Archive for the ‘Entertainment’ Category

Blue Ridge Rock Festival Is Back With A Vengeance

Blue Ridge Rock Festival is back again with one of the most amazing lineups that any US based festival has ever seen in the rock and metal community. This year boast tons of special sets including reunions of bands who haven’t performed together in years (God Forbid, Kittie, Shadows Fall, A Skylit Drive), anniversary sets […]

Sonic Slam 2022 Tour Sends Shock Waves in Fort Myers, Florida

Article & Photos by Randy Cook & Travis Failey The Ranch Concert Hall & Saloon in Fort Myers, FL was our destination on Sunday, July 24th to attend the rock concert tour of the summer in “Sonic Slam 2022.” Now you may think that the Stadium Tour featuring Motley and Def Leppard was the tour […]

TIM “RIPPER” OWENS TAPS JAMEY JASTA TO PRODUCE NEW STUDIO ALBUM

FANS ARE ABLE TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE PROJECT  Grammy-nominated vocalist Tim “Ripper” Owens (ex-Judas Priest) has started working on new music produced by Jamey Jasta (Hatebreed) and Nick Bellmore (Jasta, Dee Snider) that will feature his heaviest songs yet.  Watch the album teaser https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=np552glb9jI Players on the effort include Nick Bellmore (Dee Snider/ex-Toxic Holocaust on drums), Charlie Bellmore (Dee Snider/ex-Toxic Holocaust on guitars), […]

BKFC SIGNS MUAY THAI SUPERSTAR ‘BUAKAW’ TO PROMOTIONAL CONTRACT!

Philadelphia, PA (July 13, 2022) Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship (BKFC), The World Fastest Growing Combat Sports Promotion partnering with Singha Corporation has announced the signing of Muay Thai Superstar ‘Buakaw’ to a multi-fight promotional contact. “Buakaw is a true international fighting legend who many consider the best Muay Thai fighter of all-time,” said David Feldman, President and Founder of BKFC. “Over […]

Tom Keifer, L.A. Guns and Faster Pussycat are Bringing The Sonic Slam 2022 Tour To Florida

Tom Keifer is fired up to tour for 2022 and he’s bringing along some veteran bands to provide support. L.A. Guns and Faster Pussycat will join the #keiferband when they hit Florida this weekend starting in Melbourne on Friday, then Ormond Beach on Saturday night then hitting Fort Myers Sunday night for what they’ve dubbed the “Sonic Slam” […]

Pour Some Shout at the Devil on Me

The Stadium Tour Review from a Fan in the Stands by Randy Cook Never in my life had it taken three years from the date of a concert announcement for the day of the show to finally arrive but that is where I find myself this July 8th morning. The “Stadium Tour” featuring co-headliners Def […]

Publix and Customers need Math Lessons

This photo taken at 6:40 PM on July 6th in front of the Publix Market on S. Highland Ave. in Clearwater shows two customers leaving the Publix there with their more than 10 items from the express checkout lane.  Here is what happened about 10-minutes earlier I walked past the express lane and a person […]

Purple Gurl Reigns and Surprises Many At The Saint Petersburg Pier

On June 25th, 2022 after the ST. Pete Pride Parade of 2022, My friend Brian and I happened back to the St. Pete Pier where we saw the concert the night before and discovered more bands were playing this evening. We headed to the stage area as the local, all female Purple Gurl was announced and they immediately started […]

ST. Petersburg Thrives With Pride

After a fantastic Friday night of music and art in St. Petersburg, thousands once again hit the streets for the annual Pride Parade and Randy Cook was out there capturing images of the attendees and the events.

Todrick Hall and Pussy Riot Headline an Amazing Night of St. Pete Pride

By Brian Craig & Randy Cook Florida’s largest LGBTQ+ Pride celebration in St. Petersburg, FL is back and bigger than ever for the 20th anniversary of St. Pete Pride Month. Prior to the world shutting down for the COVID pandemic, the last iteration of this event’s parade drew over 265K attendees. This year’s celebration is sure […]