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New Years Day @ Sony Square NYC

NYD will hold a special fan event and performance care of Loudwire and Red Music. Click the link in this listing to find out how to attend, space is limited.

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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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Judas Priest Signing @ Sony Square NYC (3/19/2018)

It was an exciting time to be a Heavy Metal fan and a supporter of the absolutely legendary Judas Priest for you see not only has the band released an incendiary album with “Firepower”; but they’ve also landed on the Billboard Top 200 Charts which is pretty damned cool in this day and age. “Firepower” is the bands 18th album, and trust me it’s a molten one and worthy of addition to your music library. In honor of the release, the folks at Sony Square NYC have set up a small gallery of archival photos and some stage costumes along with other trinkets that you don’t generally get to see up close and personal. I did a walk-through video and photographic narrative of the gallery about a week ago and if you didn’t see that post just click HERE to be brought to that story, and then you can return to the topic at hand.

With the band on tour for the new album, it was decided that Judas Priest members would come to Sony Square NYC for an album signing. You had to purchase the album on CD, LP or cassette in order to get one of the wristbands but once you did you were golden to come in and say hello to the guys and get your shiny new album signed. I wasn’t going to miss being one of the media flies on the wall for such an appearance so over to the SSNYC space I went and after securing the credentials was told that around 5:45PM the band would be making a grand entrance. Who would show up for this I had to wonder but before I could think anything more about it I realized that I was right near the albums producer Andy Sneap. By now most of the Priest fans of the world know that Andy has stepped into Glenn Tipton’s shoes for touring purposes after the musician had to stop touring for health reasons. Sneap is also a member of the band Hell and has about 100 albums to his credit in terms of producing. Not too shabby right.
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Judas Priest Signing @ Sony Square NYC

The legendary Judas Priest will sign copies of their brand-new album “Firepower” today at Sony Square NYC. Wristbands that were doled out with the albums purchase at this location are required to participate and unless something changes there are no photos with the band permitted.

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PiercingMetal Visits The Judas Priest Pop-Up Shop @ Sony Square NYC

This past Friday, March 9th – The Legendary Judas Priest released their 18th album with “Firepower”. In honor of the Metal Magnus Opus, the fine folks at Sony Square NYC have set up a small gallery of photographs, memorabilia and stage attire. Since I had to be in the city for the Michael Schenker Fest performance at Irving Plaza, I paid a visit to the store to see the gallery and shoot some photos and video for those too far away to get here themselves. The photos video were shot with the Samsung point and shoot while the Facebook Live and Instagram stuff were done with my new Galaxy Note 8. Let’s take a look at the video first shall we?

Pretty cool right? Now let’s share the photos of the exhibit on their own to allow for better appreciation of the mighty band. That first thing we saw was an interactive screen and it would do what you did. I tried to make it give the METAL HORNS and you can see me trying to type notes down in the left hand corner.

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