In 1981, Oingo Boingo released their debut new wave album “Only A Lad”. In 1981, Oingo Boingo released their debut new wave album “Only A Lad”. I’ve always been a bit intrigued by the “boy scout” inspired album cover that has several easter eggs on it.
Oingo Boingo Only A Lad Normal Rockwell Boys Scouts of America. The cover is a redecorated version of this 1960 Boy Scouts of America official handbook, illustrated by Norman Rockwell.
Prince released the iconic “Purple Rain” soundtrack as his sixth studio album on June 25, 1984. The album cover features Prince sitting on his motorcycle with co-star Apollonia above him. The photo was taken on New York Street on the Warner Bros. Movie Studio Lot in Burbank, California.
Foo Fighters released the single “Stacked Actors” on January 17, 2000 as the second single off their 1999 album “There’s Nothing Left To Lose”. “Stacked Actors’ is about everything that is fake and everything that is plastic…That explanation makes the artwork on the import CD single perfectly appropriate.
After almost 30 years, Led Zeppelin famously performed their first full-length concert since the death of their drummer John Bonham at the Ahmet Ertegun Tribute Concert on December 10, 2007. For the reunion show, I noticed Page altered his Orange Guitar Amplifier Heads to make a cheeky sexual connotation ORGE…
Lights… Camera… Revolution!, the fifth studio album by Los Angeles punk/metal legends Suicidal Tendencies was released 30 years ago today, on July 3, 1990. The album cover photo was taken below at the Vista Theatre located at 4473 Sunset Drive in Los Feliz, California.
Kurt Cobain Wearing The Clash “Combat Rock” T-Shirt At Nirvana “Nevermind” Sound City Studios Sessions
Check out one of the only photos taken in 1991 of Nirvana and Kurt Cobain at Sound City Studios in Van Nuys, California recording the legendary “Nevermind” album. Me being the seller of vintage t-shirt to stars, I quickly realized that Kurt is wearing a (now vintage) 1982 The Clash “Combat Rock” shirt.
Pat Smear has never forgotten his punk rock roots. After having been a member of Nirvana and an on again, off again member of the Foo Fighters, he still reminds himself of his first band from 1976-1980 Germs.
Ozzy Osbourne released his new solo album “Ordinary Man” on February 21, 2020. In a ploy to get the album to #1 by his shrewd manager/wife Sharon Osbourne, on February 26, 2020 Ozzy tweeted out a link for a LIMITED EDITION AUTOGRAPHED CD. Too bad it was a huge giant SCAM…
Nirvana performed their last show on March 1, 1994 at Terminal 1 in Munich, Germany. The shirt Cobain was wearing is a Sonic Youth 1992/93 Astronaut Japan T-Shirt. The legendary shirt was put up for auction in 2014 and fetched $25k
One of Dave Grohl’s most well known guitars is this custom black Flying-V used in the Foos 2011 “Rope” music video. The history behind this guitar is pretty awesome. It was originally custom built by Dave Dearnaley in Cardiff UK in or around 1984 for Phil Campbell of Motörhead.