Anniversary

3000th Party Planning

Hola Bitcholas, I posted about our 14th anniversary show last week. Actually, that's a bit of a misnomer; we discovered that last Friday was the 14th anniversary...we had no idea...but when we found out, we were kinda proud and felt the need to reflect. Anyway, I posted as much in the blog and the...
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Anniversary Snuggle?

Hola Bitcholas, Today happens to be the 14th Anniversary of the Mens Room. Miles, Ted and I landed in Seattle on this day in 2005 to start our show. So, here we are, 2978 shows later, wondering where the time has gone. It doesn't feel like 14 years. 14 years sounds like a long time, and I suppose...
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37 Years Ago: Judas Priest Kick Off The '80s With 'British Steel'

After releasing iconic albums like Sad WIngs of Destiny, Screaming for Vengeance, Defenders of the Faith and Painkiller , one would assume that Judas Priest could not set the bar any higher. Come April 14th, 1980, they exceeded expectations with the timeless album, British Steel . “When we were...
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34 Years Ago, Kirk Hammett Thought His Metallica Audition Was An April Fool's Joke

When Kirk Hammett first got the call from Exodus' manager Mark Whitaker asking him if he were interested in auditioning for Metallica on April 1st, 1983, he thought it was nothing more than an April Fool's prank and hung up on him. A second phone call from Whitaker proved that he wasn't kidding,...
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January 4th To Be Declared "Day Of The Doors"

As part of their 50th anniversary celebration, the mayor of Los Angeles will name January 4th as the "Day of The Doors ." Taking place under the original "Venice" sign, drummer Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore will be in attendance along with family members of late keyboardist Ray Manzarek...
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Stone Temple Pilots Members Pen Letter To Scott Weiland, One Year Since His Death

It might be hard to believe that it has already been one year since the death of Stone Temple Pilot 's Scott Weiland . In honor of his memory, on the one-year anniversary of his death (December 3rd, 2015) the surviving members of STP wrote a brief letter to their late friend on their website ,...
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17 Years Ago, Foo Fighters Release 'There Is Nothing Left To Lose'

It may be hard to believe, but The Foo Fighters have been around for over twenty years. It all started out as a pet project by Dave Grohl who decided to get back into music a year after his friend and Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain committed suicide . Now one of the band's most iconic albums, There...
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24 Years Ago: Alice In Chains Unearth 'Dirt'

When grunge had officially taken over the airwaves in the early '90s, the world was their oyster for bands like Nirvana , Pearl Jam , Soundgarden and Alice In Chains . On September 29th, 1992, Alice In Chains released their second album Dirt , which has often been regarded by fans and critics as...
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30 Years Ago: Cliff Burton Of Metallica Dies In Tragic Bus Crash

When they were first breaking out into the rock & metal scene, Metallica would soon grow to be one of the biggest, influential bands in the world. With Kill 'Em All, Ride the Lightning and Master of Puppets under their belts, many believed that James Hetfield , Lars Ulrich , Kirk Hammet and...
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The 'Nevermind' Baby Recreates Album Cover 25 Years Later

Nirvana 's Nevermind album is one of the most recognizable records in rock n' roll. Not only did it change the course of music forever, it also had one of the most iconic album covers to hit store shelves. In celebration for its 25th anniversary , Spencer Elden , the baby photographed on the...
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