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On This Day : August 25th

On this day in 1949, 'The Demon' Gene Simmons of extravagant American rock band Kiss was born. Gene has held the...

On This Day : August 24th

August 24th sees us visit a whole host of musical events that drift from number ones, to Bohemian Rhapsody, to court...

Eduardo's Rants : Is Guitar Music Dead?

This week as the Arctic Monkeys take to the stage of V Festival as headliners in amongst a top- heavy line up of commercial,...

On This Day : August 23rd

August 23rd happens to be a particularly bright day in the history of music, with two of musics most iconic figures sharing a...

On This Day : August 22nd

On this day in 1969, guitarist of Ocean Colour Scene and Paul Weller's band Steve Craddock was born. With Ocean Colour...

On This Day : 14th August

  On this day in 1988 the deaths of guitarist Roy Buchanan, and Hawkwind lead singer Robert Calvert rocked the music...

On This Day : 13th August

On this day in 1994 bands such as Nine Inch Nails, Aerosmith and the Red Hot Chili Peppers played the 25th anniversary of...

On This Day : 12th August

On this day in 1972, Alice Cooper scored his only UK No.1 hit in the singles chart with rock anthem ‘School’s...

On This Day : 11th August

  Who you gonna call? GHOSTBUSTERS! – On this day in 1984 Ray Parker Jr.’s theme song hit number one in the...

On This Day : 10th August

Is it worthy of mentioning that on this day in 1995 – Jimmy Buffett led a birthday celebration for U.S. President...

On This Day : 9th August

  It’s hard to remember Cliff Richard as being relevant in music rather than as a bi-annual nuisance when he...

American Spin : Youth - Cherri Bomb

Ah youth - what a splendid thing.  George Bernard Shaw said "Youth is wasted on the young.."   Casey...

On This Day : 8th July

1972 Bill Withers track 'Lean on Me' hit the number one spot in the US and stayed there for 3 weeks. It made number 18...

On This Day : 7th July

On this day in 1957, Elvis Presley scored his first ever number one hit single with 'All Shook Up. It was his tenth single...

On This Day : 28th June

  On this day in 1975, The Eagles started a five week spell at number one on the US album chart with 'One Of These...

This Charming Dog : Vondelpark

After being blown away by this band's performance at In The City Festival with Egyptian Hiphop in October 2010 in...

On This Day : 24th June

On this day in 1966, The Rolling Stones kicked off their fifth North American tour with supporting acts from The McCoys and The...

On This Day : 22nd June

On this day in 2000, The Artist Formally Known As Prince decided to drop the various new identities he'd given himself...

This Charming Dog : Swagger

With the current trend of younger, more experimental artists making it into the mainstream such as Plan B, Professor Green and...

On This Day : 21st June

Today saw the first day of Glastonbury festival in 1985, with performances from Ian Dury, The Pogues, Midnight Oil, The Colour...

On This Day : 20th June

This day in 1969 saw the first day of a three day festival in Newport California, 'The Newport Pop Festival', featuring...