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“Kiss the boot of shiny, shiny leather…” – Remembering Velvet Underground & Nico

50 (and one) years ago, one of the most influential bands released one of the most influential albums ever. The band is The Velvet Underground, and the album is, of course, their debut, The Velvet Underground & Nico. Velvet Underground were a New York-based band. Considering that, it might or might not have been a […]

Trickfinger? Yes he is. Happy b-day, John Frusciante!

John Anthony Frusciante turned 48 today. This American guitarist, singer, producer and composer is widely considered as one of the most recognisable guitarists in modern rock music. Truth be told, Frusciante is most famous for his work with the band Red Hot Chili Peppers, but the list of bands and musicians he has worked with […]

The Threat Is Real and Megadeth IS Dystopia

They are still very alive and kicking, despite the fact that their career already lasts more than 30 years! Guitarist and frontman Dave Mustaine and bassist David Ellefson formed the band in 1983 shortly after Mustaine had, well, let’s say not so nice parting ways with Metallica. They are the pioneers of the American thrash […]

“The man who fell to earth” – 2 years ago, David died

It’s been two years since a grave shock hit the earth. David Robert Jones, also known as David Bowie, the beloved “musical chameleon”, suddenly left this world. He was, and will never cease to be, a constant influence on different generations of writers, artists, and designers. He was, and will never cease to be, a unique […]

Forty years of Rory Gallagher Rockpalast concert

Ah, it’s that time of the year again. End of the year, a time when we are settling scores and remember past times. But no one can forbid us to remember things that had happened before we were even born, right? Of course not. So, 40 years ago, namely in 1977, one of the world’s […]

Happy b-day, Samuel L. Jackson!

On this day, 69 years ago, the famous actor Samuel L. Jackson was born. He’s a very diligent guy. The list of his movies and TV shows is remarkable. One of the most notable film roles in his four-decade long career was in Quentin Tarantino’s cult film Pulp Fiction from 1994. We’re surprised they don’t […]

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