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.

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.

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.

Why did you ruin the Paleo gig, Liam Gallagher?

On July 26th, 2000, Liam really crossed the line. Other musicians and the media representatives aside, he offended their own fans.

The Song That Caused R.E.M’s Breakthrough

36 years old today… Or 38? There are two different versions of the very first single of R.E.M. The first one is from 1981, and the second one is two years younger. While recording the first version of the song, Michael Stipe didnâ’t have a complete lyrics. When he would play it live, he used to […]

Love has been tearing us apart (for 37 years)

Without a shred of doubt, the band’s greatest hit was the song “Love Will Tear Us Apart”, first released as the single in June 1980.

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