October 17 in Pop Culture History

October 17 in Pop Culture History
1091 – The London Tornado of 1091 destroyed many buildings, and killed two people.

1860 – First Open (Golf) Championship (referred to in the US as the British Open).

1919 – Radio Corporation of America (RCA) incorporated.

1931 – Al Capone was convicted of income tax evasion.

1956 – The first commercial nuclear power station is officially opened in Sellafield, Cumbria, England.

1956 – Donald Byrne and Bobby Fischer …

Could The Mystery Of The Bermuda Triangle Finally Be Solved?

(PCM) Some meteorologists say no, however new evidence was discovered claiming that hexagonal clouds which create “air bombs” with up to 170 mph winds may to blame for the dozens of ship and airplane disappearances in the region.  read more

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October 16 in Pop Culture History

October 16 in Pop Culture History
On October 16, 1958 Patricia Bay Haroski (an employee of State Farm Insurance Company) registered Boss’s Day with US Chamber of Commerce. Haroski chose the date because it was the date of her boss’s birthday who was also her father.

1793 – Marie Antoinette, widow of Louis XVI, was guillotined at the height of the French Revolution. The phrase “Let them eat cake” is often attributed to Marie but …

Nita Strauss Reveals New Track With Disturbed’s David Draiman

Watch the official video for “Dead Inside” now

Nita Strauss [Matt Bishop Photo]

Guitar virtuoso Nita Strauss as unleashed her brand new single “Dead Inside.” It is her first new music since the release of her critically acclaimed debut solo album Controlled Chaos in 2018. The track features her first ever solo collaboration with a vocalist, and she tapped Disturbed frontman David Draiman for the task.

Stream the official music video below.

“This is my …

Celebrate National Grouch Day!

(PCM) National Grouch Day is celebrated annually on October 15 and is a day for celebrating and letting loose the inner grouch that can live within us all! According to the dictionary a grouch is a habitually irritable or complaining person and most grouchy people are at their happiest when others around them can share in their misery and general unhappy nature. 

We all have something going on in our lives that can make us …

October 15 in Pop Culture History

October 15 in Pop Culture History
On October 15, 1964 Congress resolved that October 15 would be proclaimed White Cane Safety Day. President Lyndon Johnson immediately made a proclamation sealing this as an official day to recognize the advancements and achievements of blind individuals. It is called White Cane Safety Day because the white cane is a recognizable symbol a blind person’s independence.

1582 – Pope Gregory XIII implemented the Gregorian calendar. In several …

Judas Priest Unleash New “Painkiller” Music Video With Classic Footage

The clips come from the original video’s film rushes

Judas Priest kicking off 2021 tour in Reading [Matt Bishop Photo]

Judas Priest have unleashed a new music video for their metal classic “Painkiller.” The video features high-definition clips from the original “Painkiller” film rushes. Stream the video below now.

The new video is part of Judas Priest’s on-going 50 Heavy Metal Years celebration, marking five decades of metal dominance. The band kicked off their previously …

Christopher Columbus Day

The first celebration of Columbus Day took place in New York City on October 12, 1866. Since 1970, the holiday has been celebrated on the second Monday in October. San Francisco holds the nation’s oldest continuously existing celebration with their Italian-American community’s annual Columbus Day Parade, which was established in 1868.

Despite the negative publicity Christopher Columbus is getting these days, it was October 28th, 1492 that Christopher Columbus Discovered Cuba. Columbus had tried for …

October 14 in Pop Culture History

October 14 in Pop Culture History
1926 – Winnie the Pooh, by A. A. Milne, was first published.

1881 – Eyemouth Windstorm Disaster, Scotland

1908 – The Chicago Cubs defeated the Detroit Tigers, 2-0, winning the World Series.

1912 – Former President of the US, Theodore Roosevelt, was shot and mildly wounded by John Schrank. With the fresh wound and bullet in his chest, Roosevelt still gave his scheduled speech.

1947 – Captain Chuck …

Sold-Out Aftershock Festival Welcomes 145,000 Fans Over Four Days in Sacramento, California

Sold-Out Aftershock Festival
Welcomes 145,000 Fans Over Four Days In Record-Setting Event
That Remains The West Coast’s Biggest Rock Festival
Held October 7-10 At Discovery Park In Sacramento, California,
The Largest Event In The Region In Two Years Brings In $30 Million To Local Economy
Performances Included Metallica Who Delivered Two Unique Sets Over Two Nights
Including Playing Metallica (The Black Album) In Full For 30th Anniversary
Plus Headlining Appearance From

New Gemini Syndrome Album “3rd Degree – The Raising” YouTube Listening Party Worldwide Initiation Ritual

LA alternative metal band GEMINI SYNDROME will release their long-awaited, and highly anticipated new studio album 3rd Degree – The Raising this coming Friday, October 15. The album will be released worldwide via Century Media. Special album configurations (limited edition vinyl, deluxe CD sets, etc.)