Archives for April 2012

Mickey Avalon’s ‘Loaded’ released today, stream live on, tour dates

After six long years, Mickey Avalon has finally released his sophomore album, “Loaded” via Suburban Noize Records. “Loaded” is available at physical retailers now (Amazon and Newbury Comics) and also available digitally on iTunes where fans will receive an exclusive bonus track “When Avalon Comes.”

Indie Artist Spotlight: Capelle rocks Chicago on Crooked Deluxe Tour (pics, video)

It was a modest crowd…but indie rock band Capelle brought the audience to their feet with what self described “rock electro madness” on Monday, April 17, 2012…I interviewed Capelle on Monday before their final gig at Double Door.

Ice-T’s directoral debut in ‘Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap’ to be released June 2012

Hip hop fans get ready!!! The documentary “Something from Nothing: The Art of Rap,”directed by hip hop legend and actor Ice T, premieres in theaters nationwide on June 15, 2012.

‘Big Rich Texas’ star Leslie Birkland to host the 2012 Ms. America Pageant

Hey “Big Rich Texas” fans, I just ran across a press release about the 2012 Ms. America® Pageant, and Leslie Birkland from the show is this year’s host.

Logo’s NewNowNext Awards 2012: photos, red carpet interviews, commentary

On Thursday, April 5, 2012 celebrities from television, music, and film flaunted their Sunday best on the red carpet and enjoyed a night out at the Avalon in Hollywood for the taping of this year’s NewNowNext Awards. The show will air on Monday, April 9, 2012 at 10/9c on Logo, and I flew out to cover the event so I could bring you a first look at the night’s festivities.