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Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 12:12pm
Don Henley
If it wasn’t for today’s birthday boy, we wouldn’t have one of the funniest Seinfeld episodes of all time, because if Don Henley had never been born, then we wouldn’t have “Desperado” or “Witchy Woman.” Of course, we understand that we actually wouldn’t have a lot of songs in that instance. It’s just that we really think that episode of Seinfeld is hysterical.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 12:04pm
Happy Anniversary: The Stranglers, No More Heroes
38 years ago today, The Stranglers released their sophomore effort, an album which built on the success of the band’s debut album and provided the gentlemen from Guildford with two more top-10 singles to add to their collection.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 4:13pm
Van Halen

Ev'rybody wants some Van Halen. Baby, how 'bout you? Enter to win an XL Van Halen classic logo t-shirt, each of the 1st 6 Van Halen 2015 remastered* albums - VAN HALEN, VHII, WOMEN & CHILDREN FIRST, DIVER DOWN, FAIR WARNING, 1984 - on CD, a Van Halen logo vinylslip mat, a Tokyo Dome Live poster, a Van Halen reissues poster AND an EVH Wolfgang Standard Gloss Black, Stoptail Bridge guitar. Might as well jump!

*Remastered by engineer Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering Studios straight from the quarter-inch tapes for CD & for 180-gram vinyl.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 3:10pm

20 years ago this week, Alanis Morissette took the first single from her Jagged Little Pill album to the top of Billboard’s Modern Rock chart, thereby empowering a generation of young women while also ensuring that no one would ever be able to look at Uncle Joey on Full House the same way again.

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 3:01pm
Howie Epstein

As most diehard fans of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers probably know, today would’ve been Howie Epstein’s 60th birthday, so while it’s certainly a perfect day to celebrate his musical legacy, it’s also a sad day, in that we’re reminded that he’s not here to celebrate it with us. Still, let’s do our best to keep a stiff upper lip, shall we? After all, the man participated in a lot of great music that’s still played on the radio on a very, very regular basis.

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 12:53pm
Rhino Historic Tours
41 years ago today, the Knebworth House hosted the first music festival on its grounds, kicking things off with an event known as the Bucolic Frolic, which – let’s be honest – is one of the greatest names any music festival has ever had.
Monday, July 20, 2015 - 12:48pm
Rhino Factoids
39 years ago today, the classic lineup of the Buzzcocks made their live debut at the Lesser Free Trade Hall in Manchester, England, officially beginning the concert career of a band that still continues to bash out punk-pop numbers to this day, even if only 50% of that original lineup is still in the mix.
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 12:33pm
Ultravox, Vienna
We’re still getting the hang of this whole “new releases come out on Fridays now” thing – because, you know, we’ve only lived our entire life knowing that the sky is blue, water is wet, and Tuesdays are when the new releases come out – but we wanted to make sure that you were aware of a couple of new additions to our 180-gram vinyl reissue campaign.