Usually our What’s Trending Wednesday post covers a CURRENT trending topic, however in honor of TicketNetwork.com’s 8th Anniversary we're rewinding 8 years to see what was happening during the final week of September 2007.
1. The Foo Fighters release "Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace"
The Foo Fighters, led by former Nirvana drummer Dave Grohl debuted their sixth studio album on September 25, 2007. The album reached platinum status in five countries and was certified gold by the RIAA here in the States. However, the album’s greatest accomplishment may very well have been its 2008 Grammy Award for Best Rock Album. With the release of Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace, fans were introduced to a slew of popular tracks, including the singles “The Pretender” “Long Road to Ruin,” and “Cheer Up, Boys (Your Make Up Is Running).” As with other Foo Fighters albums, Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace featured a mix of electric and acoustic songs.
Last week was a busy one in New York; Pope Francis visited the Big Apple for the first time, the Giants had their first victory after beginning the season 0-2, and the Yankees continued to battle it out for first place in the American League East. Even with all of that going on, the biggest story to come out of the city may have been Pizza Rat. What exactly is Pizza Rat? Well, he or she is a rat who attempted to bring a slice of pizza down the stairs of a New York City subway station. Someone captured the event on video and uploaded it to YouTube. Quickly going viral, the clip has already garnered well over 6 million views on the video-sharing website.
New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra passed away in his sleep late Tuesday night in West Caldwell, New Jersey. He was 90 years old.
Yogi Berra was one of baseball’s most beloved players of all-time, playing almost his entire 19-year career with the New York Yankees from 1946 until 1963. Often regarded as one the greatest catchers in Major League Baseball history, during his tenure in pinstripes, Berra was selected to the All-Star team during 15 seasons, including 14 consecutive seasons between 1948 and 1961. Berra was also the AL MVP three times, in 1951, 1954, and 1955.
Last month, One Direction announced they will begin an extended hiatus “at some point next year,” which came as a shock to 1D fans across the globe. As upset as the band’s millions of fans were to hear this, they knew there was a silver lining to all of this; One Direction was to release a new album before they begin their hiatus. Well now, new details about the upcoming album have emerged.
With the specifics coming via a 15-second video uploaded to the group’s Twitter account, it is now known the album will be titled Made In the A.M. Currently available for pre-order, barring any setbacks, the album will be released on November 13 of this year.
Compiled and edited by James Hodges
Bucket List Venue: Madison Square Garden - NY, NY
Why I need to see this venue: I recently moved to the northeast from Seattle and I've always wanted to attend an event at Madison Square Garden. I wouldn't care if it was a concert, basketball game, or hockey game. I just want to enjoy the experience, take in the history, but most importantly be able to say I've been to MSG!