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Lizzy Borden Set To Slay With ‘Midnight’

Before Marilyn Manson unleashed his distinct brand of ‘shock and roll,’ Lizzy Borden was crafting his own visual version of music to effectively assault the senses. Named after the infamous 19th century New England woman accused of viciously murdering her father and stepmother with an axe, Borden is much more than just a gimmick. Often incorrectly grouped in with pop metal acts of the Los Angeles hard rock scene such as Poison and Warrant, the...

next@Acer Showcase: New PC Gaming and Predator Products

Acer is constantly producing lines of PC hardware for the casual user, casual gamer, and professional gamer alike. On 5/23/2018, their showcased many products at their next@Acer press event at Lincoln Center in NYC, starting off with their Acer Swift 5 laptop, Acer Chromebook Spin 13, and Acer Chromebook Tab 10. However, since we’re prepping for our trip to E3 in the coming weeks, we’re going to shift our focus to gaming and zero in...

Sons Of Apollo ‘Come Home’ To New York

It’s easy to label progressive rock as pretentious, bombastic, and self-indulgent. The polarizing genre, popularized by prog pioneers such as Rush, Yes, and Kansas, has long been criticized for its propensity for lengthy solos, grandiose stage shows, and nonsensical lyrics. But with any musical style, there are a plethora of both good and bad examples. Sons of Apollo, unquestionably, fall into the former category. For all the complaints about the maligned art form, at its...

Night Ranger Can Still ‘Rock In America’

For those who think Night Ranger is merely the group who rose to the top of the music charts with the 1983 hit power ballad “Sister Christian,” seeing them during their recent stop at The Paramount on Long Island, NY on May 3 would surely change their minds. The gig, part of the band’s 35th Anniversary Tour, featured selections from the San Francisco-bred quintet’s entire catalogue, going all the way back to their debut album...

Samsung Galaxy S9 S-View Cover Review

With our Samsung Galaxy S9 review up, now is as good as time as any to talk about one of the Galaxy S9’s accessories. The Samsung Galaxy S9 S-View Cover is a folio style case for the S9 that features a transparent front for displaying various notification and controls. You can field calls, control music tracks, and see reminders as well as notifications from the screen. If you are looking for a case for your...

Plantronics BackBeat GO 600 Wireless Headphone Review

Plantronics is always dabbling across various headphone markets, whether it is for business, sport, gaming, or just casual listening. They also have products across various price tiers, ranging anywhere between premium level high-performance products in the hundreds and cost-conscious products that are $99 or less. Here, we have such a product. Plantronics recently released the $99 BackBeat GO 600 Bluetooth over-ear headset. However just because it is at a very affordable price point, it doesn’t...

Guns Are ‘Cocked And Loaded’ At Revolution

The 80s produced many different well known subgenres of “metal,” from speed to thrash to progressive to glam. But there’s one subcategory of the style that’s not quite as established in the vernacular of rock aficionados: sleaze. Often confused with glam, sleaze rockers were regularly lumped together with fellow makeup wearing, big hair bands from the era. In reality, however, there was a major distinction. While most sleaze metal practitioners unapologetically lathered on the lipstick...

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E3 2018: Press Conference Schedules & Live Streams

E3 2018 is a few weeks away. We’ll be returning to Los Angeles to bring you coverage directly from the show. That means you should stay glued to RFMag.com, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for updates throughout the convention. This also means it’s time to set your calendars for all the E3 2018 press conferences. It’s our yearly tradition to live chat as we recap the conference and we really want to bring you along! Our friends at RAGE Works will be...

Poison Ready For A ‘Good Time’

If you plan on attending a Poison show, don’t expect to hear many, if any, obscure cuts or long lost B-sides. The party-rock group, known for chart-topping anthems like “Unskinny Bop,” “Nothin’ But A Good Time,” and “Talk Dirty To Me,” are preparing to embark across North America on a summer excursion with the legendary Cheap Trick, as well as the Michigan-bred Pop Evil. And while a healthy number of Poison’s peers will be competing...

Guns N’ Roses Unveil Rarities in Deluxe ‘Appetite For Destruction’ Box Set

Guns N’ Roses are commemorating their 1987 debut with Appetite For Destruction: Locked N’ Loaded Edition, a box set full of unreleased demos, remastered B-sides, collectibles and more, available June 29. Covered in faux fur, the lavish 12x12x12-inch box set is crafted of solid wood and features a hand-sculpted, hand-painted 3D Appetite For Destruction cross on the front doors. Available for a limited run, only 10,000 box sets will be available worldwide for a hefty...

Samsung Galaxy S9 Review

Samsung introduced the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus at Samsung Unpacked 2018 in Barcelona this past February. While the phone takes after its predecessor in specs, with some improvements here and there, Samsung went all in on the S9’s camera. The Camera Reimagined theme was prominent in the February showcase as the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus are touted to feature the best mobile camera to date. The head feature of...