Will Turpin Converses with MUEN Magazine on “The Rock & Roll Express Tour” and “Serengeti Drivers”

Editor’s Note: When one thinks of 1990’s rock, the band Collective Soul immediately comes to mind. They wrote songs that captured the imagination and hearts of millions of fans around the world. I remember that it seemed like every time that I turned on the radio either “Shine”, “December”, or “The World I Know” would be ingrained into my ears. The melodies were soulful, the guitars...

June 15th, 2018
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Dave Ellefson Announces New “BASSTORY” Tour

Courtesy: O'Donnell Media Group By Philip Sayblack Megadeth bassist and EMP Label Group founder Dave Ellfson is launching a new solo tour. Ellefson, who also runs Ellefson Coffee Company, will embark on what he has dubbed the “Basstory” starting September 21 in Portland, Oregon.  The tour is being labeled as an intimate “storyteller” type of presentation in which Ellefson stories of his...

June 15th, 2018
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Mushroomhead Announces New DVD, Tour Dates

Courtesy: Megaforce Records By Philip Sayblack Mushroomhead has a new DVD and tour on the way this summer. The veteran Cleveland, Ohio-based metal outfit announced Thursday that it will release its new DVD, titled simply Volume IIIon Friday, August 17, 2018 via Megaforce Records.  The DVD will feature 90 minutes of new material including live material, live footage, commentary and more. Megaforce...

June 14th, 2018
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Styx Announces ‘The Mission’ Re-Issue, Tommy Shaw Live Release Dates

By Philip Sayblack Styx has a bunch of news for its fans this summer. The band is currently on the road on a co-headlining tour with Joan Jett & The Blackhearts.  The tour includes a stop in North Carolina’s capitol city, Raleigh next week at the Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek.  Fellow veteran rock act Tesla is also on the bill as support.  Tickets for that show are available...

June 7th, 2018
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EMP Label Group Adds Chronus To Its Roster

Courtesy: EMP Label Group By Philip Sayblack EMP Label Group’s artist roster has grown again. The company announced this week the signing of Swedish rock outfit Chronus.  Compared by many to the likes of Mastodon, the band originally formed in 2015 in Helsinborg, Sweden. it originally released its self-titled debut album october 31, 2017 via Ellefson Music Productions/SPV. That album is currently...

June 7th, 2018
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Shout! Factory, NBC Taking Audiences Back To ‘The Good Place’ This Summer

Courtesy: NBC/Shout! Factory By Philip Sayblack Shout! Factory and NBC are teaming up again to bring audiences the second season of NBC’s hit comedy The Good Placeon DVD. The Good Place: The Complete Second Season is currently scheduled for release July 17 in stores and online.  Originally airing this past September (Sept. 20, 2017 to be exact), this 13-episode season follows Eleanor’s continued...

June 7th, 2018
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‘Endeavour: Season 5’ U.S. Release Date Announced

Courtesy: itv/PBS Distribution By Philip Sayblack itv’s hit crime drama Endeavourwrapped its fifth season this past March, and now Season 5 is coming home for the series’ American audiences. Public Media Distribution will release Masterpiece Mystery!: Endeavour Season 5July 10.  It will be released on DVD ($39.99) and Blu-ray ($49.99).  In the fifth season of the international hit series,...

June 7th, 2018
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Leprous Releases New Single; Announces New Live Schedule

By Philip Sayblack Veteran progressive rock band Leprous released more new music on Friday. The band released its new single, ‘Golden Prayers’ to kick off the weekend.  The song was recorded during the Malina sessions, but ended up on the cutting room floor, so was unheard until now.  The band said of the song in a collective statement that it was a key composition for the band to create. “It’s...

June 1st, 2018
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Exmortus Releases More New Music From ‘The Sound Of Steel’

Courtesy: Prosthetic Records By Philip Sayblack The wait is almost over for Exmortus’ new album The Sound of Steel, and in anticipation of its release next Friday, June 8, the band is giving audiences one more preview of its new record. The band debuted its new single ‘Victory or Death’ on Friday.  The nearly four-minute song highlights the band’s modern shredding abilities while also crossing...

June 1st, 2018
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CD Review: “Our New Narrative Of Hate” by Screaming Beast

On March 23rd, the record “Our New Narrative Of Hate” was unleashed onto the masses by United Kingdom’s own Screaming Beast.  This record is as dirty and grimy as it gets. For those not familiar with Screaming Beast, I would quickly describe them as “if Godsmack did hardcore music, with the workmanship mentality of Strapping Young Lad”.  It certainly has the bluesy...

June 1st, 2018
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