FMQB, Philadelphia International Records Heads Pay Tribute To Franklin

Karl Rudman, Friday Morning Quarterback Publisher -- Courtesy Randex PR By Philip Sayblack “The Queen of Soul,” Aretha Franklin, has died after a long battle with various illnesses, and with the passing of what is one of the entertainment industry’s greatest figures, tributes to Franklin have already started pouring out. Kal Rudman, publisher of the revered Friday Morning Quarterback magazine,...

August 16th, 2018

Shout! Factory TV, Twitch Team Up For Power Morphicon 2018 Coverage

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Shout! Factory/Shout! Factory TV/Twitch Power Rangers fans rejoice, it’s almost time for the bi-annual Power Morphicon conference again.  This year’s conference launches August 17 and runs through August 19. For those who won’t be able to be there, Shout! Factory and Twitch have partnered to cover the final day of this year’s conference live online via Shout! Factory’s official...

August 16th, 2018

NBC’s ‘The Good Place’ Shows Impressive Growth In Its Second Season

Courtesy: NBC/Shout! Factory By Philip Sayblack On September 27, NBC’s quirky new comedy The Good Place returns for its third season.  The renewal came as a surprise to many when it was originally announced, and now the show’s heads are promising plenty of surprises from the series in its upcoming season.  While audiences wait for Season Three’s premiere, they can catch up with the story so...

August 16th, 2018

Modern Mimes Premieres Its New LP’s Lead Single

Courtesy: O'Donnell Media Group By Philip Sayblack Neo-goth duo Modern Mimes has debuted the first single from its new album The Gray. The pair debuted the song ‘Stare‘ on August 15. The haunting composition features Adi Elcida Hernandez on vocals, guitar and sampling, and Ernesto Paez on double neck guitar bass.  Its electronic elements, coupled with Hernandez’s vocal delivery instantly...

August 15th, 2018

Don Broco – “Technology” (SharpTone Records)

Don Broco – Technology (SharpTone Records) By Christopher Long The first word that comes to mind when describing the latest set from Don Broco is, “big.” Big drums, big guitars, big vocals. Clocking in at a whopping 60 minutes, even the colossal 16-cut track listing is big. But the “average Joe” is less than production savvy. For the typical kid on the street, it’s...

August 15th, 2018

Max Cavalera Talks ‘Ritual’ Artwork In New “Making Of” Video

Courtesy: Nuclear Blast Records By Philip Sayblack Veteran metal outfit Soulfly is set to release its 11th full-length studio recording, Ritual on October 9, and in anticipation of its release, the band has released a new “making of” video featuring the band’s front man and founder Max Cavalera. Cavalera discusses in the new, nearly five-minute video, the album’s artwork and how it came to...

August 15th, 2018

Wrath Signs To Combat Records; Announces New Album Release Date, Specs

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Combat Records Combat Records roster has grown again. The famed hard rock label has added veteran thrash outfit Wrath to its roster.  The band is scheduled to release its new 10-song album Rage — co-produced by Chris Djuricic, and mixed and mastered by Bill Metoyer (Slayer, Sacred Reich, Helstar) – on October 5. Pre-orders are open now. The album’s...

August 11th, 2018

Billy Gibbons Announces ‘The Big Bad Blues’ Tour Dates

Courtesy: Concord Records By Philip Sayblack Billy Gibbons is headed out on the road this fall. The ZZ Top front man will launch a five-week North American tour this October in support of his new forthcoming solo album The Big Bad Blues, which will be released Sept. 21 via Concord Records.  The tour is currently scheduled to launch October 13, roughly three weeks after his sophomore solo record is...

August 11th, 2018

Soulfly Announces New Album Release Date, Specs; Debuts Album’s Lead Single

Courtesy: Nuclear Blast Records By Philip Sayblack Soulfly returns this fall with another new album, and in anticipation, the band has debuted the album’s lead single. Ritual, the band’s 11th full-length studio recording, is scheduled to be released in stores and online October 19 via Nuclear Blast Records.  The 10-song record was produced, mixed and recorded by Josh Wilbur (Lamb of God, Gojira,...

August 11th, 2018

TNT To Air First-Ever State Farm Showdown Charity Golf Tournament Friday Night

By Philip Sayblack TNT is teaming with the NFL and NBA to present a special first-time ever golf event. the first-ever State Farm Showdown Hosted by Aaron Rodgers and Chris Paul is scheduled to air Friday night at 8 p.m. on TNT.  It will air immediately after the airing of the 100th PGA Championship from St. Louis. The first-of-its-kind charity gold tournament will see stars of the NFL and NBA tee...

August 9th, 2018