Thursday, September 29, 2011

New Photos from Marvel's Avengers Movie

Superman’s new costume may look like crap (no I won’t link it) but thankfully Captain America's costume from The Avengers’ movie doesn’t. You can’t go wrong with Joss at the helm. I just hope they keep Thor’s helmet on more this time, and if Cap is running around with his mask off half the time I’m gonna be pissed. More pics after the jump.

Marvel's "The Avengers" is scheduled for a May 4, 2012 release.


Sunday, September 25, 2011

TRAILER: The Incredible Hulk #1 (2011)


THE INCREDIBLE HULK #1 Trailer from Ron Richards on Vimeo.

So I stopped picking up the Hulk-related titles pretty much around when they split the book into "Hulk" and "The Incredible Hulks." Nothing against the writing, author Greg Pak has been responsible for some of the best Hulk stories ever written, but the various artists change was too inconsistent for me and that's one of the biggest reasons I stop picking up a comic. I like a title to have one artist the whole way through, even if it's an artist I barely like I'll still pick it up if I like the writing (*see the last Annihilators series.)

Apparently they make trailers for comics now and The Incredible Hulk title is dropping the "s" and starting over again at #1 with writer Jason Aaron and artist Marc Silvestri so I may just be picking up this title again. I haven't been a huge fan of Silvestri since his Image days (of which I was only a moderate fan to begin with) but Jason Aaron, writer of the incredible series Scalped, has written one of the best Wolverine arcs in recent memory so he may do wonders for Hulk. I guess the Hulk and Dr. Banner have been separated again, lets see how this works out.

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Melt Banana 2011 North American Tour


Legendary Japanese noise punks Melt-Banana will once again tour the US & Canada starting in October and ending right before Thanksgiving. I missed their last tour in 2009 so I've already bought tix to their Chicago show at Sub-T (and I'm seriously considering going to at least 1 of the 2 Wisconsin shows they have booked before it.) Their last release a was a live album which also came out in 2009 so we're fortunate that they took they time to book a North American tour even without a release to promote. You don't want to miss out on this one. Tour dates after the jump:

Monday, September 19, 2011

Ray J Talks about his fight with Fabolous



Hahaha "talk" may be an understatement for the title, "rant" may have been more accurate! This interview is HILARIOUS! The R&B singer/Kardashian-fucker apparently had an altercation with NY rapper Fabolous at the Mayweather-Ortiz fight in Vegas over some words on Twitter (Twitter always seems to be fucking shit up for everyone!) Ray J called Los Angeles' Power 101.5 to clarify his side of the story. Fabolous may be a dope rapper but I had a crush on Ray J's sis Brandy when I was young so I'ma have to take his side on this one. He's soooo mad! ""All I'm saying is if you got Fab's number, tell that n*gga to send you a picture of his face right now!"

*update: Fabolous called Rap Radar for an Interview/response with DJ Clue. He basically says that Ray J didn't hit him and they didn't even fight, Fab says there was words and mussed up clothes but that was it. "This shit is more a war on drugs than it is war between Ray J and me. This nigga is high and coked up or on pills....he can do concerts in n*gga living room all he want..." Fab ends by saying he's gonna continue clownin on Twitter so follow him there if you want more:

Check it here: http://rapradar.com/

Thursday, September 15, 2011

10 Deathwish CDS for only $10!



Deathwish Inc., the label run by Jacob Bannon of Converge is having a HUGE sale that goes from today till Friday only! You can now get 10 CDS (of their choosing) from the Deathwish/Malfunction/Perfect Victim catalog for only $10!!!! You can't beat a deal like that! Also people who order this package will be offered special discounts on apparel as well! Jump on this quick and get your mosh on!

Order Here:
http://www.deathwishinc.com/

Maryland Deathfest 2012 Flyer (*Updated)




This is bittersweet for me since I'm not going but the official lineup for the 2012 Maryland Deathfest is finalized and here's the temporary flyer. This is the 10th annual Deathfest and it's shaping up to be one of the best yet, I'm glad that the fest has evolved to include more Doom acts even though I won't be reaping those benefits next year. Maybe I'll luck out and Godlfesh, Electric Wizard, Church of Misery & Winter will tour the US together next year? Yeah... and maybe Glen Benton and Kirk Franklin will do an album together. (Click the flyer to enlarge)

More Info Here: http://www.marylanddeathfest.com/

*Update - The List of Bands for each day is up: Running Order

Friday, September 09, 2011

The Nike Air Mag 2011 (Back to the Future 2/Marty McFly Shoes) Limited Release




Wow, so these ugly ass shoes are officially seeing a release now. These Nike's made their debut in the 1989 classic sequel to the Back to the Future movie. That movie introduced a future that had these self-lacing shoes, an air-hovering skateboard and flying cars that ran on garbage, but unfortunately that shoe is the only thing that actually made it into fruition. Nostalgia, shoe culture and charity combine to give us this limited 150 piece release that is auction-only. Looking on eBay now I see that all the current pairs up for auction are around $5,000-$11,000 a pair. FUCK that, NO thank you. At least it's for a good cause. This does get major geek points though, but I still say the Reebok Alien Shoes is waaaaaay doper than this. Check the info from thisismynext.com:

"Nike set nerd hearts aflutter everywhere last night with a teaser video for the Air Mag sneakers featured in Back to the Future, Part II, and today it’s revealed details. The shoes are packed with a glowing LED panel and an electroluminescent Nike logo and are said to have five hours of battery life per shoe. But sadly, we’re left disappointed — Nike’s first rechargeable sneakers don’t actually lace themselves as they did in the film.

Nike’s teamed up with the Michael J. Fox Foundation and eBay to auction off 150 pairs every day for the next 10 days, for a total of 1,500 pairs. Prior to this release, a $50 million match grant was given to the foundation by Google co-founder Sergey Brin and his girlfriend, 23andme co-founder Anne Wojcicki, potentially doubling the contributions from the auctions. You can head over to nikemag.ebay.com starting tonight at 11:30PM ET and try to win yourself a pair — just don’t expect these to go cheaply."

Tuesday, September 06, 2011

10th Anniversary of Converge's Jane Doe



Terrorizer named it album of the year in 2001. Decibel and Sputnikmusic.com named it album of the decade. Hard to argue with them. Happy anniversary, run on girl, run on.




Thursday, September 01, 2011

Confirmed: Lil' Wayne wore Women's Leopard-print Jeggings to MTV VMAs



Yup, Lil' Wayne wore women's leopard-print jeggings for his performance at this year's MTV "Video Music Awards" (is that title really accurate anymore?) It was confirmed by Tripp, the clothing company that sells them (and is now carried by Karmaloop. That was quick.) This man made a big mistake dissing Jay-Z and comin out in these, didn't someone make fun of Hov for wearing sandals? I still say the Jack White X ICP collabo is worse, but this is definitely worse than when Kanye West wore a woman's shirt:


That actually looks alot like a Filipino Barong. I can't lie, I would rock that if it was hot and I was on a beach or a boat. There's no way I'm showing that much chest if I'm not near a body of water.