Aerosmith Announces ‘Deuces Are Wild’ Las Vegas Residency

America’s all-time top-selling rock ‘n’ roll band, Aerosmith, is bringing the heat to the Las Vegas Strip with their headlining residency, Aerosmith: Deuces Are Wild. Shows begin Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Park Theater at the new Park MGM resort.

Aerosmith’s Las Vegas residency, promoted by Live Nation and MGM Resorts International, will bring you face to face with America’s Greatest Rock ‘N’ Roll band in one of the most immersive, state-of-the art audio and video technology experiences in Las Vegas. The show features never-seen-before visuals and audio from Aerosmith recording sessions. GRAMMY Award winning producer Giles Martin, known for creating the soundscape for The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas, will create a spectacular show experience.

For all dates, VIP info & to buy tickets: https://ticketmaster.com/aerosmith/

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Listen To Steve Perry’s First New Song In Nearly 25 Years

Steve Perry, the reclusive former Journey frontman who hasn’t put out a new album in nearly a quarter century, will return this fall with a new LP, Traces. The record, which Perry coproduced with Thom Flowers, contains nine original songs and a cover of the Beatles’ “I Need You.” It’s due out October 5th.

Watch the video for the first single, No Erasin’ below.

Traces Track List

1. No Erasin’
2. We’re Still Here
3. Most of All
4. No More Cryin’
5. In the Rain
6. Sun Shines Gray
7. You Belong to Me
8. Easy to Love
9. I Need You
10. We Fly

Pre-order the album HERE.

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Suntup Editions Announces The Covers Collection – The Long Walk (UK Edition) Print

Suntup Editions is delighted to announce that The Long Walk is their latest addition to The Covers Collection. This iconic and memorable artwork graced the cover of the 1st U.K. paperback edition of The Long Walk by Stephen King, writing as Richard Bachman. 

This beautiful cover art is now presented here for the first time as a beautiful Giclée print of the full cover art, without text, so you can experience this piece like never before. Order your individual fine art print signed by artist Gerry Grace, or become a subscriber to The Covers Collection and receive a new print every month featuring the iconic cover art from Stephen King’s novels.

Click HERE for more info.

– Museum Quality Giclée prints.
– Signed and authorized by the original cover artist.
– Limited to only 50 copies of each size worldwide, plus 5 Artist Proofs and – 5 Publisher Proofs for private distribution.
– Shipped with a Certificate of Limitation and Authenticity from the publisher.
– Printed on 300 GSM, 100% cotton paper that is Acid-Free, Lignin-Free, – Chlorine-Free and with No Optical Brighteners.
– Prints are embossed with the publisher’s mark.

Release Date: September 1, 2018
Available for Pre-Order: August 15, 2018

Large Size: 18″ x 24″
Small Size: 11″ x 17″

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Funko Celebrates The 25th Anniversary of Nightmare Before Christmas

What’s this? I must be dreaming!

The beloved story of the Pumpkin King who grew weary of the endless ghoulishness of Halloween Town is celebrating 25 years and Funko is reliving the magic and wonder. Celebrate two holidays in one with Mystery Minis of the Pumpkin King and his cast of Halloween-loving spooks and boogeymen. Jack Skellington, Sally, Dr. Finklestein, the Mayor, Pumpkin King Jack, Lock, Shock, Barrel, and Scary Teddy are available as a Mystery Minis with a 1/12 rarity.

Pajama Jack is flocked, Oogie Boogie and Zero glow in the darkand all three are available exclusively at Walgreens.

For fans of Halloween and Christmas alike, a line of Nightmare Before Christmas snow globes available exclusively at Hot Topic include Lock, Shock, Barrel, Vampire Teddy, Oogie Boogie, the Mayor, Jack Skellington, Jack Skellington dressed as Santa Claus, Sally and Zero.

SuperCute Plush Nightmare Before Christmas figures include Jack, Sally and Oogie Boogie.

SuperCute Plush Lock, Shock and Barrel available exclusively through Hot Topic.

Dr. Finkelstein is available exclusively through FYE!

A super deluxe vinyl figure of Jack Skellington with Zero are must-haves.

A stunning Jack Skellington skull with gothic tree artwork is available exclusively at Hot Topic.

The Vynl. line includes Oogie Boogie and Behemoth, Lock and Shock, and the Halloween Town Mayor and Barrel.

Pen toppers include Jack Skellington, Oogie Boogie, Sally and Zero.

Glittery XS Hikari Jack Skellington in black and white is available exclusively at Books-A-Million.

Pop! Movie Moments include a BoxLunch exclusive Zero by his gravestone with a glow in the dark chase and the iconic moment between Jack and Sally standing on the snowbank.

