Day: April 8, 2018

DEF LEPPARD Guitarist VIVIAN CAMPBELL Becomes Northern Ireland Hospice Ambassador Read The Article

It may not have been the most important ‘meeting’ in the history of Rock and Roll, but we would say it was in the top 5… On April 7, 1962, a couple of unknown London musicians went to a show by Alexis Korner’s Blues Incorporated at the Ealing Jazz Club. The two musicians met another […]

8th April 1967, John Lennon took his Rolls Royce to coachbuilders J.P. Fallon Ltd in Surrey to enquire if they could paint his car in psychedelic colours. This was based on an idea by Marijke Koger (“The Fool” who was a member of Dutch team of gypsy artists). J.P. Fallon commissioned Steve Weaver’s pattern of […]

TREMONTI: More ‘A Dying Machine’ Album Details Revealed Read The Article

BLACK SABBATH Drummer BILL WARD On Writing Poems To Each Of His Art Pieces (Video) Read The Article

Aerosmith released their 3rd and most successful LP “Toys In The Attic” on April 8, 1975. Its first single, “Sweet Emotion”, was released a month later in May, and the second single, “Walk This Way” was released in Aug. in the same year. Steven Tyler said that his original idea for the album cover was […]

MELVINS: ‘Embrace The Rub’ Video Released Read The Article

Remember Paul McCartney and Stevie Wonder singing “Ebony and Ivory”? It wasn’t always that easy. Petula Clark did her first and only US TV special on April 8, 1968. It was called “Petula” and was on NBC. Petula’s featuring guest star was Harry Belafonte. The two performed a duet on an antiwar song she’d written […]

METALLICA’s LARS ULRICH: ‘We Don’t Have Major Basket Cases In This Band’ Read The Article

8th April 1977, CBS released the self- titled first album by The Clash in the UK. The album is widely celebrated as one of the greatest punk albums of all time. CBS in the US refused to release it until 1979 and Americans bought over 100,000 imported copies of the record making it one of […]

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