Store Updates

Excellent write up at Piercing Metal about us!

by on Jan.02, 2014, under Store Updates

I just wanted to thank Ken over at Piercing Metal for the excellent write-up he did on Rock Fantasy this year:

http://www.piercingmetal.com/wordpress/?p=16851

Ken has been a long time supporter of Rock Fantasy and the NYC metal scene, and he came up to spend some time with the newly renovated store this year. He took some great pictures and as always does an excellent job putting together a nice long post about us! Cheers and Horns Up for all the support over the years!

Make sure you check out the link above and the rest of the Piercing Metal site for Concert Reviews, album and tour info, as well as the great NYC metal calendar! Oh and Concert Ticket giveaways!

 

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Welcome to 2014!

by on Jan.02, 2014, under Store Updates

2013 was a good year for the shop! In march we enlarged the shop and opened the new pinball room. We hosted several tournaments in the new room including Stern Pinball NY launch parties for The Avengers, Metallica, and Star Trek. We also have held open mics and glassblowing demonstrations in the new room hosted by Alex Kates. We also hosted a number of in store appearances bringing into the shop Krisiun, Goatwhore, 3 Inches of Blood, Toxic Holocaust, Morpheus Descends, Prime Evil, Ramming Speed, Abnormality and others. We also promoted a concert series with Kal from Tainted Entertainment at the Chance Theater and at Sounds Asylum. We of course enlarged out smoke shop also to increase our inventory! And we brought back vinyl into the shop!! Rock Fantasy Motorsports was also alive and well in 2013 sponsoring the race teams of the Jablonka Family and Joel Murns along with holding an Orange County Fair Speedway ight and sponsoring races with Brett Deyo at Accord Speedway and the Eastern Sates 200 Hard Charger Award. 2014 looks promising already with an open mic set for next weekend Jan 10th through 12th, a special in store appearance with rock n roll legend Johnny Winter on Jan 19th between 4 and 5pm; and our annual IFPA Pinball Tournament weekend on Jan 25th and 26th.

Happy New Years from the staff at Rock Fantasy!! Stephen, Steven, Katrina, Sasha, and Stephanie!

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December Store Update

by on Dec.11, 2013, under Store Updates

Happy Holidays everyone!

New in the Pinball Room – Gorgar, Roadshow, Bride of Pinbot!
We will be hosting an IFPA Tournament on January 25th, 2014 at 11am. More info to come soon!

New album releases by Ghost, Korn, Deicide, Pestilence, Sepultura, Toxic Holocaust, Warbringer, and Kataklysm!

New Black Light Posters! We stock over 80 designs of the classic flocked velvet black light posters most are only $9.99 each! Many other prints available at the shop many are collectors items since they are discontinued!

A few samples:

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Meet Johnny Winter – January 19th 2014

by on Dec.11, 2013, under Store Updates

Come on down to Rock Fantasy to meet the legendary rock and blues icon, Woodstock original, Johnny Winter on January 19th, 2014 between 4:00 and 5:00pm. Johnny will be doing an in-store meet and greet with us before his show that night at Brian’s Backyard BBQ.

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Halloween Update!

by on Oct.29, 2013, under Store Updates

Good morning everyone!

New in the shop this week:

Ishahn, Pyrexia, and Skeletonwitch CD/LP, Toxic Holocaust, Testament CD/DVD, Inquisition CD/LP, Sabaton DVD/CD, Ramming Speed.

Puffit X – the newest dry herb vape on the market!

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Also, some new American made glass in the shop including Halloween pieces!

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New in the Smoke Shop!

by on Oct.02, 2013, under Store Updates

Rock Fantasy now carries Fantasia Disposable Hookah Pens!  Seven different flavors! 800 puffs per pen, no nicotine!

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We also now carry the Gpen and Micro Gpen vaporizers!

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Lots of new releases in store!

by on Oct.01, 2013, under Store Updates

We’ve been stocking up on a ton of new releases lately, come in to check out some of the following:

Carcass – Surgical Steel

Watain – The Wild Hunt

Satyricon – Satryicon

Metallica – Through the Never

Megadeth – Countdown to Extinction Live

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Devildriver – Winter Kills

Tyr – Valkyrja

Dream Theater – Dream Theater

 

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Turisas – Turisas 2013

Gwar – Battle Maximus

Phil Anselmo and the Illegals – Walk Through Exits Only

Fleshgod Apocalypse – Labyrinth

Katatonia – Dethroned and Uncrowned

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Most releases in CD and Vinyl formats!

Also, come check out our new and expanded Vinyl section with new and old vinyl releases. We are constantly restocking and moving Vinyl quickly so we encourage you to check in frequently to pick up some classics on Vinyl!

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Stern Star Trek Pinball Launch Party!

by on Oct.01, 2013, under Store Updates

Rock Fantasy will be hosting a Launch Party for the new Stern Star Trek Pinball! On Saturday, October 19th 2013 from 12noon to 7pm are qualifying, with top 8 making the finals after. $5 per entry.1382927_10151892879299244_510524456_n

 

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Stern Metallica LE Launch Party!

by on Jul.08, 2013, under Store Updates

Rock Fantasy will be hosting an official Stern Metallica – Master of Puppets LE pinball launch party on Sunday, July 14th 2013.

Starts at 12 noon with qualifying from 12 – 6pm. The top 8 make the finals at 7pm

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Rock Fantasy Expands!

by on Apr.03, 2013, under Store Updates

Rock Fantasy will celebrate the newly enlarged shop on the weekend of April 20th and 21st with door prizes, live musical guests and glass blowing demonstrations & it’s also record store day! If you have not heard the shop recently took over the vacant storefront next door. We have added a large pinball showroom with games for sale and to play. Also the smoke shop has been enlarged and we now have much more used and new vinyl!

