Interview with Jasan Stepp from Dog Fashion Disco

Today has to be a pretty good day so far for Jasan Stepp. The longtime guitarist for the band Dog Fashion Disco is finishing up a Northeast leg of their US tour before hitting the U.K for some sold out shows. All in support of their new album “Sweet Nothings“, which was released this very day from Razor To Wrist…

Live Mayhem Fest Interview with Mushroomhead

Rockstar Energy Drink isn’t something I consume. That being said, I love the hell out of the guys behind it. Cause these madmen of jacked up juices know how to do one thing the right way, and that is putting on a damn good rock show. Such was the case when another round of Mayhem Fest. So for this second…

It’s Summer In The City: Detroit Style

 Summer comes every year, this is fact. Though, when Summer comes to Detroit, it is something special. Like a caveman pulled from a block of ice, the city emerges from the frozen blanket of Winter to reveal a Detroit primed for sun, fun and festivities galore. There is a whole world of excitement out there, and here are just a…

JACKSON BROWNE ANNOUNCES U.S. AND U.K. FALL TOUR

From Grand Stand Media [Tuesday, July 15, 2014] Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne announces fall tour dates in the U.S and U.K to support his new studio album, Standing In The Breach, scheduled for release on October 6 (international) and 7 (U.S.). The fall shows with Jackson and his band begin on September 14 at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and end on November 24, at London’s…

Kairosoft’s Dungeon Village for iOS: Game Review

With the recent iOS app update (June 30, 2014) and some renewed love of this 2012 game by Kairosoft, I thought it was time to post a review. When I noticed this game on the iTunes store, I was drawn to the graphics and style of it, being the old school graphics that I grew up with. I was amused.…

An Interview With “Skinny” From Mushroomhead

  Mushroomhead, has always been to me, one of the few survivors left from my ill fated late 90′s metal days. Not to say there was not any good music, there was. Just not a whole lot of quality. Survivors and innovators, Mushroomhead helped create and maintain a genre of music, if not the whole style involved with it. A…

J-Pop Star KYARY PAMYU PAMYU To Release New Album “Pika Pika Fantajin” On July 29 In The US!

きゃりーぱみゅぱみゅ – きらきらキラー / Kyary Pamyu Pamyu – Kira Kira Killer Runtime4:29 View count1,033,150 “The most exciting person making music” - The FADER    “…a multimedia artist along the lines of Björk and Lady Gaga, whose aesthetic instincts are strong enough that she’s allowed to scribble way outside of the lines most pop stars have to operate within.” - Pitchfork    “Her…

Dominique Lenore Persi of Stolen Babies

I had the chance to talk with  Dominique Lenore Persi  of the California experimental rock band Stolen Babies.  Singer and accordion player for the band, Dominique leads an odd yet, very entertaining trio. Impossible to nail down, the music has almost a carnival feel, very Dog Fashion Disco. I immediately had a picture in my mind of  the look and feel of this…

My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult- A Detroit Concert Experience

  A storm was brewing across the state of Michigan, setting up an oppressively humid Detroit evening. A perfect near Summer evening to go inside for a show. Tonight, that show is My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult. The venue for tonight’s shenanigans would be The Shelter, downstairs at Saint Andrew’s Hall. This is not TKK’s first rodeo. 27 years and 13…

Styx: Master of Shadows for PS4, Xbox One, PC – Gameplay Trailer

STYX: MASTER OF SHADOWS – E3 GAMEPLAY Runtime14:03 View count89,970 Styx: Master of Shadows, the infiltration game developed by Cyanide studio for PlayStation®4, Xbox One® and PC, was revealed in great detail at E3 in Los Angeles where the game attracted the attention of press and players alike. But for those who missed the chance of attending the game presentation…

Space Hulk: Deathwing (Trailer), the First-Person Shooter for PC

SPACE HULK: DEATHWING – SUMMER TRAILER Runtime1:07 View count271,342 Space Hulk: Deathwing, the First-Person Shooter for PC and consoles set in the famous universe of Warhammer 40,000 from Games Workshop, can now reveal its summer trailer! This first in-game video, created using the game engine (Unreal Engine 4), plunges you headlong into a Space Hulk, with the game’s main character –…

