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Ex-NIGHTWISH Frontwoman ANETTE OLZON: Metal Singer By Night, Nurse By Day Ex-NIGHTWISH Frontwoman ANETTE OLZON: Metal Singer By Night, Nurse By Day Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4948712708480686

Happy birthday to American rock, R&B, and soul singer, Daryl Hall, born 11 Oct 1946, from Hall and Oates, who had the 1982 US No.1 & UK No.6 single ‘Maneater’, plus five other US No.1 hits. Hall scored the solo 1986 UK No.28 single ‘Dreamtime’. Since late 2007, he has hosted the web television series, […]

10 Oct 1970, Black Sabbath were at No.1 on the UK chart with their second album ‘Paranoid.’ The album which contains some of the band’s best-known signature songs, including the title track, ‘Iron Man’ and ‘War Pigs’ is now regarded as one of the classic Heavy Metal albums. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/black-sabbath-paranoid/ Black Sabbath – Paranoid | This […]

9 Oct 1940, born on this day, John Lennon singer, songwriter, guitarist, The Beatles who have sold over 20m singles in the UK (1962-1970), and scored more UK & US No.1 albums than any other group. Their 1967 Sgt. Pepper is the UK’s biggest selling album ever. In 1990 Lennon’s song ‘Imagine’ was played simultaneously […]

8 Oct 2012, Record label bosses at EMI recalled a vinyl, anniversary edition of The Beatles’ hit single ‘Love Me Do’ after discovering they had accidentally pressed a version that included session musician Andy White playing drums instead of Ringo Starr. Copies of the disc featuring the wrong version were reportedly selling on eBay. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/liner-notes/love-me-do/ […]

8 Oct 1971, Led Zeppelin II was enjoying its 100th week on the UK album charts. It was the band’s first album to hit No.1 in the US, knocking The Beatles’ Abbey Road twice from the top spot, where it remained for seven weeks. When first released the album had advance orders of 400,000 copies […]

We have a new special edition out in a few weeks – Shaun Ryder’s Book of Mumbo Jumbo. Full of stories about Shaun by fans, friends and other musicians and Shaun himself. Limited special edition box set includes: 7″ single, signed photo, Mumbo Jumbo wrist band, Happy Mondays and Black Grape replica concert tickets, Glastonbury […]

7 Oct 1995, Alanis Morissette went to No.1 on the US album chart with her third album Jagged Little Pill. The record produced six successful singles, including ‘You Oughta Know’, ‘Ironic’, ‘You Learn’, ‘Hand in My Pocket’, and ‘Head over Feet’ and went on to become the biggest selling album ever by a female artist […]

6 Oct 2020, Eddie Van Halen, the revered guitarist and co-founder of the rock band Van Halen died at the age of 65, the Dutch-American musician had been receiving treatment for throat cancer. Halen, whose full name was Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, and his brother Alex Van Halen began performing together as teens, but formed […]

6 Oct 2019, Ginger Baker, the legendary drummer and co-founder of rock band Cream died at the age of 80. The drummer co-founded Cream in 1966 with Eric Clapton and Jack Bruce. The band released four albums before splitting in 1968, after which he formed the short-lived band Blind Faith with Clapton, Steve Winwood and […]


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