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30 Years Ago: Whitesnake Release ‘Slide It In’
Despite its far-from-stellar sales, Whitesnake’s sixth album, ‘Slide It In,’ which came out in late January 1984, is unquestionably the most pivotal record of the group’s long and storied career. It exists in two significantly different versions, due to a curious sequence of events that wound up dra…
46 Years Ago: Blue Cheer Release ‘Vincebus Eruptum’
To describe Blue Cheer, the first word that comes to mind is . . . loud! It was said that the band's sonic blast could "turn the air into cottage cheese." The classic "power trio" lineup of guitar, bass and drums is more than capable of knocking down a house,…
10 Things You May Not Know About Whataburger!
10. Fact: Cali-based Texas interloper In N Out will NEVER be as good as Whataburger. It's not a rival and doesn't even belong in the same sentence as Whataburger. Apologies for that first sentence. The only reason a true Texan likes having In N Out around is so all the foreigners (read non…
Brewery Opening Soon in Goliad?!?!? Hell Yes!!
Something new will soon be brewing in Goliad County.
The Goliad Brewing Company is preparing to turn on its brewing system - capable of producing about 6,000 barrels of beer per batch - and begin bottling its fermented beverage for distribution by mid-February.
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Jamaican Bob Sled Team Returns to the Winter Olympics!
Remember the 1990's Disney movie Cool Runnings? You remember, John Candy was the coach of a bunch of misfit Jamaican sprinters and comes up with a wild scheme that sprinters would make great bob sledders? Well, that movie was loosely based on actual events and the Jamaicans did make it to the…
26 Years Ago: David Lee Roth’s ‘Skyscraper’ Released
The spring and summer of 1986 bore witness to one of the most hostile public airings of dirty laundry in rock and roll history, courtesy of Van Halen and their recently departed lead vocalist, David Lee Roth, whom they had of course recently replaced with successful solo artist, Sammy Hagar...

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