Sin City and Hong Kong Collide in a Limited Edition Vinyl Figure from Frank Miller and Eric So

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR —The masters of two mediums come together with an all-new, limited-edition vinyl figure of Sin City’s beloved brute, Marv! This unique interpretation of Marv was created by Eric So, a master of modern design and a leader in the Hong Kong designer-toy movement. With the guidance of Frank Miller, So has sculpted a thirteen-inch vinyl figure…

What’s After Apple/Beats + YouTube? Arena Says “Listen to Your Own!”

(Phoenix, AZ): After spending the last two years in live development, Arena is pleased to introduce its artist-friendly streaming music service Listen To Own. The company’s Listen To Own hybrid ownership model expands upon Arena’s advertised premium artist payouts of $0.21 and $0.01 per stream — figures well above the industry standard rates commercial web broadcasters like Pandora, Spotify, Beats Music, and YouTube are able…

Wizard World To Expand Its Comic Con Schedule To A Minimum Of 22 Shows In 2015

NEW YORK, June 26, 2014 – Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) plans to expand its schedule of pop culture conventions to a minimum of 22 shows in 2015, including at least nine new venues, it was announced today by John Macaluso, Wizard World CEO. The series, which includes 16 cities in 2014, will add San Jose, Calif.; Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; Cleveland; Raleigh, N.C.;…

Staples and Katy Perry “Make Roar Happen” for Washington, D.C. Teachers

Staples gives 47 Local Teachers the Supplies they need through DonorsChoose.org FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and WASHINGTON, D.C. — June 25, 2014 – Staples (NASDAQ: SPLS) and global pop music superstar Katy Perry continue to “Make Roar Happen” in Washington, D.C. today by announcing 55 local classroom projects have been funded as part of Staples’ $1 million donation to DonorsChoose.org. Staples fully…

David Boreanaz, Norman Reedus, Matt Smith, Karen Gillan, Katie Cassidy, Stan Lee Headline Celebrity Guests At Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 21-24

ROSEMONT, Ill., June 25, 2014 – David Boreanaz (“Bones,” “Angel”),Norman Reedus (“The Walking Dead,” Boondock Saints), Matt Smith andKaren Gillan (“Doctor Who,”), Katie Cassidy (“Arrow”), William Shatner(“Star Trek,” “T.J. Hooker”) and comics legend Stan Lee are among the celebrities scheduled to attend Wizard World Chicago Comic Con, August 21-24 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. It is largest and longest-running of the 16 events in the 2014 series produced by Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD)…

Orange is the New Cape – Devil’s Due’s Superhero Prison Drama Revealed

Announced earlier this year, Devil’s Due Entertainment is bringing CW Cooke’sSolitary to comic shops nationwide this Fall, now with October officially marked for release. They say orange is the new black, but does that go for superheroes as well? Tim was a superhero for a short time. One able to heal from any wound. But now, he’s on death row, awaiting execution…

Italian Alt-Metal Band KLOGR Releases New Lyric Video for “Hell Of Income”

KLOGR – DRAW CLOSER Runtime3:43 View count7,748 Today, Italian alternative metal band KLOGR and MetalInsider.net have teamed up to bring you the brand new lyric video for “Hell Of Income” today, via the site’s Unsigned and Streamed column. Check out the lyric video via MetalInsider.net here. The art direction behind the video is credited to Davide Cilloni of Eklipse Design.…

The Dagger Launches New Track, “Skygazer”, from Upcoming Self-Titled Debut

THE DAGGER – Ahead Of You All (Album Track) Runtime5:01 View count21,890 Sweden’s THE DAGGER has launched another track from their upcoming self-titled debut album, which is to be released on June 30th in Europe and on July 22nd in North America via Century Media Records. While some songs on the album originate from a more heavy metal background, the…