Despite Its Timeliness, ‘AmEx: The Chinese Exclusion Act’ Proves To Be A Rare Miss For PBS

Courtesy: PBS By Philip Sayblack Much has been said about immigration ever since Donald J. Trump was handed the White House in the 2016 presidential election.  From Muslims to Mexicans and other groups, Trump’s racism and xenophobia have led to so much talk about immigration and immigration law.  Of course, this is not the first time in America’s history that the nation has dealt with the plague...

October 31st, 2018

Amon Amarth Fans New And Old Will Want To “Pursue” The Band’s New Doc/Live Package

Courtesy: Metal Blade Records By Philip Sayblack Over the course of the past 25 years, veteran metal band Amon Amarth has become one of the most respected and unique bands in the metal community.  That is because of its music and its live performances.  From its debut 1996 EP Sorrow Throughout The Nine Worlds to its most recent full-length studio recording, 2016’s Jomsviking, the band has stuck...

October 28th, 2018

‘Anthem of the Peaceful Army’ Proves Greta Van Fleet Deserves More Credit Than It Gets

Courtesy: Lava/Republic Records By Philip Sayblack When Greta Van Fleet released its sophomore EP From The Fires last year, the upstart Michigan-based, very quickly made quite the impact on audiences.  Audiences either loved the band or hated the group.  That was due to the band’s classic rock influenced sound, which showed very blatant influence from Led Zeppelin.  As a matter of fact, that...

October 27th, 2018

Rob Lamothe – and The River Reveals Herself.

Rob Lamothe and Dollarstore Hacksaw sculpt a modern Americana soundscape with their album …and The River reveals Herself. By Peter Harris October 23, 2018 Throughout a decades-long career, the Rob Lamothe we know as the voice of the Riverdogs and his own solo albums has delivered quality, heartfelt music. Now, with the impressive contributions of his talented progeny, Lamothe blesses us with...

October 25th, 2018

Shout! Factory’s ‘City Slickers’ Re-Issue Is Entertaining, But Priced Poorly

Courtesy: Shout! Factory By Philip Sayblack Three years after its most recent re-issue, Shout! Factory has re-issued MGM’s classic comedy City Slickersagain as part of its ongoing Shout! Select series.  City Slickers: Collector’s Edition was released Oct. 16 on Blu-ray.  This latest re-issue of the classic buddy comedy/western is a good fit for anyone who might not already own the movie from...

October 22nd, 2018

P.O.D. Off To A Strong Start At Its New Label With Its Latest Album

Courtesy: Mascot Records By Philip Sayblack Veteran rock band Payable on Death (P.O.D.) returns with its 10thfull-length studio recording Circlesnext month.  The 11-song offering is the band’s first for its new label home, Mascot Records, and is overall, another strong effort from the San Diego, California-based band.  That is evidenced through its musical and lyrical content, which offers plenty...

October 20th, 2018

Soulfly Debuts ‘Under Rapture’ Lyric Video; Announces New Live Dates

Courtesy: Nuclear Blast Records By Philip Sayblack Only days after the band debuted the latest “trailer” for its new album Ritual, Soulfly has unveiled the lyric video for its new single. The band debuted the lyric video for its new single ‘Under Rapture’ on Friday.  The single features guest vocals from Immolation front man Ross Dolan, with whom Soulfly front man Max Cavalera discussed...

October 20th, 2018

Ice Nine Kill’s Horror Flick Tributes Continue In Its Latest Video

Courtesy: Fearless Records By Philip Sayblack Ice Nine Kills has unveiled the video for its latest single. The band debuted the video for its single ‘Stabbing in the Dark’ on Friday.  the single is taken from the band’s latest album The Silver Scream, which is available now via Fearless Records.  As with the band’s previous videos, this work also centers on a famous slasher flick, this time Halloween. The...

October 20th, 2018

“Skype Never Works Out Good For the Artist”

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter And he was right; I am speaking about Kevin, the PR guy for Steel Panther who advised that wouldn’t happen with his guys. I’ve settled for an informal interview and a video promo for Rock Talk by Michael Starr that is in the works. Anywhooo, I have a thick skull and prodded legendary Rudy Sarzo into a Skype interview last week at ONNtv’s Industrial...

October 20th, 2018

Soulfly Debuts Seventh “Trailer” From ‘Ritual’

Courtesy: Nuclear Blast Records By Philip Sayblack The wait is almost over for Soulfly’s new album, Ritual, and in continued anticipation of its release, the band has debuted another new trailer. The band debuted the album’s seventh “trailer” on Wednesday. In the latest “trailer,” Soulfly front man and founder Max Cavalera talks about working with guest vocalists on the band’s forthcoming...

October 18th, 2018