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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]

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.

On this day: Genesis’ first gig happened in a cottage 48 years ago

The reason why this gig is worth remembering is the fact that it was performed at a cottage. Yup, an actual cottage, in Wotton, Surrey.

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