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“Mötley Crüe” released their debut album 35 years ago

“Too Fast for Love” was “Mötley Crüe”‘s debut album and it was released on this day, in 1982. The album consisted of 10 songs and received mostly positive reviews. “Too Fast for Love” was also the earliest of seven “Mötley Crüe” albums in a row to become gold or platinum.

Welcome to Whoever You Are – the INXS UK No. 1 album

The album Welcome to Whoever You Are, released on August 2nd, 1992, went to No. 1 on the Uk album charts on August 15th. It was their first UK No.1 album. And the last, unfortunately.

The day when the Foo Fighters’s friendship with David Letterman began

On August 14th, 1995, Foo Fighters had their network television debut as guests of the Late Show with David Letterman. They played This Is a Call.

The Who’s “Who’s Next” was released on this day

The Who’s “Who’s Next” album was released on August 14th, 1971, and was an immediate success. With this album, The Who managed to get to the top of the UK charts.

Happy 68th Birthday, Mark Knopfler!

On August 12th, 1949, the singer and guitarist of Dire Straits, the man who wrote all of their songs, was born. Happy birthday, Mark!

Radiohead was born On A Friday

On August 8th, 1991, a band called On A Friday did one of their numerous gigs in the Jericho Tavern in Oxford. They were counting down the days until they would give their band another name – the one that now rings the bell in every indie-loving ear.