English artist Gary Numan (real name Gary Anthony James Webb) gained international fame in the early '80s with his new wave sound and catchy lyrics on songs like "Cars," "M.E." and "Metal" from his 1979 debut solo album The Pleasure Principle. … [Read more...] about New Wave Singer Gary Numan ‘Memba Him?!
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In addition to nine new songs, the album also includes fresh recordings of three songs that predate Springsteen’s 1973 debut album, Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.: “Janey Needs A Shooter,” “If I Was the Priest” and “Song for Orphans.” Assuming Springsteen keeps the lyrics from the early bootlegged versions, “If I Was the Priest” (covered by Hollies singer Allan Clarke in the Seventies) is a sacrilegious fantasy (“If Jesus was the sheriff and I was the priest/If my lady was an heiress and my mama was a thief”), while “Song for Orphans” is a Dylan-esque tale of “aimless quest-less renegade brats who live their lives in songs,” and “Janey” is a slightly twisted love song. … [Read more...] about Bruce Springsteen Announces ‘Letter to You,’ New Rock Album With E Street Band
An official announcement, including details about a substitute special event, will arrive next week, but no one should expect a virtual stream of costumed walkers. Parade Director Jeanne Fleming told the New York Post that the non-profit parade organization “just couldn’t do it online — it’s way too expensive.” … [Read more...] about New York City’s 47th Annual Halloween Parade Canceled Due To Coronavirus Pandemic – Report
What We Do in the Shadows (FX) Q&AWhat We Do in the Shadows (FX) Q&A – Fresh off its eight (8!) Emmy nominations, What We Do in the Shadows returns to New York Comic Con for a LIVE discussion with the cast and producers. Come with your burning questions about vampires, slayers, ghosts, necromancers and… Jackie Daytona! Named “TV’s funniest comedy” by Rolling Stone, What We Do in the Shadows is a documentary-style look into the daily (or rather, nightly) lives of four vampires who’ve “lived” together for hundreds of years. Joining the conversation will be series stars Matt Berry, Kayvan Novak, Natasia Demetriou, Harvey Guillén, Mark Proksch and the creative team. Seasons 1 and 2 are now available on FX on Hulu. BAAAAT! … [Read more...] about New York Comic Con Metaverse Sets ‘The Walking Dead’, ‘Doctor Who’, ‘Helstrom’, ‘Lost’ Anniversary, More For All-Digital Confab
Their co-headlining Unity Tour with Pet Shop Boys, which was originally planned to kick off this month, has been rescheduled to next year. Their 2021 North American trek begins on September 18th at Budweiser Stage in Toronto and wraps with a two-date stint at Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on October 15th and 16th. New Order will also perform a one-off London show on November 6th at The O2. … [Read more...] about Hear New Order’s First New Song in Five Years ‘Be a Rebel’