Ghostbusters Theme Song: Japan Does It Better Than Fall Out Boy

There has been much debated over the recent reboot of the Ghostbusters franchise, although honestly while recent reboots have generally left me with a feeling of meh (and the habit of trailers spoiling things lately, also kinda ruins it, thanks for showing Chris Hemsworth’s Keven as possessed), I truly am looking forward to Melissa McCarthy’s, Kristen Wiig’s, Kate McKinnon’s and Leslie Jones’ performances. For no matter how the film may end up, I know that these comedians will be funny and entertaining.

However, one thing which I believe can be agreed upon is the simple fact that the new cover of Ray Parker, Jr.’s classic (if heavily nostalgia biased) Ghostbusters theme by Fall Out Boy and Missy Elliott is just really dull and bad. It is not entertaining and just feels lifeless.

Have a listen:

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night – E3 Demo Review

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is the effective spiritual successor to the Castlevania series, and to some is the long awaited fan desire for new game from Koji Igarashi free from Konami (and their recent actions) following his departure.

With $5.5 million gained from Kickstarter backers, far beyond its initial $500,000 goal, it was the highest-funded video game crowd funded campaign until it was surpassed by Yu Suzuki’s Shenmue III a month later.

Miriam_TransparentThe premise of the game focus on a orphan named Miriam, whose skin is slowly turning into crystal due to an alchemist’s curse, resultantly she seeks to stop this curse by finding the summoner Gebel (who also suffers from this curse and is still alive) in his demon-filled castle.

On the surface the game offers a lot of promise, visually the concept art and characters/enemies are stunning and unique. While the idea of Igarashi having free rein in creating a new Metroidvania game is something to hold a fair bit of hope.

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Rob Zombie’s “Well, Everybody’s Fucking in a U.F.O.” – Review

RobZombieElectricWarlockThe first single release for Rob Zombie’s most recent and upcoming sixth studio album The Electric Warlock Acid Witch Satanic Orgy Celebration Dispenser, has been released. Titled “Well, Everybody’s Fucking in a U.F.O.”.

The album itself is scheduled to be released on April 29, 2016 and has been described by Zombie as:

 

 

“seriously our heaviest most fucked up musical monster to date.”

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Brother Metal’s “Misteri” – Album Review

Father Cesare Bonizzi, O.F.M. Cap. (Order of Friars Minor Capuchin) is a Italian friar who is also known as Frate Cesare and arguably better known to the wider English speaking world as Fratello Metallo (Italian: “Brother Metal”), which is also the name of his band.

Yep, this Capuchin friar is the lead singer of a heavy metal band that bears his nickname.

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Lindemann’s “Skills in Pills” – Album Review

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Skills In Pills is the debut studio album by the band Lindemann, a European supergroup composed of German vocalist Till Lindemann (Rammstein) and Swedish multi-instrumentalist Peter Tägtgren (Hypocrisy and PAIN), it was released on 22nd June 2015 by Warner Music Group.

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The Expendabros – Game Review

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On 5th August 2014, Free Lives Games released The Expendabros on Steam for free and was available until the 31st December 2014. It was envisioned by D. Gray Edwards, a Digital Creative in the Theatrical Film Marketing department of Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation, as an advertising companion for the 2014 film The Expendables 3.

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