Ghost Announce New Album ‘Impera,’ Reveal Lead Single

Stream the official video for “Call Me Little Sunshine” now

Ghost [© Matt Bishop Photo]

Ghost have announced their new album Impera. The forthcoming effort is set for release on March 11 via Loma Vista Recordings. Stream the official music video for the lead single “Call Me Little Sunshine” below.

Pre-order Impera now HERE. The album will be available via digital download, CD, cassette, and several limited edition colored vinyls. One package from …

Give Us a Hug! It’s National Hugging Day! (January 21st)

 (PCM) January 21, 2016 marked the 30th anniversary of “National Hugging Day”, a festival of physical affection invented by one Kevin Zaborney (a guy who knew someone who knew someone who made calendars back in 1986).

The creators of National Hugging Day embraced January 21st because it is the mid-point between Christmas and Valentine’s Day. The lull in between holidays can be rough, particularly in winter. This is something many of us relate to: the …

January 20 in Pop Culture History

January 20 in Pop Culture History
January 20, 1992 was a Good Day for rapper Ice Cube.

1265 – 1st English Parliament was called into session by Earl of Leicester.

1835 (Volcano Eruption) Cosigüina

1920 – American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was founded.

1929 – In Old Arizona, the first full-length talking motion picture filmed outdoors, was released.

1930 – The first radio broadcast of The Lone Ranger took place in Detroit (WXYZ)

1965 – …

January 19 in Pop Culture History

January 19 in Pop Culture History
1825 – The US patent (#X004009) for food storage in cans to “preserve animal substances in tin” was issued to Ezra Daggett and his nephew Thomas Kensett of New York City.

1839 – The British East India Company captures Aden, Yemen. There have not been many companies that could claim “capturing” an area.

1883 – Thomas Edison, using overhead wires, began serving electricity to the residents of Roselle, New …

EDM Artist CHYL’s New Track “Bestie” Doubles as a Female Empowerment Anthem and Hyper Dance Song

CHYL Shares Her Journey and How Female Friendship Aided in Her Success as an EDM Artist

 

Chinese-Canadian LA based EDM artist Rachel Shi or CHYL(pronounced “chill”) just released her new song “Bestie”-an energetic collaboration with DJ Amber Na. CHYL has created, written and produced multiple singles throughout 2021 including “Boom Boom”, “All That Bass” and “Tokyo Affair”. Her songs range from influences of house and dance to hip hop and hyperpop. She frequently collaborated …

Slipknot Announce 2022 Knotfest Roadshow Tour

In This Moment, JINJER, Cypress Hill, and Ho99o9 will serve as special guests

Slipknot [Matt Bishop Photo]

Slipknot are heading back out on the road this spring. The platinum-selling metal act has announced the 2022 iteration of their infamous Knotfest Roadshow Tour. The tour will take place over two legs, both headlined by Slipknot. The first leg will feature special guests In This Moment and Jinjer. The second leg will feature special guests Cypress Hill …

Halestorm at Blue Ridge Rock Festival 2021

Halestorm ©2021 Johnnie Crow Photos

Halestorm is back on the road to finish their winter tour with Evanescence.

Halestorm ©2021 Johnnie Crow Photos

Lzzy, Arejay, Joe and Josh performed at the Blue Ridge Rock Festival in Danville, Virginia on September 9, 2021.

Halestorm ©2021 Johnnie Crow Photos

Check out https://blueridgerockfest.com/ for news on the 2022 Blue Ridge Rock Festival coming back in September.

Halestorm ©2021 Johnnie Crow Photos

For the latest album news and tour …

Happy Thesaurus Day! (January 18th)

(PCM) On this day in 1779, Peter Mark Roget, the father of the modern thesaurus, was delivered, produced, came into being, born. After a long career as a physician, scientist and tinkerer (he also invented a slide rule), Roget retired from medicine and dedicated his time to cataloging, assembling, gathering, composing, and compiling a dictionary of synonyms.

First published in 1852, Roget’s Thesaurus (from the Greek thēsauros, meaning storehouse, treasury or treasure) is still …

A.A. Milne Born January 18, 1882

(PCM) A.A. Milne (Alan Alexander) was born on January 18, 1882 in London.  He attended Cambridge University to study mathematics but soon found that his true passion was writing. After graduating from Cambridge, Milne began his writing career working for Punch Magazine.  He married Daphne” de Sélincourt in 1903.  He was writing for Punch when World War One broke out in 1914.  Milne enlisted even though by nature he was a pacifist. 

After the war …

January 18 in Pop Culture History

January 18 in Pop Culture History
1644 – “In this year one James Everell, a sober, discreet man, and two others, saw a great light in the night at Muddy River. When it stood still, it flamed up, and was about three yards square; when it ran, it was contracted into the figure of a swine: it ran as swift as an arrow towards Charlton, and so up and down about two or three hours. …

Black Label Society at Blue Ridge Rock Festival 2021

Black Label Society ©2021 Johnnie Crow Photos

Zakk Wylde and Black Label Society performed at the Blue Ridge Rock Festival in Danville, Virginia on September 9, 2021.

Black Label Society ©2021 Johnnie Crow Photos

Check out https://blueridgerockfest.com/ for news on the 2022 Blue Ridge Rock Festival coming back in September.

Black Label Society ©2021 Johnnie Crow Photos

For the latest album news and tour dates for Black Label Society, go to http://blacklabelsociety.net/.

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The Truth about Big Daddy Kane’s ASL Interpreter Mistake

Out of Line or Out of Context?

American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters are being used more and more at concerts for deaf audience members. Unfortunately, someone forget to let Big Daddy Kane know at his concert at Eaglebank Arena in Fairfax Virginia on Friday, January the 14th 2022. The famous American rapper from the 80s and early 90s, has been in the news over the years for questionable behavior. Perhaps enough that he isn’t given …