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Harpoon Brewery and Zildjian cymbals collaborate on a craft beer

Harpoon Brewery and Zildjian cymbals collaborate on a craft beer

It takes a certain breed to master the art of drumming. The cymbals are considered by many to be the true voice and personality of the drummer. Behind a locked door in the Zildjian factory in Norwell, MA is the secret ingredient that creates the most revered cymbals in the world. 80% copper, 20% tin, and a little bit of silver, only a handful of people know that extra ingredient that makes it Zildjian. Like brewing beer, there is an […]

Metal Life interview with Ring of Honor Wrestling star Frankie Kazarian, “The Heavy Metal Rebel”

Metal Life interview with Ring of Honor Wrestling star Frankie Kazarian, “The Heavy Metal Rebel”

We invited a guest interviewer to handle this interview for us. He is former MTV VJ Iann Robinson who some of you (who are old enough) will remember famously called out the music industry while he was on air and caused quite a stir. In our opinion, Iann said what needed to be said and we will leave that as is. Iann is also co-host of the wrestling podcast Knife Edge Chop. Iann spoke with Ring of Honor Wrestling star Frankie […]

Doctor Who’s Tom Baker Joins The Star Wars Universe

Doctor Who’s Tom Baker Joins The Star Wars Universe

In news that will send shivering shock waves across the world and beyond, Tom Baker has been announced as part of the cast in the third season of the animated television show, Star Wars: Rebels. The award-winning series, which airs on Disney XD, has been a worldwide hit and is set in the Star Wars universe before the 1977 movie Episode IV: A New Hope. Its voice cast already includes impressive names such as: Freddie Prinze, Jr. (Fred in the […]

Footage from FXhibition at Comic Con featuring Archer, American Horror Story and more

Footage from FXhibition at Comic Con featuring Archer, American Horror Story and more

FX Networks concluded its fourth and final day of the FXhibition at San Diego Comic-Con 2016.  Kicking off on July 21st, FX welcomed thousands of attendees to its curated space at Hilton Bayfront Park, which featured larger-than-life art installations and interactive fan experiences based on some of the networks most coveted shows including Archer, American Horror Story, The Strain, It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia, and Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll.  Highlights from the FXhibition include:   The American Horror Story Fearless Virtual Reality experience […]

OUTATIME: Saving The DeLorean Time Machine

OUTATIME: Saving The DeLorean Time Machine

  Few movies have made it to the level of pop culture icon quite like the Back To The Future films. Their legacy is timeless. However, the center of the movie, the DeLorean time machine, isn’t, and after decades of neglect it was decided that she would be reborn. OUTATIME: Saving The DeLorean Time Machine is a documentary that chronicles the restoration process initiated by John Murdy with Universal Studios to bring back to life one of Hollywood’s most iconic […]

A Behind The Scenes Look At Comic Con 2016’s Favorite Video Games

A Behind The Scenes Look At Comic Con 2016’s Favorite Video Games

Friday morning at Comic-Con 2016, the creatives behind some of the convention goers’ favorite video games revealed how they bring the games to life. These collaborators, including a game cinematic FX artist, a motion capture producer, composers, a production designer, and voice-over actors, discussed their extensive careers working in the field. The audience heard the hidden secrets and intense work that makes gaming an emerging platform for stories. The multi-talented panelists included Austin Wintory (composer for ABZU, Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate), […]

Vikings trailer revealed at Comic Con

Vikings trailer revealed at Comic Con

HISTORY®’s hit drama series “Vikings” returned to San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, July 22 and revealed a sneak peek of the returning season four during a cast panel with Travis Fimmel (“Ragnar”), Katheryn Winnick (“Lagertha”), Clive Standen (“Rollo”), Alexander Ludwig (“Bjorn”), Gustaf Skarsgard (“Floki”) and Michael Hirst (writer/creator). The remaining 10 episodes of season four is slated to premiere this Fall. From creator and sole writer Michael Hirst (Academy Award® winning film Elizabeth and the Emmy® and Golden Globe® nominated […]

Comic Con announcement American Gods reveals Easter

Comic Con announcement American Gods reveals Easter

Today, the gods shined down on Comic-Con fans as STARZ released the first live action trailer of “American Gods” during the series’ debut Comic-Con panel. Also, making a very special appearance was Kristin Chenoweth who graced the stage as it was announced she will star in the role of Easter.  Once known as Ostara, goddess of spring, Easter still embraces the jelly beans and chocolate bunnies associated with the holiday that bears her name, in an effort to stay relevant. […]

Comic Con photos from Stubborn Soda “Walking Dead” event

Comic Con photos from Stubborn Soda “Walking Dead” event

STUBBORN SODA®, a new line of Crafted, flavored sodas, sponsored a livestream event in partnership with Skybound Entertainment, Robert Kirkman and David Alpert’s multiplatform entertainment company, during San Diego Comic-Con on July 21. Kirkman (Creator/Executive Producer of The Walking Dead and Outcast), and Alpert (Executive Producer of The Walking Dead and Outcast) discussed their newest projects from Skybound Entertainment and news on the Season 7 comeback of The Walking Dead.   http://www.stubbornsoda.com/

The Walking Dead Season Seven to Debut 10/23

The Walking Dead Season Seven to Debut 10/23

  AMC announced today from Comic-Con International that “The Walking Dead” season seven will premiere Sunday, October 23 at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.  As in previous seasons, the show’s seventh season of 16 episodes will air in two parts, with the first eight episodes kicking off October 23 and the final eight returning February 2017. Following “The Walking Dead” will be the season premieres of AMC’s “Talking Dead,” hosted by Chris Hardwick (Nerdist), at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT, and “Comic Book Men” […]

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