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British Vodka Makers Allegedly Threatened With Legal Action By GHOST https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/british-vodka-makers-allegedly-threatened-with-legal-action-by-ghost/ British Vodka Makers Allegedly Threatened With Legal Action By GHOST The makers of Ghost, the hand-crafted British ultra-premium vodka, claim to have recently received a threatening legal letter from the representatives of the Swedish band GHOST over the sale of the… Read the full […]

12th Nov 2008, Mitch Mitchell, the British drummer with the Jimi Hendrix Experience was found dead in his US hotel room aged 61. As a teenager, he starred in a children's television programme, Jennings and Derbyshire, and starred in a leading role in the 1960 British film Bottoms Up with Jimmy Edwards. Mitchell had been […]

5th April 1998, British drummer Cozy Powell (Colin Flooks) was killed when his car smashed into crash barriers on the M4 motorway near Bristol, England. Powell had worked with the Jeff Beck Group, Whitesnake, Black Sabbath, Rainbow, Brian May, Peter Green and the ELP spin-off Emerson, Lake, and Powell. Powell, known as one of the […]

Happy birthday to Chris Rea, born on 4th March 1951, British rock and blues singer-songwriter and guitarist, who had the 1989 UK No.10 single 'The Road To Hell'. His 1989 UK No.1 album Road To Hell spent 76 weeks on the chart. In America he is best known for the 1978 hit song 'Fool (If […]

Happy birthday to Mark Knopfler, born on 12th August 1949, British songwriter, guitarist, singer with Dire Straits who had the 1985 US No.1 single ‘Money For Nothing’, the 1986 UK No.2 single ‘Walk Of Life’, and the 1985 world-wide No.1 album Brothers In Arms. Knopfler has recorded and performed with many prominent musicians, including Chet […]

The original British Invasion had an edge to it with certain bands. One of those bands was The Yardbirds. Jim McCarty, the drummer and driving force of their sound is celebrating his 75th birthday today. Jim was also the drummer for Renaissance. The Rock and Roll Hall of fame member is still playing today on […]


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