Sevendust, Skillet Announce Co-Headlining Tour

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Atom Splitter PR Skillet and Sevendust will embark on a co-headlining tour this summer. The bands will launch the “Victorious War” tour Aug. 11 in Memphis, TN.  The tour, which runs almost one month in length, features performances in cities, such as Spokane, WA; Cincinnati, OH and Tulsa, OK. Pop Evil and Devour The Day will serve as support for the tour on select...

April 23rd, 2019

Trev Lukather of ZFG Talks with MUEN Magazine on “Special” and Los Angeles!

Contributor’s Note:  It could be the year of ZFG in 2019!  There have been seemingly countless rave reviews on the funk rock band out of Los Angeles and MUEN Magazine had to jump on the bandwagon and have a quick conversation with Trev Lukather of ZFG.  ZFG is set to embark on a nationwide tour providing direct support for Adelitas Way before supporting The Winery Dogs for several gigs.  Fans...

April 22nd, 2019

New ‘NOVA’ Episode Is Another Engaging Look Back At NASA’s Apollo Program

Courtesy: PBS/PBS Distribution By Philip Sayblack More than half a century ago, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) made history when it sent the first humans into orbit around Earth’s moon.  The move, which effectively ended the space race between the United States and Russia came almost two years after the tragedy of the Apollo 1 mission.  Three astronauts – Gus Grissom,...

April 21st, 2019

Carlos Santana Speaks Volumes With His New LP’s Latest Single

Courtesy: Concord Records By Philip Sayblack Early this year, famed guitarist Carlos Santana and his band released a new EP to the world in the form of In Search of Mona Lisa.  While an enjoyable record in its own right, that five song (technically three-song, since two of its songs are just radio edits of two of the three originals) sadly was not as timeless as the famed painting, which was reportedly...

April 21st, 2019

‘The Blurred Odyssey’ Is A “Clear” Success For The Sh-Booms

Courtesy: Limited Fanfare Records By Philip Sayblack Independent neo-soul/funk outfit The Sh-Booms is gearing up for a new short North American tour run.  The two-week tour, which features a performance in Carrboro, N.C. on May 31, is in support of the band’s debut album The Blurred Odyssey.  The 10-song record was released March 22 through independent record label Limited Fanfare.  It came a...

April 21st, 2019

GKIDS, Shout! Factory’s New Miyazaki Doc Is An Engaging New Look At A Legendary Animator

Courtesy: Shout! Factory/GKIDS Films By Philip Sayblack Creating hand-drawn features is a dying art if not a dead one.  Computers have taken over the world of animation.  One look at the offerings on the big and small screen alike serve to support those statements.  For all of the studios and animators who rely far too much on computer generated animation, there are still some holdouts, rare as...

April 20th, 2019

Amon Amarth Debuts ‘Crack The Sky’ Video

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records Amon Amarth debuted the video for its latest single this week. The band debuted the video for its new single ‘Crack The Sky‘ on Wednesday.  The video picks up where the video for the album’s lead single, ‘Raven’s Flight,’ left off. The crowd has officially entered the club where the band is performing, and the show is just as raucous as any Amon Amarth concert. Of...

April 19th, 2019

CMG To Re-Issue Two Keaton Classics

Courtesy: Cohen Media Group By Philip Sayblack Cohen Media Group will release two of Buster Keaton’s classic pictures next month. The General and Steamboat Bill Jr. are set for release on DVD and Blu-ray on May 14 in what is being titled The Buster Keaton Collection: Volume 1.  Both movies are considered some of Keaton’s best works, and are even featured in the National Film Registry. The General...

April 19th, 2019

Michael Schenker Fest Debuts New Video; Announces New Live Dates

Courtesy: Nuclear Blast Records By Philip Sayblack Michael Schenker Fest debuted the video for its new single this week. The band debuted the lyric video for its new single ‘The Girl With The Stars in Her Eyes‘ on Tuesday.  The song is featured in the band’s debut album Resurrection, which was released last year through Nuclear Blast Records. The band is named after its founder, former UFO/Scorpions...

April 17th, 2019

Exmortus Announces New Live Dates

By Philip Sayblack Exmortus is going back out on the road. The veteran metal outfit announced a new slate of live dates Tuesday.  The almost monthlong North American tour is scheduled to launch May 6 in Indianapolis, IN and to run through May 29 in Fresno, CA. The majority of the tour’s dates are in the Southwest and West Coast.  Silver Talon and Cultural Warfare will join Exmortus for the tour. This...

April 16th, 2019