Kim Monroe’s Music Minute June 19th

Funko Pop! has just issued a new set of their infamous figures, this time it’s Metallica!  A set of all four goes for about $45 bucks and they are available for pre-order with a potential delivery in August.  The company have also issued figurines of Jimi Hendrix, Alice Cooper, Green Day, Lemmy and Guns N Roses.

For the past 30 years, Neil Young has hosted the Bridge School Benefit, but according to a post on his website, there will be no show this year or in the future.  The benefit show started in 1986 and has featured the likes of David Bowie, Pearl Jam, The Who, Bruce Springsteen and many others over the years.  Neil Young posted on the school website that he will no longer be hosting the benefit citing personal reasons.

Fans of Queen and the board game Monopoly, here is some exciting news for you!  Guitarist Brian May appears in a special unboxing video and says that in creating the game, he treated it like the making of an album.  In the 18-minute video, may explains that the concept of game play is that you are in a band and advance the board on various concert venues and the cards are also Queen specific.  The game can be purchased through the band’s website and will be released next week.

 

 

About Kim Monroe

Born in Northeast Ohio, traveled to Charlotte, NC, Seattle, Cleveland and finally back to Seattle. This is, by far, my favorite city in the US, not to mention the best people! I am a happy mother of two great kids and lots of animals! In my rare downtime, I enjoy reading and watching true crime shows, plus American Horror Story every season!

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