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Cupid’s Metal Arrow

Zoltan Bathory, Five Finger Death Punch (photo Travis Failey / RSEN)

Are you like me? Does February 14th make you want to don a toga, paste on some wings, and go out and shoot people straight in their assholes with an arrow? No? It must be my own neurosis. Don’t mind me. I just despise the concept of Valentine’s Day. With every fiber of my being, […]

Leftover Crack is Getting Stale

Left Over Crack

“You know there ain’t no thing as Leftover Crack”!   This is a phrase that echoed loudly throughout the punk rock community back in 2001. Yet this battle cry became dormant over 12 years ago leaving every street punk and gay rude boy to wonder what the hell happened to this iconic anthem.  Well to […]

Wallace Wins Night One

SPEEDWEEKS NIGHT ONE: Pack racing at New Smyrna Speedway. David Rogers (11), Todd-Gilliland (98), Cole-Anderson (97), Ty-Majeski (91)   (photo Rodney Meyering / RSEN)

New Smyrna Beach, Fla.–  Engines started last night to start night one at New Smyrna Speedway.  Steve Wallace took the flag followed by Ty Majeski and Harrison Burton. (Full Results Below)             50th Annual World Series of Stock Car Racing, night one, Super Late Model finishing order: 1 66 Steve […]

Video: Johnny Be Good, in OT that Is

Feb 12, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning center Tyler Johnson (9) scores the game winning goal on Nashville Predators goalie Pekka Rinne (35) during overtime at Amalie Arena. Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Nashville Predators 4-3. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

  Tampa, Fla. –Fresh off the “O” for Canada roadie, the Tampa Bay Lightning looked to get this four game home stand versus all Western Conference opponents. Tonight was a landmark game as Ryan Callahan played his 600th career NHL game.   Coach Cooper said this morning, that Callahan plays the hard minutes.  Cooper is glad Callahan is […]

The Making of a Swede Team

Nicklas Lidstrom (L) Team Advisor Team Sweden and Rikard Gronburg Head Coach Team Sweden scouting NHL Swedish players at Amaile Arena in Tampa (RSEN photo)

  Tampa, Fla. — It was so refreshing I was able to clear my schedule and get to Amalie Arena this morning for the Tampa Bay Lightning and Nashville Predators morning skate. After all, this is a huge home-stand for the Lightning after coming off the “O” for Canada.  A two game, north of the boarder […]

Boys of Spring for Citrus Rolling In

Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar gets some early work in at the team's Mattick Complex in Dunedin.  Pitchers and catchers will open the team's 40th spring training on February 22nd. (EDDIE MICHELS PHOTO)

(Below) Even at 32 Chris Colabello still shows he has the big league swing on Thursday at the Mattick Complex.  Before signing with the Twin in 2012 Colabello played seven years of Independent League baseball.    

Lakers in a bidding war… For Luke Walton!?

January 14, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Golden State Warriors interim head coach Luke Walton (left) talks to Los Angeles Lakers forward Kobe Bryant (24) during the third quarter at Oracle Arena. The Warriors defeated the Lakers 116-98. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

  After the New York Knicks fired head coach Derek Fisher, the NBA rumor mill began to buzz. According to various sources around the league, the Knicks will target former Laker Luke Walton to be Fisher’s successor. If these sources are correct, Phil Jackson’s New York Knicks will have their sights on the same target […]

kWh’s Dagger Ends Magic Upset Hopes

San Antonio Spurs forward Kawhi Leonard (2) drives to the basket as Orlando Magic guard Evan Fournier (10) attempts to defend during the second half at Amway Center. San Antonio defeated Orlando 98-96. (Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports)

  The Orlando Magic lost another heartbreaker on Wednesday night – this time against the San Antonio Spurs, who prevailed 98-96 on a last second shot by Kawhi Leonard. The Magic hung with the Spurs all night, leading for the majority of the game. When it became crunch time, however, San Antonio erased a 14-point […]

No Rattle Needed for the Butcher Babies

Carla Harvey

It’s been a journey of hard work, non-stop touring,album creation and even some criticism in the metal community for the Butcher Babies. On Wednesday night at the State Theatre in Saint Petersburg, The Butcher Babies proved once again that they are a legitimate player in the metal music game. Opening for Cradle of Filth, The […]

Europe Invades Orlando


  Europe is a classic example of what it means to be a rock band in America. They came on strong during the hair metal era in the late 80s, but experienced a second life thanks to modern pop culture. There’s something epic about their song “The Final Countdown”, and recently it has been used […]