Day: July 9, 2018

SEBASTIAN BACH: ‘I Don’t Understand How Anybody Would Accept A Reality-Show Host As President’ Read The Article

CLUTCH’s NEIL FALLON Says Playing Live Is ‘The Only Exercise’ He Gets All Day While On Tour Read The Article

There are those who would say the ‘Rock and Roll” era officially started on July 9, 1955. Here’s why: Bill Haley and the Comets’ “Rock Around The Clock,” which was a minor hit the previous year, landed in the top spot on the charts that day after being included in the juvenile delinquent movie “The […]

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JOHN RICCI On EXCITER’s Upcoming Reunion Record: ‘We Can’t Come Out With A Weak Album’ Read The Article

It became an American institution. One of the great parts of a generation and growing up in the USA. On July 9, 1956, Dick Clark made his debut as host of Bandstand on Philadelphia TV station WFIL. He took over from Bob Horn, who had been charged with driving while intoxicated during a highly-publicized police […]

STEVE ‘ZETRO’ SOUZA Doesn’t Foresee EXODUS Retiring Anytime Soon: ‘I’m Not Tired Of This Yet’ Read The Article

Sometimes the record company is right…. When the new Billboard Top 100 Chart came out on July 9, 1988, Cheap Trick hit the #1 spot for the first and only time with the song “The Flame.” It would spend two weeks at the top. When guitarist Rick Nielsen first heard the song, he hated it, […]

TUOMAS HOLOPAINEN Has ’70, 80 Percent Of The Material Written’ For Next NIGHTWISH Album Read The Article

9th July 1971, David Bowie started recording sessions at Trident Studios in London, for what would become the concept album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars. The character of Ziggy was initially inspired by British rock ‘n’ roll singer Vince Taylor, whom Bowie met after Taylor had had a […]

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