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Happy 80th birthday to Ginger Baker, born on 19th August 1939, drummer with Cream who had the 1966 UK No.11 single 'I Feel Free'. Baker was also a member of the Graham Bond Organisation, Blind Faith, and Ginger Bakers Airforce and is also known for his numerous associations with World music, mainly the use of […]

REDEMPTION / LUX TERMINUS Keyboardist VIKRAM SHANKAR Teases New Solo Piano Album (Video) REDEMPTION / LUX TERMINUS Keyboardist VIKRAM SHANKAR Teases New Solo Piano Album (Video) Redemption / Lux Terminus keboardist Vikram Shankar has checked in with the following update: "Been working on finishing up my solo piano album lately. Here's a segment from an […]

Ringo Starr played his first concert with the Beatles on this date in 1962: The Day Ringo Starr Joined the Beatles Ringo Starr played his first concert with the Beatles on Aug. 18, 1962. [post embed] Source = click here: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/3001316103275073

August 18, 1977: Funeral services for Elvis Presley are held at Graceland. Inside are 150 mourners, outside are 75,000 more. Presley was entombed in a white marble mausoleum at Forest Hill Cemetery in Memphis near the grave of his mother, Gladys, but would be re-buried at Graceland the following November at his father’s request. ☆ELVIS: […]

JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist RICHIE FAULKNER Weighs In On K.K. DOWNING’s Return To The Live Stage – “Good To See The Man Where He Belongs” JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist RICHIE FAULKNER Weighs In On K.K. DOWNING’s Return To The Live Stage – “Good To See The Man Where He Belongs” Former Judas Priest guitarist K.K. Downing joined […]

Yes released their first album without Jon Anderson today in 1980. “Drama”? To say the least: How Yes Regrouped With New Members for ‘Drama’ Yes released 'Drama,' their first album without Jon Anderson, on Aug. 18, 1980. [post embed] Source = click here: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/3001321246607892

19th August 2005, A life-size bronze statue designed by Paul Daly of Phil Lynott was unveiled on Harry Street in Dublin. The ceremony was attended by his former Thin Lizzy band members Gary Moore, Brian Robertson and Scott Gorham. Lynott who died in 1986 aged 36 had a string of hits including 'Whiskey in the […]

STEVE VAI Teasing New Music For September 13th Release STEVE VAI Teasing New Music For September 13th Release Guitar legend Steve Vai is teasing his fans once again with a new release slated for September 13th. See below. Vai recently checked in with the following update: "Hey Folks, I had the wonderful pleasure of contributing […]

A trio of different images was considered as cover art for Bon Jovi‘s ‘Slippery When Wet,’ which arrived today in 1986: A Tale of Three Bon Jovi ‘Slippery When Wet’ Album Covers A trio of different images were considered as cover art for Bon Jovi's 'Slippery When Wet,' released on Aug. 18, 1986. [post embed] […]

SLIPKNOT Scores Third #1 Album On Billboard 200 Chart With We Are Not Your Kind SLIPKNOT Scores Third #1 Album On Billboard 200 Chart With We Are Not Your Kind Billboard is reporting that Slipknot's new album, We Are Not Your Kind, has scored the band its third #1 album on the Billboard 200. The […]


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