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Being on the road as an up and coming band in the early 70’s was never easy. Club owners / promoters were always looking for ways to screw the band. On April 30, 1970, The Allman Brothers Band had a problem: The following is an article that was written by David J. Krajicek and appeared […]

In 1972, Stephen Stills formed a new band called ‘Manassas’ and on April 12 they released their debut double LP of the same name. The album debuted on the Billboard Top LP’s chart for the week ending April 29, 1972 and eventually peaked at #4 in June. Stills’ album shared the Top 10 with an […]

Frank Zappa and The Mothers of Invention released the live LP “Just Another Band from L.A” on March 26, 1972. The record was recorded live on August 7, 1971 in Pauley Pavilion on the campus of UCLA in Los Angeles. A notable inclusion on this album is “Billy the Mountain”, Zappa’s long, narrative parody of […]

The Jimi Hendrix LP “Band of Gypsys” was released on March 25, 1970. It was a live album by Jimi Hendrix and the first without his original group, The Jimi Hendrix Experience. It was recorded at the Fillmore East in New York City with Billy Cox on bass and Buddy Miles on drums. This grouping […]

Happy Saint Patrick’s day! Do you have a favourite Irish band or singer? Read it here

The Allman Brothers Band started out as the opening band for Johnny Winter and Elvin Bishop for 3 nights, March, 11, 12 & 13, 1971 at the Fillmore East in new York City. Although Winter was billed as the headliner, by the third night, the 13th, the ABB were closing the show. On the 12th […]

9th March 2007, Brad Delp lead singer of US rock band Boston committed suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning in at his home in the New Hampshire town of Atkinson. He died from the smoke of two charcoal grills he’d lit inside his sealed master bathroom. He was found by police lying on a pillow on […]

Alice Cooper (the band) released their third LP “Love It to Death”on March 8, 1971. It was the band’s first commercially successful album, and is considered to be where the band first consolidated its aggressive hard-rocking sound. The album’s best-known track, “I’m Eighteen”, was released as a single to test the band’s commercial viability before […]

The J. Geils Band former lead vocalist and frontman Peter Wolf is celebrating his 72nd birthday today. Peter originally planned a career as an artist, but he got a job in the late 1960s as a disc jockey on Boston FM radio station WBCN and began exploring his interest in blues and rhythm and blues […]

6th March 2010, Mark Linkous, frontman with US band Sparklehorse committed suicide by shooting himself in the heart outside a friend’s house in Knoxville, Tennessee. In 1996 Linkous “died” for two minutes after ingesting a mix of Valium and antidepressants while supporting Radiohead on tour in the UK. He recovered, but the incident left him […]


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