Displaying items by tag: rock

Tuesday, 19 October 2021 11:23

A Quick History of Status Quo

The Spectres were a London-based beat group that formed in 1967 with Francis “Mike” Rossi (vocals, lead guitar) and bass player Alan Lancaster (1949-2021) their core members.

Published in Music

A documentary about the huge American rock band of the 1970s, Grand Funk Railroad.

Published in Video of the Week

Carol Louise Smith was born in 1935 in Everett, Washington. The youngest of three girls, her parents were professional musicians and her early life was full of music.

Published in Music
Friday, 22 November 2019 15:22

How the Game of Roulette Could Become More Punk

When writing down which video games are best for punks, the casino game of roulette probably isn't going to be on there. The game may be enjoyed by popular musicians and it may have red and black two popular punk colours, but it's a game with rules and dealers who dress in suits. Punks will probably play music games such as Guitar Hero and Rock Band.

Published in Culture

Paul ‘Koss’ Kossoff was born in London in 1950 and the son of famous British character, actor, David Kossoff (Kid for Two Farthings). He learned to play classical music but was always interested in blues and soon mastered the guitar.

Published in Music
Thursday, 19 January 2017 15:52

Ian (Lemmy) Kilmister (1945 – 2015) Remembered

Ian Fraser Kilmister was born in 1945 in Stoke-on-Trent and grew up in North Wales.
Published in Music
Thursday, 06 October 2016 15:42

Rock on – Wigan Casino – The Heavy Rock Venue

Wigan Casino is fondly remembered as a Northern Soul venue but - as Andrew Vaughan recalls - it also was a heavy rock venue.
Published in Music
Its Saturday evening and I pop into a new venue in Dalston- or at least new to me, to see if it really lives up to its rock n roll name Cherry Cola.
Published in Music
Wednesday, 24 February 2016 12:56

Rocket 88: The first Rock'n'Roll record?

Rock’n’Roll, the genre, did not acquire its name until the mid 50s.
Published in Music
Monday, 08 February 2016 19:56

Husky Loops Chat to ZANI

Husky Loops is a young Italian band, Pier Danio Forni Jr, Pietro Garrone and Tommaso Medica from Bologna,
Published in Music
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