Galactic Empire Returns with ‘Episode II’ Just in Time for ‘Star Wars Day’ on May the 4th (Listen)

Galactic Empire Returns with ‘Episode II’ Just in Time for ‘Star Wars Day’ on May the 4th (Listen)

May 4th is unofficially celebrated around the galaxy as “Star Wars Day” — in large part due to the phrase and hashtag #MayThe4thBeWithYou. Galactic Empire is a band of costumed heavy metal musicians who shred theme music from the Star Wars universe. They put themselves on the map in 2017 with a gloriously heavy debut […]

(Update) Rest in Peace, Carrie Fisher: 1956 – 2016

(Update) Rest in Peace, Carrie Fisher: 1956 – 2016

According to People Magazine, actress/author Carrie Fisher has died at the age of 60 from complications associated with her recent heart attack: Iconic Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher dies at 60 https://t.co/N6gM9k2FfU pic.twitter.com/jEjJNeNTDo — People Magazine (@people) December 27, 2016 People also passed along the following statement from her family’s spokesman, Simon Halls: “It is […]

Watch ‘Bad Lip Reading’ Video Turn Luke Skywalker’s Yoda Encounter in ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ into an Infectious Song About Seagulls

Watch ‘Bad Lip Reading’ Video Turn Luke Skywalker’s Yoda Encounter in ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ into an Infectious Song About Seagulls

In The Empire Strikes Back, the middle chapter of George Lucas’ original Star Wars trilogy, Luke Skywalker has an intense experience with a wise old Jedi master name Yoda on the swamp planet Dagobah. His encounter, geared around harnessing his new Jedi powers effectively, was a serious, work-based affair — but thanks to the YouTube […]

Does ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ Sync Up with ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’?

Does ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ Sync Up with ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’?

Is Star Wars: The Force Awakens the latest production to sync up ‘perfectly’ with Pink Floyd‘s classic album Dark Side of the Moon? According to the internet, yes. Specifically, some savvy Reddit users discovered that the newly-released Blu-Ray/DVD of The Force Awakens happens to link up (mostly) with Dark Side…so much so, in fact, that […]

Revenge of the Nerds: Nerf Herder’s ‘Rockingham’ a Solid Return for Unabashedly Nerdy Pop/Punk Band

Revenge of the Nerds: Nerf Herder’s ‘Rockingham’ a Solid Return for Unabashedly Nerdy Pop/Punk Band

As far as pop/punk/alternative bands named after (to some) obscure quotes from the original Star Wars films are concerned, Nerf Herder is a cut above. The Santa Barbara band, which formed in 1994 and reached the apex of their popularity with the theme music to the hit ’90s TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, recently released a new […]

Watch: ‘The Force Awakens’ Cast Sings ‘Star Wars’ Theme Music A Cappella with Jimmy Fallon and the Roots

Watch: ‘The Force Awakens’ Cast Sings ‘Star Wars’ Theme Music A Cappella with Jimmy Fallon and the Roots

This ought to keep you occupied until Star Wars: The Force Awakens opens tomorrow night/Friday morning. On Tuesday, the Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon busted out a rather amazing musical performance. Joining host Jimmy Fallon and house band the Roots were none other than the cast of the Force Awakens – including Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, […]