Jen Meola brings you the best in New Music from all over the World. Are you Ready To ROCK THIS! Then be sure to log on every week for a brand new episode on ROCKTHISNOW.COM.
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ROCK THIS! is a Music Website & Online Music Video show that features the Best in New Music from Bands/ Artists Worldwide!
ROCK THIS! gives artists and bands international exposure online at ROCKTHISNOW.COM which features Band Interviews, Live Performances, Music Videos, CD Reviews, Music News, & More.
Some of the most notable bands/ artists that ROCK THIS! has featured Exclusive Interviews & Performances with are the All American Rejects, Linkin Park, Barenaked Ladies, 30 Seconds to Mars, My Chemical Romance, Slipknot, Deftones, System Of a Down, The USED, Disturbed, Taking Back Sunday,The Sounds, Rocco Deluca, Head Automatica, Thursday, Motion City Soundtrack, The Gossip, Starsailor, Veruca Salt, Papa Roach, Helmet, Bouncing Souls, IAMX, Shiny Toy Guns, Cold War Kids, IMA Robot, Kill Hannah, BRMC, Mickey Avalon, South, 120 Days, Placebo, & Lifehouse.
Jen Meola has a passion to discover, market & promote music to the masses. With over 15 years of experience in the Music/Entertainment industry she has helped develop & break many bands.
Jen Meola began her career at NYU's college Radio Station (WNYU) where she was an on air DJ/ Producer & Promotions Director. Upon graduating NYU with a B.A. in Film/TV, Jen was offered a job at Roadrunner Records. During her 6 years as Director of Radio Promotions at Roadrunner Records she was involved with launching the careers of such Multi Platinum artists as Nickelback & Slipknot.
As Director of A&R at M+TV an online Music network, Jen Meola produced / hosted live programs & concert events that showcased artists from all over the world. She was responsible for scouting new talent & booking them on the music network. Throughout her career she has helped many local & unsigned bands get National exposure.
Jen Meola is the Creator, Executive Producer & Host of ROCK THIS, a music video show that she started back in 1999. Jen continues to film new episodes today that showcase up & coming bands from all over the world. Always ahead of the trends Jen has a true ear for talent & is considered to be a Tastemaker among her peers. Jen is willing to take a chance on a band before others jump on the bandwagon & a major label biding war begins. "It's very rewarding being one of the 1st people who interviews a brand new artist or premieres a band's live performance on my show." A perfect example of an artist that Jen Meola featured 1st was when she interviewed Rocco Deluca just before he was about to release his debut CD on Kiefer Sutherland's Record Label. It wasn't until 6 months later that VH1 featured Rocco on their "You Outta Know" campaign.
Jen Meola believes that music has no borders. She has always given exposure to International bands on ROCK THIS by promoting bands featured on the Brit Bus Tour, Rock Save the Queen, Musexpo, British Music Embassy, Rock Over London, etc. Jen has been fortunate to travel the world & scout out new talent. In 2003 Jen went 1/2 way around the world on tour with the Big Day Out Music Festival all over Australia. Then in 2005/ 2006 she became the USA Representative for the International World Battle of the Bands competition. Jen Meola was responsible for managing the US leg for this annual worldwide music competition in Los Angeles & New York. The USA winning band in 2006 went on to win the World Battle of the Bands Finals in Hong Kong; Where they scored a Record Deal & International exposure!