Day: May 6, 2020

Lars Ulrich, Iron Maiden, Mick Jagger and John Fogerty respond to global emergency: COVID-19 Roundup: Metallica Commence ‘Month of Giving’ Metallica, Iron Maiden, Mick Jagger and John Fogerty responded to the coronavirus pandemic in May 2020. [post embed] Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/3841332202606788

STEVE HACKETT – Former GENESIS Guitarist To Release “A Genesis In My Bed” Autobiography In July STEVE HACKETT – Former GENESIS Guitarist To Release “A Genesis In My Bed” Autobiography In July July 2020 sees the publication of A Genesis In My Bed – the long overdue autobiography from guitar great and former member of […]

May 5, 1969: Almost a month after it had been released in the UK, The Beatles released “Get Back” in the US. It was their first American single to be released in true stereo and would go to #1 on the US charts. Beatles – Get Back (rooftop) This is "Beatles – Get Back (rooftop)" […]

6th May 1965, In their Clearwater, Florida hotel room, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards worked out the opening guitar riff of ’(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction’ following Richard's purchase of a Gibson fuzz-box earlier that day. The song is considered to be one of the all-time greatest rock songs ever recorded. In 2004 Rolling Stone […]

STONE SOUR Streaming Demo Recording Of “Mission Statement”; Audio STONE SOUR Streaming Demo Recording Of “Mission Statement”; Audio Stone Sour has released a demo version of "Mission Statement", which is available for streaming below. Guitarist Josh Rand states: "After the Come What(ever) May cycle had ended, I started to work on some new music. I […]

The Rolling Stones began work on “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” 55 years ago today: How the Rolling Stones Created Their First No. 1 Hit The Rolling Stones began work on (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction, their first chart-topping song, on May 6, 1965. [post embed] Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/3839098066163535

DREAM THEATER’s JOHN PETRUCCI: 2020 Line of Signature Guitars Available From ERNIE BALL MUSIC MAN https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/dream-theaters-john-petrucci-2020-line-of-signature-guitars-available-from-ernie-ball-music-man/ DREAM THEATER’s JOHN PETRUCCI: 2020 Line of Signature Guitars Available From ERNIE BALL MUSIC MAN Ernie Ball Music Man, the world's leading manufacturer of musical instruments, guitar strings and accessories, has announced the availability of the all-new 2020 line […]

Billy Gibbons recalls ZZ Top‘s landmark 1980 German concert that was broadcast live on TV: How ZZ Top’s First European Show Lit the Fuse for Worldwide Fame Billy Gibbons explained how an April 1980 concert helped ZZ Top find worldwide fame in a May 2020 interview. [post embed] Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: […]

MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON To Release Cover Of POST MALONE’s ‘Over Now’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/megadeth-bassist-david-ellefson-to-release-cover-of-post-malones-over-now/ MEGADETH Bassist DAVID ELLEFSON To Release Cover Of POST MALONE’s ‘Over Now’ ELLEFSON, the solo band of Grammy-winning MEGADETH bassist David Ellefson, will release its cover of the Post Malone track "Over Now" exclusively through Bandcamp on May 9 and via all […]

6th May 2002, 'Bohemian Rhapsody' by Queen was voted the UK's favourite single of all time in a poll by the Guinness Hit Singles book. 'Imagine' by John Lennon was voted in at No.2 and ‘Hey Jude’, The Beatles No.3, 'Dancing Queen' by ABBA was fourth and Madonna 'Like A Prayer' was in fifth place. […]


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