Archive for March, 2012
Radiohead have just announced three dates for October.
These will be the band’s first live shows over here in four years. The dates are:
Sat.6: Manchester MEN Arena
Mon.8: London O2 Arena
Tue.9: London O2 Arena
Tickets go on sale from 9am this Friday (March 9).
Find out more at http://radiohead.com
It’s unusual to have two members of the same band with their birthdays in one month, but March has two birthdays from one of the most iconic and influential bands of the 1960s – The Velvet Underground, but we start in date order with…
ROGER DALTREY – 1ST MARCH 1944
To someone of My Generation, The Who were the band we grew up with. Crombie coats, mohair suits, Lambretta scooters and weekends on the beach in Brighton, for us The Who were the Mod band par excellence – the Faces before The Small Faces – and they went on to influence artistes from Led Zeppelin to The Clash. Bono of U2 said, “More than any other band, The Who are our role models.”