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Multi-Platinum, Grammy® Award-Winning Pentatonix to Sing National Anthem at the 144th Kentucky Derby

Multi-Platinum, Grammy® Award-Winning Pentatonix to Sing National Anthem at the 144th Kentucky Derby

amplifymagazine April 14, 2018 0

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Churchill Downs Racetrack has announced that multi-platinum, Grammy® Award-winning A Cappella group Pentatonix will sing the national anthem at the 144th Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve on Saturday, May 5, 2018. The

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Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson Is Now Selling Coffee Stout

Megadeth Bassist David Ellefson Is Now Selling Coffee Stout

amplifymagazine March 14, 2018 0

In 2017, Megadeth bassist David Ellefson started out on a dark, roasty side project—he opened Ellefson Coffee Co. in his hometown of Jackson, Minnesota. Working with a local coffee shop owner, he created a signature roast known as

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Metallica Reportedly Releasing Their Own Whiskey

Metallica Reportedly Releasing Their Own Whiskey

amplifymagazine March 6, 2018 0

Metallica will release their own brand of American whiskey and are in discussions to open a distillery, according to reports. Veteran distiller Dave Pickerell was speaking with Whiskycast’s Mark Gillespie when he announced the news –

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Tower Records Founder Russ Solomon Dies at 92

Tower Records Founder Russ Solomon Dies at 92

amplifymagazine March 6, 2018 0

Nowadays, expansive music catalogues are just a few swipes away. But for decades, the convenience of getting your hands on the hottest music meant trekking to an actual store, where music tastemakers, were the

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Iron Maiden Announce New ‘Light Brigade’ Beer

Iron Maiden Announce New ‘Light Brigade’ Beer

amplifymagazine January 10, 2018 0

Iron Maiden’s growing beer empire is set to expand with the addition of a new session golden ale, called Light Brigade, due to arrive in stores and on tap next month. Like the other

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Marijuana Is Banned At Coachella Even Though It’s Legal In California

Marijuana Is Banned At Coachella Even Though It’s Legal In California

amplifymagazine January 8, 2018 0

Along with bands, body odor, and sunburns, recreational drug use has been a music festival staple since time immemorial. In 2018, though, things are different than they’ve ever been in a major way: It is

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Gorillaz Are Releasing an Exclusive Tour Merch Capsule

Gorillaz Are Releasing an Exclusive Tour Merch Capsule

amplifymagazine December 13, 2017 0

Made in conjunction with the band’s own clothing line, G Foot, the offering consist of a tour jacket made from exclusive C.P. Company developed Nycra fabric, featuring a characteristic Gorillaz “Z” within a red

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Robert Plant’s 1964 Aston Martin DB5 Is Up For Sale

Robert Plant’s 1964 Aston Martin DB5 Is Up For Sale

amplifymagazine December 8, 2017 0

Having recently seen Paul McCartney’s 1964 Aston Martin DB5 go up for auction, another member of British Rock’n Roll folklore — Robert Plant — will see his old DB5 go up for sale. There is no doubting

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Metallica Is Getting Their Own Starbucks Gift Card

Metallica Is Getting Their Own Starbucks Gift Card

amplifymagazine November 28, 2017 0

Starbucks and Spotify have revealed plans for a trio of limited-edition holiday gift cards. Taking their themes from the realm of popular music, the three items revolve around Chance the Rapper, Metallica and Lady Gaga; each card will benefit a different

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Dogfish Head Is Making a Flaming Lips Collaboration Beer

Dogfish Head Is Making a Flaming Lips Collaboration Beer

amplifymagazine November 27, 2017 0

Dogfish Head has always been a craft brewery with a stronger than usual connection to the world of popular music, from their association with Record Store Day to the legacy of musically themed DFH releases such

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