On August 14, 2009 Robert Plant became the third Vice President of the Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club, the football team he has loved and supported his entire life. Of his love for the club Plant said “I was five when my dad took me down for the first time and Billy Wright waved at me. Honest, he did. And that was it – I was hooked from that moment.”
Archive | February, 2011
After the The Smashing Pumpkins reformed in 2007, Billy Corgan posted a message on smashingpumpkins.com blog page saying “[l]ooking for girls from Siamese Dream album cover… As you all know, they were quite young when the photo was taken. They are not conjoined anymore, as far as we know.” If anyone has any information on how to find the girls, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Long before hip-hop artists had their own shoe deal, Axl Rose had his own custom Converse ERX High-Top tennis shoe complete with his name AXL monogrammed on the tongue of the sneaker….
Radiohead announced that it will release their eighth studio album on February 19, 2011 titled “The King Of Limbs.” The phrase ‘King Of Limbs’ supposedly relates to an ancient pollarded oak tree in Wiltshire’s Savernake Forest, about three miles from Tottenham House, a country home where Radiohead recorded part of ‘In Rainbows’. This makes sense since this is the band photo Radiohead is using for press on this album…
Steve Perry is an avid fan of San Francisco Giants and when the Journey classic “Don’t Stop Believing” became the Giants unofficial anthem for the 2010 postseason, Perry was invited to the Word Series.
After a Giants rally, “Don’t Stop Believing” was played over the stadium PA and a fan caught a cheering Perry singing along to his own song and pumping the crowd up.
The album cover for Led Zeppelin II was from a poster by David Juniper, who was simply told by the band to come up with an idea that was “interesting.” His design was based on this photograph of a Division of the German Air Force during World War I. Dubbed “The Flying Circus” and led by Manfred von Richthfen “The Red Barron.”
This berrant type Ia supernova in the sky, first observed in 2003 and designated SN 2003fg has been nicknamed “Champagne Supernova” after the Oasis song.
The Beatles animated characters in the “Yellow Submarine” movie were based on their appearance in the promotional film for the song “Strawberry Fields Forever” filmed in January 1967. The only difference in their appearance Paul McCartney being without his moustache.
Just after 6:00 PM on January 27, 1984 Michael Jackson was burned by a pyrotechnic accident as he and his brothers filmed a commercial for Pepsi Cola at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Here’s a photo of The Jacksons filming the commercial before the accident.
Here’s another photo in what has become a “Bromance” series. This one show’s Temple Of The Dog bandmates Eddie Vedder and Chris Cornell sharing a few intimate moments togethe