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COVID-19 Vaccine Info for Pitt, Onslow and Craven Counties

COVID-19 Vaccine Info for Pitt, Onslow and Craven Counties

Pitt County: The Health Department now has a sign-up or waitlist option available online for people 75 or older. Once you’re on the list, there’s no guarantee of an appointment, but you eill be contacted when more vaccines are available. Visit the website here or call 252-902-2300.  Onslow County: The Onslow County Health Department is vaccinating individuals who are…read more »

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Today’s Good News 1-25-21

Today’s Good News 1-25-21

A longtime pizza delivery driver in Indiana got a new car after people in his town pooled their money and gave him $19,000.  He’s been delivering pizzas for 31 years, and was driving a beat-up ’93 Oldsmobile.  Now he’s driving a 2017 Chevy Malibu……………..In other pizza-related good news:  An anonymous group has been donating dozens of pizzas to random…read more »

Rock News Randoms 1-25-21

Rock News Randoms 1-25-21

CHEAP TRICK will release a new single, “Light Up The Fire”, on Thursday, January 28. Bernie Sanders is everywhere….including in a collection of classic rock album cover memes. Enjoy here. Here’s a new ANN WILSON single, “Tender Heart”, which dropped on Friday.  TWISTED SISTER‘s DEE SNIDER is now in the studio, recording his next solo album.   What POLICE song did STING hate so…read more »

Today’s Good News 1-22-21

Today’s Good News 1-22-21

A waiter at an Indian restaurant in Missouri turned down a $2,021 tip the other day.  The customers who gave it to him were doing a “Venmo Challenge” thing after they raised money online. He thanked them but said he’s doing okay, and knows a lot of other restaurant workers aren’t.  So he asked them to hang onto the money .…read more »

January is National Blood Donor Month – Here’s How to Help

January is National Blood Donor Month – Here’s How to Help

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a serious blood shortage across our area and the rest of the US. That means blood donation is crucial now more than ever. WSFL stopped by the Havelock Moose Family Center on Friday, January 8th where a blood drive was taking place and took a look at what…read more »

Today’s Good News 1-21-21

Today’s Good News 1-21-21

Last year, a woman in Seattle started a group called Community Loaves that bakes bread for food banks.  And at first, only a few people were doing it.  But now over 500 home bakers are involved, and their most recent delivery was 1,300 loaves……………A teacher in Iowa started building desks for kids who didn’t have one at home.  Then…read more »

Rock News Randoms 1-21-21

Rock News Randoms 1-21-21

GENE SIMMONS says money is NOT the root of all evil . . . LACK of money is.  Somebody did a video mashup they called “James Hetfield and the News”.  It mixes the music of HUEY LEWIS‘ “Hip To Be Square” with JAMES HETFIELD singing “Enter Sandman”. There’s also a little MEGADETH and JUDAS PRIEST tossed in there too. MALCOLM YOUNG from AC/DC once punched out GEEZER BUTLER from BLACK…read more »

Today’s Good News 1-20-21

Today’s Good News 1-20-21

It’s one thing when a massive company like Starbucks does this.  But now a small coffee shop in Kentucky is giving free coffee to frontline workers for the entire month of January.  It all happened because their landlord waived their rent this month, and asked them to use the money to do something nice for people……….. A handyman…read more »

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Bad Religion Share Previously Unreleased ‘Emancipation Of The Mind’

Bad Religion Share Previously Unreleased ‘Emancipation Of The Mind’

In time with the inauguration of President Joe Biden, Bad Religion shared their previously unreleased song “Emancipation Of The Mind” and its music video. “Emancipation Of The Mind” is an outtake from the punk rock icons’ critically acclaimed 2019 album Age Of Unreason. “I think the song really is a celebration of enlightenment values that…read more »

Metallica Producer Bob Rock Sells Rights To ‘Black Album’

Metallica Producer Bob Rock Sells Rights To ‘Black Album’

Metallica producer Bob Rock has sold his rights to a catalog of 43 songs to Hipgnosis Songs Fund Limited. The catalog includes tracks from the metal band’s legendary album “Black Album,” which has sold more than 30 million copies, as well as songs he produced for Canadian singer Michael Bublé. “I put my heart and…read more »

KISS’ Gene Simmons: Lack Of Money Is The Root Of All Evil

KISS’ Gene Simmons: Lack Of Money Is The Root Of All Evil

Lack of money is the root cause of all evil, according to KISS bassist and vocalist Gene Simmons. In an interview with American Songwriter, Simmons spoke about the immense fortune he has amassed over decades of his music career. Simmons said he has worked for every penny he has, adding, “I should be the one…read more »

Jimmy Page Reflects On Work As Session Musician

Jimmy Page Reflects On Work As Session Musician

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page recently spoke about the time before he co-founded the legendary band, when he served as session musician. Speaking with GQ, Page recalled recording the theme song for the James Bond movie Goldfinger with John Barry’s orchestra. “The full orchestra sounded absolutely amazing, but then Shirley Bassey arrived,” shared Page. “It…read more »

Sublime To Release Graphic Novel In Partnership With Z2 Comics

Sublime To Release Graphic Novel In Partnership With Z2 Comics

Z2 Comics has announced that a new graphic novel about the Long Beach reggae rock/ska punk band Sublime will be released in June. The book, titled “Sublime: $5 at the Door,” is described as a “heartfelt anthology” and “Xanadu meets Superbad.” “When you grow up in SoCal like I did, Sublime’s music is this powerful…read more »

Weezer Share ‘All My Favorite Songs’ From Newly Announced Album

Weezer Share ‘All My Favorite Songs’ From Newly Announced Album

Weezer have shared “All My Favorites Songs” the first song from the band’s new album OK Human, which is set drop next week. “All my favorite songs are slow and sad/All my favorite people make me mad,” Rivers Cuomo sings while playing piano. “Everything that feels so good is bad, bad, bad/All my favorite songs…read more »

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