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Fleetwood Mac’s hit album, Rumors, was fueled by so much cocaine that the band tried to include their dealer into the albums credits.

Fleetwood Mac: Behind the Drama, Divorce and Drugs That Fueled the Making of ‘Rumours’ When you combine a huge recording budget with sex, drugs and rock-and-roll, then add in jealousy, infidelity and divorce – between members of the band, no less – it hardly sounds like a recipe for a successful album. The fact that …

Fleetwood Mac’s hit album, Rumors, was fueled by so much cocaine that the band tried to include their dealer into the albums credits. Read More »

The University of Southern California’s Spirit of Troy is the only collegiate band to have two platinum records. They have performed at the Oscars, the Grammys, on Fleetwood Mac’s “Tusk”, for five U.S. Presidents, and at the fall of the Berlin Wall.

Spirit of Troy The drum major of the Spirit of Troy wears a more elaborate uniform and conducts the band with a sword. The Spirit of Troy drum line at Navy Pier in Chicago, October 14, 2005 The Spirit of Troy giving a traditional post-game concert, this time celebrating the defeat of the University of …

The University of Southern California’s Spirit of Troy is the only collegiate band to have two platinum records. They have performed at the Oscars, the Grammys, on Fleetwood Mac’s “Tusk”, for five U.S. Presidents, and at the fall of the Berlin Wall. Read More »

Tame Impala is a single person named Kevin Parker who writes, plays, and produces all the recorded music, but tours with a group of other musicians to form the full live band.

Tame Impala Tame Impala is the psychedelic music project of Australian multi-instrumentalist Kevin Parker. In the recording studio, Parker writes, records, performs, and produces all of the project’s music. As a touring act, Tame Impala consists of Parker (guitar, vocals), Dominic Simper (guitar, synthesiser), Jay Watson (synthesiser, vocals, guitar), Cam Avery (bass guitar, vocals), and …

Tame Impala is a single person named Kevin Parker who writes, plays, and produces all the recorded music, but tours with a group of other musicians to form the full live band. Read More »

Paul McCartney let a stranger claiming to be Jesus Christ sit in on a Beatles recording session in 1967. McCartney figured, “Well, it probably isn’t. But if he is, I’m not going to be the one to turn him away.”

Beatles’ ‘Sgt. Pepper’ at 50: When Jesus Dropped by During ‘Fixing a Hole’ Sessions The Beatles‘ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, which Rolling Stonenamed as the best album of all time, turns 50 on June 1st. In honor of the anniversary, and coinciding with a new deluxe reissue of Sgt. Pepper, we present a …

Paul McCartney let a stranger claiming to be Jesus Christ sit in on a Beatles recording session in 1967. McCartney figured, “Well, it probably isn’t. But if he is, I’m not going to be the one to turn him away.” Read More »

Noodles, guitarist for the The Offspring kept his job as a high school janitor for three months after the band got big because he promised his boss he wouldn’t quit till the end of the school year

Noodles: ​“I Didn’t Even Quit My Job As A Janitor” The Offspring​’s literal smash, Smash, turns 25 years old this April 3. To celebrate, frontman Dexter Holland and guitarist Noodles got together to exclusively tell Kerrang! what made that album – and that whole era of the Cali punks’ career – so damn special. Check …

Noodles, guitarist for the The Offspring kept his job as a high school janitor for three months after the band got big because he promised his boss he wouldn’t quit till the end of the school year Read More »

According to Paul McCartney there is no mystery to who broke up the Beatles. John Lennon did. He called a meeting and said he was leaving the band.

Paul McCartney Tells Howard Stern John Lennon Broke Up The Beatles Paul McCartney was a guest on the Howard Stern radio show in New York last week and set the blame on The Beatles break-up with John Lennon. Stern said he didn’t really know who broke up The Beatles, no-one did. “I do,” said Paul. …

According to Paul McCartney there is no mystery to who broke up the Beatles. John Lennon did. He called a meeting and said he was leaving the band. Read More »

Following Kobain’s death, Dave Grohl started Foo Fighters as a small side project. When asked later about the name, he responded “Had I actually considered this to be a career, I probably would have called it something else, because it’s the stupidest fucking band name in the world.”

Prior to the release of Foo Fighters’ 1995 debut album Foo Fighters, which featured Grohl as the only official member, Grohl recruited bassist Nate Mendel and drummer William Goldsmith, both formerly of Sunny Day Real Estate, as well as Nirvana touring guitarist Pat Smear to complete the lineup. Foo Fighters released its sixth album, Echoes, …

Following Kobain’s death, Dave Grohl started Foo Fighters as a small side project. When asked later about the name, he responded “Had I actually considered this to be a career, I probably would have called it something else, because it’s the stupidest fucking band name in the world.” Read More »

The British Rock band Radiohead released their album “In Rainbows” under a pay what you want pricing strategy where customers could even download all their songs for free. In spite of the free option, many customers paid and they netted more profits because of this marketing strategy

In Rainbows For the video album, see In Rainbows – From the Basement. In Rainbows is the seventh studio album by English rock band Radiohead. It was self-released on 10 October 2007 as a pay-what-you-want download, followed by a physical release internationally by XL Recordings in December 2007 and in the United States on 1 …

The British Rock band Radiohead released their album “In Rainbows” under a pay what you want pricing strategy where customers could even download all their songs for free. In spite of the free option, many customers paid and they netted more profits because of this marketing strategy Read More »

In 2008 and at the age of 45, Flea, bass player of the multiplatinum rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, enrolled as a freshman at University of Southern California’s music program to learn the academic side of music.

Flea Goes Back To School As a member of the multiplatinum rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, Flea wouldn’t seem to need higher education to further his career. But the bassist has just enrolled as a freshman at the University of Southern California’s music program. For Flea, it’s an opportunity to learn the academic side …

In 2008 and at the age of 45, Flea, bass player of the multiplatinum rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, enrolled as a freshman at University of Southern California’s music program to learn the academic side of music. Read More »

After denied rights to use “Another One Bites the Dust” for Rocky III, Sylvester Stallone hired Survivor to write an original song instead, which turned out to be “Eye Of The Tiger”

The One Eye Opening Fact That Queen and Survivor Have In Common—Who Would’ve Thought!? Another Eye Of The Tiger Bites The Dust In 1970 British rock band Queen formed, and changed the course of music forever. Queen quickly jumped onto the scene with their unique, over-the-top and flamboyant style, and eventually rose to the top …

After denied rights to use “Another One Bites the Dust” for Rocky III, Sylvester Stallone hired Survivor to write an original song instead, which turned out to be “Eye Of The Tiger” Read More »