Day: June 15, 2020

June 13, 1975: While on their North American tour, Hawkwind bassist Lemmy Kilmister is arrested with amphetamines as the band crossed the US/Canada border. The band is forced to cancel some shows and, fed up with Lemmy's bad behavior, they fire him; he would later say that the band dismissed him for "doing the wrong […]

QUIET RIOT’s FRANKIE BANALI On His Battle With Cancer: ‘The Support’ From Fans ‘Has Been Amazing’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/quiet-riots-frankie-banali-on-his-battle-with-cancer-the-support-from-fans-has-been-amazing/ QUIET RIOT’s FRANKIE BANALI On His Battle With Cancer: ‘The Support’ From Fans ‘Has Been Amazing’ QUIET RIOT drummer Frankie Banali, who has been battling stage IV pancreatic cancer for the past 14 months, offered an update on […]

KIM MITCHELL – Award Winning Canadian Rock Icon / Songwriter Signs With El Mocambo Records; “Wishes” Single Out This Month KIM MITCHELL – Award Winning Canadian Rock Icon / Songwriter Signs With El Mocambo Records; “Wishes” Single Out This Month El Mocambo Records announces the signing of multi-platinum, JUNO Award winning R=rock icon and Canadian […]

15 June 1996, US jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald died in Beverly Hills, California, aged 79. Already blinded by the effects of diabetes, Fitzgerald had both her legs amputated in 1993. Winner of 13 Grammy Awards, the 1956 'Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook' was the first of eight "Songbook" sets. Appeared in the TV […]

Rest In Peace ‘Tossin’ and Turnin’’ Singer Bobby Lewis Dies at 95 Bobby Lewis, who sang 1961 smash hit Tossin' and Turnin', died at age 95, it was confirmed in June 2020. [post embed] Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/3997662500307090

IMONOLITH Featuring DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, THREAT SIGNAL Members Release Quarantine Sessions Video For “We Never Forget” IMONOLITH Featuring DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, THREAT SIGNAL Members Release Quarantine Sessions Video For “We Never Forget” “We Never Forget,” the latest video from Canadian all-star modern metal band Imonolith's Quarantine Sessions, is available today. Watch “We Never Forget” below. […]

15 June 1985, Dire Straits started a nine-week run at No.1 on the US album chart with, Brothers In Arms. The album is the seventh best-selling album in UK chart history and won two Grammy Awards at the 28th Grammy Awards, and also won Best British Album at the 1987 Brit Awards. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/artists/dire-straits/ Dire Straits […]

SYSTEM OF A DOWN’s JOHN DOLMAYAN Is ‘In No Danger’ Of Losing His Job Because Of His Political Views https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/system-of-a-downs-john-dolmayan-is-in-no-danger-of-losing-his-job-because-of-his-political-views/ SYSTEM OF A DOWN’s JOHN DOLMAYAN Is ‘In No Danger’ Of Losing His Job Because Of His Political Views SYSTEM OF A DOWN drummer John Dolmayan has defended his right to speak out in support […]

Iron Butterfly’s 17-minute signature track helped define psychedelic rock. Revisiting Iron Butterfly’s Epic ‘In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida’ Iron Butterfly's psychedelic classic 'In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida' was released on June 14, 1968. [post embed] Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/3971958366210837

RAMMSTEIN Is Working On New Music During Coronavirus Pandemic https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/rammstein-is-working-on-new-music-during-coronavirus-pandemic/ RAMMSTEIN Is Working On New Music During Coronavirus Pandemic RAMMSTEIN is using the coronavirus downtime to work on new music. The news of possible new material from the German industrial metallers was broken by the band's drummer, Christoph Schneider, duri… Read the full article at […]


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