Just heard this song on Sirius Classic Rewind and had to share. Great sleazy rock riff. More enjoyable if you don’t have to look at the band, the perms and white bell bottoms are a little distracting.
On this day in 1965, the Beatles played Shea Stadium in New York City, before what was then a record audience of 55,000+ people. The deafening level of the crowd noise combined with how far they were from the audience (you can see it in the clip, fans were not allowed on the field) meant [...]
I believe he would agree with me. At first I was going to do this the standard way: put the iPod on shuffle and just see what happens. But why should I have to listen to a song just because my iPod wants me to? That’s why I have a thumb and why my iPod [...]
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This is an actual reply to a fan’s letter, circa early 1980s. Brilliant. Click the letter to read the transcript. (From Chattering Teeth via Letters of Note)
What jumps out at me is how their hair was a leading indicator of turmoil in the band. Next time some clean-shaven friend pisses me off, I’m going to grow a beard. That’ll teach that cocksucker to mess with me. (via Blame It On the Voices)
Bruce and Eric have some concerns about their placement in this photo. Although I didn’t get to watch it live (MTV didn’t air it until Halloween), it was 15 years ago today that the original four members of KISS – Ace Frehley, Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, and Peter Criss – got back together to record [...]
Damn right this is what I’m wearing. (Via Shaving Wookiees).