No Nightmare Before Christmas 25th anniversary would be complete without Pop!, including Snowman Jack complete with a candy cane umbrella, Sally with her basket of provisions, Doctor Finkelstein in his wheelchair, the creepy clown with the tearaway face, Vampire Teddy with his undead duck, Harlequin Demon and Oogie Boogie with his burlap sack removed.

Jack Skellington Pop! with sugar skull art, Zero artwork and a sparkly skull are available as Diamond Collection Hot Topic Exclusives.

A Pop! keychain Jack Skellington is available as a BoxLunch Exclusive and a glow in the dark Zero Pop! Keychain is available as a Hot Topic exclusive.

A glow in the dark Harlequin Demon Pop! is available exclusively through Barnes & Noble and a Devil Pop! is available as a Walgreens exclusive.

Coming this Fall!

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Castle Rock Renewed For Season 2 At Hulu

It hasn’t even been a full month since the series premiered and yet Hulu is cashing in on the critical success of Castle Rock, revealing that the anthology series has been given the greenlight for a second season.

The streaming service announced that the series became the most successful first-season original launch upon its premiere at the end of July and that viewers have kept coming back to deliver Castle Rock solid ratings every week. No details have been determined yet for the episode count, return date or cast for the second season.

“Each season is going to be its own self-contained story: beginning, middle and end,” co-showrunner Dustin Thomason shared. “But I think that just as the books do, we want to surprise viewers with the ways in which the stories intersect. Just as the places the characters pop up in very unexpected ways throughout the books, that’s the kind of anthology that we would like to tell. One of the things about the King universe or multiverse is that some very strange things can happen when it comes to the ways that the stories unfold, and hopefully there’ll be surprises along the way in terms of how the anthology works in that way. It’s pretty delicious that Kathy Bates played both Dolores Claiborne and Annie Wilkes when you really think about that question in the movie adaptations. But I think that there’s something for us about being faithful to the way that Steve does it in the books, that almost feels like the anthology format has already been laid out for us.”

A psychological-horror series set in the Stephen King multiverse, Castle Rock combines the mythological scale and intimate character storytelling of King’s best-loved works, weaving an epic saga of darkness and light, played out on a few square miles of Maine woodland. The fictional Maine town of Castle Rock has figured prominently in King’s literary career: Cujo, The Dark Half, IT and Needful Things, as well as novella The Body and numerous short stories such as Rita Hayworth and The Shawshank Redemption are either set there or contain references to Castle Rock. Castle Rock is an original suspense/thriller — a first-of-its-kind reimagining that explores the themes and worlds uniting the entire King canon, while brushing up against some of his most iconic and beloved stories.

The first season of the series stars André Holland (Moonlight), Melanie Lynskey (Togetherness), Sissy Spacek (Carrie), Bill Skarsgård (IT), Jane Levy (Don’t Breathe) and Scott Glenn (Daredevil).

Sam Shaw & Dustin Thomason developed the project for television and serve as executive producers along with J.J. Abrams, Ben Stephenson and Liz Glotzer. Castle Rock is from Bad Robot Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.

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Lindsey Buckingham Announces New Anthology Collection Covering Solo Career

Lindsey Buckingham will embark on a North American tour this fall and release a new compilation.

Solo Anthology: The Best of Lindsey Buckingham is a comprehensive record of his illustrious career. Out October 5th on Rhino Records, Buckingham’s Solo Anthology will be released as a 3-disc set on CD and digitally and will also be available as a single disc abridged release. A 6-LP vinyl release is slated for November 30th.

The compilation includes album, live and alternate versions of songs culled from Buckingham’s solo records and soundtrack work. The collection will also include two previously unreleased tracks, “Hunger” and “Ride This Road,” as well as live versions of Fleetwood Mac’s “Tusk” and “Go Your Own Way.”

Track Listing:

CD One:

01. Don’t Look Down
02. Go Insane
03. Surrender The Rain
04. Rock Away Blind
05. Holiday Road
06. Doing What I Can
07. Trouble
08. I Must Go
09. Street Of Dreams
10. Soul Drifter
11. Show You How
12. Shut Us Down (Live)
13. Slow Dancing
14. Countdown
15. Someone’s Gotta Change Your Mind
16. In Our Own Time
17. Illumination
18. Gift Of Screws
19. Did You Miss Me
20. Down On Rodeo
21. Treason

CD Two:

