Day: May 11, 2018

Happy birthday to Bob Seger, American singer-songwriter, guitarist and pianist born on 6th May 1945, who scored the 1977 hit ‘Night Moves’, the 1987 US No.1 single ‘Shakedown’, taken from the film Beverly Hills Cop II, and the 1995 hit single ‘We’ve Got Tonight’. Seger has sold more than 100 million records worldwide. Read it […]

JERRY CANTRELL Was Thinking About DAVID BOWIE While Writing ALICE IN CHAINS’ New Single Read The Article

On May 6, 1937, The Hindenburg airship crashed while trying to land / dock in New Jersey. 36 people lost their lives in the disaster. Years later, a photograph from this crash was used as the cover art for Led Zeppelin’s first album. You thought it looked familiar didn’t you? 81 years ago today. Read […]

SHINEDOWN Releases Documentary About Making Of ‘Attention Attention’ Album Read The Article

7th May 1966, The Mamas & the Papas started a three week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Monday Monday’, it made No.3 in the UK. The group was reported, as saying they all hated the song except for its writer John Phillips. The Mamas & the Papas won a Grammy Award […]

GODSMACK’s Intimate ‘iHeartRadio Live’ Concert To Be Streamed Via YouTube Read The Article

This post will fall under Rock and Roll history and Gear Porn. We know that all of our guitarist / musician friends will know what a “Fuzz Box” is. For this of you who don’t, a “Fuzz Box” is a device that goes between and electric guitar and an amplifier. It gives a distorted sound […]

AUGUST BURNS RED Releases ‘King Of Sorrow’ Video Read The Article

7th May 1971, ‘Moonage Daydream’ was released as a single by Arnold Corns, a band, formed by David Bowie the name of which was inspired by the Pink Floyd song ‘Arnold Layne’. This was one of Bowie’s side projects and something of a dry run for Ziggy Stardust. The song later reappeared on Ziggy Stardust […]

There are a number of artists who have had ups and downs in their careers. They many times will hope for a ‘comeback’ when they release a new record / single. On May 6, 1984, Tina Turner, who hadn’t been in the spotlight very much in the past few years, released her new single “What’s […]

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