Day: May 13, 2018

2nd May 1969, The Who gave a press preview of their new rock opera ‘Tommy’ at Ronnie Scott’s in London, England. The double album about a “deaf, dumb and blind boy” who becomes the leader of a messianic movement, was the first musical work to be billed overtly as a rock opera. In 1998 it […]

When you have a need you must fulfill, it is best to make sure no one else gets hurt. With that being said… On April 30, 1976, The Who’s resident loon, Keith Moon paid nine different New York cabdrivers $100.00 each to block off a full city block. This allowed the Keith to throw all […]

METALLICA’s ROBERT TRUJILLO, KIRK HAMMETT Perform ABBA’s ‘Dancing Queen’ In Stockholm (Video) Read The Article

It was 35 years ago today that the music world lost one of the most influential musicians ever. We are talking about McKinley Morganfield, who you will know better as Muddy Waters. While people like Little Richard, Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis and others are considered the Fathers of Rock and Roll, Muddy Waters is […]

AT THE GATES: EPK For ‘To Drink From The Night Itself’ Album Read The Article reDiscover Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers’ You’re Gonna Get It! Released in 1978, Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers’ second album, You’re Gonna Get It!, earned a fanbase and revealed Petty’s emerging songwriting skills. Read it here

On May 1, 1975, The Rolling Stones announced their “Tour of the Americas.” They did it in an unusual way, by playing ‘Brown Sugar’ live on a moving flatbed truck down 5th Avenue in New York City. That was 43 years ago today. We’re not sure what tickets cost for this tour but we will […]

3rd May 1933, Born on this day, James Brown ‘Soul Brother No.1’, (1966 US No.8 and UK No.13 single ‘It’s A Man’s World’, 1986 UK No.5 single ‘Living In America’, 1963 album ‘Live At The Apollo’). Brown demanded extreme discipline from his musicians and dancers, and had the practice of assessing fines on members of […]

Video: IHSAHN Performs EMPEROR’s ‘I Am The Black Wizards’ In Melbourne, Australia Read The Article

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