The Pretty Reckless: Their Number One Songs

The Pretty Reckless have made a significant impact in the rock world in the past decade. The band, fronted by Taylor Momsen, has scored seven number-one hits on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Airplay chart. Their number-one songs “Death By Rock And Roll” and “And So It Went” made them the first female-fronted band to have back-to-back number-ones on this chart. The Pretty Reckless is also the first female-fronted band to score six number ones on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Airplay chart. The

Lollapalooza: 30+ Years of Headliners/Notable Acts

Lollapalooza was first launched on July 18, 1991. Originally launched as a farewell tour for Jane’s Addiction, the festival has had a unique history from its initial run from 1991 to 1997. It was then revived in 2003, canceled in 2004 but has been active from 2005 to today. In the video below, Jane’s Addiction frontman and Lollapalooza founder Perry Farrell offers a brief history of the festival. Perry talks about the definition of the word “Lollapalooza” and says, “I thought about that and I

13 Iconic Musicians Knighted by Queen Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth II recognized many individuals with honors of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. During her legendary reign as Queen, she knighted a number of popular musicians. Here is a brief explainer on the various levels of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire. Per the U.K.’s official Honours System website, the following are the five title distinctions in order of importance the British Monarchy can bestow upon individuals for their non-combative contributions to th

'The Masked Singer': Every Rock Star Contestant

The Masked Singer has been on the air in the United States since 2019 and has been a hit for Fox. Since its debut, it has aired ten seasons and well over 100 episodes. The premise of the show finds a wide range of celebrities in a singing competition. The catch is they’re wearing elaborate costumes disguising their identity. Hosted by Nick Cannon, the series features a celebrity panel that tries to guess the identity of each contestant. The recurring celebrity panel includes Ken Jeong, Jenny Mc

'My Cousin Vinny': 15 Hilarious Quotes from the Iconic Comedy

My Cousin Vinny hit theaters on March 13, 1992. It would go on to gross a respectable $52.9 million at the box office. However, the comedy took on a life of its own thanks to film rentals and countless airings on cable. The film was anchored by outstanding performances from Joe Pesci as the titular Vinny Gambini. He is called upon by his cousin Bill (Ralph Macchio) to represent him and his friend, Stan (Mitchell Whitfield), in a trial for a murder they did not commit. Initially, when questioned

5 Corey Taylor Quotes to Live By

Corey Taylor is one of the most prominent figures in rock today and for good reason: He always has something interesting to say, and it seems like that trait isn’t something that’s waning with age. One of the funniest things Taylor said in 2023 was his rant against a certain Beatles song. That song? The 1967 stand-alone single “All You Need Is Love.” In fact, his hatred led to him writing “All I Want Is Hate” for his second solo album CMF2. In an August appearance on the Zach Sang Show, Taylor

5 of Rock's Funniest Songs

Rock and Roll is many things: Cool, loud, in-your-face, and, sometimes funny. One of the best examples of this comes via The Offspring, whose fifth studio album, Americana, was released on November 17, 1998. The album was a big hit for the band. Americana sold 198,000 copies in the United States during its first week of release. It went on to sell over 10 million copies worldwide. Five million copies alone were sold in the United States. Dexter Holland summarized the album’s overall sentiment

Sesame Street: 6 Classic Performances from the Iconic Children's Show

Sesame Street premiered on November 10, 1969. For over 50 years, the iconic children’s show has been educating and entertaining countless people all over the world. The show was the brainchild of Joan Ganz Cooney, Lloyd Morrisett and Jim Henson. Sesame Street featured some of Henson’s most popular Muppet characters. Among them were Big Bird, Bert, Ernie, Cookie Monster, Grover and Oscar the Grouch. Over the show’s history, more and more characters were added. Some of these characters went on

8 Celebrities You May Have Forgotten Were Veterans

There are a number of notable rockers and other celebrities who served in the military. However, there are also a number of entertainers you may not remember also enlisted. This Veterans Day, we take a look at some celebrities you may have forgotten were also veterans. But First, Some Facts About Veterans Day! Per the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Veterans Day is observed on November 11 to honor the end of World War I. While the Treaty of Versailles officially brought an end to WW
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