BAD BRAINS Frontman, ‘Finding Joseph I’ Filmmaker Discuss Movie, Oral History (Video)
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On January 24, Paul "HR" Hudson of punk/hardcore pioneers BAD BRAINS, along with author Howie Abrams and filmmaker James Lathos took part in a BackStory Events live interview at Saint Vitus in Brooklyn, New York. You can now watch video footage of the event below. Hudson is a misunderstood spiritual warrior. As the voice of BAD BRAINS, one of the most influential bands to rise out of the 1980s, and Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame nominees, HR has trail blazed a musical aesthetic and codified a way of living. "Finding Joseph I", directed by Lathos...

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UNLOCKING THE TRUTH Teams Up With ‘America’s Got Talent’ Star SKY KATZ For ‘Rockstar’ Single
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When it comes to crossing genre lines from hard rock and heavy metal to rap and hip-hop, plenty of bands have made successful crossover hits from Jay Z and LINKIN PARK to PUBLIC ENEMY and ANTHRAX. But in recent years as some of these iconic collaborations have fallen to the wayside, a new era of fresh rhyming, hard-hitting, headbanging power has risen from those ashes… coming from young stars who have already seen their share of fame: rapper Sky Katz and metal band UNLOCKING THE TRUTH. And their new single "Rockstar" is sure to leave...

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Coming off a very successful U.S. tour and the release of its first studio album in ten years, "Black Dawn", the time has come for founding member and world-renowned drummer Carmine Appice to re-energize and rebuild CACTUS, the band once heralded by critics as America's answer to LED ZEPPELIN. Appice has announced two new members to the legendary band's lineup: bassist Jim Caputo and guitarist Paul Warren. Caputo replaces bassist Pete Bremy, who has left CACTUS to pursue other projects. Warren, best known as lead guitarist for Rod Stewart,...

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Saturday, 28 January 2017
CARMINE APPICE Reinvents CACTUS Once Again
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Coming off a very successful U.S. tour and the release of its first studio album in ten years, "Black Dawn", the time has come for founding member and world-renowned drummer Carmine Appice to re-energize and rebuild CACTUS, the band once heralded by critics as America's answer to LED ZEPPELIN. Appice has announced two new members to the legendary band's lineup: bassist Jim Caputo and guitarist Paul Warren. Caputo replaces bassist Pete Bremy, who has left CACTUS to pursue other projects. Warren, best known as lead guitarist for Rod Stewart,...

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Pop Obscure, the new independent record store in downtown Los Angeles, will host an opening reception for the photo gallery/exhibit from acclaimed photographer Kevin Estrada today (Saturday, January 28) from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. For over two decades, Estrada's photos have been an important part of rock n' roll history. Kevin has chronicled some truly amazing moments — from Johnny Cash's last recorded sessions to the breakthrough of NIRVANA to the reunion of MÖTLEY CRÜE to the RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS timewarp back to the '60s. His...

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