Keith

21 Oct 1976, Keith Moon played his last show with The Who at the end of a North American tour at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto. On September 7, 1978, Moon died of an overdose of a sedative Heminevrin, that had been prescribed to prevent seizures induced by alcohol withdrawal. https://www.thisdayinmus… More Keith Moon | This […]

7 Sept 1978, Keith Moon drummer with The Who, died of a overdose of heminevrin prescribed to combat alcoholism. A post-mortem confirmed there were 32 tablets in his system, 26 of which were undissolved. Moon had attended a party the night before organised by Paul McCartney for the launch of the The Buddy Holly Story […]

4 Sept 2015, Rolling Stones' guitarist Keith Richards told The New York Daily News that Rap music was for "tone deaf people." He went on to say "All they need is a drum beat and somebody yelling over it and they're happy. There's an enormous market for people who can't tell one note from another." […]

23 Aug 1946, born on this day English drummer Keith Moon. The Who With The Who he scored the 1965 UK No.2 single 'My Generation' plus over 20 other Top 40 hits, 1967 US No.9 single 'I Can See For Miles' and rock opera albums 'Tommy' & 'Quadrophenia'. Moon was voted the second-greatest drummer in […]

8th May 2006, The Rolling Stones called off their forthcoming European tour after guitarist Keith Richards underwent emergency brain surgery. The 62 year-old guitarist suffered "mild concussion" when he fell out of a coconut tree on holiday in Fiji. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/…/keith-richards-the-worlds…/ Keith Richards the worlds most elegantly wasted human being Rolling Stone magazine said Keith Richards […]

JEFF KEITH Defends TESLA’s Collaboration With DEF LEPPARD’s PHIL COLLEN: ‘We Were Trying Something Different’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/jeff-keith-defends-teslas-collaboration-with-def-leppards-phil-collen-we-were-trying-something-different/ JEFF KEITH Defends TESLA’s Collaboration With DEF LEPPARD’s PHIL COLLEN: ‘We Were Trying Something Different’ In a new interview with "The Classic Metal Show", TESLA singer Jeff Keith was asked about the criticism that has been leveled at the […]

8th April 2012, It was reported that organizers for the 2012 London Olympics ceremony had recently asked the manager of The Who if legendary drummer Keith Moon would be able to perform at the forthcoming London Olympics Games. Who manager Bill Curbishley, told The Times how he responded to the request. 'I emailed back saying […]

3rd April 2007, https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/…/keith-richards-the…/Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards denied that he snorted the ashes of his late father. Jane Rose, Richards' manager, told MTV News the remarks were made ‘in jest’, and she could not believe they had been taken seriously. Richards had said in an interview with the NME: ‘He was cremated and I […]

4th March 2019, Keith Flint, singer and dancer with English electronic dance group The Prodigy was found dead at his home in Essex, England age 49. The Prodigy scored the 1996 UK No.1 & US No. 30 single 'Firestarter' and the 1997 UK & US No.1 album 'The Fat Of The Land'. He owned a […]

27th February 1977, Keith Richards was arrested at Toronto’s Harbour Castle Hotel, after an ounce of heroin was found following a raid of his hotel room by 15 Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Richards, who was charged with possession with intent to traffic, faced seven years to life in prison. Bail was set at $25,000 (£14,705). […]


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