Guitarist Alex Kates will be performing in the store on Saturday and Sunday. Alex Kates is a guitarist-singer-songwriter from Jamestown, New York. After 25 years of guitar playing, performing, and songwriting, his style has developed into a blues/folk/reggae/rock infused creation of its own. Alex has performed on street corners in San Fransisco, bars and clubs in the Northeast, and numerous stages in between. He’s traveled with his guitar through 48 states, and the road has never stopped calling his name. www.alexkates.net also appearing local talent from Anthony Menella on Saturday and Gregg Woods on Sunday.

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Allentown Pinfest Pinball Tournament

by on Apr.03, 2013, under Store Updates

Rock Fantasy Concert Shop is proud to be running the Allentown Pinfest tournament this year at the Allentown Fairgrounds in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The tournaments will carry IFPA points and on Friday we will kick things off with a classics match play tournament starting at 2pm with a one time $15 entry fee. On Saturday we will have a PAPA style tournament with qualifying starting at 11am. $6 entry fee per qualifying attempt for Saturday – separate admission is required to the Pinfest convention. The convention features up too 200 games on free play, pinball vendors, and an outdoor swap meet. For more information, visit www.pinfestival.com

DETAILS – FRIDAY registration opens at 12 noon, registration closes at 130 pm match play tourney begins at 2pm. Only on classic games no dmds, fee is 15.00. 630pm lockdown and finals tourney ends at 8pm. More details! Players must find open games in free play area, first player has choice of order or game, fourth player has second choice. Drain extra balls, cash prizes top eight.

DETAILS – Saturday tournament starts at 11am, last game at 6pm. Six dollar per qualifying attempt, qualifying on a bank of 5 games. Top eight make finals – A die will choose game. Finals will be 8 players to 6 to 4 to 2 to winner.

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Stern Avengers IFPA Launch Party

by on Jan.20, 2013, under Store Updates

The Rock Fantasy Concert Shop in Middletown NY is hosting the Stern IFPA NY Avengers Launch Party. Qualification for the tournament is from noon to 5PM, with the top 16 making the final playoffs. The cost is $5 per qualifying attempt.

In addition, Rock Fantasy will also be simultaneously hosting an Orange County Pinball Club Tournament. Qualifying will run from 1PM to 7PM with the top twelve going head to head after that.

Finally, this event will mark the debut of a 600 square foot addition that will have 25 to 30 pinball games!

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January IFPA Pinball Tournament!

by on Jan.15, 2013, under Store Updates

On Saturday, January 26th 2013 – Rock Fantasy will hold an IFPA Pinball Open starting at 11am.

$5 Per entry, qualifying on 5 games. Top 16 make the playoffs – Hope to see everyone there!

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Stern X-Men Pinball Launch Party!

by on Oct.23, 2012, under Store Updates

On Saturday, November 10 2012, Rock Fantasy will be hosting a Stern Pinball Launch Party on their new game – X-Men!

This tournament will be for IFPA points. First entry is 12 noon, last entry 6:00pm top 8 qualifiers move on to the finals starting at 7:00pm.

There will also be a OCPC hosted tournament during the day as well!

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Rock Fantasy Night at OC Speedway!

by on Jun.28, 2012, under Store Updates

This Saturday, June 30th is Rock Fantasy night at the Orange County Speedway in Middletown, New York! Come on our for some racing and hang out with the Rock Fantasy crew!

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Stern AC/DC Launch Tournament!

by on Feb.28, 2012, under Store Updates

**Please note the change of date for this. There is a delay in the shipping of the game**

On Saturday, June 16 2012, Rock Fantasy will host a Stern AC/DC Pinball launch party on a Limited Edition Let There Be Rock model.

This will count for IFPA points – Qualifying will be from 1pm to 6pm, $5 per entry.

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The Hudson Valley’s Home of Pinball!

by on Feb.13, 2012, under Store Updates

Rock Fantasy is the Hudson Valley’s home of Pinball! With one of the largest public collection of games in the area, and the home of the Orange County NY Pinball club, what more could you ask for?

We currently have the following games in store to play:
Count-Down (Gottlieb)
Rolling Stones (Bally)
The Rolling Stone (Stern)
Transformers LE (Stern)
Kiss (Bally)
Medusa (Bally)
Gorgar (Williams)
Seawitch (Stern)
Meteor (Stern)
The Addams Family (Midway)
Close Encounters of the Third Kind (Gottlieb)
Spider-man (Stern)
Terminator 2 (Williams)
Cheetah (Stern)
Nugent (Stern)
Capt. Fantastic (Bally)
Stars (Stern)
Fireball Classic (Bally Midway)

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Jan 28, 2012 – Middletown NY Pinball Open!

by on Dec.27, 2011, under Store Updates

On Saturday January 28th the Orange County Pinball Club and Rock Fantasy Concert Shop presents the Middletown, New York Pinball Open!
This event will carry IFPA Pinball Points. Tournament qualifying will start at 12 noon and the last entry will be at 6pm. Match play will begin about 7:30 for the top 16 qualifiers. Entries will be ten dollars each and qualifying will be held on six games.

Snow Date is Saturday, February 4th, 2012.
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August update

by on Aug.02, 2011, under Store Updates

Lots of exciting things going on with Rock Fantasy!

We’ve just finished a renovation of the back room/smoke shop. New Glass from – Roor Tech, Liquid Sci, King Volcano, ZOB, HVY, and Zong!

New CDs from – Black Dahlia Murder, Children of Bodom, Sepultura, U.D.O.
New DVDs from – Iced Earth, Bloodbath, AC/DC

Always the newest issues of – Classic Rock, Metal Hammer, High Times, Revolver, and Decibel Magazines!

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