01. Hunger
02. Not Too Late
03. Sleeping Around The Corner
04. I Want You
05. Time Precious Time
06. Stars Are Crazy
07. Love Runs Deeper
08. You Do Or You Don’t
09. I Am Waiting
10. Time Bomb Town
11. Turn It On
12. Seeds We Sow
13. Underground
14. Dancin’ Across The USA
15. Gone Too Far
16. End Of Time
17. D.W. Suite
18. Ride This Road
19. Say We’ll Meet Again

CD Three:

01. Trouble (Live)
02. Go Insane (Live)
03. Bleed To Love Her (Live)
04. Stephanie (Live)
05. Never Going Back Again (Live)
06. Big Love (Live)
07. Under The Skin (Live)
08. All My Sorrows (Live)
09. Cast Away Dreams (Live)
10. Holiday Road (Live)
11. Tusk (Live)
12. I’m So Afraid (Live)
13. Go Your Own Way (Live)

Pre-order the anthology HERE. 

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Marvel Pop! PEZ Event At BoxLunch Irvine Spectrum On August 25, 2018

To celebrate the debut of the Marvel Pop! PEZ series, BoxLunch has partnered with Funko to host a fun-filled, fan-focused event at the BoxLunch Irvine Spectrum store, on August 25th from 10am to 4pm. 

The event includes a rare meet-and-greet and signing with Funko CEO Brian Mariotti, guest appearances by Freddy Funko and members of the Funko Funkast team, giveaways including a life-size PEZ statue that will be given away to a lucky fan on-site, live DJ and more!

The Marvel Pop! PEZ series launches first at BoxLunch and Hot Topic this August before making its way to other retailers in the following months.

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Powell’s Books Is Having A Stephen King Book Sale

Stephen King says, “Get busy living or get busy dying.” Powell’s Books says, Get busy reading. 

Save some money on AC this summer and let the King of Horror supply all your chills. For a limited time, buy two select Stephen King titles and get the third free! Offer good on new (full-priced) copies of select titles, in the featured edition only. Discount applies to lowest-priced book.

Click HERE for more info.

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Watch Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan Behind The Scenes Featurette

Amazon has released a new behind the scenes featurette entitled “Authenticity” for its upcoming series Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, featuring an extensive look at the lengths the production traversed in order to make the show as realistic as possible, right down to the types of phones and computers the characters use. 

Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan is a reinvention with a modern sensibility of the famed and lauded Tom Clancy hero played by John Krasinski (A Quiet Place, 13 Hours). The creators of the series, Executive Producers Carlton Cuse (Lost, Bates Motel) and Graham Roland (Fringe, Prison Break), will continue to serve as co-showrunners. Additionally, Krasinski, who also serves as an executive producer, will be reunited with Wendell Pierce who will reprise his role as James Greer in the eight-episode second season.

In the first season of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, Krasinski’s Ryan is an up-and-coming CIA analyst thrust into a dangerous field assignment for the first time. The series follows the titular character as he uncovers a pattern in terrorist communication that launches him into the center of a dangerous gambit with a new breed of terrorism that threatens destruction on a global scale. The one-hour, eight-episode dramatic season also stars Wendell Pierce (The Wire) as James Greer and Abbie Cornish (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri) as Cathy Mueller.

The first season of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan will be released on August 31, with season two set to premiere in 2019.

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Phil Collins To Release Career Spanning Collection ‘Plays Well With Others’ On September 28, 2018

He has been a member one of one of Britain’s most significant rock bands and one of the world’s biggest male solo stars, but Phil Collins was always eager to collaborate with an eclectic range of artists. Spanning drums, vocals, production, songwriting, and more, Phil Collins’ many talents have been employed by some of his biggest musical heroes.

Now Phil Collins has compiled a 59-track collection of his collaborative highlight in the shape of Plays Well With Others. The compilation will be released as a 4-CD boxed set and as a digital download on September 28. The following week, Collins will begin his “Not Dead Yet, Live!” tour on October 5 in Ft. Lauderdale, his first major North American tour in 12 years.

It’s a boxed set about the byways of a career that stretches from the ersatz psychedelia of Flaming Youth, through the legendary 70s recordings with Brand X, Brian Eno, Robert Fripp and John Cale and into the superstar era of the 80s, when Collins became the go-to man for legends in need of a fresh lease of life. It extends into the years when he had the status to do whatever he wanted. Form a big band with Quincy Jones conducting and Tony Bennett singing? Why the hell not!

The title comes from a joke gift that happened to contain a profound truth. Chester Thompson, the man who became Genesis’s day-to-day drummer once Collins had become the frontman, arranged to have a special birthday present made for him. It wasn’t a hugely expensive gift – just a t-shirt. On the front, Thompson had a slogan printed to reflect his bandmate’s willingness to take his drums along to pretty much any session, his pleasure in working as a producer to help musicians he respected make the records they wanted: “Plays well with others.”

