7 items from 2010
Jennifer Lynch's Hisss is finally nearing its release date in India on October 22nd, and the publicity juggernaut keeps on moving. This time it is Robert Kurtzman's Precinct 13 SFX lab doing some of the heavy lifting.
We've mentioned in a couple of our numerous posts on Hisss that it is truly an international effort. We know that Kurtzman is supervising the effort on the effects side. The film also features musical contributions from rocker Dave Kushner (Velvet Revolver, Danzig, and Mike Muir of Suicidal Tendencies fame) and Julian Lennon, son of John, as well as Indian film scion Shruti Hassan, daughter of Kamal Hassan and up and comer in the Indian film business, herself. In addition, star Mallika Sherawat contributes her vocals for the first time in a song with a Holi theme.
Kurtzman has a nifty little web video series detailing some of his effects work and »
After Mamma Mia! found success at cinemas from Barrow-in-Furness to Bangkok, copycat projects seemed inevitable. A cinematic musical inspired by the work of Suicidal Tendencies, perhaps, or Another Day in Paradise – the heartwarming tale of a homeless man who learns to dance, set to the music of Phil Collins. Today the Beach Boys have beaten both to the punch, but will they live to regret it? Those members who are still alive, that is.
Here's the plan. Twentieth Century Fox, is, according to Variety, to develop a movie that, like Mamma Mia!, sets a dramatic story to to the music of the Beach Boys. It will be produced by one Craig Zadan, responsible for the success of both Chicago and Hairspray and written by the woman behind Erin Brockovich, »
- Paul MacInnes
Summer officially started this week, and you know what that means: music festivals bringing together a wide variety of music types and bands. One of the most interesting sounding of the lot so far is Epicenter TwentyTen, which is taking place Saturday, September 25th, and Sunday, September 26th at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California.
Here are the lineup and details:
The initial line-up for this year’s Epicenter TwentyTen musical celebration includes headliners Blink-182, Eminem, Kiss, and Rise Against along with Thirty Seconds To Mars, Bush, B.O.B., Bad Religion, Papa Roach, A Day To Remember, Suicidal Tendencies, The Black Pacific, and many more. For the full lineup visit EpicenterFestival.com. In addition, Epicenter TwentyTen will feature an expanded area including accommodations for overnight festival camping.
Many of the scheduled performances are unique to Southern California: Epicenter TwentyTen will mark Eminem’s first California concert since 2005; Blink-182’s »
- The Woman In Black
The second annual Epicenter Twenty Ten music festival will be headlined by Kiss, Eminem, and Blink-182 on September 25th and 26th at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Having grown from a one-day event to a two-day music festival, Epicenter Twenty Ten will also feature an expanded area including accommodations for overnight festival camping. In addition to the headliners, the initial line-up for this year.s festival includes Rise Against, Thirty Seconds To Mars, Bush, B.O.B., Bad Religion, Papa Roach, A Day To Remember, Suicidal Tendencies, and The Black Pacific. The multi-stage event will feature no schedule overlaps, allowing concert-goers to see every set throughout the weekend. Go to www.EpicenterFestival.com for full lineups. The festival will also mark »
- Patrick Luce
HollywoodNews.com: Blink-182, Eminem, Kiss, and Rise Against have been announced as the headliners for Epicenter Twenty Ten. Having grown from a one day event in August 2009 to a two-day festival this year, the event will feature an expanded area including accommodations for overnight festival camping.
Among other bands set to perform are Thirty Seconds To Mars, Bush, B.O.B., Bad Religion, Papa Roach, A Day To Remember, Suicidal Tendencies, The Black Pacific and many more. Epicenter Twenty Ten will mark Eminem’s first California concert since 2005; Blink-182’s only 2010 concert in North America; Kiss’ only 2010 California appearance; Rise Against’s only concert in California this year; and the festival marks the first reunion show by Bush, who haven’t performed together since 2001.
Heya, Dreadites. Sean "The Butcher" Smithson here with the second installment of my new ongoing column, Scare-riff-eyeing: Musical Abominations Horror Fans Should Be Killing For and Dying Over. This week we get so damned bloody it's funny and so fuckin' heavy it's criminal. You've been warned; now enter freely and of your own will...
Question: What has eight arms, 32 fingers, a collective half-a-brain, wears rotted flannel, and lives off human entrails and Snickers bars?
Answer: I don't know, but it's crawled up on the stage, and it's plugging in!
Creepsylvania is home to many colorful and interesting tales, not the least amusing of which is the widely held conviction that there are four "Ghouls" living in the extensive, uncharted catacombs that honeycomb the earth underneath Monture Noire Cemetery.
These creatures are said by the natives to feed on dead things in the graveyard and are believed by many to venture »
- The Butcher
Ever think you'd hear Nirvana/Foo Fighters/Them Crooked Vultures icon Dave Grohl make a prostate joke? Think again. Grohl joined up with Fred Armisen, host Ashton Kutcher and other members of the "Saturday Night Live" crew for a sketch that let each stretch out musically... Under the guise of middle-age dudes reminiscing about the old days in their old band Crisis of Conformity at one of their daughters' weddings. The quartet unexpectedly thrash into a hardcore punk tune "Fist Fight in the Parking Lot" with Armison growling lyrics akin to Suicidal Tendencies' "Institutionalized" and the Jim Carroll Band. Predictably, dishes and drinks »
- Katie Hasty
7 items from 2010
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