JIMMY BUFFETT – “Buried Treasure”

JIMMY BUFFETT – Buried Treasure (Mailboat Records) Written by Christopher Long In a day when “icon” has become hackneyed to the point of impotence, the name Jimmy Buffett continues to define the term perfectly. An acclaimed singer, chart-busting musician and savvy businessman, Buffett’s greatest gift has always been his keen knack for storytelling – as a songwriter, entertainer and...

November 18th, 2017
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All Hail The Yeti Offers New Album Update

Photo Credit: Smitty @ Night Cap Studios By Philip Sayblack All Hail The Yeti is hard at work in the studio on its next album. The band recently announced this week that it is working with Grammy Award-winning producer Warren Riker (Down, Kill Devil Hill, Crowbar) on its third full-length studio recording at Water Music Studios in Hoboken, NJ. The band has been posting updates on its work on its Facebook...

November 17th, 2017
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MLB, Shout! Factory Announce Word Series Sets Release Dates, Specs

Courtesy: Major League Baseball/Shout! Factory Courtesy: Major League Baseball/Shout! Factory By Philip Sayblack The bats and balls have been put away for another season as the World Series has come to a historic end once again. While the start of the 2018 season is some six months away or so, Major League Baseball and Shout! Factory are giving audiences the chance to re-live the World Series on DVD...

November 17th, 2017
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Universal Pictures’ Thompson “Bio” Is One Of Murray’s Finest Comedic Performances

Courtesy: Shout! Factory By Philip Sayblack Early this past June, Shout! Factory released to audiences what can only be described as one of the single most outrageous movies that the home entertainment company has ever put out when it made available Where The Buffalo Roam. This semi-biopic focuses on the career of the infamous journalist Hunter S. Thompson. It follows Thompson (played here by comic...

November 17th, 2017
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MPI Media Group’s New Gerry Anderson Collection Is Imperfect But Entertaining

Courtesy: mpi media group/MPI Home Video By Philip Sayblack MPI Home Video this week unearthed a special new collection of material from Gerry Anderson, one of the legendary names from television’s early eras when it released the new two-disc collection The Lost Worlds of Gerry Anderson.  The collection presents to audiences what was essentially the evolution of Anderson’s work from supermarionation...

November 17th, 2017
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Outlaws & Moonshine’s Debut LP Will Appeal To Every Southern Rock Fan

Courtesy: Nemesis Records/Vanity Music Group By Philip Sayblack Imagine for a moment, southern rock fans, what would happen if a band took the easygoing influences of The Allman Brothers Band, crossed that with the slightly edgier sounds of Lynyrd Skynyrd and crossed that mix with more modern influences from the likes of Shooter Jennings, Blues Saraceno, and Brand New Sin (among other similar acts)...

November 14th, 2017
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“Heavy Is The Head” by Tropidelic, eclectic for the soul!

Written by: Matty Out of Cleveland, Ohio is where the home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame resides.  Also it is where famous rap group Bone Thugs N Harmony resides.  Soon, Tropidelic will be a household name from Cleveland, especially with their release via LAW Records entitled “Heavy Is The Head”. Tropidelic is a six-piece band that probably combines as many different styles...

November 10th, 2017
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‘The Talk’ Will Have Audiences Of All Races Talking

Courtesy: PBS/Public Media Distribution By Philip Sayblack Race and traffic stops.  The two matters have been prominent in the public eye in recent years thanks to stories of interactions between police and the public going very wrong.  What led those interactions to go bad is still being discussed nationwide to this day both in the media and in other arenas.  Because the issue has remained such...

November 10th, 2017
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CHEAP TRICK – “Christmas Christmas”

CHEAP TRICK Christmas Christmas (Big Machine Records) Written by Christopher Long Despite veering occasionally from their creative comfort zone, the latest from Cheap Trick is primarily a start-to-finish smash and crash collection. Teaming up once again with longtime producer, Julian Raymond, the band succeeds in creating a contagious 12-song set – one that borrows from the ghost of Christmas past...

November 10th, 2017
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‘Alive At 25’ Is Enjoyable For Its Visual, Not Audio, Experience

Courtesy: MVD Entertainment Group/Cleopatra Records This past August, veteran rock act Jane’s Addiction marked a major milestone with the 25th anniversary of the release of its seminal 1990 studio recording Ritual de lo Habitual.  Originally released Aug. 21, 1990, the album has gone on to become one of its most important albums if not its most important album.  In celebration of its release,...

November 9th, 2017
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