Month: April 2020

Eddie Van Halen topped the charts with Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’ on this date in 1983: When Eddie Van Halen Hit No. 1 With Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’ Eddie Van Halen hit No. 1 with Michael Jackson's 'Beat It' on April 30, 1983. [post embed] Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/3817582994981709

QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT Honor Frontline Workers With ‘You Are The Champions’ Song https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/queen-adam-lambert-honor-frontline-workers-with-you-are-the-champions-song/ QUEEN + ADAM LAMBERT Honor Frontline Workers With ‘You Are The Champions’ Song Hooking up virtually between the U.K. and Los Angeles, QUEEN's Brian May and Roger Taylor and singer Adam Lambert have recorded a new version of QUEEN's classic "We […]

30th April 2019, American concert promoter and media personality Russ Gibb died. He was best known for his role in the "Paul McCartney is dead" phenomenon, a story he broke as a disc jockey on radio station WKNR-FM in Detroit. As a promotor around the Detroit music scene he was instrumental in giving the MC5, […]

April 29, 1993: Guitarist/songwriter/ music arranger/producer Mick Ronson died of liver cancer at his home in London. He achieved critical and commercial success in the 1970s, working with David Bowie as one of the Spiders From Mars. He was later a session musician who played extensively with Ian Hunter, as well as with Lou Reed, […]

Paul McCartney and Wings’ second album, ‘Red Rose Speedway,’ was released today in 1973: Why Paul McCartney and Wings Fell Apart After ‘Red Rose Speedway’ Paul McCartney and Wings' second album, 'Red Rose Speedway,' was released on April 30, 1973. [post embed] Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/3817587544981254

LEPROUS Release “The Sky Is Red” Drum Playthrough Video LEPROUS Release “The Sky Is Red” Drum Playthrough Video Continuing the promotional campaign for their current album Pitfalls, Norwegian rock outfit, Leprous, have released a drum playthrough by Baard Kolstad of the track “The Sky Is Red”. Pitfalls was recorded with David Castillo at Ghostward Studios […]

Crafty entrepreneurs and forward-thinking inventors are trying to smooth the way for a return to concerts and club shows: How Technology Might Help Concerts Survive COVID-19 A look at measures that live music venues might take to address concertgoers fears amid the global coronavirus pandemic in 2020. [post embed] Read the article at Ultimate Classic […]

GUNS N’ ROSES ‘Have Been Working Fastidiously On Killer New’ Music https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/guns-n-roses-have-been-working-fastidiously-on-killer-new-music/ GUNS N’ ROSES ‘Have Been Working Fastidiously On Killer New’ Music GUNS N' ROSES have been "working fastidiously on killer stuff" for their much-anticipated new album. The news of GN'R progress on the follow-up to 2008's "Chinese Democracy" LP was broken by Susan… […]

METAL CHURCH To Begin Writing New Album In The Summer METAL CHURCH To Begin Writing New Album In The Summer Metal Church’s Kurdt Vanderhoof confirmed to Metal Wani that the veteran heavy metallers will being writing the follow-up to 2018’s Damned If You Do this summer. Vanderhoof said the band is not planning to support […]

30th April 1966, The Rolling Stones fourth album 'Aftermath' went to No.1 on the UK chart, the group's third UK No.1 album. The album is considered an artistic breakthrough for the band and is the first to consist entirely of Jagger–Richards compositions, while Brian Jones played a variety of instruments not usually associated with their […]


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