ALBUM REVIEW: Mr. Big – Ten


When bands make the grand announcement that their next album is to be their last this usually means one of two things. It won’t actually be their final record at all, or the end product will probably ending up being some lacklustre, contractual obligation full of second-hand riffs that never made it onto previous records. Continue reading


Funko to Release a New POP! Rocks Vinyl Figure of Ozzy Osbourne from The Late Eighties


Funko, the global sensation of popular vinyl collectible toys company will soon release a new POP! Rocks! Vinyl Collectable figure of recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Heavy Metal singer for Black Sabbath, and solo artist – Ozzy Osbourne! The latest Ozzy figure, styled from 1989, joins the list of other artists who have gotten the Pop! Rocks treatment includes Slipknot, N.W.A., Kiss, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, AC/DC, Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Prince, Rob Zombie, FFDP, Alice In Chains, Soundgarden, Green Day, PanterA, Dee Snider, Frank Zappa, Judas Priest, a set of the guys in Twizted, Glow in The Dark Iron Maiden figures, and many more. The Funko brand, which sells other figures and licensed merchandise, went public with an IPO in 2018.  

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PODCAST: Glacially Musical 183: Photographer Sean Rayford on His New Zine – Long Live New Brooklyn Tavern


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We interrupt our series on Queen for a chaser episode! Sean Rayford is a photographer from South Carolina, by way of Maryland, and has put out a zine, “Long Live New Brooklyn Tavern” documenting his time shooting punk and metalcore shows at a small club! We discuss his career, concert photography, shooting some of the biggest names in music ever (Prince, Taylor Swift, Aerosmith & Elton John to name a few), his other photography and zine endeavors, and more!Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Slash – Orgy Of The Damned


Slash’s much-anticipated blues cover album is studded with fine performances – Chris Stapleton singing on “Oh Well”, Iggy Pop on “Awful Dream”, Brian Johnson loving it on “Killing Floor”.Continue reading


ALBUM REVIEW: Michael Catton – Point Of No Return


 

Ace vocalist/songwriter Michael Catton’s first solo collection Point Of No Return (Mighty Music) sounds like a “Best of the Eighties” tribute album, while effectively showcasing the considerable talents of the man himself and all involved. 

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Aerosmith Postpones Some Fall Tour Dates After Steven Tyler a Suffers Vocal Cord Injury


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Photo 41558264 | Aerosmith © Yulia Grigoryeva | Dreamstime.com

 

Aerosmith, who just launched their highly-anticipated “Peace Out” Tour, has postponed some of their tour dates coming up soon. The shows affected are listed below and are in the next 30 days. Steven Tyler has suffered a vocal cord injury and he cannot sing for the next month, on his doctors orders. 

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Aerosmith Books Their Farewell Tour – “Peace Out” with The Black Crowes


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Aerosmith, with permission from Live Nation

 

Today, four-time GRAMMY® award-winning and diamond-certified rock legends Aerosmith have announced PEACE OUT™ with special guest The Black Crowes. Fans will see one of the most significant American rock bands in history one last time during this not-to-be-missed final tour. Every night will celebrate the five decades of Aerosmith’s groundbreaking hits as they celebrate 50 years as America’s greatest rock band. In addition, THX will bring their THX Certified Live! high-fidelity experience on the road, calibrating each arena with leading-edge technology so fans don’t miss a beat of Aerosmith’s classic rock tunes in quality audio. The band shared an announcement video featuring Slash, Eminem, Dolly Parton, Bill Burr, Ringo Starr, Kelly Clarkston, and others making a ton of Aersomith in-jokes. Watch it now! 

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Funko to Releases its POP! Vinyl Figure of Black Sabbath Singer Ronnie James Dio


Funko, the global sensation of popular vinyl collectible toys company has finally released the POP Rocks! Vinyl Collecable figure of iconic Heavy Metal singer for Black Sabbath, Rainbow, and his solo career- Ronnie James Dio. Other artists who have gotten the Pop! Rocks treatment includes Slipknot, N.W.A., Kiss, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Prince, Rob Zombie, FFDP, Alice In Chains,  PanterA, Dee Snider, Twisted Sister, a set of the guys in Twizted, Glow in The Dark Iron Maiden, and more. The Funko brand, which sells other figures and licensed merchandise, went public with an IPO in 2018.  

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Steven Tyler of Aerosmith Has Been Accused of Sexual Assault of a Minor in New Lawsuit Over an Incident with a Teen in the Mid-1970s 


 

TW: Sexual Assault, sexual battery, grooming, and intentional infliction of emotional distress

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UPDATED: In a story first reported by Rolling Stone, Steven Tyler of Aerosmith has been accused of sexual assault of a minor in a new civil lawsuit filed in Los Angeles. The plaintiff claims to have had an illicit relationship with Steven Tyler in the 1970s when she was a minor has filed a lawsuit against the singer, accusing him of sexual assault, sexual battery, and intentional infliction of emotional distress. The lawsuit was filed following California legislation that temporarily waived statutes of limitations for childhood sexual abuse allegations.

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Funko to Release POP! Vinyl Figures of Pantera, Dio, Dee Snider, Iron Maiden, and Twiztid


Funko, the global sensation of popular vinyl collectible toys company has teamed is currently holding its Pop! A Palooza as they unveil new pop figures ahead of the holidays. New Funko POP’s already for sale or coming soon include a 4-set of PanterA, the long-teased Dee Snider in his Twisted Sister days, Ronnie James, Black Sabbath, a set of Twizted, Glow in The Dark Iron Maiden,, and more! Check out the awesomeness below! Other artists who have gotten the Pop! Rocks treatment in the past includes Slipknot, N.W.A., Kiss, Iron Maiden, Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, Def Leppard, Motley Crue, Prince, Rob Zombie, FFDP, Alice In Chains and more. The Funko brand, which sells other figures and licensed merchandise, went public with an IPO in 2018.  

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