I bet you are wondering…When was the last time the “Original Line-Up” Van Halen (David Lee Roth, Michael Anthony, Eddie & Alex Van Halen) played together live??? The day was September 2, 1984 in Nuremberg, Germany during the “Monsters of Rock” Festival. Here are some photos from that now historic concert.
John Lennon never intended to attend the start of The Beatles “Abbey Road” recording sessions on July 1 but the crash further delayed his return to London. After being discharged from the hospital he spent three days at home before finally rejoining The Beatles at Abbey Road Studios on July 9.
Joe Perry married his second wife Billie Montgomery in 1985 after they met on the set of his Joe Perry Project “Black Velvet Pants” video in 1983. Perry loves his beautiful wife so much he had her likeness airbrushed on his guitar.
Malcolm “Mal” Evans is best known as the road manager, assistant, bodyguard and friend of The Beatles. As The Beatles gained popularity their manager Brian Epstein hired Evans to serve as their assistant road manager.
Dave Grohl on his Black Flag tattoo: “When I was 12 or 13, I gave myself a Black Flag tattoo, prison style, with a needle and pen ink.” Years later Grohl didn’t forget about his childhood heroes and paid homage to Black Flag by playing a Dan Armstrong Luctie Guitar.
Wolfgang Van Halen the only son of Eddie Van Halen and actress Valerie Bertinelli was born on March 16, 1991. Here’s a cool photo of little “Wolfy” proudly wearing his last name on his shirt.
These photos claim to be the last photographs of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury alive. The two photos below were taken in 1991 shortly before his death in the backyard of his home Garden Lodge 1 Logan Place Kensington, London.
Bon Scott tragically died on February 20, 1980. His last performance fronting his band AC/DC was on Sunday, January 27, 1980 here at the Gaumont in Southampton, England.
Nancy Spungen (groupie/stripper/prostitute) at the age of 17 moved to London where she met Sex Pistols Sid Vicious leading to a drug fueled 23-month tumultuous relationship that ended in both of their deaths. Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McClaren who printed up these shirts and sold them at his King’s Road boutique named “Sex” with this classy slogan, ‘I’m Alive, She’s Dead, I’m Yours”
The guitar Sheeran has recently busted out at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and the 2015 Grammy Awards is a replica of the Eric Clapton “Crash” Fender Stratocaster. In 1997, Eric Clapton met street artist John “Crash” Matos and was inspired by his artwork, a mix of abstract and graffiti based street-art.