Sunday, March 23, 2014

Episode 129 - 1994 Year in Review Part 1

We're back this week with part 1 of our 2 part 1994 Year in Review. In this episode, Aaron and Chris take a look at the facts, figures, cultural events, and new stories that shaped 1994 with an excellent soundtrack as a compliment. Lots to cover!

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Intro Song:
Buckethead– Welcome to Bucketheadland – Giant Robot

Geeks of the week:
Facebook: East Side Gamblers, Derik Novak, Matt Ashcraft, Jason Thomas Broadrick, Gino Ames, Chris Karam, Union, Heavy Rock

Twitter: Steve, MusicMagsAndWax, theprettyfilth, John Corabi, Collins
Facts & Figures:
Average Monthly Rent $533.00 Cost of a gallon of Gas$1.09 Loaf of Bread $1.59

January 6 – In Detroit, MichiganNancy Kerrigan is clubbed on the right leg by an assailant, under orders from figure skating rival Tonya Harding's ex-husband.
January 11 - The Superhighway Summit is held at UCLA's Royce Hall. It is the first conference to discuss the growing information superhighway and is presided over by U.S. Vice President Al Gore.

King's X - Complain - Dogman (1/18)

January 17 – The 1994 Northridge earthquakemagnitude 6.7, hits the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles at 4:31 a.m., killing 72 and leaving 26,029 homeless.
January 21 – Lorena Bobbitt is found not guilty by reason of insanity on charges of mutilating her husband John.
Dio- Strange Highways (U.S.) - "Strange Highways" (1/26)
Prong- Snap Your Fingers Snap Your Neck - Cleansing (1/25)
Black Sabbath – I Witness – Cross Purposes (1/28)

Widowmaker– Stand by for Pain – Stand by for Pain (n/a)

Break Return Song:
Corrosion of Conformity – Clean My Wounds – Deliverance

TV Discussion
Motley Crue - Poison Apples - Motley Crue (3/15)
Yngwie Malmsteen – Never  Die – The Seventh Sign (3/15)
Pantera - Far Beyond Driven - "I'm Broken" (3/22)

April 8 - Kurt Cobain, songwriter and frontman for the band Nirvana, is found dead at his Lake Washington home, apparently of a single self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Offspring- Smash - "It'll Be a Long Time" (4/8)

February 1 - Punk rock band Green Day releases their album Dookie, which will eventually sell over 20 million copies worldwide.
April 19 – A Los Angeles jury awards $3.8 million to Rodney King for violation of his civil rights.
Love/Hate - Let's Rumble - "Spinning Wheel"

May 10 - Illinois executes serial killer John Wayne Gacy by lethal injection for the murder of 33 young men and boys.

Pride & Glory - "The Chosen One" (5/1)
Cheap Trick – You’re All I Wanna Do – Woke Up with a Monster (5/4)
Enuff Z'nuff - 1985 - "Fingers On It" (5/2)

Break Return Song:
Alice in Chains – Don’t Follow – Jar of Flies

June 12 – Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Lyle Goldman are murdered outside the Simpson home in Los Angeles, CaliforniaO.J. Simpson is later acquitted of the killings, but is held liable in a civil suit.
June 17 – NFL star O.J. Simpson and his friend Al Cowlings flee from police in his white Ford Bronco. The low-speed chase ends at Simpson's Brentwood, Los Angeles, California mansion, where he surrenders.
Shandi’s Addiction – Kiss My Ass: Classic Kiss Regrooved – “Calling Dr. Love” (6/21)
Helmet- Milquetoast - Betty (6/21)
Kyuss- Welcome to Sky Valley - "Gardenia" (6/28)

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