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‘Saigon’s’ Bieler ‘Kicks’ It Up A Notch

No single musical genre immediately comes to mind when discussing the sound of Saigon Kick, the Florida-formed band that first hit the scene in the early 1990s with their self-titled debut that quickly resulted in cult classic status. Not quite metal, not exactly glam, and not entirely alternative, Jason Bieler, Matt Kramer, Phil Varone, and Tom DeFile created a band known for its intricate melodies, complex lyrics, haunting vocals, and all around avant-garde compositions. Best...

‘Life’ is Good For Tom Keifer

  Tom Keifer usually makes it a priority to play the BB King Blues Club & Grill in New York City whenever he embarks on a solo tour, a stop that frequently results in being a highlight of the trek. October 11 proved to be no different as the Cinderella frontman performed a blistering, 75-minute set in front of a jam-packed crowd, a feat quite impressive considering the hump day it landed on. “We play...

‘Halloween’ Arrives Early in New York

While there’s been an abundance of buzz on the Halloween film series of late, the majority of it has been focused on the forthcoming David Gordon Green-helmed sequel hitting theaters October 2018. The attention isn’t surprising, with Jamie Lee Curtis set to reprise her iconic role as Laurie Strode, sister of the original boogeyman himself, Michael Myers, and the involvement, as ambiguous as it may currently be, of the man that started it all, John Carpenter....

L.A. Guns Find ‘Peace’

It’s been 15 years since one of hard rock’s most talented duos, frontman Phil Lewis and guitarist Tracii Guns, have released new music together. The pair, the two core members of 80s metal veterans L.A. Guns, last collaborated on 2002’s Waking The Dead, the initial comeback disc in the band’s history. Its lukewarm response, however, ultimately led to another split between the warring bandmates. The years since haven’t been particularly positive for the band as...

‘Through Worlds Of’ Steelheart

Known for possessing one of rock’s most powerful and melodic voices, Miljenko Matijevic is back with a brand-new album comprised of a healthy mix of throwback anthems and modern tunes. Steelheart, Matijevic’s brainchild, entered the metal scene in 1990 with their self-titled debut album, most remembered for the hit power ballad “I’ll Never Let You Go (Angel Eyes),” a stand-out in a hair band era that oozed with infectious odes. The band had its highs and...

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‘Camp’ is Back in Session: ‘Sleepaway Camp’ Star, Trilogy Come to New York

Jason Voorhees. Michael Myers. Freddy Krueger. Angela Baker. Yes, Angela Baker. While some people might scoff at the idea of including her (him?) in the same breath with the horror icons of Friday the 13th, Halloween and A Nightmare on Elm Street, respectively, don’t tell that to those who were in attendance at the Sleepaway Camp Trilogy at the popular Cinema Arts Centre in Huntington, N.Y. on July 28. The event was organized by Retro Picture Show,...

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Quiet Riot Still Unleashing the ‘Rage’

When most people think of Quiet Riot, they think of the mid-80s heavy metal powerhouse quartet, famous for anthems like “Cum on Feel the Noize,” “Party All Night,” and “Mama Weer All Crazee Now.” But the band’s history is much more immense than that. Originally founded in 1973 by legendary guitarist Randy Rhoads and bassist Kelly Garni under the name Mach 1, the band underwent several name changes before finally settling on their current moniker...

PLAYMOBIL Ghostbusters Playsets

Celebrate National Ghostbusters Day with These PLAYMOBIL Playsets

June 8th is National Ghostbusters Day and we’ve teamed up with PLAYMOBIL to share their new line of playsets inspired by the classic 1984 movie. There are six different playsets featuring familiar settings and characters like the firehouse, the Ecto-1, the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man and more. Each set brings the movie to life and should be a must have for old and new fans alike.   Let’s take a peek at each of the six...

Patricia Field’s Big Adventure: Fashion Icon’s Art Gallery Garb

Patricia Field just closed her store after 50 years in February and less than a month later was already embarking on her next venture. Debuted during a three-day exhibit at Howl! Happening in New York’s East Village, Field gave a peek into her latest project, an art gallery fashion concept tied to her website. Curated by Field, the updated site features one-of-a-kind clothing by artists, designers and longtime collaborators, including Scooter LaForge, Tom Knight, Jody...

Time Warner Bringing Change To Boomerang, But Is It For The Better?

Time Warner has announced that newer is better, but I’m not so sure that is true.  As we all know Boomerang is a household staple on the television if you were a child born anytime between 1940 and 1990.  The biggest stars on this channel are some of our favorite cartoon characters of all time including Tom & Jerry, Scooby Doo, The Smurfs and of course Bugs Bunny.