GeeWun 4EVER! That's what The Cybertronic Spree might say to you when asked about their favorite Transformers series.
Sorry Michael Bay, but your TFs just are not very cool when it comes to real 80s goodness. And that's what The Cybertronic Spree is all about. Reliving 1986's animated film music with great Mech-style robots and hard driving rock n' roll.
Watch this clip from Nerd Noise Night 2014 to see the band performing in some of the best G1 costumes around.
Rovio has published a pair of new videos to support the upcoming Angry Birds Transformers. One is a nifty little retro-style animated video done more or less in the style of the original G1 animated opening. The second is a look at the music of the game, composed by none other than Vince DiCola
of 1986's The Transformers: The Movie!
Keep reading to see both videos!
Autobase Aichi has posted links to two Amazon Japan product listings, both to be released on the 17th of September. The Song Masterpiece boxset is 4 CDs worth of (Japanese) Transformers related music. The Music Matrix 30th DVD isn't detailed, but we're going to suggest that it may be a selection of opening songs to Japanese Transformers series complete with the original animation. Keep reading for links to the preorder pages!
Vulture.com has posted an article detailing the history of "The Touch," arguably the song that defined 1986's The Transformers: The Movie
and possibly even the character of Optimus Prime himself. Not originally intended for Optimus Prime but Sylvester Stallone, the song laid dormant for many years until Stan Bush's first appearance at BotCon coincided with Boogie Nights
' use of the song. Keep reading for excerpts and a link to the full story!
Stan Bush has released a new Transformers them video for Thunder in Your Heart, a song from the new album "The Ultimate" that is available at StanBush.com right now! The CGI animated video was
directed and produced by Randall Ng. Watch the video now that brings the 80s goodness back to the future.
The Ultimate is Stan Bush’s 12th studio album and delivers his most electrifying work yet! Reuniting with “Touch” collaborator Lenny Macaluso for the powerful title anthem, The Ultimate sees Bush return with the kind of uplifting motivational rock that has become his signature. With his latest release, the veteran rocker strikes the perfect balance between his high-octane, positively-charged style and mature, emotive songcraft.
Stan Bush dropped us a note to us know, "The Touch" will be on The Goldbergs tonight on ABC at 9 PM. Also, this Sunday (Dec 15) we'll be releasing a music video of "The Touch - Power Mix" from "Transformers: Fall of Cybertron" game. The video contains footage from the game. Thanks to who Stan Bush who wishes all the fans a happy holidays!
Vince DiCola has made it official on his Twitter page @DiColaOfficial that his 1986 Soundtrack to "The Transformers The Movie" will finally been seeing a mass market release. The albums will be released by Intrada/Sony offering fans a chance to hear the whole collection in all its glory. There is no release date yet, but Vince says he will keep us posted on his Twitter page soon as he knows it. See this comments from Vince DiCola himself below.
Stan Bush just dropped us a note to let us know he will be performing live this opening for none other than 80s rock Icons Styx, REO, Ted Nugent this Sunday, May 6th at the Greek Theater in L.A. California. He will be doing a 20 minute solo acoustic performance to open the evening. We want to congratulate Stan on the awesome show and let fans in Los Angeles to check out the show.
Celentano Woodworks pf Asheville N.C. have posted an order page for their custom made to order Autobot Transformers Ukuleles. These instruments are made of high quality wood that feature the Autobot Insignia for the sound board body. According to the Etsy listing, you can work with Celentano Woodworks to create your own custom edition. There is currently a waiting list for orders on the Autobot Transformers Ukulele will set you back $550 USD. Check out the images after the jump.
Here is another awesome slice of AOR from the 1980s. Many know Vince DiCola and Stan Bush from there work on the Transformers movie and cartoons where Vince worked on the theme and incidental music. Stan is well know for his songs like 'Touch' and 'Dare'. But here's a rare track that features both of them together. This cut was taken from the great AOR compilation 'AOR Treasures - Demo Projekt Vol.2'. It was recorded in or around 1985 so just after The Movie. Check out the track after the jump to hear these greats together.
Dream the Dream, Stan Bush’s 11th studio album, finds the veteran singer/songwriter on top of his game, delivering the kind of powerful melodies and positively charged lyrics that have earned him a loyal following that spans the globe. Longtime fans and new listeners alike will be pleased to find Bush’s no-nonsense approach to rock n’ roll and emotive lyrics ring true in this new audio gem, the follow up to his critically acclaimed 2007 smash, In This Life.
Hey, Stan Bush's new album comes out tomorrow and he's leveraging the power of social media to spread the word! He's helped me out, let's all help out Stan. He's pretty awesome. New album "Dream the Dream" arrives 09.15.10! Features "Sam's Theme (The Touch)" and 11 other all-new tracks!
Stan Bush will be at SD ComicCon July 23-25 (Friday - Sunday) at Booth #5624 (Twin Suns Productions). “Til All Are One (Transformers Theme)” from Stan's album “In This Life” is featured in the new Activision game “Transformers: War For Cybertron” released in June, 2010.
The USA MP Grimlock saga continues. A news update at Entertainment Earth
(EE) reveals they will be offering the Transformers Masterpiece Grimlock action figure for sale at the 2010 San Diego Comic Con later this month. The figure is listed as a Toys R' Us exclusive that will on sale at the EE booth for $70 USD.
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