Experience

8 July 1967, The Monkees began a 29-date tour with The Jimi Hendrix Experience as support act. Hendrix was dropped after six shows after being told his act was not suitable for their teenybopper audience. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/artists/the-jimi-hendrix-experience/ The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Born In 1966 | This Day In Music In 1966, Jimi Hendrix, Mitch Mitchell, […]

5 July 1966, On the recommendation of Rolling Stone Keith Richards' girlfriend, Chas Chandler from The Animals went to see Jimi Hendrix play at The Cafe Wha in New York City. Chandler suggests that Hendrix should come to England, which he does and Chandler became his manager. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/…/the-jimi-hendrix-experien…/ The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Born In […]

11th May 2003, Jimi Hendrix Experience bassist Noel Redding died at his home in Ireland aged 57. Redding played on the classic Hendrix albums 'Are You Experienced', 'Axis: Bold as Love' and 'Electric Ladyland,' Right up until his death, Redding had been taking legal action against the Hendrix estate for payment estimated at £3.26 million […]

GUS G.: Playing With OZZY OSBOURNE Was ‘A Big Learning Experience’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/gus-g-playing-with-ozzy-osbourne-was-a-big-learning-experience/ GUS G.: Playing With OZZY OSBOURNE Was ‘A Big Learning Experience’ Greek guitar virtuoso Gus G., who joined Ozzy Osbourne's band more than a decade ago, was asked in a new interview with "The Five Count" radio show what it was like landing […]

3rd May 1968, The Jimi Hendrix Experience recorded 'Voodoo Chile.' It was featured on the 'Electric Ladyland' double album and became a UK No.1 single on 21st November 1970 two months after the guitarist's death. Hendrix's solo on the track was named the 11th greatest solo of all-time in Guitar World's 100 Greatest Guitar Solos. […]

TRIVIUM Bassist Says Having Dinner With METALLICA’s KIRK HAMMETT Was A ‘Pretty Wild’ Experience https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/trivium-bassist-says-having-dinner-with-metallicas-kirk-hammett-was-a-pretty-wild-experience/ TRIVIUM Bassist Says Having Dinner With METALLICA’s KIRK HAMMETT Was A ‘Pretty Wild’ Experience In a recent interview with Epic Footnote Productions ' "There Goes My Hero" podcast, TRIVIUM bassist Paolo Gregoletto reflected on what it was like to meet […]

17th March 1967, Jimi Hendrix Experience released 'Purple Haze' in the UK, (US release was June 19). Hendrix had read Night of Light, a 1966 novel by Philip José Farmer. In the story set on a distant planet, sunspots produced a "purplish haze" which had a disorienting effect on the inhabitants. It is thought that […]

PEARL JAM And ABRAMORAMA To Host Global ‘Gigaton’ Listening Experience In Dolby Atmos https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/pearl-jam-and-abramorama-to-host-global-gigaton-listening-experience-in-dolby-atmos/ PEARL JAM And ABRAMORAMA To Host Global ‘Gigaton’ Listening Experience In Dolby Atmos PEARL JAM and Abramorama have announced the "Gigaton" listening experience — a special, one night only audio-visual event in more than 200 Dolby Atmos-equipped theaters around the world […]

LAMB OF GOD’s MARK MORTON: ‘It’s Been A Really Awesome Experience Bringing’ New Drummer ART CRUZ ‘Into The Fold’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/lamb-of-gods-mark-morton-its-been-a-really-awesome-experience-bringing-new-drummer-art-cruz-into-the-fold/ LAMB OF GOD’s MARK MORTON: ‘It’s Been A Really Awesome Experience Bringing’ New Drummer ART CRUZ ‘Into The Fold’ Richmond, Virginia-based metallers LAMB OF GOD will release their new, self-titled album, on May 8 via […]

11th Jan 1967, The Jimi Hendrix Experience recorded 'Purple Haze' at De Lane Lea studios in London. Hendrix later stated 'The Purple Haze,' was about a dream he had and that he was walking under the sea." In concert, Hendrix sometimes substituted lyrics for comic effect; "'scuse me while I kiss the sky" was rendered […]


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