Collins started branching out in the mid-70s to delve into parts of his musical taste that didn’t fit with Genesis’s sound. The band’s producer John Anthony recognized Collins as a musician with the appetite and ability to adapt to different musical environments. “He was producing all kinds of records, and he would use me because he loves good drumming,” remembers Collins. “We used to go into Trident Studios at midnight, just for the fun of playing, and go home at six or seven in the morning. I enjoyed the possibility of just playing and occasionally being paid for it, and occasionally not. It wasn’t for money, it was just for the hell of playing.”

Working on Peter Gabriel’s third solo album resulted in Collins and engineer Hugh Padgham stumbling across the gated reverb drum sound that would dominate 80s pop. That was first heard on Gabriel’s track “Intruder” and later when hit the charts when used in the drum fill in Collins’ signature hit “In The Air Tonight.”

In the wake of his solo success with the Face Value album, Collins became sought after by already successful artists who needed to do something different, helping Adam Ant, Eric Clapton, Robert Plant, and Abba’s Frida into new eras in their careers.

Plays Well With Others is a set that captures the dizzying variety of one of the most successful stories in music history. That’s what has earned him the respect of so many musicians of so many different genres – the Urban Renewal tribute album, represented here by Lil’ Kim, being a classic example.

Track List

Disc One: 1969 – 1982

“Guide Me Orion” – Flaming Youth
“Knights (Reprise)” – Peter Banks
“Don’t You Feel It” – Eugene Wallace
“I Can’t Remember, But Yes” – Argent
“Over Fire Island” – Brian Eno
“Savannah Woman” – Tommy Bolin
“Pablo Picasso” – John Cale
“Nuclear Burn” – Brand X
“No-One Receiving” – Brian Eno
“Home” – Rod Argent
“M386” – Brian Eno
“And So To F” – Brand X
“North Star” – Robert Fripp
“Sweet Little Mystery” – John Martyn
“Intruder” – Peter Gabriel
“I Know There’s Something Going On” – Frida
“Pledge Pin” – Robert Plant
“Lead Me To The Water” – Gary Brooker

Disc Two: 1982 – 1991

“In The Mood”’ – Robert Plant
“Island Dreamer” – Al Di Meola
“Puss ‘n’ Boots” – Adam Ant
“Walking On The Chinese Wall” – Philip Bailey
“Do They Know It’s Christmas (Feed The World)” – Band Aid
“Just Like A Prisoner” – Eric Clapton
“Because Of You” – Philip Bailey
“Watching The World” – Chaka Khan
“No One Is To Blame” (Phil Collins version) – Howard Jones
“If Leaving Me Is Easy” – The Isley Brothers
“Angry” – Paul McCartney
“Loco In Acapulco’ – Four Tops
“Walking On Air” – Stephen Bishop
“Hall Light” – Stephen Bishop
“Woman In Chains” – Tears For Fears
“Burn Down The Mission” – Phil Collins

Disc Three: 1991 – 2011

“No Son Of Mine” – Genesis
“Could’ve Been Me” – John Martyn
“Hero” – David Crosby
“Ways To Cry” – John Martyn
“I’ve Been Trying” – Phil Collins
“Do Nothing ‘Till You Hear From Me” – Quincy Jones
“Why Can’t It Wait Til Morning” – Fourplay
“Suzanne” – John Martyn
“Looking For An Angel” – Laura Pausini
“Golden Slumbers / Carry That Weight / The End” – George Martin
“In The Air Tonite” – Lil’ Kim featuring Phil Collins
“Welcome” – Phil Collins
“Can’t Turn Back The Years” – John Martyn

Disc Four: Live 1981 – 2002

“In The Air Tonight” (Live At The Secret Policeman’s Other Ball) – Phil Collins
“While My Guitar Gently Weeps” – George Harrison
“You Win Again” – The Bee Gees
“There’ll Be Some Changes Made” – Phil Collins and Tony Bennett
“Stormy Weather” – Phil Collins and Quincy Jones
“Chips And Salsa” – The Phil Collins Big Band
“Birdland” – Phil Collins with The Buddy Rich Big Band
“Pick Up The Pieces” (Live At The Montreux Jazz Festival 1998) – The Phil Collins Big Band
“Layla” (Live At Party At The Palace, 3 June 2002) – Eric Clapton
“Why” (Live at Party At The Palace, 3 June 2002) – Annie Lennox
“Everything I Do (I Do It For You)” (Live at Party At The Palace, 3 June 2002) – Bryan Adams
“With A Little Help From My Friends” (Live at Party At The Palace, 3 June 2002) – Joe Cocker

Pre-order HERE.

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