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Prince & The Revolution – Let’s Go Crazy (Official Music Video)

On 29 September 1984, Prince and the Revolution started a two-week run at the top of the Billboard Hot 100 with ‘Let’s Go Crazy’, his second US No.1, and a No.7 hit in the UK. The high-energy track opened both the album and the film, ‘Purple Rain’. Prince & The Revolution – Let’s Go […]

Now on pre order – we have a limited number of copies of the special edition sli…

Now on pre order – we have a limited number of copies of the special edition slip case book The Jam 1982 signed by Rick Buckler with a numbered slipcase containing an exclusive print. This richly illustrated oral history account of The Jam’s rollercoaster final year, led principally by the voice of Jam drummer Rick […]

Jerry Lee Lewis -Whole Lotta Shakin Going On (Live 1964)

Happy 87th birthday to American singer and pianist, Jerry Lee Lewis, born on 29 Sept 1935, (often known by his nickname, The Killer). He had the 1958 UK No.1 & US No.1 single ‘Great Balls Of Fire’, and the 1957 multi million seller ‘Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On’. Lewis made his first recordings in 1956 […]

Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert in Los Angeles: Photo Gallery

Sights from the all-star celebration, honoring the late Foo Fighters drummer: Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concert in Los Angeles: Photo Gallery Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock:

The Walrus Was Paul

29 Sept 1967, Working at Abbey Road in London, The Beatles mixed the new John Lennon song ‘I Am The Walrus’, which included the sound of a radio being tuned through numerous stations, coming to rest on a BBC production of William Shakespeare’s “King Lear”. Lennon composed the song by combining three songs he had […]

The Police – Don’t Stand So Close To Me

On 28 September 1980, The Police scored their third No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Don’t Stand So Close To Me’. The song appeared on their album ‘Zenyatta Mondatta’ and went on to become the best-selling single of 1980. The Police – Don’t Stand So Close To Me Read the full article at […]

Rock ‘N’ Roll Fantasy

On 28 September 1974, Bad Company went to No.1 on the US album chart with their self-titled debut album. An early supergroup, the British band featured singer Paul Rodgers and drummer Simon Kirke (both formerly of Free), guitarist Mick Ralphs (a Mott The Hoople alum), and bassist Boz Burrell, who had played with King Crimson. […]

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MATT SORUM Looks Back At The Rise And Fall Of VELVET REVOLVER: How ‘We Imploded’

Matt Sorum has reflected on the breakup of VELVET REVOLVER, the band he formed in 2002 with fellow ex-GUNS N’ ROSES members Duff McKagan and Slash. Sorum, McKagan, Slash and guitarist Dave Kushner held an exhaustive singer search after VELVET REVOLVER‘s formation that lasted for almost two years, during which they issued an open invitation to the public to send in demos. Eventually they settled on former STONE […]

SCORPIONS Guitarist MATTHIAS JABS On Drummer MIKKEY DEE: ‘The Chemistry Is Wonderful’

In a new interview with Goldmine magazine, SCORPIONS guitarist Matthias Jabs spoke about what it has been like for him and his longtime bandmates to work with drummer Mikkey Dee, best known for his work with MOTÖRHEAD and KING DIAMOND — on their latest album, “Rock Believer”, following the departure of James Kottak in 2016. He said: “With James, we usually recorded the modern way. He played last, because we […]

GRAHAM BONNET Praises JOE LYNN TURNER’s ‘Bravery’ For Finally Ditching His Wig: ‘You Have Blazed A Trail Today’

Graham Bonnet has praised Joe Lynn Turner for finally deciding to drop the hairpiece he has worn since the age of 14 after being diagnosed with alopecia at three years old. The former RAINBOW and DEEP PURPLE singer, who turned 71 earlier this month, went public with his new look on Thursday (August 25) in a series publicity images released to promote […]

‘Paranoid’ OZZY OSBOURNE Once Believed ERIC CLAPTON Was Following Him Around

Tonight, Ozzy Osbourne will world premiere another new song called “Degradation Rules” from his upcoming album, “Patient Number 9”, on the latest episode of “Ozzy Speaks” on SiriusXM’s Ozzy’s Boneyard. During the one-hour show hosted by Ozzy and close friend/musician Billy Morrison, they discuss the new song and album, and Ozzy also shares a story […]

ROB HALFORD On JUDAS PRIEST Getting Inducted Into ROCK HALL: It Is ‘A Wonderful Moment For Heavy Metal’

Rob Halford says that JUDAS PRIEST finally getting inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame is “a wonderful moment for heavy metal.” PRIEST will receive the Musical Excellence Award at the fall 2022 event, which will honor Eminem, Dolly Parton, DURAN DURAN, Lionel Richie, Pat Benatar, EURYTHMICS and Carly Simon in the Performers category. In a new interview with Metal Pilgrim, Halford stated about the honor (as transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET): “It’s […]

JERRY CANTRELL On ALICE IN CHAINS: ‘We’re Still Creating At A Top Level’

On July 6, FaceCulture conducted an interview with ALICE IN CHAINS guitarist, singer and songwriter Jerry Cantrell and composer-musician Tyler Bates, who is also in Jerry‘s touring band, in Amsterdam, Netherlands. You can now watch the chat below. Speaking about ALICE IN CHAINS‘ musical impact over the course of the band’s three-and-a-half-decade career, Jerry said: “I’m still on a journey. That’s where it started, and it’s […]

SCORPIONS’ KLAUS MEINE On Retirement: We Have ‘Scratched That Word’ Out Of Our Vocabulary

During a new interview with Jorge Botas of Portugal’s “Metal Global”, SCORPIONS singer Klaus Meine assured fans that there is no more talk of retirement, as there was back in 2010 with what was purported to be a final album and a farewell tour that never quite took hold. “No, we scratched that word [retirement] out of our [vocabulary],” he said (as […]

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