Alice In Chains founder and guitarist Jerry Cantrell turns 53 today

Jerry Cantrell founded Alice In Chains with the late Layne Staley in 1987. The band was one of the leaders in the Grunge Rock movement during the 1990’s, and despite Staley’s demise in 2002, Cantrell kept Alice In Chains alive and successful, we look back at his career

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Controversial and multi-faceted Rapper, Rocker and Actor Ice-T turns 60 today

Ice-T had a troubled early life but emerged as an influential artist during the 1980’s Hip Hop music scene. From Rap to Hip Hop, to Rock and Metal, Hardcore Punk to Pop, Ice-T it’s one of the most eclectic musicians and also an awarded actor. Today he turns 60

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“Black Sabbath”: Unleashed on Friday the 13th February, 1970

What could be more appropriate for Black Sabbath to release their self-titled debut in 1970 than a Friday the 13th? On this day, Sabbath unleashed an album that revolutionizes the 1970’s music scene and music history forever. We revisit the outstanding Black Sabbath debut

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Remembering Cliff Burton, the talented Metallica original bassist on his birthday

Cliff Burton is often regarded as one of the irreplaceable Metallica core members, the music he made with the band it’s also often regarded as being their best and most creative period, he was born on this day in 1962

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Faith No More’s amazing frontman Mike Patton turns 51

Mike Patton is one of the most versatile and diverse musicians, throughout his career he has sung and played several musical styles, and since he joined Faith No More in 1989 also became one of the most influential Rock singers multiplying himself through several side projects. Celebrate his 51st anniversary by watching two amazing Faith No More concerts

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Revisiting Blue Cheer “Vincebus Eruptum” 

It’s a common a place for music fans to consider 1970 “Black Sabbath” the first Metal album but San Francisco band Blue Cheer were the first ones to change the game when they released their influential album “Vincebus Eruptum” on this day in 1968

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Remembering Cliff Burton, The Talented Metallica Bass Player

Cliff Burton is often regarded as one of the irreplaceable Metallica core members, the music he made with the band it’s also often regarded as being their best and most creative period, he tragically passed away at the age of 24 on this day in 1986

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Legendary Radio DJ John Peel was born 79 years ago

One of the most important DJ’s in modern music history, the British John Peel left a strong and enduring legacy from a career that had as much impact and importance as the thousands of band’s he promoted

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Top 10 Alice In Chains Songs with Layne Staley

Alongside Kurt Cobain and Chris Cornell, Layne Staley was one of the most distinct and popular singers of the Grunge Rock movement during the early 1990’s. We look back at the Top 10 Alice In Chains songs featuring Layne Staley

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The Top 20 Metallica Songs on James Hetfield 55th Birthday

One of the most influential bands of the last 30 years, Metallica’s adventure begun during the early 1980’s when James Hetfield answered a classified advertisement by drummer Lars Ulrich. Today James Hetfield turns 55 and we look back at Metallica’s Top 20 Songs

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Remembering Chris Cornell: The Top 10 Soundgarden Songs

Chris Cornell, one of the chief architects of the 1990’s Grunge movement was born 54 years ago today, we remember his voice and his music on this Top 10 Soundgarden Songs

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Celebrate the birthday of Brian May revisiting The Top 10 Greatest Queen Live Performances

Today the legendary Brian May turns 71, and we look back at The Top 10 Greatest Queen Live Performances during the Freddie Mercury era

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The controversial former Pantera singer Phil Anselmo turns 50

Phil Anselmo is surely controversial, and it doesn’t seems it will ever stop being, but he has written his name on the history of Rock, and gifted music fans with some of the best Metal songs ever. The Pantera icon turns 50

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Marilyn Manson’s former Bass player Twiggy Ramirez turns 47 today

Twiggy Ramirez was responsible for most of the songwriting on Marilyn Manson’s hit albums “Antichrist Superstar”, “Mechanical Animals” and “Holy Wood”. The bass player, who was recently fired from Marilyn Manson, turns 47 today

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Revisiting the heavier than heaven debut Nirvana album “Bleach”

Proudly recorded by $606.17, “Bleach” it’s perhaps the only legitimate Grunge album Nirvana did. Released on June 15, 1989 on Sub Pop, the record features a selection of Grunge songs that approaches the style used by some of their Seattle peers, such as The Melvins, Alice In Chains, Soundgarden or TAD, a slow, sludgy and heavy Grunge Rock with influences of Punk and 70’s Heavy Metal blend in together. We look back at this now historical Rock album

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On this day in 1992 The Freddie Mercury Tribute Concert takes place in a crowded Wembley Stadium, featuring an all star line up

In 1992, a few months after Freddie Mercury’s untimely death caused by AIDS, Queen and a group of legendary artists and musicians including David Bowie, Metallica, Guns N’ Roses, Elton John, George Michael, Roger Daltrey, Tony Iommi and Robert Plant among many others, gathered to pay tribute to the Queen legend in order to launch The Mercury Phoenix Trust, an AIDS charity organisation

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The legendary and impressive Rock producer and engineer Eddie Kramer turns 76

Eddie Kramer has one of the most impressive careers in Rock music. Since the 1960’s his collaborations as producer and engineer with names such as Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, KISS, The Rolling Stones and Blue Cheer among many others, have earned him a big place on Rock N’Roll history.

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In early 1995 Slash talks about Snakepit and the future of Guns N’ Roses on Metal magazine Hard N’ Heavy

On this 6 page article published on French Metal magazine Hard N’ Heavy in early 199, Slash talks about his solo project Snakepit and reflects on the future of the Guns N’ Roses. Check the article pages

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