Rye the Lightning: 5 Things to Know Before Trying Metallica's Latest Spirit

Metallica, like many other bands, expanded their portfolio by entering the spirit game with their brand Blackened American Whiskey. Since launching in 2018, Blackened American Whiskey has won a number of awards and has introduced a variety of offerings with their latest being a Kentucky straight rye double cask finished whiskey aptly named Rye The Lightning. At the helm of Rye The Lightning is Master Distiller & Blender Rob Dietrich, a man who loves the craft of making whiskey as much as he lov

Dexter Holland & 4 Other Commencement Speeches from Rock Stars

‘Tis the season…graduation season, that is. From high school to college, many students are now celebrating their hard work by donning their cap and gown and receiving their diplomas. For some very lucky grads, their commencement will feature a speech from a high-profile figure, from distinguished alumni to heads of state and even heads of rock bands. In honor of graduation season, check out these great commencement speeches from some of the biggest names in rock.

'Karen Metal' is Exactly What You Think It Is (And It Kinda Slaps)

“Karen” videos remain a popular genre on various social media platforms, and one brilliant person has decided to take these horrendous, obnoxious women and turn them into heavy metal singers. YouTuber Andre Antunes is the force behind “Karen Metal” in which he takes a viral “Karen” video and sets it to a metal riff. Truthfully, we’d be lying if we said his songs aren’t brilliant and oddly catchy. Considering the plethora of “Karen” videos out there, he could easily expand this genre into litera

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

My Cousin Vinny hit theaters on March 13, 1992. While it would go on to gross a respectable $52.9 million at the box office, the comedy took on a life of its own thanks to film rentals and countless airing on cable. The film was anchored by outstanding performances from Joe Pesci as the titular Vinny Gambini, who 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. My Cousin Vinny would also s

Fleetwood Mac's 'Rumours': 30 Facts About the Iconic Album

Rumours, the landmark album from Fleetwood Mac, is an absolute monster, both critically and commercially. There are countless breakup songs across the musical landscape, but Rumours — released on February 4, 1997 — is much more than that; it’s a breakup album that happens to be dripping with the band’s coked-out excess. The making of Rumours, of course, is famous for everyone in the band breaking up with each other and its other “indulgences.” (AKA: So much cocaine it would make Tony Montana bl

Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert: 5 Best Performances

Freddie Mercury left this Earth on November 24, 1991. While he left a void in the rock landscape that is still felt today, his inspiration has transcended his era, and he continues to influence new generations of music fans. He also transcended musical genres: about five months after his death, Queen, along with an all-star lineup, put on The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert for AIDS Awareness. The concert was held at Wembley Stadium before a massive crowd of 72,000. Proceeds from the show went

80 Essential Hits of the '80s

The ’80s were a transformative time for music from the launch of MTV to seeing the rise of pop and rock icons like Madonna, Michael Jackson, U2, Bon Jovi, Def Leppard and many more. With The Final Countdown: 80 Essential Hits of the ’80s, we explore some of the biggest songs from the aforementioned artists and take a look at the decade’s biggest one-hit wonders, greatest duets and collaborations and see just how much film and film soundtracks had an impact on the culture. (Spoiler: It’s a lot!)
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