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Ken Pierce is an NYC based Music Journalist and the Editor In Chief of PiercingMetal.com; He's been documenting the live Metal and Rock scene of the Big Apple since 2003 and believes that there is always something exciting happening in this Metropolis.

KISS Reveals Rescheduled “End Of The Road” North American Tour Dates For 2021

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The Hottest Band In The World, KISS has recently announced on their website and social networks the rescheduled dates for their North American tour which was supposed to take place in the coming weeks but was curtailed like so many other things by the Coronavirus Pandeminc. Take a look down below for the listings and I will return with some closing thoughts and a couple of treats for you as well. Fans will be excited that the legendary Van Halen singer David Lee Roth will be opening on most shows.

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Tonight: “Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. Series Finale on ABC (8/12/2020)

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Since 2013, Marvel’s Agents Of SHIELD have defended the world at large from some truly insidious forces of evil. We’ve found them facing off against the likes of Hydra, Project Centipede, Inhumans, Kree, some darker mystical forces and finally the Chronicoms but it all ends with tonight’s epic two-hour series finale. I’ve secured the artwork and where this season has left us but will say no more on the matter. Check your local listings, program your DVR or be prepared to enjoy this over the morning coffee via your cable networks On Demand option.

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The Premise: Season seven sees Coulson, now a Life Model Decoy, and his team stranded in 1931 New York City, looking for clues to prevent the Chronicom hunters from establishing Earth as their new home, Chronyca-3, before the Zephyr time-jumps to another point in history.
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ReedPOP Cancels 2020 New York Comic Con Physical Event

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The Press Release:
Today, ReedPop – the world’s leading producer of pop culture events – announced that New York Comic Con’s physical event at Javits Center will not take place as intended in 2020, and that they are officially partnering with YouTube on an all-digital event that will bring the excitement, community, and incredible content expected from NYCC directly to fans around the world.

From October 8-11, the New York Comic Con YouTube channel will exclusively live stream panels from leading entertainment brands. Starz will bring the epic American Gods, CBS All Access will feature the legendary Star Trek Universe, DreamWorks Animation will showcase the best of television animation, and Hulu & FX will add to the slate of exciting programming for fans worldwide. More news will be made in the coming weeks about content including premieres, announcements, fan contests and more.
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ShipRocked 2021 Shifts Voyage From January To May

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The Press Release:
ASK4 Entertainment has announced a shift in dates for ShipRocked 2021. The premier rock music cruise vacation originally scheduled for January 2021 will now take place on May 9 – 14, 2021 on the Carnival Magic, featuring the same ports as the original itinerary.

After selling out the past five years, ShipRocked expanded to the larger Carnival Dream class ship for 2021 and staterooms are nearly sold out.

Guest reservations for ShipRocked 2021 will automatically be transferred to the new sailing dates. For those unavailable for the new itinerary, a full refund will be available with no cancelation fees incurred prior to Tuesday, August 25.
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Organizers Cancel The 2021 Winter NAMM Show Amid Covid-19 Concerns

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The Press Release:
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, and with the health and safety of NAMM members as the first priority, NAMM is reimagining how to connect all facets of the industry while benefiting those most deeply impacted by COVID-19 with the launch of Believe in Music: The global gathering to unify and support the people who bring music to the world.

Believe in Music, to be held over the week of January 18, 2021, will feature a mix of comprehensive programming and professional education at BelieveinMusic.tv, as well as an interactive marketplace to connect buyers and sellers – all designed to elevate the innovation and inspiration found across the industry while offering support for those most deeply affected by COVID. While not The NAMM Show or a virtual tradeshow, the initiative will meet the immediate business needs of NAMM member companies through thought-leader led education for all segments of the industry, networking and AI matchmaking, and business-to-business-focused opportunities to reaffirm and grow business connections, launch new products, share brand initiatives and engage with customers in real-time.
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