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Prince and the Revolution Live in 1985 with the Purple Rain Tour. New collectors item box set coming.

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Watch out for Prince and the Revolution Live in 1985; but better

The mighty performance by Prince and his band the Revolution in 1985 in New York’s Carrier Dome—the March 30...it really made many hearts skip a beat. What an energy and experience there was in those days on stage. It was that good that Grammy-nominated recording engineer Chris James reconstructed entirely the original video and audio source material. The quality is sublime now. The first preview track that has been released […]

todayApril 23, 2022

David Hasselhoff at the Berlin Wall singing Looking For Freedom

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Throwback: David Hasselhoff’s legendary performance in Berlin at The Wall

Do you remember what happened on November 9, 1989? We look back at a historic 80s moment: the fall of the Berlin Wall. There was a musical touch to this. On New Year's Eve 1989, a few weeks after the fall of the wall, Knight Rider actor David Hasselhoff seizes the moment to break through as an international singer. Germany was Looking For Freedom In an aerial platform near the […]

todayFebruary 20, 2022

Alice Cooper Wallpaper

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Shock rocker Alice Cooper did anything for his comeback

How popular was Alice Cooper in the 80s, or was it the 70s? Either way, the shock rocker hit back relentlessly after his career went down the drain. How was Cooper able to regain his 70s popularity in the decade that followed? Right, by popping up with Poison! Cooper fell from grace when he went solo in 1975. Okay, he had a single top 10 listing in 1977 with You […]

todayFebruary 5, 2022

Volvo 262, same as David Bowie owned

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David Bowie’s car: relive 1981

Let me be clear, this Volvo 262 in the photo did NOT belong to David Bowie. He did drive one, a tasteful black coupe with a big bold V6 engine. Delightfully loud roaring and just as stylish as his clothes. This Volvo may not have been Bowie's, but you should still read on. Who doesn't want to be able to say that their car belonged to a famous star? It's […]

todayDecember 24, 2021

Bruce Springsteen wallpaper

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A lot of money in the pocket for Bruce Springsteen because of music catalog

How do you make money fast in just two steps? Step one is to become a world artist with big hits, step two is to sell all your music rights and recordings of those hits. 72-year-old Bruce Springsteen has been in the business for 50 years. With the sales, he recently made a whopping 500 million dollars. Billboard reported that Sony Music, not Universal, has taken over The Boss' music […]

todayDecember 16, 2021

Bronski Beat wallpaper

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Bronski Beat is no longer: ‘Smalltown Boy’ Steve Bronski passed away

The pop group Bronski Beat has lost its co-founder Steve Bronski. He has passed away at the age of 61. Singer Jimmy Sommerville: "Sad to hear. He was a talented and very musical man. Working with him on so many songs, and the song that changed our lives, was tremendous fun." The group became known in the early 1980s with the synthpop hits Smalltown Boy, Why? and a cover of […]

todayDecember 9, 2021

Tears for Fears wallpaper art

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Tears for Fears announces first album in seventeen years

A very cool new album is on its way! At least, that's what we expect, since it's going to be work from UK 80s band Tears for Fears. It took 17 years, though. 'The Tipping Point' will be released on February 25, Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith announced via Instagram. The title track can already be heard via YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iemvnxDjrBY According to Pitchfork, the album 'The Tipping Point' was supposed […]

todayDecember 8, 2021

Pink Floyd wallpaper art

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David Gilmour refuses to play this epic Pink Floyd song

They are certainly not allergic to it, the former band members of Pink Floyd. Since the band broke up they have been only too happy to play the big hits. After Roger Waters left the group, David Gilmour, Richard Wright or Nick Mason still played the hit songs. Pink Floyd's masterpiece 'Echoes. Echoes' is avoided, however. For David Gilmour, it is too painful to play this masterpiece in his solo […]

todayDecember 6, 2021

Freddie Mercury statue 30 years after his death in 1991

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Freddie Mercury delivered a special gift to Elton John after his death

Elton John clearly emphasizes that Freddie Mercury was an exceptional human being. He received an incredible parting gift after Mercury's death, thirty years ago. The Queen frontman had purchased this on his deathbed from an auction house. On Christmas Day, mutual friend Tony King showed up at Elton's doorstep. That was a month after Mercury's death on November 24, 1991. "He had something with him in a pillowcase. It was […]

todayNovember 24, 2021

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