History Has Been Made With an All-Female Best Rock Performance Grammy Nominee List

By |2020-11-25T12:24:30-06:00November 25th, 2020|

The 2021 Grammy Awards have announced the nominees and it has created quite the stir. Of course, there has been the usual debate over who was unfairly left out and who received their well-deserved nods from The Recording Academy. Additionally, there was been plenty of talk about history being made with this year's nominees. In Country music, Mickey Guyton has made history for being the first Black woman to ever be nominated in the Best Country Solo Performance category. Additionally, Rock music has proven historic with its Best Rock Performance nominee list. For the first time ever, the award has a [...]

Wolfgang Van Halen Reaches #1 on iTunes

By |2020-11-18T08:47:35-06:00November 18th, 2020|

#1 on @iTunes. Not just rock, but overall. I’m speechless. The response to Distance has been mind-blowing and I’m so thankful for each and every one of you. Know that the weight of this moment is not lost on me. Thank you. Wish you were here for this, Pop. pic.twitter.com/MTcHoEl0DV — Wolf Van Halen (@WolfVanHalen) November 17, 2020

Check Out Wolfgang Van Halen’s Amazing Tribute to His Dad

By |2020-11-17T09:23:22-06:00November 17th, 2020|

WOLFGANG VAN HALEN released a musical tribute to his dad yesterday.  It's his debut single "Distance", which he called an "open letter" to EDDIE VAN HALEN.  It includes the chorus, "No matter what the distance is, I will be with you."  And the video is old home movies of Eddie being an AMAZING dad to Wolfgang. It ends with a voicemail Eddie left for his son, praising the song and saying, quote, "I'm so proud of you and I love you so much.  Call me if you get a chance, I just want to hear your voice."   Wolfie says, quote, "As my pop continued to [...]

Twin Cities Summer Jam RETURNS

By |2020-11-13T07:33:20-06:00November 13th, 2020|

Zac Brown Band, Carrie Underwood, and Lynyrd Skynyrd Will Headline Twin Cities Summer Jam 2021 Minnesota’s Largest Outdoor Music Festival Releases Complete 2021 Lineup SHAKOPEE, MN (November 13, 2020) –Zac Brown Band, Carrie Underwood, and Lynyrd Skynyrd will headline Twin Cities Summer Jam on July 22-24, 2021 at Canterbury Park. The annual summer festival aims to bring the biggest acts in the music industry to a premier outdoor festival setting. The full festival lineup will also include artists Ashley McBryde, Brett Young, Kip Moore, Mitchell Tenpenny, Blanco Brown, Elvie Shane, The Fabulous Armadillos, Ian Munsick, and 32 Below. Zac Brown Band, [...]

Golfer Skips Ball Across Pond and Gets Hole in One

By |2020-11-11T09:54:44-06:00November 11th, 2020|

The Masters golf tournament officially starts tomorrow (Thursday), but plenty of golfers have gathered to get things going. One golfer -- Jon Rahm -- was at Augusta National yesterday (Tuesday) to take part in a long-time tradition of dropping a ball and trying to skip it across the pond at hole 16. Jon dropped the ball. Jon hit the ball with his 5-iron. The ball skipped across the pond… and went into the hole. No joke. He skipped a ball across a pond and hit a hole-in-one. It was just a practice shot, of course, but Rahm must be hoping his luck continues as [...]

A Guy Lost His Kindergarten Teaching Job Over His Tattoos and Surgically Blackened Eyes

By |2020-09-29T09:41:26-05:00September 29th, 2020|

Before you decide to make yourself look like the most frightening human being alive, maybe it's good to consider how it works with your career. There's a 35-year-old guy in Palaiseau, France named Sylvain Helaine.  And he recently lost his job as a kindergarten teacher. Why?  He's covered from head to toe in tattoos . . . and his eyes are surgically blackened to look like demon eyes.  So the kids were TERRIFIED when they saw him. One three-year-old in the preschool even had NIGHTMARES because of it.  That kid's parents complained, and he lost his kindergarten job.  He's still at [...]

Dr. Chaun Cox named growMANkato Celebrity Ambassador,

By |2020-09-28T15:25:17-05:00September 28th, 2020|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Maureen Gustafson 212 E Walnut Street, Suite 1 Mankato, MN 56001 507.389.4583 or 507.995.9459 [email protected] Dr. Chaun Cox named growMANkato Celebrity Ambassador, Hazy Hero IPA to Begin Brewing Sept. 30 Mankato, MN (September 28, 2020) –The Jonathan Zierdt Cancer Fund (JZCF) is pleased to announce that Dr. Chaun Cox of Mayo Clinic Health System has been named growMANkato’s Celebrity Ambassador to raise awareness for men’s health during the month of November. In addition, Mankato Brewery and Lupulin Brewing Company are teaming up again to brew Hazy Hero IPA, honoring the late Jonathan Zierdt, with a portion of [...]

UDO REUNITES WITH ACCEPT

By |2020-09-28T09:07:55-05:00September 28th, 2020|

Original Accept frontman Udo Dirkschneider has reunited with fellow former members of the band Stefan Kaufmann and Peter Baltes for a brand-new song and music video. Udo, Peter and Stefan reunited under the banner of Dirkschneider & The Old Gang to record the new track, that is entitled "Where The Angels Fly", and video for the song was released late last week. The U.D.O. Facebook page also noted about the track, "It also contains another aspect of the 'We Are One' philosophy: for the first time for ages, Udo Dirkschneider and Peter Baltes are singing together again on one song! "Next [...]

Local Elections Guide

By |2020-09-21T06:13:18-05:00September 21st, 2020|

The profiles of regional candidates running in the November 3 election, provided by the candidates themselves, are now available online at greatermankatoelections.com. Candidates were asked to complete an online profile, including biographical information and respond to an online questionnaire. The questionnaire enables voters to gauge a candidate’s perspective including the following areas: Understanding of the core responsibilities of the elected position Views on key issues and impact The role of public office and promoting business vitality and economic development Fiscal responsibility Open communication and accountability Compromise and consensus   Candidate profiles are available for the following races:      US Representative 1stDistrict [...]

RARITY: Rolling Stones With Jimmy Page Song Is Found

By |2020-07-23T09:46:24-05:00July 23rd, 2020|

Some are calling it the holy grail of rock and roll finds.  The Rolling Stones, with Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin guesting on lead guitar.  The Stones are releasing a multi-format, deluxe issue of their 1973 classic album, "Goats Head Soup" on September 4th.  They'll include this song, "Scarlet", as one of the ten bonus tracks.  Keith believes that he walked into a recording studio as Zeppelin was wrapping up.  The Stones were booked next, so Page stuck around.  Keith says the song was just a demo, but it came out good. (Source Delicious Audio) https://youtu.be/Fl0COtEG-TM

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