Hard Rock Legend Meat Loaf Has Died (1947-2022)

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The word about the passing of Hard Rock legend Meat Loaf is circulating and as a fan for so many years we are sharing his family’s statement and adding our own thoughts about the great Marvin Lee Aday.

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The Family Statement:
Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight surrounded by his wife Deborah, daughters Pearl and Amanda and close friends.

His amazing career spanned 6 decades that saw him sell over 100 Million albums worldwide and star in over 65 movies, including “Fight Club”, “Focus”, “Rocky Horror Picture Show” and “Wayne’s World.” “Bat Out of Hell” remains one of the top 10 selling albums of all time.
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Win To See Geoff Tate at Sony Hall on 1/25/2022

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As the nation and our fair Metropolis are still battling the pandemic on many fronts, it’s not been all that easy to offer up the same number of giveaways that we used to do in the before times. Slowly but surely we rise once more and are happy to share this latest one with our readers.

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The Details: Geoff Tate is the original voice behind the influential Hard Rock and Metal band Queensryche and he possesses a supersonic vocal register that made albums like “Operation: Mindcrime”, “Rage For Order” and “Empire” blockbusters in the minds of many a concert goer. This solo tour will find Mr. Tate presenting in full the ”Rage” and “Empire” albums with a stellar band of players and thanks to the marketing team at the beautiful Sony Hall in New York City, some of the PiercingMetal readership will be getting the chance to enjoy this concert for free. Let’s go over some of the details on how you participate in this giveaway.

When and Where: Tuesday, January 25th at Sony Hall (235 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036) at 6PM.
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Live Nation Announces “When We Were Young” Festival In October

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The fine folks over at Live Nation have just announced a massive Emo-themed festival that will take place in October in Las Vegas. It also features more bands than you can shake a stick at but why would you do that to some talented musicians anyway. Here is their brief press copy along with the poster. I’ve taken the time to type up the whole list for you in case the poster is a little hard to see on the website.

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The Press Release:
Festival to feature epic lineup of emo and rock artists from the past two decades, including My Chemical Romance, Paramore, A Day To Remember, The Used, Taking Back Sunday, Avril Lavigne, Dashboard Confessional, Jimmy Eat World, Alkaline Trio, The All American Rejects and dozens more. Special presale starts Friday, Jan. 21 at 10 am PT for fans who sign up for early access to passes online at whenwewereyoungfestival.com (linked below)
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Marvel Studio’s “Moon Knight” Official Trailer

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The folks at Marvel Studios just keep on delivering with the Disney+ shows and I am pretty excited to have Moon Knight being one of the latest to be featured. Let’s take a look at the recently released trailer.

The Premise: Marc Spector, who suffers from dissociative identity disorder, is drawn into a deadly war of gods with his multiple identities.
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Marvel Announces The Return Of John Romita Jr. To “Amazing Spider-Man”

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The Announcement:
JOHN ROMITA JR. RETURNS TO SPIDER-MAN! Legendary artist John Romita Jr. is back on AMAZING SPIDER-MAN this April. Stay tuned this week for more information.

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PiercingMetal Thoughts: Since more about this dare I saw “amazing” return of JRJR is forthcoming, I will hold back any larger opinion until we get another release. What do you think about it? You can always chime in down below and I will see you next time. Please stay safe out there.

Official: http://www.marvel.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/marvel

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