May 20 in Pop Culture History

May 20 in Pop Culture History

1873 – Levi Strauss and Jacob W Davis patented (#139,121) copper-riveted jeans, designed to help prevent tears in the fabric.

1883 – Krakatoa began to erupt; the volcano exploding three months later, killing more than 36,000 people.

1899 – The American Physical Society was founded at Columbia University.

1901 – Claude Grivolas patented (French) a projector for three-dimensional (stereoscopic) movies viewed wearing spectacles with one red and one blue …

Talk This Way Podcast [E1]: Sydney Rae White of The Wild Things

Talk This Way Podcast

The band has world tour dates lined up with The Who and Pearl Jam

On the latest episode of the Talk This Way Podcast, we caught up with Sydney Rae White of The Wild Things. The British alt-rock outfit recently finished up their sophomore LP Afterglow. In this episode, White talks about touring with The Who, playing the first U.S. shows of their career, upcoming new music, and more.

Stream the entire conversation above.…

May 19 in Pop Culture History

May 19 in Pop Culture History

1780 – This morning, a combination of thick smoke and heavy cloud cover caused complete darkness to fall on Eastern Canada and the New England area of the United States candles were needed by noon, and it not disburse until the following evening, causing New England’s Dark Day.

1910 – Earth passed through the tail of Halley’s Comet.

1962 – Marilyn Monroe sang her famous ‘Happy Birthday’ to …

Porno For Pyros Will Play Their First Show In 26 Years At Welcome To Rockville This Weekend

Porno For Pyros

The band is reuniting to replace Jane’s Addiction at the festival

Porno For Pyros

Porno For Pyros are reuniting for their first show in 26 years. The group is set to perform at Welcome to Rockville in Daytona Beach, FL this weekend. They will take the place of Jane’s Addiction, who can no longer perform due to guitarist Dave Navarro recovering from COVID-19.

“While we’re saddened that Jane’s Addiction can no longer join us, we …

May 18 in Pop Culture History

May 18 in Pop Culture History

1910 – The Earth passes through the tail of Halley’s Comet.

1926 – In one of the first Media Frenzy’s of Popular Culture, Evangelist Aimee Semple McPherson disappeared while visiting a Venice, California beach.

1946 – A UFO, with living creatures inside, was reported by Gosta Carlsson, in Sweden.

1952 – Professor Willard F. Libby determined the age of Stonehenge on Salisbury Plain, England, at 1848 BC, give or …

Joe Hill’s ‘The Black Phone’ Will Be Released Next Month In Theater’s

Joe Hill has been having a great year not only is he celebrating the birth of twins, but a new film based on his work is being released in theaters next month. The Black Phone which is based on a short story of the same name in Hill’s collection 20th Century Ghosts. The film will be released to theaters on June 24th.

The Black Phone follows Finney Shaw is a shy but clever 13-year-old boy …

Ghost Announce North American Tour With Mastodon And Spiritbox

Ghost

The Imperatour launches this fall

Ghost
Ghost [Maurice Nunez]

Ghost are returning to North America this fall. Following their recent run with Volbeat, Ghost are set to headline arenas on the Imperatour with special guests Mastodon and Spiritbox. The trek kicks off on Friday, August 26 at the Pechanga Arena in San Diego, CA and wraps up on September 23 at the Resch Center in Green Bay, WI.

Tickets for Ghost’s North American Imperator will go …

Papa Roach, Falling In Reverse Announce Rockzilla Tour With Hollywood Undead, Bad Wolves

Papa Roach Falling In Reverse Rockzilla Tour 2022

The arena co-headlining trek kicks off on July 27

Papa Roach
Papa Roach [Matt Bishop Photo]

Papa Roach and Falling In Reverse are hitting the road together this summer on a c0-headlining run. The Rockzilla Summer Tour kicks off on July 27 in East Providence, RI at Bold Point Pavilion and wraps up on August 31 in Nashville, TN at the Municipal Auditorium. The 24-show run will feature special guests Hollywood Undead and Bad Wolves.

VIP tickets …

Discovery ID’s Returning and New Shows 2022/23

Discovery ID Announces Nine Returning Series

(New York, NY) – ID, the leading true crime and justice network, and Discovery+, the premier streaming destination for true crime and the largest library of mystery and investigative content, announced today a jam-packed slate of gripping new programming. Over the span of 2022-23 upfront season, ID will premiere more than 450 hours of premium specials, brand new series, and reboots of beloved classics. ID and the discovery+

May 17 in Pop Culture History

May 17 in Pop Culture History

1536 – The annulment of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn’s marriage.

1792 – The New York Stock Exchange was formed.

1875 – Aristides won the first Kentucky Derby.

1890 – Comic Cuts, the first British weekly comic paper, was published in London by Alfred Northcliffe.

1900 – The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, by L. Frank Baum, was published with an initial 10,000 copies.

1952 # 1 Hit …

‘The Boys’ Season Three Trailer Reveals The Real Homelander And Secret Weapon Soldier Boy

Prime Video has unleashed “The Boys” season three trailer and fans get our first real look at both the “real” Homelander and “secret weapon” Solider Boy. One thing we can say for sure is that this season is sure to be head-poppingly explosive!

The Emmy-nominated drama will return with three gripping new episodes on June 3, followed by one additional episode each subsequent Friday, and ending with a wicked season finale on Friday, July 8 …

Bring Me The Horizon Plot U.S. Tour With Knocked Loose, grandson

Bring Me The Horizon

Siiickbrain will serve as support on all dates

Bring Me The Horizon
Bring Me The Horizon

Bring Me The Horizon have announced a string of 2022 U.S. headlining shows. The trek kicks off on September 24 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY and wraps up on October 20 at The Fillmore Auditorium in Denver, CO. Support for the dates includes Knocked Loose, grandson, and Siiickbrain.

Bring Me The Horizon will also make appearances at Louisville’s Louder Than Life …