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23rd January 1978, American musician and songwriter Terry Kath, best known as the original guitarist, and founding members of the rock band Chicago accidentally shot himself dead. After a party at roadie and band technician Don Johnson's home in Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, California, Kath picked up a semiautomatic 9 mm pistol and, leaning back […]

BlabberMouth reports: RAMMSTEIN’s 10-City North American Tour To Be Officially Announced This Week https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/rammsteins-10-city-north-american-tour-to-be-officially-announced-this-week/ RAMMSTEIN’s 10-City North American Tour To Be Officially Announced This Week German industrial veterans RAMMSTEIN have revealed more details of their 2020 North American tour. After sharing a graphic of the continent with various states and provinces highlighted, RAMMSTEIN …

15th January 1972, Don McLean's 'American Pie' started a four week run at No.1 in the US singles chart. The song is a recounting of "The Day the Music Died" (a term taken from the song) the 1959 plane crash that killed Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper (Jiles Perry Richardson, Jr.), and […]

BlabberMouth reports: KISS’s PAUL STANLEY Slams American News Channels For Creating A ‘Divisive And Dangerous Climate’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/kisss-paul-stanley-slams-american-news-channels-for-creating-a-divisive-and-dangerous-climate/ KISS’s PAUL STANLEY Slams American News Channels For Creating A ‘Divisive And Dangerous Climate’ Paul Stanley has once again slammed American mainstream media outlets for only reporting one political side of the story with bias." Earlier today, the […]

BlabberMouth reports: BENEDICTION Singer’s ‘Serious Health Problems’ Force Postponement Of South American Tour https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/benediction-singers-serious-health-problems-force-postponement-of-south-american-tour/ BENEDICTION Singer’s ‘Serious Health Problems’ Force Postponement Of South American Tour BENEDICTION's previously announced South American tour has been postponed as a result of "serious health problems" suffered by vocalist Dave Ingram. The long-running Birmingham, U.K.-based extreme…

5th Jan 1998, American singer, producer, and politician Sonny Bono was killed in a skiing accident at a resort near Lake Tahoe, aged 62. Bono who was one half on Sonny and Cher scored the 1965 UK & US No.1 single 'I Got You Babe' and had become a US Congressman. The United States Sonny […]

Happy birthday to American singer, songwriter Stephen Stills, born on 3rd Jan 1945, who was a member of Buffalo Springfield, Crosby Stills Nash & Young and Manassas. With CS&N he had the 1969 UK No.17 single 'Marrakesh Express' and the 1970 US No.1 album Deja Vu plus the 1971 solo UK No.37 single 'Love The […]

2nd Jan 2018, American record producer, songwriter, music publisher, and musician Rick Hall best known as the owner of Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama died aged 85. Hall almost single-handedly established the town of Muscle Shoals as a crucible of some of the greatest soul music to be produced in America in the Sixties […]

20th Dec 1973, American singer Bobby Darin died aged 37. One of the first teen idols, he had the 1959 No.1 with 'Dream Lover' plus 20 other US Top 40 hits during the 60s including ‘Mack the Knife’, (Grammy Award for Record of the Year in 1960). Darin travelled with Robert Kennedy and worked on […]

Happy birthday to Bill Gibbons, born on 16th Dec 1950, American musician, singer, songwriter, producer, and actor. Moving Sidewalks (who opened for Jimi Hendrix on his first US tour). Gibbons formed ZZ Top in late 1969 and released ZZ Top's first album in 1971. He was ranked at number 32 on the 2011 Rolling Stone […]


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