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BlabberMouth reports: Next ATREYU Album Will Include ‘Some Very Dark ’80s Gothic Pop Elements,’ Says ALEX VARKATZAS https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/next-atreyu-album-will-include-some-very-dark-80s-gothic-pop-elements-says-alex-varkatzas/ Next ATREYU Album Will Include ‘Some Very Dark ’80s Gothic Pop Elements,’ Says ALEX VARKATZAS ATREYU frontman Alex Varkatzas has revealed to the "Scars And Guitars" podcast that the band recently completed the first of two three-week […]

31st January 1976, ABBA knocked Queen from the UK No.1 position on the UK singles chart with 'Mamma Mia.' Queen's single 'Bohemian Rhapsody' had enjoyed a nine week run at the top of the charts, by coincidence, Queen's single contains the famous "mamma mia, mamma mia, mamma mia let me go" line. More on ABBA […]

BlabberMouth reports: SLIPKNOT, SLAYER, GHOST And MOTÖRHEAD ‘Pop! Rocks’ Figures From FUNKO Coming Soon https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/slipknot-slayer-ghost-and-motorhead-pop-rocks-figures-from-funko-coming-soon/ SLIPKNOT, SLAYER, GHOST And MOTÖRHEAD ‘Pop! Rocks’ Figures From FUNKO Coming Soon The popular vinyl collectible company Funko — best known for its big-headed Pop! figures — has been revealing new products all day today at London Toy Fair, including […]

Happy Birthday to Benny Andersson, Swedish musician, composer born 16th Dec 1946. In October 1964 he joined the Hep Stars as keyboardist and they made a breakthrough in March 1965 with their hit 'Cadillac', eventually becoming the most celebrated of the Swedish 1960s pop bands. With ABBA he scored the UK 1974 No.1 single 'Waterloo', […]

Happy birthday to Swedish singer, songwriter Anni-Frid Lyngstad from ABBA, born 15th Nov 1945. Their first UK hit was the 1974 No.1 single 'Waterloo', followed by 8 other UK No.1 singles and 9 UK No.1 albums. ABBA are one of the best-selling music artists of all time. In 1967, Frida won the Swedish national talent […]

23rd Oct 1966, The Jimi Hendrix Experience recorded their first single 'Hey Joe', at De Lane Lea studios in London. The earliest known commercial recording of the song is the late-1965 single by the Los Angeles garage band the The Leaves; the band then re-recorded the track and released it in 1966 as a follow-up […]

18th Sept 1970, Jimi Hendrix was pronounced dead on arrival at St. Mary Abbot's Hospital in London at the age of 27 after choking on his own vomit. Hendrix left the message 'I need help bad man', on his managers answer phone earlier that night. Rumors and conspiracy theories grew up around Hendrix’s death. Eric […]

15th Sept 1946, Born on this day, Ola Brunkert, drummer with the Swedish group ABBA. Was a member of the Slim Blues Gang, Science Poption and jazz-rock combo Opus III before joining Abba. He played on every Abba album and toured with the group. He was found dead with his throat cut at his home […]

26th August 2003, Rolling Stone Magazine named Jimi Hendrix as the greatest guitarist in Rock history. Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Keith Richards, Chuck Berry Stevie Ray Vaughan and Ry Cooder also made the top 10 list. The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Foxey Lady (Miami Pop 1968) Check out the official video for "Foxey Lady" by […]

27th June 1970, The Trans-Continental Pop Festival (better known as the The Festival Express) set off. The tour was unique in that rather than flying to each city, most of the acts travelled on a chartered CN train. The Grateful Dead, Janis Joplin, The Band, The Flying Burrito Brothers and Buddy Guy Blues Band all […]


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