Day: August 5, 2018

TIMO KOTIPELTO Says STRATOVARIUS Plans To Release New Studio Album In 2019 Read The Article

5th August 1975, Drummer Sandy West and guitarist Joan Jett formed the first ever all female heavy rock band after being introduced by producer Kim Fowley. The Runaways released four studio albums, among its best known songs: ‘Cherry Bomb’, ‘Queens of Noise’ and a cover of The Velvet Underground’s ‘Rock n Roll’. More here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/runaways […]

TARJA TURUNEN On Her Relationship With Ex-NIGHTWISH Bandmates: ‘They Have Their Own Life, I Have My Own Life. Everything Is Fine’ Read The Article

GLENN HUGHES: If A Window Opens For BLACK COUNTRY COMMUNION To Make Fifth Album, Count Me In Read The Article

APOCALYPTICA’s Next Album Will Probably Be All Instrumental, Says EICCA TOPPINEN Read The Article

The Beatles released their LP titled “Revolver” in the UK on Aug. 5, 1966. It would be released in the US 3 days later on the 8th. The album’s title, like that of Rubber Soul, was a pun, referring to both a kind of handgun and the “revolving” motion of the record as it is […]

5th August 1965, The Beatles were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Help!’ The group’s eighth consecutive UK No.1 single. John Lennon later stated he wrote the lyrics of the song to express his stress after the Beatles’ quick rise to success. “I was fat and depressed and I was crying out for […]

SEBASTIAN BACH: ‘There’s Exciting Things Happening For Me On The Record-Label Front’ Read The Article

The Beatles LP “Revolver” which was released 52 years ago today in the UK, included the song “Eleanor Rigby”. The song was written by Paul McCartney and many people have often wondered who she was, or why that name for the song. Paul at first said it was a name that came to him and […]

MEGADETH Bassist Says His Upcoming ‘More Life With Deth’ Book Will Include ‘Largely Untold’ Stories From 1980s Read The Article


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