Starset Brings Stadium Tour Production To The Ritz Ybor

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Starset performed a live demonstration concert at The Ritz Ybor in Tampa, Florida on June 17, 2022.  They now have 7 members, with vocalist Dustin Bates, drummer Adam Gilbert, guitarist Brock Richards, and bassist Ron DeChant joined by Zuzana Engererova on cello, Siobhán Richards on violin and keyboards, and Cory Juba on guitar and synthesizers.


Starset ©2022 Johnnie Crow Photos


Starset put on a full headlining show, …

June 30 in Pop Culture History

June 30 in Pop Culture History

1831 – A patent for a platform scale was issued to brothers Erastus and Thaddeus S. Fairbanks of St. Johnsbury, Vermont.

1859 – Jean-Francois Gravelet, known as Emile Blondin, became the first daredevil to walk across Niagara Falls on a tightrope.

1860 – The 1860 Oxford evolution debate (Huxley-Wilberforce debate or the Wilberforce-Huxley debate) at the Oxford University Museum of Natural History took place.

1886 – The United States …

Vancouver Radio Station Plays Rage Against The Machine’s “Killing In The Name” On Repeat

It began after three DJs were laid off at KiSS FM, the city’s pop and soft rock station

Rage Against The Machine

After three long-time DJs were laid off, a Vancouver radio station began blasting Rage Against The Machine’s “Killing In The Name” on repeat. Popular on-air personalities Kevin Lim, Sonia Sidhu, and Tara Jean Stevens were let go from the station after working there for more than five years. According to The Vancouver Sun

June 29 in Pop Culture History

June 29 in Pop Culture History

1613 – The Globe Theatre in London burned to the ground.

1889 – Hyde Park and several other Illinois townships voted to be annexed by Chicago, forming the largest United States city in area and second largest in population.

1956 – The Federal-Aid Highway Act of 1956 was signed, officially creating the United States Interstate Highway System.

1967 – Actress Jayne Mansfield died in car crash on Interstate 90, …

June 28 in Pop Culture History

June 28 in Pop Culture History

1635 – Guadeloupe became a French colony.

1832 – The first American case of a cholera epidemic was reported in New York City.

1838 – Coronation of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom.

1846 – Adolphe Sax patented the saxophone.

1894 – Labor Day became an official US holiday.

1895 – The US Court of Private Land Claims rules James Reavis’ claim to Barony of Arizona is “wholly fictitious …

Tool Will Release A Black Vinyl Edition Of ‘Fear Innoculum’

Tool live

The LP features brand new artwork by guitarist Adam Jones

Tool live
Tool [Matt Bishop Photo]

Tool are releasing their GRAMMY®-Award winning fifth album Fear Inoculum as a new black vinyl set on August 5 via RCA Records.

Following the release of the limited edition single-pressing ultra-deluxe 5-disc vinyl box set, the critically acclaimed album is available now as a 3-disc 180 gram set on black vinyl. The forthcoming edition features new artwork by guitarist Adam Jones. …

Stranger Things Season 4 Volume 1 is the Series’ Best Yet

Stranger Things Season Four (Part 1) Review

Since its premiere in 2016 Stranger Things shocked and impressed audiences with its captivating world, engaging storytelling, and of course- 80s nostalgia. 

Now back for its fourth season, this (initially) small-budget indie Netflix show turned cultural phenomenon proves to be so much more than the show with scary flesh-eating monsters, and popular 80s songs. With the mixed perception of season 3, season 4 had a lot to deliver

Hustle Review- A Far Cry Away From Uncut Gems

Hustle Review- A far cry away from Uncut Gems

Hustle premiered on Netflix on June 8th 2022 starring Adam Sandler, Juancho Hernangomez, Anthony Edwards, Ben Foster and Queen Latifah.

People either hate or love Adam Sandler and before I get into my feelings about this movie, I want you to know I am undoubtedly an Adam Sandler fan. That being said, not all of his movies were for me. You should also know, I …

June 27 in Pop Culture History

June 27 in Pop Culture History

1556 – The thirteen Stratford Martyrs were burned at the stake near London for their Protestant beliefs.

1844 – Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Mormons, and his brother Hyrum Smith, were murdered by a mob at the Carthage, Illinois jail.

1898 – The first solo circumnavigation of the globe was completed by Joshua Slocum from Briar Island, Nova Scotia.

1949 – The first sci-fi TV show, Captain Video

June 26 in Pop Culture History

June 26 in Pop Culture History

1498 – The bristle toothbrush was invented in China.

1797 – Charles Newbold was issued a patent (#X000177) for an improvement for the cast-iron plow

1807 – Lightning struck a gunpowder factory in Luxembourg, killing more than 300 people.

1819 – The first US patent (#X003115) for a velocipede, a predecessor of the bicycle, was issued to William K. Clarkson Jr. of New York.

1870 – Christmas was declared …

June 25 in Pop Culture History

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1867 – Barbed wire was patented (#66,182) by Lucien B. Smith of Kent, Ohio.

1876 – Native American forces, led by Chiefs Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull, defeated the US Army troops lead by Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer in a battle near southern Montana’s Little Bighorn River.

1910 – The US Congress passed the Mann Act, which prohibited interstate transport of females for “immoral purposes.”

1910 – Igor Stravinsky’s ballet The Firebird …

June 24 in Pop Culture History

June 24 in History
1374 – An early morning, sudden outbreak of ‘St. John’s Dance’ caused people in the streets of Aachen, Germany, to experience hallucinations and begin to jump and twitch uncontrollably until they collapsed from exhaustion.

1509 – Henry VIII and Catherine of Aragon were crowned King and Queen of England.

1873 – Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) received a patent (#140,245) for a self-pasting Scrapbook.

1916 – Mary Pickford became the first female …