About Tony Sokol

Tony Sokol is a writer, playwright and musician. He has written for Silver Tongue, Wicked Mystic and other magazines. He has had over 20 plays produced in NYC, including Vampyr Theatre and the rock opera "AssassiNation: We Killed JFK." He appeared on the Joan Rivers (TV) Show, Strange Universe and Britain's "The Girlie Show." He was born in Brooklyn, NY.

Rihanna’s New Single “Diamonds” Will Premiere Worldwide on Sept. 26


Rihanna is set to shine again with the launch of her new single “Diamonds” on Wednesday, September 26th at 8:00 am on radio stations worldwide. The single will go on sale an hour later at iTunes Music Stores worldwide at 9:00 am EST.  “Diamonds” is the first single from Rihanna’s seventh studio album which will be released on Island [...]

Bob Dylan’s Highly Anticipated New Album Tempest Will Be Celebrated by Global Fan Events


Musical icon Bob Dylan is releasing his 35th studio album, Tempest, on Sept. 11. Columbia Records announced an international lineup of events allowing fans around the world to experience the anticipated album before its release.   The opening track from Tempest, “Duquesne Whistle” will premiere on NPR Online (NPR.org/music) on Monday, August 27.  The Los Angeles [...]

Smash Mouth Will Conjure All New Music for their New Album “MAGIC” on September 4th


Smash Mouth is getting music ready for MAGIC, their new album of all-new music. This will be the band’s debut album on their new label 429 Records. The first single from the album, also called Magic, is already heading to the Top 20 on AC Radio Mediabase Chart. Exclusive promotions will run this week on [...]

Axl Rose Robbed in Paris After Guns N’Roses Concert


Axl Rose was robbed after a Guns N’ Roses concert at Bercy stadium in Paris. Paris police said the singer of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame-inducted band was furious after three gold-and-diamond necklaces worth about $200,000 were lifted during a private gathering after the band’s show the previous night. Police are investigating.  A police spokesman, speaking [...]

Hulu Unveils Their Summer Exclusives


Hulu and Hulu Plus will begin premiering new original TV shows on June 4th.  Kicking it off will be Spoilers, a half-hour movie review for music lovers hosted by Kevin Smith, the director of Clerks, Mallrats and Dogma. “I have always wanted to do a show that provides an open forum for real fans to [...]

Religious Protests Force Indonesia to Deny Permit for Lady Gaga Concert

Lady Gaga Protest

Citing safety concerns, Indonesian authorities have refused to issue a permit for Lady Gaga’s June 3rd show in Jakarta. Conservative Muslim groups have protested Lady Gaga’s appearance since it was announced. Since 2008, there have been successful campaigns targeting concerts by Mötley Crüe, N*E*R*D, Rihanna, Akon, 50 Cent and Avenged Sevenfold.  Salim Alatas, from the Islam Defenders [...]

The Avengers Exceed $1 Billion Mark


Twelve movies have earned over $1 billion at the worldwide box office and The Avengers is one of them, as of this weekend. The superheroes beat down all villainous contenders, including Dark Shadows’ vampires and witches, for the second weekend in a row, earning $103.2 million. This brings its domestic total to $373.2 million and [...]