Keith

Today’s Big Question comes from Keith Bamberger, who asks, “What songs and albums would you recommend to introduce metal to someone born this century?” Thanks Keith! Link to original article here

The Who played their final show on their 1976 tour on Oct. 21, of that year at the Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto. It would end up being the last time Keith Moon would play with them for a paying audience. Keith did perform with the band again in a couple of special shows that […]

21st Oct 1976, Keith Moon played his last show with The Who at the end of a North American tour at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto. On September 7, 1978, Moon died of an overdose of a sedative Heminevrin, that had been prescribed to prevent seizures induced by alcohol withdrawal. More on Keith Moon here: http://www.thisdayinmusic.com/pages/keith_moon […]

7th September 1978, Keith Moon drummer with The Who, died of a overdose of heminevrin prescribed to combat alcoholism. A post-mortem confirmed there were 32 tablets in his system, 26 of which were undissolved. Moon had attended a party the night before organised by Paul McCartney for the launch of the The Buddy Holly Story […]

4th Sept 2015, Rolling Stones' guitarist Keith Richards told The New York Daily News that Rap music was for "tone deaf people." He went on to say "All they need is a drum beat and somebody yelling over it and they're happy. There's an enormous market for people who can't tell one note from another." […]

23rd August 1946, Born on this day, English drummer Keith Moon, The Who. With The Who he scored the 1965 UK No.2 single 'My Generation' plus over 20 other Top 40 hits, 1967 US No.9 single 'I Can See For Miles' and rock opera albums 'Tommy' && 'Quadrophenia'. Moon was voted the second-greatest drummer in […]

His creativity was remarkable. Today we are remembering the late Roger Keith “Syd” Barrett who passed away 12 years ago on July 7, 2006. Syd was an English musician, composer, singer, songwriter, and painter and is best known as a founding member of the band Pink Floyd. He was the lead singer, guitarist and principal […]

When legends collideā€¦.. On June 23, 1977, Led Zeppelin was playing a concert in Los Angeles. During the show, The Who’s drummer Keith Moon joined LZ onstage ‘dual drummer’ version of LZ songs “Rock And Roll” and “Moby Dick.” Moon didn’t have a drum set, he uses Bonham’s tympani drums. It would have been a […]

19th June 1968, The Rolling Stones scored their seventh UK No.1 single when ‘Jumpin Jack Flash’ hit the top of the charts. Keith Richards has stated that he and Jagger wrote the lyrics while staying at Richards’ country house, where they were awoken one morning by the sound of gardener Jack Dyer walking past the […]

It was 42 tears ago today, on May 14, 1976, that the music world lost Keith Relf. Keith is probably best known as a founding member of The Yardbirds and Renaissance Keith co-wrote many of the original Yardbirds songs “Shapes of Things”, “I Ain’t Done Wrong”, “Over Under Sideways Down” and “Happenings Ten Years Time […]


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