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Babymetal Inspires Apocrypha: The Legend of Babymetal Graphic Novel!

Japanese metal dance unit Babymetal is becoming a graphic novel from Z2 Comics.

Babymetal is a unique mix of J-pop/dance vocals and heavy, HEAVY metal backup. The band’s hits include Gimme Chocolate, Megitsune and KARATE – and their work has been lauded by Slipknot’s Corey Taylor, Guns N’ Roses’ Slash and Rob Zombie.

Apocrypha: The Legend of Babymetal is a collaboration between Z2 Comics, Hollywood film/TV production company Amuse Group USA, and BABYMETAL’s producer KOBAMETAL and is slated for a fall release.

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Marvel’s Black Panther Original Score Soundtrack Available Day of Film’s Premiere!

Ludwig Göransson’s unique and beautiful score for Marvel’s Black Panther will be available digitally on February 16th – the same day the film begins its theatrical run.

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AXS Moves 6th Season Premiere of The Big Interview with Dan Rather!

AXS is shifting the sixth season premiere of The Big Interview with Dan Rather from February 27th to March 13th (9/6PT). – when the series will premiere with Rather interviewing Robert Plant.

Other highlights include Robby Krieger and John Densmore of The Doors, Shania Twain and John Mellencamp.

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Scholarship Endowment to Honor Chris Cornell!

Chris Cornell – Photo by Jeff Lipsky.

A coalition led by Vicky Cornell, the wife of the late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, has created an endowed fund of more than $1 million to support student scholarships at UCLA School of Law.

The Chris Cornell Scholarship honors Cornell’s commitment to justice, human rights and advocacy for those in need.

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Star Trek: Discovery Original Series Soundtrack Coming December 15th!

Merry Christmas Trekkers!

The original Series Soundtrack for Star Trek: Discovery will be available digitally on Friday, Dec. 15, with presales beginning Friday, Dec. 8. The soundtrack will be available as a CD and vinyl album in early 2018.

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40th Annual Kennedy Center Honorees Announced!

2017 Kennedy Center Honorees – Standing, left to right: LL COOL J, Lionel Richie; Seated, left to right: Carmen de Lavallade, Norman Lear, Gloria Estefan – Photo courtesy of CBS.

The 40th Annual Kennedy Centers Honors will salute a group of renowned artists that include: LL Cool J, Lionel Ritchie, Carman de Lavallade, Norman Lear and Gloria Estefan.

Presenters/Performers include: Stevie Wonder, Jon Secada, Rachel Bloom, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels, Meryl Streep, Eva Longoria and more.

The 40th Annual Kennedy Center Honors will be broadcast on Tuesday, December 26th (9/8C).

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Wizards Concert Series Kicks off with DC GoGo Band EU!

The Washington Wizards and Monster Products, the iconic headphone and Bluetooth speaker company, will tip off the “Wizards Friday Night Concert Series Powered by Monster” on Dec. 1 following the Wizards’ game against the Detroit Pistons. Local Go-Go artists Experience Unlimited (E.U.) and Junkyard Band will be joined by DJ Kool for the first concert in the series.

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David Ayer Directs Video for Machine Gun Kelly, X Ambassadors & Bebe Rexha’s Home!

Atlantic Records and Netflix have teamed up to bring the newest music video from Bright: The Album into homes this Thanksgiving Day. Home, by the incomparable trio of Machine Gun Kelly, X Ambassadors & Bebe Rexha, is now a heart-warming video directed by acclaimed Bright director David Ayer (Fury, Suicide Squad, End of Watch, Training Day). The official video for “Home” makes its debut today on Netflix as part of the anthology Bright: The Music Videos.

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American Idol’s ABC Premiere Date Announced!

AMERICAN IDOL – ABC’s “American Idol” judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan with host Ryan Seacrest. (ABC/Eric Liebowitz)

ABC’s American Idol will make its debut on Sunday, March 11, 2018 (8/7C) – with judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryant. Ryan Seacrest will host.

Auditioning has been in progress since August.

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