Tonight: “Snowpiercer” Debuts On TNT (5/17/2020)

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I guess it was about a month ago when we shared what amounted to be the second and final trailer for the new TNT Science Fiction/Adventure Series “Snowpiercer” which will begin airing tonight. If you didn’t see that clip just click HERE to be up to speed and then feel free to examine the official poster, premise and the ensemble casting.

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The Premise: Snowpiercer picks up seven years after the world becomes a frozen wasteland and follows the remnants of humanity who inhabit a gigantic, perpetually moving train that circles the globe. The show questions class warfare, social injustice, and the politics of survival.
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Marvel Announces “Fantastic Four: Antithesis” For August

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The Press Release:
The soaring sentinel of the space-ways may have finally met his match in the all-new series FANTASTIC FOUR: ANTITHESIS – the first full-length Fantastic Four story ever illustrated by industry legend Neal Adams! Adams is joined by Eisner Award-winning writer Mark Waid (Daredevil, Captain America, Fantastic Four), who jam-packs this tale with a fan-favorite roster of Fantastic Four heroes and villains! Together, this celebrated creative team create a new nemesis for the Fantastic Four guaranteed to send shockwaves throughout all of fandom.

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“Working with Neal Adams has been a dream of mine since I was a kid. To share the page with a man of his talent is an honor,” Waid says. “The story begins with the Fantastic Four struggling to prevent an extinction event on Earth and just goes more cosmic from there. We all know of Galactus, but until now, no one has met his Antithesis.”
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Marvel Announces “Maestro” Series For August

The Press Release:
The Earth will tremble under his jade fist! Almost 30 years after the landmark story Future Imperfect, legendary INCREDIBLE HULK scribe Peter David returns to the far-future version of the Hulk known as Maestro – the master of what remains of the world. With astounding art from HULK veteran Dale Keown and rising star Germán Peralta, MAESTRO will answer questions that have haunted Hulk fans for years – and inspire some new ones along the way.

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“I had no idea that when I first created the Maestro for “Future Imperfect”, that he would have the kind of popularity and staying power he has now,” recounts Peter David. “Until now, I’ve only been able to allude to his origins, so I was thrilled to have the opportunity to explore them in this series, and I can’t wait for fans to see all the artwork that’s been coming in!”
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Slipknot Cancels Knotfest Roadshow USA, Knotfest UK and Knotfest at Sea

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The Statement:
Unfortunately Slipknot’s summer 2020 touring, including the North American Knotfest Roadshow, Knotfest UK and Knotfest at Sea, will not be happening. Information on Knotfest at Sea will be coming soon. The band looks forward to performing for its fans again, and will do so when everyone’s safety can be assured. All ticket holders will be emailed directly by their point of purchase, Knotfest At Sea purchasers will be contacted with postponement information.

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: Sadly the touring cancellations are no longer new news. I was looking forward to the NYC show and seeing Slipknot decimate the place but in truth, safety is the paramount mission right now. Right now there aren’t any rescheduled dates to share with you but as soon as we learn of anything I will add the updates to our Events Calendar. What do you think about this news? Chime in down below in the comments. See you next time with hopefully a different sort of announcement.

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Amorphis Cancels “Tales From The Thousand Lakes” Tour Due To Covid-19 Pandemic

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Cancellation announcements are pretty much the standard at the moment due to the continuing problems from the damned Coronavirus Pandemic and now this news from Finland’s own Amorphis who were planning on an exciting run of dates. Read on.

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The Statement:
Dear fans in USA and Canada. Amorphis is sad to announce that due to the Covid-19 also our ”Tales From The Thousand Lakes” anniversary-tour is cancelled. We were optimistic to the very end but it looks like there’s not going to be any tours for quite a while now. However, the anniversary-tour will happen. A rescheduling of the tour dates is planned but obviously not set yet as nobody knows how long this pandemia is going to take. The most important thing now is to take care or each others and families. See you soon friends, we all are going to get through these hard times! For ticket refunds please contact your ticket provider.
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