Day: January 8, 2018

MICHAEL SCHENKER: ‘I Became Famous Without Asking For It’ Read The Article

Legendary concert promoter Bill Graham would have turned 87 years old today. Bill’s life started out in Germany and fled from Germany to escape the Holocaust. At age ten he settled in a foster home in the Bronx, New York. In the early 1960s, he moved to San Francisco, and, in 1965, began to manage […]

CORROSION OF CONFORMITY Guitarist On ‘No Cross No Crown’ Album: ‘We Aren’t Going To Toss Any Crap Out There’ Read The Article

8th Jan 1935, Born on this day, Elvis Aaron Presley, the King of rock ‘n’ roll. He had his first No.1 in 1956 with the US No.1 & UK No.2 single ‘Heartbreak Hotel’. His first UK No.1 single was in 1957, with ‘All Shook Up’. Presley went on to have over 100 US & UK […]

The little boy in this picture would help change popular music. For his tenth birthday, on Jan. 8, 1945, his mother took him to the the Tupelo Hardware Company to get him a birthday present. The story differs a little, but basically he wanted either a rifle or a bicycle for his present. His Mom […]

BRIAN TATLER On DIAMOND HEAD Being Called ‘Next LED ZEPPELIN’: ‘It Might Have Been A Little Bit Of Wishful Thinking’ Read The Article

GEOFF TATE Felt Weight Getting ‘Lifted Off’ His Shoulders After He Completed OPERATION: MINDCRIME Trilogy Read The Article

Very few people reach ‘Legend’ status in their lifetime. With that said. If he were still with us, David Robert Jones would have been celebrating his 69th birthday today. When David started performing, he used the stage name Davy Jones. The problem with that was there was already a Davy Jones who was very popular, […]

GENE SIMMONS Hints At Possible New Episodes Of ‘Gene Simmons Family Jewels’ Read The Article

One of The Doors founding members, guitarist and songwriters, Robby Krieger has 72 candles on his birthday cake today. Robby started his music career playing trumpet and some piano. While he was attending a private school, Menlo School in Menlo Park, California, as a boarding student, there was study time at night that allowed him […]

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