Coming This Fall, “Phil Lynott: Songs For While I’m Away”, a documentary about the life and work of Phil Lynott of Thin Lizzy, has released a teaser trailer. award-winning Irish filmmaker Emer Reynolds and was produced by Universal Music’s Globe Production with backing from Screen Ireland. It is produced by Alan Maher and John Wallace for Cowtown Pictures and Peter Worsley for Eagle Rock Films. The film includes will include interviews with Thin Lizzy‘s Eric Bell, Scott Gorham, Darren Wharton, U2’s Adam Clayton, Suzi Quatro, Huey Lewis, Metallica’s James Hetfield and Ultravox’s Midge Ure. The full trailer will be made available on August 20. Watch it now!
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Last month legendary metal drummer Van Williams (Nevermore, Ghost Ship Octavius) lost his wife Dore (Dorraine) Williams to cancer after a tough battle over many years. In her memory, the USA Royal Affair Tour Fundraiser has been launched to help his family in their time of need. The 2019 Royal Affair Tour consisted of YES, ASIA, The John Lodge Band (featuring John Lodge of the Moody Blues) as well as the Carl Palmer (ELP) band. Van worked on the tour in production and was considered a cherished member of the crew. Proceeds will be given to Van to help aid him in the accumulation of bills stemming from their medical situation, as he is now a single parent and the touring and gig situation being what it is in the world right now, he can sued the help. Van is one of the best people in music so please check out the eBay auction list of amazing memorabilia below, and help out if you can.
GWAR are launching a brand new monthly variety show from their frozen fortress to warm the cockles of your cold dead hearts! “Undead From Antarctica” will premiere this Sunday at 9:00 PM Eastern, on GWAR’s YouTube Channel. Watch a trailer for “Undead From Antarctica” now: Continue reading
Devildriver has shared a powerful new single and new lyric video for their new song, ‘Iona’! The song is from the upcoming new Devildriver album, Dealing With Demons I – which is set for release on 9th October, 2020 via Napalm Records and will be available in several formats. The song is brutal and the video is a slick bit of film noir-inspired drama. Watch the clip now! Continue reading
Matt and Curtis welcomes in James Shotwell of Haulix to discuss his career, the platform that bolsters the music industry from bands to journos, and much more! Dumb and Dumbest #467 is streaming now and it’s an interview with about James Shotwell of Haulix! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Music Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR), and Social Media expert and Ghost Cult Owner, Keith Chachkes (BDWE Media). Join our free music marketing Q & A Zoom call on August 19th! Sign up here. https://mailchi.mp/
Linkin Park celebrates 20 years of its debut Hybrid Theory this fall. The band have announced Hybrid Theory: 20th Anniversary Edition and dropped a previously unreleased song called “She Couldn’t.” The track is incredible, with Chester Bennington (RIP) and his amazing vocals. Check the track and visualizer here! Continue reading
Seminal avant-garde metal band Mr. Bungle has returned to their roots in hardcore and metal as they released a new single and video for “Raping Your Mind”! The track comes from their upcoming album The Raging Wrath Of The Easter Bunny Demo on Oct. 30 via Ipecac Recordings. Pre-orders are live now! The band features original Mr. Bungle members Trevor Dunn, Mike Patton, and Trey Spruance are joined by Scott Ian (Anthrax, S.O.D.) and Dave Lombardo (Dead Cross, Slayer, Suicidal Tendencies). Watch the clip now!
In a story we have been following, Iranian death metal band Arsames who were were arrested and sentenced to 15 years in jail for the crime of “being in satanic metal band and being against the Islamic government”, escaped the country to an undisclosed location and are now safe and sound
Having successfully reinvented themselves as a power trio on 2018’s What Was And What Shall Be, Brimstone Coven, doubles down on the template with The Woes Of A Mortal Earth (Ripple Music). The style remains rooted in Seventies-flavored Occult Rock with the songs largely being driven by simple guitar/bass grooves and wafting vocal harmonies. The atmosphere and drawn-out pacing further reinforce a trancelike mood that is relaxing, yet esoteric. Continue reading