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Ken Pierce is an NYC based Music Journalist and the Editor In Chief of; He's been documenting the live Metal and Rock scene of the Big Apple since 2003 and believes that there is always something exciting happening in this Metropolis.

Allman Family Revival Announces “18” City Tour

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The tour announcements continue to come in as much as some of the postponements get announced but let’s focus on the positive as The Allman Family Revival has announced a massive trek for their celebration of all things Allman. Read on down below.

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The Press Release:
Devon Allman is thrilled to announce the fifth annual Allman Family Revival, a celebration of the life, spirit, and music of Gregg Allman, hosted by his son, Blues Music Award-winning Devon Allman and anchored by his group, The Allman Betts Band.

On what would have been Gregg Allman’s 70th Birthday (December 8, 2017), Devon decided to gather his talented friends to pay homage musically. Musicians that had toured with Gregg, jammed with Gregg & inspired by Gregg turned up to throw down. Legends like Robin Zander of Cheap Trick, wunderkind Marcus King, and the Orbison’s, all took part in the inaugural performance, laying the groundwork for The Allman Family Revival to be an annual who’s who of musical talent.
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Marvel Studios “Hawkeye” Official Trailer

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The Premise: Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Clint Barton is on the run from enemies he made during his time as Ronin and also runs into a new archer Kate Bishop.
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Foo Fighters Announce Surprise Brooklyn Show For September 13th

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The Foo Fighters have announced a special surprise performance at the Coney Island Ampitheater (which used to be listed as the Ford Ampitheater beforehand). Learn more about the appearance and plan your attendance and visit to the famous Nathan’s as well down below on the poster.

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For the safety of concertgoers and venue staff, all attendees of shows on the Foo Fighters tour must provide proof of a negative FDA-authorized COVID-19 Rapid Antigen test, PCR, or other diagnostic test that is date and time stamped within 48 hours prior to entrance into the venue or proof of full COVID-19 vaccination (14 days past the final vaccination shot). Mask wearing may also be required as per local mandates. Please consult local venue websites for more details.

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KISS Announces Rescheduled “End Of The Road” Tour Dates Post Covid-19 Quarantine

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We recently have been adding a lot of KISS updates to the website but they weren’t the fun kind and were instead cancellation and postponement reports as both Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons had contracted the virus and were forced to move the schedules around (seen HERE). Now its time to share the latest news that all is proceeding ahead. Take a look.

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The Press Release:
Following a 10-day quarantine, doctors have advised the tour is safely set to resume this Thursday, September 9th at FivePoint Amphitheatre in Irvine, CA. Produced by Live Nation Concerts, the rest of the tour dates remain unchanged.
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Now Playing: Marvel Studios: “Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings” (9/3/2021)

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As it’s been a little bit of a while since we last posted a full on Official Narrative about the latest Marvel Studios release “Shang-Chi and the Legend Of The Ten Rings” I’m going to suggest that you click HERE to see any of the earlier posts because this film opens today and I want you to be as excited as possible for it. The trailers have been wonderful for the film and the poster art and assorted features have just raised my interest to a very high level. Below you’ll find the Official Theatrical Poster, some premise and casting but no spoiler content at all. Have it.

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The Premise: When Shang-Chi is drawn into the clandestine Ten Rings organization, he is forced to confront the past he thought he left behind.
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