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Armored Saint Drummer Gonzo Sandoval talks with Jace Media Contributor (and HUGE fan) Justin Smulison to discuss all the excitement surrounding the longstanding metal band’s 40th anniversary.
• 2020 released their eighth crushing studio album, Punching the Sky.
• 2021 released Symbol of Salvation: Live – the classic album in its entirety.
• 2022 re-released and remastered their first three albums for vinyl and digipak CD — March of the Saint, Delirious Nomad and Raising Fear. [Metal Blade Records]
https://www.jacemedia.co.uk/ - April 28, 2022
An in-depth audio interview with my favorite metal singer, John Bush of Armored Saint. We talk about Armored Saint's newest album, Punching The Sky, how he keeps his voice strong, musical philosophies, and we discuss some of his lyrics and themes and have fun quizzing him on some of the deep cuts from his own resume. It is the most thrilling experience to date. July 2021
Geoff Tate has one of the most identifiable and influential voices in metal history, and he proves why singing for Sweet Oblivion on Relentless, which will be released worldwide on April 9 via Frontiers Music.
Feature article in Classical Singer about Lieutenant Colonel Christoph Scheibling. As the director of the concert band of the German Armed Forces (also known as Das Musikkorps der Bundeswehr), Scheibling has led Das Musikkorps in unique performances. We discuss his career and 2020 album, "We Are One" with 15 original songs with iconic heavy metal singer Udo Dirkschneider.
Now that courtrooms in the United States have reopened, the world has regained front-row seats to the drama of high-profile cases—from Johnny Depp’s defamation trial to the sentencing of Ahmaud Amery’s killers.
The lawyers who appear in court often receive attention from the public and social media that they might not have expected, particularly in matters that drive national policy and cultural dialogue. Lawyers becoming part of the story is not new, but the scenario is happening more freque...
It’s no longer “business as usual” for most of Corporate America. With a growing list of challenges facing the legal and financial health of many companies, we talked to several major General Counsel about the biggest areas in which businesses should remain vigilant.
The risk radar of a general counsel is understandably in constant motion. [Best Lawyers - Corporate Law & Commercial Litigation 2022] - https://www.bestlawyers.com/publications/corporate-law-commercial-litigation
Interviewed award-winning family lawyers about divorced parents who disagree about COVID vaccinations and the resulting welter of new custody cases in family court. (Dec 2021)
Best Lawyers - full digital edition (pg 19): https://www.bestlawyers.com/publications/family-law?utm_source=Website&utm_medium=Pop_Up&utm_campaign=Family_Law_Publication
The importance of proper documentation in real estate dealings is highlighted by the legal repercussions many have faced after brokering non-binding handshake deals. - Best Lawyers Real Estate & Infrastructure (2022)
Is vaccine liability on the menu for restaurant owners in 2021?
This article was originally published in our 2021 Employment Law Issue.
From beloved corner eateries to national chains, restaurants everywhere continue to teeter on the edge of survival due to COVID-19’s impact on public health and the economy. Recovery is proving to be an uphill battle, even with the relaxation of mask mandates for the fully vaccinated.
Welcoming back employees and diners will be increasingly challenging for re...
Joining Justin in today’s episode is a very exciting guest; 2021 RIMS Canada Conference keynote speaker, Séan McCann!
Séan is an Order of Canada recipient and a co-founder of the renowned Canadian folk band, Great Big Sea. He has spent the past seven years touring the country as a musical keynote speaker, singing and sharing his story with front-line workers, teacher...
Séan McCann is a co-founder of the renowned and multiplatinum-selling Canadian folk band, Great Big Sea. After 20 years with Great Big Sea, Séan embarked on a solo voyage that has furthered his professional journey. He recently released his sixth solo album, Shantyman, which is available on his website as a digital download or signed CD.
He has spent the past seven years touring North America as a musical keynote speaker, singing and sharing his story with front-line workers, teachers, studen...
What a thrill to talk with one of the trailblazer of heavy metal, Udo Dirkschneider. The 69-year-old German singer joins Jace Media contributor Justin Smulison to discuss U.D.O.’s 17th studio album, Game Over, which is available from AFM Records. They also look back on the stellar additions to his discography, which include the recent three-song EP, Arising, by Dirkschneider & The Old Gang (which includes former Accept bandmate Peter Baltes); We Are One, the ambitious U.D.O. collaboration with Das Musikkorps der Bundeswehr; and the Pandemic Survival Show 2020, Live In Bulgaria by U.D.O.
ROTRArmy contributor Justin Smulison speaks with one of his all-time heroes, Joey Vera of Armored Saint. In this first interview, they discuss writing the most recent studio album, ‘Punching The Sky’ and look to the release of ‘Symbol of Salvation Live.’ October 2021