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“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 […]

The true story of Peter Criss writing Beth

Happy Birthday Peter Criss

What? Wait. Happy Birthday, Peter Criss? The one dude in Kiss that no one ever wanted to be? To quote Family Guy’s Peter Griffin “Nobody wants to be Peter Criss. Not even Peter Criss wants to be Peter Criss”. Remember that Kiss Day thing when the high school football team from Cadillac Michigan won the […]

“From The Ashes A Fire Shall Be Woken”

There could hardly be a more significant date in the history of rock music than December 4, 1971. That’s when the Montreux Casino in Switzerland burnt to the ground during a Frank Zappa’s concert. This incident was to be immortalised in “Deep Purple”s “Smoke On The Water”, which is kind of a rock Bible and […]

My Generation â” The Song For 52 Generations (And Counting)

Probably the most recognisable The Whoâ’s song is basically a song about young frustrated people. It was released 52 years ago, but seems like young people of any generation can find themselves in it. Its ongoing popularity keeps on proving it. The song was written by Pete Townshend. He woke up one day and found himself dissatisfied with the […]

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