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Tuesday
Oct152019

One Billion Streams (Again) For Queen

Queen must be the biggest band in the world (and history) because they keep achieving all these milestones. Now "Bohemian Rhapsody" has officially hit one billion (with a B!) streams on Spotify. The song achieved this milestone on YouTube over the summer. LEGENDS.


Monday
Oct142019

Sonic Temple Fest Tickets On Sale Today

Just a reminder - I know a lot of folks who read this site attend Sonic Temple Fest (formerly Rock on the Range). Tickets go on sale this morning, so act fast. Metallica is headlining two nights. I suspect tickets will move quickly.


Sunday
Oct132019

I Guess This Was Supposed To Be Edgy?

Seems stupid to me.


Saturday
Oct122019

No Human Is Limited

This post has nothing to do with music. It's just an awesome feat of humanity that should be shared. Eliud Kipchoge ran a sub-2 hour marathon in Vienna this morning. The first person in history to do so! The 34 year old Kenyan trained specifically for the 1:59 Challenge, sponsored by petrochemical company Ineos. Since this wasn't an open event, it isn't an official world record. The point was to prove that science and man could work together to get this done with enough research, focus and talent. Truly amazing!



Friday
Oct112019

Metallica Announce Festival Tour

Metallica will play two different shows at five different 2020 festivals in America. The news came out yesterday and one of the band's stops is at Sonic Temple (formerly Rock on the Range). I will probably try to go to one of their shows at Sonic Temple. I don't think I need to see both. The quandary is that the sets are supposed to be completely different. So I guess it is a crapshoot as to which era of Metallica you might get live.


Stream 'Metallica' Here


I was sort of surprised at all the negative comments on the Sonic Temple Facebook after this announcement. Most folks were not happy. They feel they've been screwed out of a headliner. Metallica is one of the biggest bands in the world - you just can't please people anymore.


Thursday
Oct102019

Get Your Own Freddie Mercury Bust

Got some cash to spare? Love Queen? You can get a replica Freddie Mercury bust for around two thousand euros, give or take a few. All profits are donated to the Mercury Phoenix Trust - Fighting AIDS Worldwide. Christmas and Hanukkah are coming - be sure to fulfill the dreams of the biggest Queen fan on your list! Ready to buy? Click to order.


Wednesday
Oct092019

Vinnie Vincent 'Merry Metal Christmas' Promo Film

Enjoy the promo film below. It celebrates Vinnie Vincent's two-day holiday event in Nashville, Tennessee on December 14 & 15.


Tickets for "Vinnie Vincent's Merry Metal Christmas" are priced at $500.00 each. The ticket link is on Vinnie's website.