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GWAR Announces Unveiling of Dave Brockie Memorial Marker

It’s hard to believe that five years have gone by since the Metal world lost the talented vision of Dave Brockie aka Oderus Urungus, leader of the legendary GWAR. Earlier today, news about a monument to his memory was released and I am sharing this with you below so check it out.

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The Press Release:
At 2:00 PM on Friday, August 30th, 2019, GWAR will unveil a monument to the band’s co-founder and longtime leader Dave Brockie, which will be set in Richmond, Virginia’s famed Hollywood Cemetery (412 S Cherry St, Richmond, VA). All are invited to the unveiling, and to a free party the next day, August 31st, at the GWARbar (217 W Clay St, Richmond, VA).


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Loudwire & New Years Day Announce Exclusive NYC Fan Event

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Readers of my words will often find me saying how cool I think my Media Metropolis is because we have lots of cool places and interesting goings on happening almost every day. One of the cool places is the relatively new Sony Square which is located just off of Madison Square Park and connected to the Sony Music label. In Sony Square, they often host band signings and meet and greets such as the Judas Priest one that I attended last year (seen HERE in case you missed that). Now, in the early days of February, a small group of fans of the band New Years Day will be treated to an exclusive acoustic performance and a meet and greet. Check out the cool poster below.


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Metal Blade Records & Metal Injection To Host King Diamond Viewing @ St. Vitus Bar

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To say that the legendary King Diamond’s popularity has never been higher would be an understatement and I am basing this on sold out show after sold out show across our Metal Nation and of course being one of the main highlights during the Festivals that happen on the other side of the pond. During the last tour, they made a recording of it all for an eventual home video release and in few weeks some lucky fans will get to watch this film in Brooklyn at the popular Saint Vitus Bar. The event comes care of Kings record label Metal Blade Records and those providers of entertainment over at Metal Injection. After the jump you can learn all of the necessary details on how to attend.

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Liberty City Anime Con Announces Artists & Vendors For 2018 Event

Fans of the Anime and Manga side of the fence are amped up with excitement about the upcoming Liberty City Anime Con. It’s the third such event that will be happening in our massive media metropolis and earlier we received the rundown of the Artists and Vendors that will be appearing across the three day affair. Let’s take a look.

Vendors for Liberty City Anime Con 2018:
KISORO 40×10
J&V Anime 40×10
1st PLACE, Inc. 30×10
Best Anime Shop 30×10
Anime Crew LLC 30×10
Image Anime 20×10
Wingbot Inc. 20×10
hobbyfan.com 20×10
Cartoon Passion 20×10
Phase *ID 20×10
Kathy100 20×10
New York Public Library 10×10
Studio Momotsuki & Co. 10×10
bulletproof comics inc 10×10
Cat Crossing 10×10
Maxina Storibrook 10×10
Kecky & Friends 10×10
Anime Castle 10×10
Kyoshiki 10×10
Coinbox Tees 10×10
Phantom Enterprises 10×10
Inimitable Studios LLC 10×10
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Yoshiki To Perform At Japan House Grand Opening Celebration

The Press Release:
YOSHIKI will create a special musical performance to celebrate the Grand Opening of Japan House Los Angeles at Hollywood & Highland on Friday, August 24th.

Japan House Los Angeles is a premiere venue designed to showcase Japan’s art, culture, business, technology, and entertainment to help strengthen cultural ties between Japan and the world. YOSHIKI serves as an advisor for Japan House along with honorary advisor Larry Ellison. With facilities in London and São Paulo, this will be the first time Japan House will open its doors in L.A.


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