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 #172 – Slayer “Divine intervention” Reviewed ft. Omar Cordy of Ghost Cult


Time for our final episode of our Slayer series ! Nik and Keefy are joined by Omar Cordy of #GhostCultMag to discuss the first post-Dave Lombardo era, and the merits of Paul Bostaph! We also rank every album we covered!Continue reading


Live Nation Resumes The On The Road Again Program to Help Bands and Venue Staff Through 2024


The On the Road Again program will continue rolling out extra support to every artist playing shows at Live Nation’s clubs through 2024. Launched last fall with the legendary Willie Nelson, On the Road Again helps developing artists on tour and recognizes crews working tirelessly behind the scenes. For every show played in an On The Road Again venue, each headliner and support act receives $1,500 in gas and travel cash on top of nightly performance compensation. Additionally, artists keep 100% of merch profits as On the Road Again clubs do not charge merchandise selling fees.Continue reading


Live Nation Partners with Willie Nelson for “On The Road Again” Initiative to Reduce Merch Cuts and Pay Venue Staff More in 2023


Live Nation has announced it will no longer take cuts of merchandise sold by artists playing any of its club-sized venues. This is only through the end of 2023, according to the fine print from the press release, and they will offer $1,500 stipends per show to all headlining and support acts. This is in reaction to the growing unrest from bands about merch cuts including many outspoken artists and fans clapping back on the practice. Watch a video of Willie explaining what the program entails.

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UPDATE: Rage Against The Machine Releases A Statement On Their Induction into The Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame


UPDATE: After being announced as one of the 2023 inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Rage Against The Machine has released a statement about the announcement, their history of activism, and just how unlikely it is that they were voted in. The band has been on hiatus after canceling all of their 2023 tour dates due to Zach De La Rocha’s leg injury suffered in 2022.

 

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Foundation announced its 2023 Inductees. Rage Against The Machine, Kate Bush, Sheryl Crow, Willie Nelson, George Michael are among the inductees. Iron Maiden and Soundgarden are once again snubbed, in spite of placing well in the well-meaning but counting for little in the final voting (1%). The Ceremony will be held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Friday, November 3rd, and will return to Cleveland in 2024. Here are the winners:

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Rage Against The Machine, Kate Bush, Sheryl Crow, Willie Nelson, George Michael Are Inducted into The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Class of 2023, Iron Maiden and Soundgarden Get Snubbed Again


The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Foundation announced its 2023 Inductees. Rage Against The Machine, Kate Bush, Sheryl Crow, Willie Nelson, George Michael are among the inductees. Iron Maiden and Soundgarden are once again snubbed, in spite of placing well in the well-meaning but counting for little in the final voting (1%). The Ceremony will be held at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York on Friday, November 3rd, and will return to Cleveland in 2024.Here are the winners:

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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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Iron Maiden, The White Stripes, Rage Against The Machine, Soundgarden, Joy Division, Kate Bush, Willie Nelson, A Tribe Called Quest, George Michael, and More are Nominated for The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame


The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced their nominees for induction in 2023. Iron Maiden, The White Stripes, Rage Against The Machine, Soundgarden, Joy Division/New Order, Kate Bush, Willie Nelson, A Tribe Called Quest, George Michael, Sheryl Crow, Missy Elliott, Cyndi Lauper, The Spinners, and Warren Zevon are all nominated. The fan vote is now open at the link below.

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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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Five Finger Death Punch’s Mascot “Knucklehead” Gets a Funko POP Rocks Figure


Funko, the global sensation of popular vinyl collectible toys company has teamed up with
Five Finger Death Punch for a new figure in the Pop Rocks! series. The FFDP mascot is the new recipient of a Funko POP! Vinyl figure and you can get notfied of the pre-orders for the “Knucklehead” at the link below. See images of the figure below as well. 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, and more. The Funko brand, which sells other figures and licensed merchandise, went public with an IPO in 2018.

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