SAN MARCOS, TEXAS – Behind every successful online journalism newsroom, there lies a great editor. The Marshall Project is a nonprofit organization focusing on criminal justice issues across the United States. Their managing editor, Kirsten Danis wasin San Marcos this week for Texas State University’s Mass Comm Week. Originally from Massachusetts, Danis began her career as an obit writer in New Jersey. Her vast experience … Continue reading Kirsten Danis: Criminal Justice Watchdog, Editor Extraordinaire
Slayer is playing Manila for the very first time ever tonight! HOWEVER, for all you loyal, die hard moshpit fans, we have some bad news! According to recent news reports, the venue has banned ANY AND ALL OVERSIZED BANNERS. Not to mention, absolutely NO MOSHPITS WILL BE ALLOWED or crowdsurfing during the show. If caught, the.person will be immediately ejected from the concert. Based on social … Continue reading WHAT?! No Pit at SLAYER?
KISS has rocked the world for over 4 decades and have fans of all ages! “The Hottest Band in The World” just recently finished up their world tour in Louisiana and there was a very special little fan in attendance. Four-year-old Ava Mull got to do what most people only dream about. Ava became enamoured with “The Catman”, Eric Singer after seeing the cartoon “KISS meets Scoobey … Continue reading The Catman Meets Biggest Fan!
A Washington D.C. based watchdog group, The Common Cause, is questioning why Kid Rock is selling “Kid Rock for Senate” shirts and not adhering to the “rules”!? The group has filed a formal complaint with both the United States Dept of Justice and the Federal Election Commisson against the singer/ songwriter also known as Robert Ritchie, although he claims to be exempt from adherence to the candidiate … Continue reading KID ROCK..for Senator?
When people think of the “old school” rock and roll bands, several probably come to mind including Moxy, Deep Purple and perhaps even Jethro Tull, among others. One that definitely rings a bell for most would have to be the infamous Blue Oyster Cult. Named after a group of aliens who were secretly placed on Earth to guide it’s history, from a poem written by … Continue reading Blue Oyster Cult – Touring FOREVER!
Everyone’s favorite heavy metal band, Slayer was on the road again and touring North America, with Lamb Of God and Behemoth. The trio recently played a sold out show in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at a small outdoor venue called ‘The Electric Factory’, and members of the SS213, Slayer fan group, were front and center! The 213 members rally together in order to enjoy Slayer concerts with one another. The … Continue reading Slayer takes Philly by Storm! Literally!!
Hearts are heavy in the world of rock and roll, as one of the most beloved grunge singers, Christopher John Boyle, better known as, Chris Cornell was pronounced dead today, May 17, 2017. The singer’s death was ruled as a “suicide by hanging” although an official autopsy report has yet to be released at this time. His wife of 13 years, Vicky Karayiannis, was reported … Continue reading “Say Hello 2 Heaven” – RIP Chris Cornell
Today, the music world mourns the loss of one of rock & roll’s most defining and beloved artists, Mr. Chuck Berry. ‘Charles Edward Anderson Berry Jr.’ was born on October 18, 1926. He introduced the world to an entirely new sound thus paving the way for so many musicians to follow in his footsteps. His influence on other artists spanned over decades. He was an amazing artist and … Continue reading Goodbye Chuck Berry
If there is one thing that can be said about the thrash metal band, SLAYER, it would definitely have to be that they have the most loyal fan base on the planet! Their fans live and breathe ‘All Things Slayer’! The nefarious lyrics, combined with a duet of growling guitars mixed with the bands overall presence have been known to produce mosh pits that are colossal … Continue reading The Mighty S.S.213