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Interview with Damian Darlington of Brit Floyd

I got the chance to talk with Damian Darlington of Brit Floyd about their upcoming show at The Oakdale Theater May 9th. Read more...

This Day in Music History: April 1st

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2008: This was the first Cheap Trick Day in the State of Illinois. It was declared in June the previous year that April 1st of every year would be Cheap Trick Day.  Read more...

This Day in Music History: March 3rd

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2008: Norman Smith, the engineer on all of The Beatles’ recordings which took place between 1962 through 1965 & the person credited with discovering Pink Floyd died of cancer in East Sussex, U.K. He was 85 years old. Read more...

This Day in Music History: March 3rd

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2009: U2 began a week long residency at the musical guest on The Late Show with David Letterman to promote the release of the album No Line on the Horizon which was released the following day. Read more...

This Day in Music History: February 27th

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1977: Keith Richards was arrested at the Harbour Castle Hotel in Toronto & was arrested on charges of possession of heroin for the purpose of trafficking, which was later reduced to simple possession of heroin & given a suspended sentence, probation for a year & orders to continue rehab & perform a concert on behalf of the CNIB.

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This Day in Music History: February 26th

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1995: Jimmy Page & Robert Plant, who toured under the moniker Page & Plant kicked off their first tour together in 15 years at the Pensacola Civic Center in Pensacola, FL.

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This Day in Music History: February 25th

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1982: Iron Maiden kicked off their The Beast on the Road tour in Dunstable, U.K. in support of The Number of the Beast. During this tour they performed 179 concerts in sixteen countries. When they toured North America, they opened tours for Rainbow, 38 Special, the Scorpions & Judas Priest.

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This Day in Music History: February 24th

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1987: Robert Palmer won his first Grammy award for Best Rock Vocal Performance, Male category for “Addicted to” Love at the 29th annual Grammy Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.

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This Day in Music History: February 23rd

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1980: Iron Maiden released their debut single “Running Free” on EMI Records in the U.K. where it peaked at number 34.

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This Day in Music History: February 20th

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1981: Rush kicked off their tour in support of Moving Pictures at Wings Stadium in Kalamazoo, MI.

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