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17th January 1982, American blues singer-songwriter and pianist Tommy Tucker died, aged 48, after being overcome by poisonous fumes while he was renovating the floors of his New York City home. Tucker wrote the 1964 US No.11 hit 'Hi Heel Sneakers'. Tucker left the music industry in the late 1960s, taking a position as a […]

DEMONS & WIZARDS Release New Single “Midas Disease”; Audio DEMONS & WIZARDS Release New Single “Midas Disease”; Audio On February 21, Demons & Wizards will release their new studio album, III, and now present another track from this impressive opus. Hansi Kürsch states: “Meanwhile, you all should have heard the epic ‘Diabolic’ and as second […]

We explore Joan Jett and the Blackhearts‘ love letter to rock and roll. Joan Jett’s ‘The Hit List’ Turns 30: A Track-by-Track Guide A look back at Joan Jett's 1990 covers album 'The Hit List.' [post embed] Source = click here:

January 16, 1979: Cheap Trick received their first Gold record for their third album “Heaven Tonight.” It peaked at #28 on the US charts. This was the first album recorded with Tom Petersson using his 12 string electric bass. Cheap Trick – Surrender (Live from Budokan!) Buy/Listen Heaven Tonight –!ytsur2 For Cheap Trick and […]

NAPALM DEATH Launch Pre-Sale For “Logic Ravaged By Brute Force” 7″ / Digital EP

Way before Austin Powers, there was Our Man Flint… 54 Years Ago: ‘Our Man Flint’ Helps Invent the James Bond Parody A look back at the 1966 film 'Our Man Flint,' which helped bring James Bond parody movies to the mainstream. [post embed] Source = click here:

Our forthcoming book a-ha – Down To The Tracks comes free with a 7" single, the previously unreleased ‘Miss Eerie’. Demoed by Bridges in early 1981, this embryonic version of ‘Take on Me’ was later a No.1 hit for the band. Pre-order available now for this limited edition hardback edition individually numbered 1 – 1000 […]

WOLF Premier “Midnight Hour” Music Video WOLF Premier “Midnight Hour” Music Video Swedish heavy metal masters, Wolf, strike back with their brand-new single, “Midnight Hour”. It is a first foretaste of their eighth studio album, Feeding The Machine, that offers intense and addictive headbanger anthems. The band states: “This is the first video from Feeding […]

There are many Pearl Jam hidden gems that have never been officially released: Pearl Jam’s Best Unreleased Songs: 13 More Lost Dogs A look at some of Pearl Jam's B-sides and hidden gems that have yet to be officially released. [post embed] Source = click here:

Yes, there really was a band by that name, which inspired this famous Dire Straits song. In the years since, Knopfler says he’s “read a number of completely fictitious and erroneous claims” from people saying they were there, too. Mark Knopfler Remembers the Real Sultans of Swing Mark Knopfler recalled watching the real Sultans of […]

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