Dumb and Dumbest Episode #371: South African Metal with Monolith!

South Africa has a booming heavy music scene, especially the emerging Death Metal bands. Curtis and Keefy caught up with Andy from Monolith to chat it up! Dumb and Dumbest #371 is streaming now and it’s all about South African Metal with Monolith! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists.  And we just launched a Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

Dumb and Dumbest Episode #370: Jessica Pimentel on Coronavirus and More!

Jessica Pimentel is an acclaimed actress of stage and screen (Maria Ruiz on Orange Is the New Black, countless other roles) and also a notable metal vocalist and musician (Alekhine’s Gun, Brujeria, Black Heart Sutra, Gimmie Radio DJ) and ambassador for the industry. Matt and Keefy had Jessica on the pod reflecting on her life and career and sharing some thoughtful commentary about surviving the Coronavirus pandemic quarantine with your wits intact. Dumb and Dumbest #370 is streaming now and it’s an interview with Jessica Pimentel on Coronavirus and More! Dumb and Dumbest is hosted by Matt Bacon (Dropout Media, Ripple Music, Prophecy Productions), Publicist Curtis Dewar (Dewar PR) and Keith Chachkes (Ghost Cult/BDWE Media). In addition to the podcast, Matt, Curtis, and Keith all host The Music Marketing Challenges: low-cost, super high-value private training to bands and artists.  And we just launched a Get hands-on practical experience to market your band like a pro today! DM Matt or Curtis at the links below for details Continue reading

Tune In To Metal Artist and Actress Jessica Pimentel’s New Gimmie Radio Episode Today

Orange Is The New Black and their new season made it’s debut on Netflix last weekend. If your friends and family look bleary-eyed it’s likely because they have been binge-watching the acclaimed series to catch up. Series regular Jessica Pimentel, who plays Maria “Ruthless” Ruiz on the show continues to have a pivotal role. When she is not acting or playing in her musical projects like Alekhine’s Gun, Black Heart Sutra and Brujeria, she also hosts a show on Gimmie Radio, Crushing Metal. The new episode airs today at 12 noon PT / 3 pm ET. Gimmie Radio offers free metal radios stations curated by awesome DJ’s 24/7 via their app or website. Continue reading

Jessica Pimentel Joins Brujeria On Tour

Jessica Pimentel, who stars as ‘Maria Ruiz’ on Orange Is The New Black, is currently out with Brujeria on their ongoing run with Powerflo and Piñata Protest. Continue reading

Jessica Pimentel, Earl Maneein, And Kenny Grohowski Release The First Black Heart Sutra Single

Black Heart Sutra is the exciting new group featuring Jessica Pimentel of Orange Is The New Black and her band Alekhine’s Gun, Earl Maneein of Seven)Suns, and Kenny Grohowski of Imperial Triumphant and Secret Chiefs 3, and many more. Continue reading