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Kiss Day at Cadillac Michigan

Celebrate KISS Day

A red letter day in Kisstory Picking one day in Kisstory to celebrate The Hottest Band In The World should be an impossible task. How can you choose just one day from 5 decades? You could go with January 20th, date of the first ever Kiss concert. Maybe February 18th, the anniversary of the debut […]

Joy Division’s “Transmission” has been on since 1979

Almost 40 years ago, the debut single “Transmission” by legendary Joy Division was released by Factory Records. It happened on October 7th, 1979.

How Not To Meet David Lee Roth by Ray Zell

How To Not Meet David Lee Roth

DAVID LEE Roth. Showman supreme. Superman gets all of his ideas reading David Lee Roth comic-books. Ultimate hero of mine. Never met the bloke. Unbelievably, on purpose.

The Smiths played their very first gig 35 years ago

“The Smiths” first live performance happened on October 4th, 1982. On that day Morrissey, Johnny Marr, Mike Joyce and Dale Hibbert supported Blue Rondo A La Turk at the Ritz in Manchester.

Tom Petty 1950 to 2017

Tom Petty departs for the Great Wide Open

Tom Petty, the much loved Californian master of rock’n’roll and leader of the band “The Heartbreakers”, was confirmed dead by his family yesterday, after a heart attack he had at his Malibu home.

Rock Star Feuds by Ray Zell for BathroomWall T-shirts

All The Young Feuds

ROCK STAR FEUDS Rock star feuds make a great story. We love ’em, so all act like kids in the playground circling the protagonists chanting “fight, fight, fight, fight” at them like an adolescent amphitheatre. The reality of rock star feuds, as our friendly visitor from the Planet Zell explains, usually has less beef in […]

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