On December 21st, 1968 – Deep Purple performed at the Fillmore East in New York City. Deep Purple were touring in support of their second studio album: The Book of Taliesyn. Whoa!
On this day in 1979 – Blackfoot hits #38 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with their hit Train, Train. This song is featured on the second studio album from Blackfoot, released in 1979: Strikes. This is a spectacular Southern Rock album, in my Metal opinion.
On December 21st, 1984 – The comedy film Johnny Dangerously was released to wide-screen theaters, via 20th Century Fox. Johnny Dangerously includes a star-studded cast of: Michael Keaton, Joe Piscopo, Marilu Henner, Maureen Stapleton, Peter Boyle, Griffin Dunne, Dom DeLuise, Danny DeVito, Alan Hale, Jr., and NFL legend Dick Butkus. This comedy film was directed by Amy Heckerling.
On this day in 1985 – Heart reached the top of the Billboard 200 Albums Chart for the first and only time, with their self-titled studio album. Heart only spent one week at number one.
On December 21st, 1990 – The mighty Iron Maiden performed at Westfalenhallen in Dortmund, Germany. Iron Maiden were touring in support of their eighth studio album: No Prayer For The Dying. This Iron Maiden album kicks 100% absolute Metal ass. Yes, it does.
On this day in 1991 – Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody topped the UK Singles Chart for the second time, entering the chart at #1. This iconic song was re-released as a single worldwide, after Queen’s legendary vocalist Freddie Mercury passing away one month earlier.
(Photo Credit: Fox Network)
On this day in KISStory – KISS made a guest appearance on Family Guy where they appeared in a holiday special: A Very Special Family Guy Freakin’ Christmas. This was the 16th episode of the third season of Family Guy on the Fox Network.
Photo credit: Seether Facebook – From L to R: John Humphrey, Shaun Morgan and Dale Stewart.
On December 21st, 1978, Shaun Morgan was born, in South Africa. Happy Rockin’ birthday, Shaun! Hell, yeah and whoa! Shaun Morgan is famously known as the co-founder, singer, songwriter and guitarist for the Alternative Rock/Metal band Seether.
The dynamic Seether have released six album since 2002, with Isolate And Medicate being their newest release on July 1st, 2014. Seether and Papa Roach will be touring together, in 2015. For more info on this tour and Seether, click here: Seether.com.
LONG LIVE METAL.
LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.