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.
It’s always great to share some comic book updates with the readership and here is some news about the upcoming “Absolute Carnage” mini-series and the titles that will crossover with it. Read on.
The Press Release:
This summer, everyone is a target in ABSOLUTE CARNAGE, Marvel’s epic summer event!
At the Diamond Retailer Summit in Las Vegas this past weekend, Marvel announced upcoming “ABSOLUTE CARNAGE” tie-in titles debuting this August, including the new limited series “SCREAM”, featuring the return of a classic symbiote…the daughter of Venom! Check out all the covers for the tie-ins announced below, along with a handy checklist to make sure you don’t miss any of these exciting stories! Don’t miss these thrilling tie-in adventures to the deadliest story in the Marvel Universe, available at your local comic shops this August!
VENOM #17: Written by DONNY CATES; Art by IBAN COELLO; Cover by KYLE HOTZ
I recently noted that I had done some posts for the movie “Brightburn” already and to keep it simple on past referring, if you want to examine the lot just click HERE to open a new tag with all of that stuff. With the movie opening up in only four more days (and the advance screening the night before), I admit to some surprise about a third and final Official Trailer. Still, here we are and I’ve embedded it for you below so take a look. I’ve also kept the premise, casting and the theatrical poster here for your enjoyment.
Synopsis: “What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero to mankind, he proved to be something far more sinister? In this horrific take on the classic superhero trope, a couple adopts a baby who came from the stars. While they attempt to raise the boy to use his powers for good, an evil begins to grow inside that he unleashes.” Continue reading Sony Pictures Presents: “Brightburn” Final Trailer (Opens 5/24/2019)→
The Details: It’s been a little while since we’ve done a concert ticket giveaway contest here on the PiercingMetal website and with the legendary thrashers of Flotsam and Jetsam paying our Metal Metropolis a visit, I figured it was high time to throw one together. Over the years I’ve caught the band a couple of times and while having enjoyed a number of tunes would not consider myself the most ardent study of their work. It’s shows like these that help the interest grow and its awesome that they are still delivering the goods for the Metal Legions. The NYC show will feature a bevy of supporting acts (Dead By Wednesday, Magus Beast and The Hard Way) and thanks to the Marketing team at Live Nation, a few of our lucky readers will be seeing this show for free. The rules on how to participate are below.
When and Where: Wednesday, May 22nd at Gramercy Theatre (127 E 23rd St) 7PM Show
To Participate: I’m going to keep this an easy one for you and stick with our premise of telling me three things that you enjoy most about the band Flotsam and Jetsam and why you need to be at this show. Answers should have some meat on their bones and be better than “because they rule dude” – That stuff is a waste of time to me. Of course it’s important to follow some guidelines to make sure we are on the same page. Continue reading Win A Ticket For Flotsam & Jetsam @ Gramercy Theatre On 5/22/2019→
Hot on the heels of the announcement about”GODZILLA.com” (discussed HERE), comes the news about a “Godzilla Store Invasion” at select spots of the Books Kinokuniya chain. Read the brief down below.
The Press Release:
With the highly anticipated release of GODZILLA: KING OF THE MONSTERS on May 31st, several Kinokuniya stores across the nation have come together to bring the Godzilla Store to you to provide you the best in Godzilla merchandise! At Godzilla Store Pop Up Shops, you can find an abundance of unique visual books, a whopping 12 of the Godzilla “B SIDE LABEL” stickers, various Godzilla T-shirts including the coveted TOMODACHI shirt featuring Godzilla and Jet Jaguar, a Second-Form Shin Godzilla Cable Bite, several Godzilla straps, and so much more! These unique and one-of-a-kind items can be found nowhere else outside of Japan’s Godzilla Store in Tokyo. GODZILLA STORE INVASION will be available at these Kinokuniya locations starting from May 18th to June 30th. Continue reading Toho Announces “Godzilla” Store Invasion @ Books Kinokuniya→
As Friday continues to chug along, there is nothing like a good old fashioned label signing announcement to share with the readership. With that, let’s take a look at the recent news from AFM Records who have just signed Gus G. and his band Firewind to a worldwide deal.
The Press Release:
Greek power metal icons Firewind, the band of former Ozzy Osbourne guitarist Gus G., have signed a worldwide record deal with German metal label AFM Records. The collaboration between the band and AFM already started with the latest FIREWIND album “Immortals”, which AFM released in the North American territory back then. Subsequently, GUS G. signed with AFM to also release his solo albums together, and now we are happy to announce that also FIREWIND’s future albums will be released worldwide by AFM.