“We love you dearly, and we would like to thank you for 40 years of a really great time”, Tom Petty told the Hollywood Bowl audience just a week before his death. Watch Petty close his final show with “American Girl”.
28 years ago on July 4th, 1988, a minivan carrying 4 professional wrestlers plunged off a bridge and into a creek in Lewisporte, Newfoundland. Among the 3 fatalities in the accident was American wrestling star Adrian Adonis. How did the charismatic heavyweight go from Wrestlemania III to a small time Newfoundland tour just over a year later?
As the rock n’ roll world mourns the tragic passing of Lemmy Kilmister of Motörhead, we figured the most suitable Atlantic Canadian salute would be a bootleg tape recording of Motörhead’s first and only performance in St. John’s, NL on February 3rd, 1988.
Members of Monsterbator, The Darts, Kujo and Casual Male take the stage tonight at The Rockhouse in St. John’s, NL as Experience The Stooges: an homage to the legendary proto-punk pioneers.