Fates Warning, Metal Blade Reunite

By Philip Sayblack Photo Credit: Stephanie Cabral Fates Warning and Metal Blade Records have reunited. The veteran progressive rock band announced this week that it signed a new deal with Metal Blade Records.  Most recently, the band was signed with InsideOut Music, which released the band’s most recent recordings, Theories of Flight (2016) and Live Over Europe (2018). Front man Ray Alder addressed...

February 16th, 2019

Sci-Fi Purists Will “Dig” Shout! Factory’s BD Re-Issue Of ‘The Mole People’

Courtesy: Shout! Factory By Philip Sayblack Forbidden Planet. Invasion of the Body Snatchers.  Earth Vs. The Flying Saucers.  Each of these movies is considered to be a timeless sci-fi cinematic work.  Each movie was also released in 1956 – obviously a good year for the sci-fi industry.  That year also saw the release of Godzilla, King of the Monsters, World Without Endand the equally beloved The...

February 16th, 2019

PBS Distribution Releases ‘AmEx: The Swamp’ Tuesday

Courtesy: PBS/PBS Distribution By Philip Sayblack PBS Distribution is releasing another episode of its history-based series American Experience on DVD this week. American Experience: The Swamp is set for release on Tuesday.  Based partially on author Michael Grunwald’s book The Swamp: The Everglades, Florida and the Politics of Paradise, this episode tells the history of the national park and...

February 11th, 2019

Sean Peck Talks Three Tremors Tour, Music, More With Muen Magazine

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Steel Cartel Hard rock super group The Three Tremors will launch its first-ever North American tour in support of its debut self-titled album this week. As the band — Tim “Ripper” Owens (Judas Priest, Iced Earth, Dio Disciples), Harry “The Tyrant” Conklin (Jag Panzer, Satan’s Host, Titan Force) and Sean “The Hell Destroyer” Peck (Cage, Denner/Shermann,...

February 11th, 2019

Bravo Delta’s Debut LP Might Be The Record That “Breaks” The Band Into The Mainstream

Courtesy: Bravo Delta Music/O'Donnell Music Group By Philip Sayblack Independent rock band Bravo Delta released its latest studio recording early this month.  The 13-song, 42-minute Unbreakableis the band’s third overall studio recording but its very first full-length album, coming on the heels of its EPs Sunset Wasteland in 2012 and Shutdown Sequence in 2013.  Considering that almost six...

February 10th, 2019

Time Life’s Robin Williams Profile Is A “Genius” Tribute To A Legendary Entertainer

By Philip Sayblack Courtesy: Time Life Robin Williams is one of the greatest figures in the modern history of entertainment.  From his early career in the 70s in San Francisco to his later years, Williams offered smiles, laughs and even deep emotional feelings to audiences around the world.  That is why his death in 2014 is one of the greatest losses that the world has ever suffered.  Finding a...

February 10th, 2019

‘In Search Of Mona Lisa’ Is Enjoyable, But Leaves Listeners In Search Of More

Courtesy: Concord Records By Philip Sayblack It goes without saying that Carlos Santana is one of the greatest musicians in the modern history of music.  He has crafted countless hit songs that have led to just as many awards and garnered just as many fans around the world.  Late last month, Santana continued that ongoing success – sort of — with the release of his new EP In Search of Mona Lisa. ...

February 10th, 2019

Foreigner Announces New Live Recording

Courtesy: Eagle Rock Entertainment By Philip Sayblack Veteran rock act Foreigner will release a new live recording next month. Live at the Rainbow ’78 is scheduled for release on March 15 via Eagle Rock Entertainment.  It will be available on DVD, Blu-ray and digital. The concert featured in the recording was captured Apr. 27, 1978 at London’s Rainbow Theatre.  It features the classic Foreigner...

February 10th, 2019

Set It Off Shines Again On ‘Midnight’

Courtesy: Fearless Records By Philip Sayblack Set It Off has come a long way since its initial formation more than a decade ago in Tampa, Florida.  The band, which started out as very much an emo punk style act in its early days, has gradually evolved and adapted with each new EP and album, clearly exhibiting its band members’ talents time and again.  That evolution is more on display in the band’s...

February 9th, 2019

A New Revenge Announces Debut LP Release Date; Debuts Video For Album’s Lead Single

Courtesy: Golden Robot Records A group of veteran rockers has joined together to release a new album. A New Revenge — Tim Ripper Owens (Iced Earth, Judas Priest, Yngwie Malmsteen), Rudy Sarzo (Ozzy Osbourne, Dio, Whitesnake), Keri Kelli (Slash’s Snakepit, Alice Cooper, Vince Neil Band) and James Kottak (Montrose, Warrant, Kimgdom Come) — will release its debut album Enemies & Lovers on March...

February 9th, 2019