Max Portnoy Forms New Band, Tallah

Courtesy: O'Donnell Media Group By Philip Sayblack Max Portnoy is apparently following in his father’s footsteps. The drummer, and son of famed drummer dad Mike Portnoy, has formed a new band.  The band, which goes by the moniker of Tallah, is made up of Portnoy and four others — Justin Bonitz (vocals), Derrick Schneider (guitar), Andrew Cooper (bass) and AJ Wisniewski (guitar) — and is...

March 2nd, 2018
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ESPN Inks New Extension With Sun Belt Conference

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack ESPN has inked a new deal with the Sunbelt Conference. The new deal takes the partnership between the worldwide leader in sports and the conference through the 20207-’28 season.  The groups’ current contract was set to expire at the end of the 2019-’20 season, extending that deal out an additional eight seasons. The new agreement makes ESPN the exclusive broadcast...

March 2nd, 2018
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ESPN Announces Early Details For 2018 MEAC/SWAC Challenge

Courtesy: ESPN By Philip Sayblack ESPN, the worldwide leader in sports, has added another matchup to its already extensive 2018 college football broadcast schedule. The network has added the MEAC/SWAC Challenge to its annual college football broadcast schedule.  The early season game is a matchup of teams from two Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  This year’s showdown will...

March 2nd, 2018
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The Scars Heal In Time Premieres ‘Grip’ Video

By Philip Sayblack The Scars Heal In Time has unveiled its latest music video. The Houston, TX-based hard rock band premiered today the video for its latest single, ‘Grip’ via Loudwire.  The video couples the song’s thought-provoking lyrics with footage of the band on tour.  The footage includes shots of the band on and off-stage. Courtesy: O'Donnell Media Group As the band noted in a...

March 2nd, 2018
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Shout! Factory Announces New ‘Shout! Takes’ Podcast Schedule

Courtesy: Shout! Factory By Philip Sayblack Shout! Factory has announced the next slate of episodes for its Shout! Takes podcast series. The series continues with an interview with Reginald Hudland, of Black Panther fame.  Hudland is most well-known for his role as one of the most respected writers of Marvel’s Black Panther comic book.  He also adapted the original comic book’s first six issues...

March 2nd, 2018
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Judas Priest Premieres ‘Never The Heroes’ Lyric Video; Announces Signing Event

Courtesy: Columbia Records By Philip Sayblack There’s more good news from Judas Priest as fans await the release of the band’s new album Firepower. The band, today, premiered the lyric video for its latest single ‘Never The Heroes.’  The song is just the latest to come from Firepower, the band’s 18th full-length studio recording.  The song is available now for purchase here via multiple...

March 2nd, 2018
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Leprous Joins The Dear Hunter As Support For BTBAM Headlining Tour

Courtesy: InsideOut Music By Philip Sayblack Leprous is joining Between The Buried and Me and The Dear Hunter on the road this spring. The band, alongside The Dear Hunter, will serve as support for Between The Buried and Me on its upcoming North American headlining tour.  The tour is currently scheduled to start today, March 2, in Chicago, IL and run through April 7 in Mount Clemens, MI.  It will...

March 2nd, 2018
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Armored Saint Plots South, North American Summer Tour Dates; Announces Album Re-Issue

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records By Philip Sayblack Armored Saint is going to be very busy this summer. The band recently announced new live dates in South and North America, with a string of live dates in South America coming first. The veteran hard rock band’s week-long tour in South America, which runs from June 2 in Buenos Aires, Argentina to June 8 in Bogota, Colombia, will be its first time ever...

March 2nd, 2018
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The Black Dahlia Murder, Whitechapel Announce Summer Co-Headlining Tour Schedule

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records By Philip Sayblack Fans of Whitechapel and The Black Dahlia Murder are going to get a very special treat this summer. The Metal Blade records label mates will embark on a co-headlining tour that will see each play one of its albums in its entirety.  The Black Dahlia Murder is expected to perform its latest full-length studio recording Nightbringers –released October...

March 2nd, 2018
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Spock’s Beard Announces New LP Release Date, Specs

Courtesy: InsideOut Music By Philip Sayblack Spock’s Beard has another new album on the way. The veteran progressive rock band announced this week that it will release its latest full-length studio recording Noise Floor on Friday, May 25 via InsideOut Music.  The album is the band’s 13th full-length studio recording.  One of the biggest pieces of news about the new album is that drummer...

March 2nd, 2018
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