Tag Archives: White House

President Trump and Mariano Rivera walk out to Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” for Medal of Freedom ceremony

Posted by on September 17, 2019

Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” blasted over the White House speakers yesterday (16th). The song was an homage to former New York Yankees pitcher Mariano “Sandman” Rivera, which he used as his entrance theme song for years. Metallica even made an appearance at Yankee Stadium to perform the famous “black album” track when the pitcher officially retired […]

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President Obama praises Finland for “heavy metal” and “good governance”

Posted by on May 13, 2016

Earlier today President Obama welcomed the leaders of five Nordic nations, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, and Iceland, to the Nordic Summit at the White House. Climate change, countering violent extremism, the refugee crisis, and Russian aggression, were all on the agenda for the summit, but more importantly when President Obama was addressing Finnish president Sauli Niinistö, […]

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White House Backs Performance Radio Royalties

Posted by on March 17, 2011

This past Tuesday, President Obama’s administration made numerous recommendations to Congress regarding online piracy, counterfeiting, and on-air broadcasting. Among their recommendations was support for the Performance Rights Act, the highly debated legislation that would pay artists and musicians (not just publishers and song writers) when their music is played on FM and AM radio. It […]

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