AC/DC: BACK IN BLACK

Today, 39 years ago, the second highest selling album of all time, and the best selling hard rock or heavy metal album, as well as the best selling album ever released by a band, scored its first UK No. 1 album.

FICTION FACTORY: FEELS LIKE HEAVEN

There are happy synthpop songs. There are sad synthpop songs. And there are synthpop songs that instantly bring you to tears.

IMELDA MAY GOT A BOOM BOOM

Happy birthday, Imelda May! Johnny got a boom boom! Today, 10 July, is Imelda May’s birthday.⁣ ⁣⁣ ⁣This Irish singer was first known for her

Elvis Presley: All Shook Up

Today, 62 years ago, Elvis Presley scored his first UK No.1 with “All Shook Up”, (his tenth UK single release). It stayed at No.1 for

DEVO ON FRENCH TV: GIRL U WANT

This month in 1980, Devo performed to a playback of “Girl U Want” on French TV. Promoting their newly released third album Freedom of Choice,

Rage Against Diêm Regime

This week, 56 years ago, monk Thích Quảng Đức sat down at a busy Saigon intersection, doused himself in petrol and set himself alight. He did not utter a sound as he died.

Kerrang First Ever Issue

Today, 38 years ago, first ever Kerrang issue was published. AC/DC’s guitarist, Angus Young, was on the cover.⁣⁣

Keith, Tina, & Bowie at The Ritz

Keith Richards, Tina Turner, and David Bowie partying backstage. One of the most iconic photographs ever in rock ’n’ roll history.⁣⁣⁣

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