Classic Rock

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James Hetfield broke his wrist while skateboarding prior to a Metallica concert scheduled for tonight in 1986: When Metallica Expanded After James Hetfield Broke His Wrist Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock:

26 July 2020, English blues rock singer-songwriter and guitarist Peter Green died in his sleep age 73. As the founder of Fleetwood Mac, his songs, such as ‘Albatross’, ‘Black Magic Woman’, ‘Oh Well’, ‘The Green Manalishi (With the Two Prong Crown)’ and ‘Man of the World’ became world wide hits. Green left the band in […]

Happy 73rd birthday to Roger Taylor, born 26 July 1949, drums, vocals, Queen, (1975 UK No.1 single ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ also UK No.1 in 1991, plus over 40 other UK Top 40 singles, 1980 US No.1 single ‘Crazy Little Thing Called Love’). Queen – Somebody To Love (Official Video) Read the full article at The […]

#OnThisDay in 1969, John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s “Give Peace A Chance” debuted on the Billboard Hot 100. ‘Give Peace A Chance’: John Lennon And Yoko Ono Bed Down In Hot 100 Read the full article at The Day InMusic!:

Happy 79th birthday to Mick Jagger, born 26th July 1943, singer, songwriter with The Rolling Stones, (1969 UK & US No.1 single ‘Honky Tonk Women’, and over 35 UK & US Top 40 singles and albums). Solo (1985 UK No.1 single with David Bowie ‘Dancing In The Street’). 1985 UK No. 6 solo album ‘She’s […]

26 July 1986, Peter Gabriel went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Sledgehammer’, a No.4 hit in the UK. The song’s music video has won a number of awards, including a record nine MTV Awards at the 1987 MTV Video Music Awards, and Best British Video at the 1987 Brit Awards. Gabriel was […]

Pearl Jam had been forced to cancel shows while the frontman recovered: Eddie Vedder Returns to Performing After Damaging Vocal Cords Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock:

#OnThisDay in 1983, Metallica released their highly influential debut, “Kill ’Em All.” ‘Kill ’Em All’: The Influence Of Metallica’s Murderously Good Debut Album Read the full article at The Day InMusic!:

Before there was Woodstock, there was Woodinville. In July 1969, thousands gathered to watch an all-star line-up at the first Seattle Pop Festival. Seattle Pop Festival: Remembering “The Forgotten Woodstock” Read the full article at The Day InMusic!:

Quick plug for our book Some Might Say: The Definitive Story of Oasis which is now also available as a softback version. “This book pays justice to every concert, configuration and chord Oasis put towards the world. With such adoration for The Beatles, Oasis will be glad they have found their Revolution In The Head!” […]

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