Day: May 12, 2018

4th May 1973, Led Zeppelin opened their 1973 North American tour, which was billed as the ‘biggest and most profitable rock & roll tour in the history of the United States’. The group would gross over $4 million from the dates, flying between gigs in ‘The Starship’ a Boeing 720 passenger jet, complete with bar, […]

We will start a sentence and let you end it. “Without James Brown….” James would have turned 85 years old today. For our younger friends, if you have never seen James perform, you really need to watch some of his videos. You will see where many, many of today’s stars got the idea. We lost […]

LIMP BIZKIT’s WES BORLAND Releases ‘Matadors & Daughters’ Single From ‘Astral Hand’ Album Read The Article

5th May 1942, Born on this day, Tammy Wynette, US Country singer, 1968 US No.19 and 1975 UK No.1 single ‘Stand By Your Man’. Known as the first lady of country music. Had the 1991 hit with The KLF ‘Justified and Ancient’ which became a No. 1 hit in eighteen countries. She died from cardiac […]

DOUG ALDRICH: ‘I Worked My Ass Off To Keep WHITESNAKE Alive’ Read The Article

Most of you will remember the hit by Steely Dan “FM”. But how many of you remember or even saw the movie it was the theme from? The movie “FM” opened in nationwide distribution in the US on May 3, 1978. The movie, about a radio station was a flop but it did have guest […]

Listen To METAL CHURCH’s Cover Of NAZARETH Classic ‘Please Don’t Judas Me’ From ‘Deep Cuts & Rarities’ Album Read The Article

The man in this picture is Dick Rowe. In the early 60’s, Dick worked for Decca Records in London. Dick is the man who famously (or infamously) decided not to sign The Beatles to a recording contract. It didn’t take long for him to realize his mistake. On May 5, 1963, acting on a tip, […]

5th May 1967, The Kinks released Waterloo Sunset as a single which went on to peak at No.2 on the UK chart. Songwriter and Kinks singer Ray Davies later stated that the song was originally entitled ‘Liverpool Sunset’, after his love for Liverpool and Merseybeat. More on Waterloo Sunset here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/waterloo_sunset Waterloo Sunset Ray Davies […]

Director DAVID LYNCH’s Son RILEY SWEENEY LYNCH Reaches Kickstarter Goal For Heavy Metal-Inspired Film ‘Black Earth’ Read The Article


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