This 4/20 was a monumental one for stoners in New York City. This was the first 420 Day after Governor Al Cuomo announced marijuana legalized in New York State. While it was certainly a time for partying, it was also a chance to address many economic and legal issues that have plagued marijuana prohibition. It was under this political climate that the National Cannabis Freedom Festival (NCFF) held its first post-legalization event in NYC.
Rising from the ashes of Seventh Void and with roots in NY legends Type O Negative and Agnostic Front, Silvertomb is tough enough to survive and make its dent in the metal scene. While recording this album, most of the band never quit their blue-collar union jobs. They live metal the only way you can 🤘 by sticking to your roots & never giving up. This theme of tenacity and survival is evident in their debut album Edge of Existence.
Give it to B-movie maverick, Roger Corman to know when to exploit a global pandemic. The 4k restoration of The Masque of the Red Death released this week is beautiful, if that's the word to describe a film bathed in blood. In COVID-lockdown, the time was ripe for this horror classic to infect a new generation.
January is David Bowie's birthday AND the five year anniversary of his death. The Ultimate David Bowie Collection from Iconic Images highlights how extensive Bowie's career was and how much he continues to fascinate and influence fans and fellow musicians. This is what we thought of the virtual gallery.