Classic Rock

22 Sept 1958, After receiving special permission from the US Army, Elvis Presley gave one last press conference at the Military Ocean Terminal in Brooklyn. He then joined the rest of the 3rd Armored Division on the USS General Randall for a voyage to Bremerhaven, Germany. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-…/elvis-joins-the-army/ Elvis Presley Joins The Army, 1958 | This […]

How Motley Crue‘s not-at-all-shy drummer had a Chris Farley moment: Tommy Lee Recalls His ‘Fanboy’ Experience of Meeting Prince Motley Crue's Tommy Lee, who covered Prince's When You Were Mine, opened up about his fanboy experience meeting the Purple One. [post embed] Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/4493041474102521

On his 1988 hit single “Tall Cool One,” Robert Plant borrowed a page from the Beastie Boys‘ book of tricks: How the Beastie Boys Inspired Robert Plant’s ‘Tall Cool One’ Robert Plant explained how the Beastie Boys influenced his song Tall Cool One in an interview released in September 2020. [post embed] Read the article […]

SEPULTURA Welcomes RAUL MACHADO And JENS BOGREN To This Week’s SepulQuarta Sessions SEPULTURA Welcomes RAUL MACHADO And JENS BOGREN To This Week’s SepulQuarta Sessions On this week’s SepulQuarta session, Sepultura welcomes filmmaker Raul Machado, who created the band's latest music videos for "Guardians Of Earth", and renowned producer Jens Bogren (Opeth, Amon Amarth) who produced […]

Nine artists across seven different countries have put together this bagpipe rendition of “The Final Countdown”: Watch: Bagpipers Cover Europe’s ‘The Final Countdown’ A group of bagpipers covered the classic Europe song The Final Countdown in September 2020. [post embed] Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/4493816507358351

THE OCEAN – New Brittle Star Fossil “Ophiacantha Oceani” Named After Band; Video THE OCEAN – New Brittle Star Fossil “Ophiacantha Oceani” Named After Band; Video "Ophiacantha Oceani", a new brittle star fossil discovered by palaeontologists Dr. Lea Numberger and Dr. Ben Thuy at the Natural History Museum of Luxembourg, was named after Berlin progressive […]

Happy 62nd birthday to Joan Jett, born 22 Sept 1958, American rock guitarist, singer, songwriter, producer. Founding member of The Runaways and with Joan Jett & the Blackhearts scored the 1982 US No.1 & UK No.4 single 'I Love Rock 'n' Roll'. She is also known as the Godmother of Punk. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/quizzes/the-runaways-quiz/ The Runaways Quiz […]

Brave History September 21st, 2020 – HELLOWEEN, MOTÖRHEAD, AXE, SCORPIONS, GARY MOORE, SHADOWS FALL, OPETH, DOKKEN, And More! Brave History September 21st, 2020 – HELLOWEEN, MOTÖRHEAD, AXE, SCORPIONS, GARY MOORE, SHADOWS FALL, OPETH, DOKKEN, And More! Happy 55th Birthday Markus Grosskopf (HELLOWEEN) – September 21st, 1965 R.I.P. Phil "Philthy Animal" Taylor (MOTÖRHEAD) – September 21st, […]

September 20, 1975: David Bowie reached #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the first time with “Fame.” John Lennon co-wrote the song and provided backing vocals on the song, which spent two non-consecutive weeks on Top of the chart. Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD! https://www.facebook.com/360029113845/posts/10158990539873846

Not many people said no to Prince. But Joni Mitchell isn’t most people… Why Joni Mitchell Turned Down the Prince-Penned ‘Emotional Pump’ Prince offered Emotional Pump to Joni Mitchell, but the folk singer politely declined the song. [post embed] Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/4487670874639581


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