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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 […]

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 […]

POWERMAN 5000 Frontman Says ‘Selfish, Entitled And Stupid’ People Are To Blame For Rise In New Coronavirus Cases https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/powerman-5000-frontman-says-selfish-entitled-and-stupid-people-are-to-blame-for-rise-in-new-coronavirus-cases/ POWERMAN 5000 Frontman Says ‘Selfish, Entitled And Stupid’ People Are To Blame For Rise In New Coronavirus Cases POWERMAN 5000 frontman Spider One says "selfish, entitled and stupid" people are to blame for the rise in […]

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 […]

PRETTY MAIDS Singer Reflects On Early 1990s Rise Of Grunge: ‘When I Look At It In Hindsight, It Was So Depressing’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/pretty-maids-singer-reflects-on-early-1990s-rise-of-grunge-when-i-look-at-it-in-hindsight-it-was-so-depressing/ PRETTY MAIDS Singer Reflects On Early 1990s Rise Of Grunge: ‘When I Look At It In Hindsight, It Was So Depressing’ Vocalist Ronnie Atkins of long-running Danish hard rockers PRETTY MAIDS spoke to […]

Classic album for today: David Bowie – The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars. Do you have a favourite track from this album? https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/classic-albums/david-bowie-the-rise-and-fall-of-ziggy-stardust-and-the-spiders-from-mars/ David Bowie – The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From Mars David Bowie’s landmark 1972 album The Rise and Fall of Ziggy […]

TOM KEIFER Releases #EndCovid19 Version Of ‘Rise’ Video https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/tom-keifer-releases-endcovid19-version-of-rise-video/ TOM KEIFER Releases #EndCovid19 Version Of ‘Rise’ Video CINDERELLA frontman Tom Keifer has released a special #EndCovid19 version of the video for the title track of his second solo album, "Rise". The clip, which was created by Joshua Smith, can be seen… Read the full article […]

27th March 2012, David Bowie's landmark album Ziggy Stardust was celebrated with a blue plaque in central London. Spandau Ballet star Gary Kemp, unveiled a plaque at the spot where the cover of the 1972 release was shot. The location in Heddon Street, just off Regent Street, is now a pedestrianised area brimming with bars […]

10th February 1972, David Bowie appeared at the Tolworth Toby Jug, London, on the opening date of his Ziggy Stardust tour playing to around 60 people in the room. The character of Ziggy was initially inspired by British rock 'n' roll singer Vince Taylor. The Ziggy Stardust tour played a total of 182 dates. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/…/david-bowie-the-rise-and-…/ […]

4th February 1972, During sessions at Trident Studios, London, England, David Bowie recorded 'Rock 'n' Roll Suicide', 'Starman' and 'Suffragette City', the last songs recorded for the The Rise And Fall Of Ziggy Stardust And The Spiders From Mars album. https://www.thisdayinmusic.com/…/david-bowie-the-rise-and-…/ David Bowie – The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders From […]


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