ALBUM REVIEW: Mastodon – Medium Rarities

We have been blessed with a lot of great Mastodon news of late, from celebrating their 20th anniversary,  their new song on the Bill And Ted Face The Music soundtrack – “Rufus Lives”, to the band hitting the studio to work on full-length number eight. So 2020 seems like a good time for a good old odds and sods release, the cleverly titled Medium Rarities (Reprise). 

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Watch The New “Bill and Ted Face The Music” Trailer, Movie Gets Official Release Date

In a story Ghost Cult first reported on and continues to follow, Bill and Ted 3 aka Bill and Ted Face The Music will see the return of the pop culture and metal culture icons this year in their long in the works new movie from co-stars Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves. The film just dropped a new trailer in time for the virtual version of San Diego Comic-Con and now the film has a release date: September 1st in theaters (we hope) and On-Demand. Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves return as Bill S. Preston Esq. and Ted Theodore Logan III  and the band, Wyld Stallyns. We already know William Sadler has returned to play the role of Death. Sadly, George Carlin died in 2008 so he cannot reprise his crucial role of Rufus. The soundtracks to the first two films are the stuff of Metal and Rock legend, but no word yet on the makeup of the soundtrack. Dean Parisot, who helmed the acclaimed Fun With Dick and Jane well as hit TV shows such as Justified and Monkl is directing and original Bill & Ted I & II franchise writers, Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon have also returned.

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Watch Metal Icons Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves in the New Trailer and Poster for “Bill and Ted 3” Movie

In a story Ghost Cult first reported on and continues to follow the new movie in the Bill and Ted film series, the long in the works Bill and Ted 3 a.k.a. Bill & Ted: Face the Music has dropped there first trailer and their full poster! This will be the first Bill & Ted film since 1991’s Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey. The Facebook page for the movie has shared some set photos, including the lead characters back in iconic the time-traveling phone booth. Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves return as Bill S. Preston Esq. and Ted Theodore Logan III  and the band, Wyld Stallyns. We already know William Sadler has returned to play the role of Death. Sadly, George Carlin died in 2008 so he cannot reprise his crucial role of Rufus. The soundtracks to the first two films are the stuff of Metal and Rock legend, but no word yet on the makeup of the soundtrack. Dean Parisot,  who helmed the acclaimed Fun With Dick and Jane well as hit TV shows such as Justified and Monk will is directing and original Bill & Ted I & II franchise writers, Chris Matheson and Ed Solomon have also returned. Continue reading

“Bill and Ted Face The Music” (Bill and Ted 3) May Skip The Theaters and Go Straight to Home Video Due to Coronavirus

We have been tracking a film release close to metalheads’ blackened hearts, Bill and Ted Face The Music, aka, Bill and Ted 3! Due to the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and near-total shutdown of the movie industry, according to Screen Rant Bill & Ted Face the Music could skip theaters and go straight to VOD (video on demand). Thirty years after their original “excellent adventure”, Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves are set to return as slacker rock heroes Bill S. Preston, Esq. and Ted “Theodore” Logan in a third Bill & Ted movie. Of course, the last Bill & Ted movie itself came out way back in 1991, so it’s been nearly a three-decade absence from the big screen for the famed characters. In Face the Music, the founding members of epic rock group Wyld Stallyns are now middle-aged, and have still not fulfilled their destinies by saving the universe through rad guitar solos. With their young daughters in tow, Bill and Ted now embark on yet another adventure, this time trying to find the greatest song ever written. Fans have longed to see Winter and Reeves back together on the big screen for thirty long years, but now it seems there’s a chance that Face the Music will not make it to theaters at all. CNN reported on Hollywood’s struggle to get on with its release schedule as things begin reopening after the lockdown, and quoted entertainment research analyst Jeff Bock as explaining why he thinks the third Bill & Ted movie is likely to see a digital release instead of heading to theaters in August as planned: Continue reading

Watch Metal Icons Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves in the First Look at the “Bill and Ted 3” Movie

In a story Ghost Cult first reported on and continues to follow the new movie in the Bill and Ted film series, the long in the works Bill and Ted 3 a.k.a. Bill & Ted: Face the Music. This will be the first Bill & Ted film since 1991’s Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey. The Facebook page for the movie has shared some set photos, including the lead characters back in iconic the time-traveling phone booth. Alex Winter and Keanu Reeves return as Bill S. Preston Esq. and Ted Theodore Logan III  and the band, Wyld Stallyns. We already know William Sadler has returned to play the role of Death. Sadly, George Carlin died in 2008 so he cannot reprise his crucial role of Rufus. The soundtracks to the first two films are the stuff of Metal and Rock legend, but no word yet on the makeup of the soundtrack. With the film coming next summer, hopefully we will get a trailer in the next few months. Continue reading