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9 July 1971, David Bowie started recording sessions at Trident Studios in London, for what would become the concept album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars. The character of Ziggy was initially inspired by British rock 'n' roll singer Vince Taylor, whom Bowie met after Taylor had had a […]

6 July 1972, David Bowie appeared on the UK music show Top Of The Pops playing his new single ‘Starman’, his first hit since 1969’s ‘Space Oddity’ three years before. The single peaked at No.10 and stayed on the charts for 11 weeks. https://youtu.be/mYtRp9UNx8Y DAVID BOWIE – Starman (TOTP) Qué decir? Preciosa y bella melodía, […]

3 July 1973, After 182 Ziggy Stardust concert performances, David Bowie announced he was about to retire from live performing, although it eventually transpires that the stage persona is being retired and not Bowie himself. Only his guitarist Mick Ronson knew about the announcement, which came as a complete shock not only to the audience […]

DAVID ELLEFSON Says MEGADETH’s In-Progress New Album ‘Has A Layer Of Very Intriguing Stories In It’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/david-ellefson-says-megadeths-in-progress-new-album-has-a-layer-of-very-intriguing-stories-in-it/ DAVID ELLEFSON Says MEGADETH’s In-Progress New Album ‘Has A Layer Of Very Intriguing Stories In It’ MEGADETH bassist spoke to Sydney Taylor of the "Metal From The Inside" podcast about the progress of the songwriting and recording sessions […]

20 June 1969, David Bowie recorded 'Space Oddity' at Trident Studios London. The track went on to become a UK No.1 when re-released in 1975. Written about the launch of Major Tom, a fictional astronaut; Bowie would later revisit his Major Tom character in the songs 'Ashes to Ashes', 'Hallo Spaceboy' and 'Blackstar'. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/li…/david-bowie-space-oddity/ David […]

WHITESNAKE’s DAVID COVERDALE Is ‘Still Waiting’ To Undergo Surgery For Bilateral Inguinal Hernia https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/whitesnakes-david-coverdale-is-still-waiting-to-undergo-surgery-for-bilateral-inguinal-hernia/ WHITESNAKE’s DAVID COVERDALE Is ‘Still Waiting’ To Undergo Surgery For Bilateral Inguinal Hernia Back in late March, it was announced that all of WHITESNAKE's previously announced touring activities, including this summer's U.S. trek with SAMMY HAGAR & THE CIRCLE and NIGHT […]

16 June 1972, David Bowie released his fifth studio album The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars a concept album telling the story of a fictional bisexual alien rock star named Ziggy Stardust. The album which reached No.5 in the UK and No. 75 in the US has been consistently […]

DAVID LEE ROTH Shares Original Artwork Inspired By Coronavirus Crisis https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/david-lee-roth-shares-original-artwork-inspired-by-coronavirus-crisis/ DAVID LEE ROTH Shares Original Artwork Inspired By Coronavirus Crisis David Lee Roth has shared several pieces of original artwork which were inspired by the COVID-19 crisis. For the past two months, the VAN HALEN singer has been posting paintings on his Twitter acc… […]

12 June 1970, David Bowie released the single 'Memory of a Free Festival', which featured guitarist Mick Ronson and drummer Mick Woodmansey's studio debut with Bowie's band, bringing together the line-up that would shortly record The Man Who Sold the World. The track also featured Marc Bolan on lead guitar and backing vocals. https://youtu.be/J2t_dL_snBA Memory […]

30 May 1987, David Bowie kicked off his 87-date Glass Spider world tour at the Feyenoord Stadium, Rotterdam, Holland. The tour's set, described at the time as "the largest touring set ever," was designed to look like a giant spider. It was 60 feet (18.3m) high, 64 feet (19.5m) wide and included giant vacuumed tube […]


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