The Glamorous Life of Touring: Matty’s Conversation with Jose Urquiza and Tony Reeves of 3 Years Hollow

By: Matty Contributor’s Note:  This is no such thing as the glamorous lifestyle of a touring band or touring musicians.  Imagine hustling to getting to the next gig opening up for one of the mainstays in today’s rock genre in Red, and you’re impatiently waiting for the mechanic to fix your RV just so you can book it to the next show.  Instead, you rent a van and you arrive...

March 28th, 2015

PBS Announces Release Date, Specs For Grantchester Home Release

Photo Courtesy: PBS By: Philip Sayblack PBS’ hit series Masterpiece brings to audiences another gripping murder mystery this spring when it releases Grantchester on DVD and Blu-ray. Grantchester will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday, April 7th. The story is based on author James Runcie’s novel Sidney Chambers and the Shadow of Death. It picks up just after the end of World War II....

March 28th, 2015

Hall And Oates Impress Again In Their First Time Together In Dublin

Photo Courtesy: Eagle Rock Entertainment By: Philip Sayblack Next Tuesday, Eagle Rock Entertainment will release its latest live recording Daryl Hall & John Oates Live in Dublin. The concert, recorded live at Dublin’s Olympia Theatre on July 15th, 2014, is yet another example of why to this day Eagle Rock Entertainment remains the leader in live recordings. For a number of years, Eagle Rock...

March 27th, 2015

Warner Bros. Records Signs Duran Duran To Global Recording Contract

WARNER BROS. RECORDS SIGNS DURAN DURAN TO GLOBAL RECORDING CONTRACT ICONIC MULTI-PLATINUM BAND COMPLETE NEW STUDIO ALBUM WITH PRODUCERS NILE RODGERS, MARK RONSON AND MR HUDSON BURBANK, CA – March 27, 2015: Warner Bros. Records (WBR) announced today that it has signed a global recording contract with international superstars Duran Duran. Singer Simon Le Bon, keyboardist Nick Rhodes, bassist...

March 27th, 2015

Fit For An Autopsy Announce Dates With Aborted

FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY ANNOUNCE CO-HEADLINE TOUR DATES WITH ABORTED ALL NEW LP OUT SUMMER 2015 Jersey Metalers FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY have announced a new batch of co-headlining tour dates with ABORTED. Label-mates DARK SERMON are set to open the bill. The band is putting the finishing touches on an all new, yet to be titled LP due out later this year....

March 27th, 2015

Annual McDonald’s Inspiration Gospel Tour Announced

By: Matty Recently, the Christian Post reported that various gospel performers and Christian evangelists is partnering up with Ronald McDonald House Charities for their annual Annual McDonald’s Inspiration Gospel Tour. Gospel singer Yolanda Adams is headlining the annual 14-city tour that is there to raise money for Ronald McDonald House Charities.  Performers and evangelists also include...

March 27th, 2015

Def Leppard and Whitesnake Join Forces To Co-Headline UK Tour

By: Matty Chronicle Live has recently reported that 80’s hair-metal legendary bands Def Leppard and Whitesnake have joined forces to co-headline a tour that will take them across the United Kingdom. This early Christmas gift of a tour is happening in December of 2015, with the co-headlining jaunt kicking off at the 3Arena in Dublin, Ireland, on Sunday, December 6th and concluding on Saturday,...

March 27th, 2015

Sting, Dracula, Violence and Destruction: My Conversation with Mikey Carvajal of Islander By: Matty

Interview By: Matty Contributor’s Note:  In Spring Lake Park, Minnesota, I had the pleasure of meeting with one of the most genuine and chill people that I have had the pleasure of interviewing.  He treated myself and my friend like a guest in his own home.  He opened up about the meaning of “Coconut Dracula”,(not Count Chocula), and also about his friendship with WWE Superstar...

March 27th, 2015

MST3K Volume XXXII IS Yet Another Must Have Both For Series’ Long-Time Fans And Classic Movie Buffs

Photo Courtesy: Shout! Factory By: Philip Sayblack Mystery Science Theater 3000 is one of the most underrated series in television’s modern history. The series, which originally ran from November 1988 to August 1999, was on the surface a show that poked fun at the best of the worst of Hollywood’s history. On a deeper level though, it proved a show that actually celebrated that history in its...

March 26th, 2015

Country Music Hall of Fame Announces Inductees

By: Matty The Tennessean recently broke news that legendary country/gospel group The Oak Ridge Boys, Jim Ed Brown and The Browns, and legendary touring guitarist Grady Martin will be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame this year with a medallion ceremony happening this fall at the Country Music Hall of Fame Museum in Nashville, Tennessee. The Oak Ridge Boys are known for incorporating...

March 26th, 2015