Setting the Stage: As you walk into the Debonair Music Hall in Teaneck, New Jersey, you enter by the side of the stage. There, neatly arranged on a guitar stand are four Fender Telecasters, two Mandolins, and a banjo. One could rightfully assume that tonight’s band is playing Country Music
The Pitch: Nearly a century after their historic crime wave, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow still resound as household names, symbols of an ecstatic, reckless love that manifested itself through lawlessness and wanton violence. That’s how Arthur Penn’s 1967 film Bonnie and Clyde portrayed them, but don’t expect similar treatment from
Looking for a good scare? Try opening the SCP Archives. The latest podcast from Bloody Disgusting dusts off the files within the SCP Foundation, an international collaborative fiction project, chronicling strange creatures, occurrences, and the special procedures needed to Secure Contain and Protect the populace from these aberrations. Each entry
Origins is a recurring new music feature where musicians are presented with the opportunity to explore the influences that led them to their latest song. Bobby Oroza is on the verge of breaking through. With his debut single, “This Love”, the Finnish up-and-comer established himself as an underground hitmaker, with
Reunited grunge rockers L7 recently announced their first album in two decades, Scatter the Rats. With the record set to drop May 3rd, the band has revealed a full North American tour schedule to support the release. The Spring jaunt kicks off May 10th in Pomona, California, with further stops including
On the one-year anniversary of Dolores O’Riordan’s death, The Cranberries announced their eighth and final studio album, In the End. Due out on April 26th via BMG, the forthcoming LP was produced by longtime collaborator Stephen Street and features previous singles “All Over Now” and “The Pressure”. Today, the Irish
Tierra Whack has been teaching fans about #WhackHistoryMonth over the last five weeks, sharing a new song every Tuesday. Things kicked off on February 19th with “Only Child”, followed by “Clones”, “Gloria”, and “Wasteland”. Today, she’s back with what is expected to be the last release in the series, “Unemployed”. The
J Cole’s inaugural Dreamville Festival was postponed last September due to Hurricane Florence’s untimely arrival to the Carolinas. The KOD rapper has since rescheduled the event for Saturday, April 6th, and today he’s unveiled the acts who’ll be joining him on the lineup. Fortunately, many of the artists originally booked
As film technology continues to progress, one of its most consistent uses has been the ability to more faithfully visualize the infinite abyss of deep space. From Gravity to First Man to any of the recent glut of lower-budget space thrillers, we’ve become fascinated anew with humanity stuck in the most inhumane place it
Beyond the Boys’ Club is a monthly column from journalist and radio host Anne Erickson, focusing on women in the heavy music genres, as they offer their perspectives on the music industry and discuss their personal experiences. This month’s piece features an interview with Within Temptation vocalist Sharon den Adel.
The origins of the heavy metal genre have been debated across the decades. Many point to Black Sabbath as the genre’s inventors in 1970 while hard rockers like Led Zeppelin, The Who, and Deep Purple receive their dues for laying the groundwork for a heavier, darker, and distortion-heavy rock subgenre.
It’s been over a year since news broke that Disney was in talks to acquire 21st Century Fox. This morning, 21st Century Fox announced that it had finalized its restructuring of parent company, Fox Corporation, and that the acquisition will officially go into effect on March 20th at 12:02 a.m.