Slipknot released their sixth album entitled "We Are Not Your Kind" on Friday, the band's first release since 2014's ".5: The Gray Chapter."  Fans have been clamoring to a return to the heavy sounds of 2001's "Iowa" which featured the likes of "The Heretic Anthem" and "People = S**t." Well, not only did the band deliver, they produced...
It's music week on Player Piano! We sat down with Mike Gibbins, a tremendously talented musician to hear him talk music, play music, and talk about the experience of being part of the Paul Green Rock Academy. Great talent, recorded in the train station in Wilmington, Delaware.  Watch this preview video and then listen to the podcast! Please...
Jack Connell joins Player Piano to discuss his new found love for the Beatles. We discuss his favorite songs, some deep tracks and some little known stories behind some very famous songs.  Subscribe and rate 5 stars on Itunes! Also available on Spotify! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/player-piano/id1467546112
Back in the day, mid-90s, I swam for Middletown High School on the most rockin' swim team ever. We watched Monty Python movies while eating spaghetti the night before big meets. We also listened to loud music on the school bus while driving around Delaware. Come to think of it, I bet waterproof phones and ear buds...
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Along the painted lines of things you never thought you'd write about might include a song about a zombie apocalypse written by a supermodel. Raise your hand if you know who Tom Payne is and where you have seen him? Well, he's an actor best known for his role in The Walking Dead. He played Paul Rovia, better...
The Lion King OST, released in 1994 containing songs written by Elton John and Tim Rice, is widely recognized as one of the best soundtracks ever from an animated film. A little about me: My wife and I love everything Disney. In fact, we have a newborn arriving at the end of August that has two Disney...
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Did you know you can sing karaoke with artists like Ed Sheeran using the phone app called Smule? It’s amazing, so he sings part of his songs and then waits for you to sing. In the end, the recording syncs up him singing and you singing, and it actually looks like you were FaceTime karaoking with each...
A Goddamned Impossible Way of Life is the second full length album of the D.C. based band The Paranoid Style. The band is led by lead singer and songwriter Elizabeth Nelson and her husband, versatile guitarist Timothy Bracy. The band is named after Richard J. Hofstadter's 1964 essay The Paranoid Style in American Politics. "I confess, I enjoyed the...
Hugh Jackman’s World Tour “The Man. The Music. The Show” arrived at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on Sunday, June 30th. If you’re a fan of The Greatest Showman and just want to hear the hits, then this is a very mediocre concert. If you love Broadway and musicals, then this is the perfect show...
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When HBO airs a TV show with a cast that includes Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Laura Dern, and Zoë Kravitz, you're going to hear about it, and we are hearing about "Big Little Lies," like, a lot. After the first season earned the show eight Emmy awards AND a Golden Globe award for 'Best Limited...
Here are @mrcrockpot’s top stories of the week, enjoy! Which news piece are you most excited about? Let us know! Monday, June 10th X-Men: The Animated Series Revival in Development One of the best 90's cartoons of all time could be returning soon. If things go according...
Happy Thirsty Thorsday! https://twitter.com/SuitUpTPL/status/1139283676330700802 It's the words of William Shatner: "Connnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn!" Today was the first day of Wizard World Comic Con Philadelphia, and there was a real sense of excitement as The Painted Lines got to meet and greet several key members of the event. As...