. This evening (Sunday, March 5), longtime organizer Anngelle Wood is announcing the 24 participating bands, one by one, live on 100.7 WZLX's Boston Emissions.

"It feels so good to be able to get this off my chest," says Wood at the start of her show. "It's gonna be a very very good time."

Preview all the bands, as they are announced, below. We'll update this post throughout the Boston Emissions broadcast.

In the meantime, here’s some pertinent info to get everyone in the mood: The Rumble preliminary week runs Sunday, April 2 to Saturday, April 8, the semi-finals are April 14 and 15, and the grand finale goes down on Friday, April 21. Individual nightly lineups and groupings will be unveiled next weekend. Rumble "Full Boat" passes, good for all nine nights, are priced at $75 and on sale now, and the Rumble "Six Pack," which gets you into all preliminary nights, goes on sale tomorrow morning. Other Rumble info can be found at the Rumble's new homepage via ONCE.

All bios below pulled from the Rumble page at WZLX.com. Featured photo of Weakened Friends taken by Lauren Piandes for Vanyaland during last year's Rock And Roll Rumble final at ONCE Ballroom.

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Flight Of Fire

Location: Boston, MA

Bio: Flight of Fire are a dynamic and passionate band exploring the musical textures of energetic hard rock, progressive heavy metal, and emotional folk rock. With varied inspiration contributing to their sound, these four accomplished women create the unique, intense sound that is highly-influenced by both classic and modern artists the likes of Led Zeppelin, Journey, Rush, Heart, The Who, Halestorm, Paramore, and Foo Fighters. Flight of Fire are a force to be reckoned with. Their latest release, a concept album about fighting oppression called Path of the Phoenix, was released in October of 2016.

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