“Heels” is a story about the men and women who chase their dreams in the world of small town pro wrestling. Set in a close-knit Georgia community, it follows a family-owned wrestling promotion as two brothers and rivals war over their late father’s legacy. In the ring, somebody must play the good guy and somebody must play their nemesis, the heel. But in the real world, those characters can be hard to live up to …
July 28 in Pop Culture History
1854 – The USS Constellation, the last all-sail warship built by the United States Navy, was commissioned.
1868 – The 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution was certified, establishing African American citizenship and guaranteeing due process of law.
1896 – The city of Miami, Florida was incorporated.
1945 – A US Army B-25 bomber crashed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building, killing 14 and injuring …
The percussionist also performed with Murderdolls and Scar The Martyr.
Former Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison has died. He was 46. Jordison’s family released a statement following his passing.
“We are heartbroken to share the news that Joey Jordison, prolific drummer, musician and artist passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 26th, 2021. He was 46. Joey’s death has left us with empty hearts and feelings of indescribable sorrow. To
The song is part of ‘The Metallica Blacklist’ album.
Multi-platinum Danish rockers Volbeat have unleashed their their version of “Don’t Tread On Me” from the forthcoming album, The Metallica Blacklist. While staying true to the original version, Volbeat indeed put their signature spin on the track. Stream the official music video below.
The Blacklist album features an unprecedented 50+ artists contributing a unique interpretation of their favorite cut from Metallica’s …
He had been with the band off-and-on since 1988.
Metal Church frontman Mike Howe has died. The news was confirmed by the band on their official Facebook page. He was 55.
“It is with our deepest regrets that we must announce the passing of our brother, our friend and true legend of heavy metal music. Mike Howe passed away this morning at his home in Eureka, California. We are devastated and at a loss
July 27 in Pop Culture History
1694 – A Royal charter was granted to the Bank of England.
1789 – The first US federal government agency, the Department of Foreign Affairs, was established (later renamed the Department of State).
1866 – The first permanent transatlantic telegraph cable was successfully completed, stretching from Valentia Island, Ireland, to Heart’s Content, Newfoundland.
1890 – Vincent van Gogh (probably) shot himself, and died from the chest wound on July …
Virtual Concerts Have Changed the World of Music
The rules of entertainment have changed once and for all. In the second decade of the 21st century, people can get VIP access to dozens of concerts, events or other types of shows. All this has become possible because of the hard work of those who saw an opportunity in providing virtual access to popular entertainment events. People from all over the world can attend concerts …
July 26 in Pop Culture History
1745 – “The greatest cricket match that was played in this part of England was on Friday, the 26th of last month, on Gosden Common, near Guildford, between eleven maids of Bramley and eleven maids of Hambledon, all dressed in white. The Bramley maids had blue ribbons and the Hambledon maids red ribbons on their heads. The Bramley girls got 119 notches and the Hambledon girls 127. There was …
July 25 in Pop Culture History
306 – Constantine I (Constantine The Great) was proclaimed Roman emperor by his troops.
1593 – Henry IV of France converted from Protestantism to Roman Catholicism.
1668 (Earthquake) China
1788 – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart completed his Symphony No. 40 in G minor.
1861 – The United States Congress passed the Crittenden-Johnson Resolution, stating that the war was being fought to preserve the Union and not to end slavery.
July 24 in Pop Culture History
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1567 – Mary, Queen of Scots, was forced to abdicate and replaced by her 1-year-old son James VI, after the sudden death of one husband and the quick marriage to another.
1823 – Slavery was abolished in Chile.
1847 – Brigham Young brought 148 Mormon pioneers into Salt Lake Valley, establishing Salt …
Dimitri Logothetis knows a thing or two about movies. Dimitri acted in a few movies as a child, including The Choirboys, New York, New York, and Victory at Entebbe. Dimitri has worn many hats in the entertainment industry, including producer, writer, and director.
We had the incredible opportunity to interview the busy director about his movies Kickboxer and his latest film Jiu Jitsu which stars, Nicolas Cage and is now streaming at #4 on Netflix.…
July 23 in Pop Culture History
1829 – In the United States, William Austin Burt patented (#5581X) the typographer, an early typewriter.
1926 – Fox Film bought the patents of the Movietone sound system, for recording sound onto film.
1961 – The Sandinista National Liberation Front was founded in Nicaragua.
1962 – Telstar relayed the first publicly transmitted, live, trans-Atlantic television program, featuring CBS’s Walter Cronkite and NBC’s Chet Huntley in New York, and the …