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London Music Landmarks

Hippodrome Golders Green

The Hippodrome Golders Green is a fine old building, now Grade II listed, originally designed and built as a music hall venue in 1913. The Golders Green Hippodrome is located adjacent to Golders Green tube station.

Mildmay Tavern Balls Pond Road London

The Mildmay Tavern - Simply A Mod's Pub Or Was It More Than That - Enter The Honeycombs Described as a "Mods pub" at one stage of its long history, and one which staged concerts by many bands, most of which were never to become famous or well known, the Mildmay...

Eel Pie Island and the Eel Pie Hotel

Eel Pie Island is a small island in the Thames, approximately 8 acres in size, and is the home to many artists, scuptors and the like. There are also a number of private houses on the island and a few businesses are based there. Not that interesting really, or is it?...

Battersea Power Station – Pink Floyd Animals

Is that a flying pig above Battersea Power station? Yes - but not a real one, obviously....

Ziggy Stardust Album Cover Location

Bowie's Ziggy Stardust Album Cover Location The iconic photograph for David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust album cover was shot on Heddon Street in London. The photo shoot took place during January of 1972 and the photographer was Brian Ward. The sign "K West" was the trade...

Railway Hotel Harrow & Wealdstone – Genesis of the Who

Railway Hotel Harrow - From Music Venue To A Pile Of Ashes Hotels which were given the name "Railway Hotel" were almost always located next, or close to, railway stations, fairly obvious really. Of course, when stations were closed the need for the hotel often...

Rainbow Theatre Finsbury Park

Somewhere Over The Rainbow - There's A Church! - A Sad Farewell To The Rainbow Theatre. After having first been used as a cinema, which was, after all, what it was originally designed and built for, the building that many a concert goer from the 70s attended in order...

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Musician Commemorative Plaques In London

Marc Bolan Commemorative Brown Plaque Hackney London

Location: 25 Stoke Newington Common, Hackney Inscription: Musician Mark Feld, later known as Marc Bolan, lived here 1947 -...

Plaque Erected At Site Of Ziggy Stardust Album Cover Photo Location

  Link to BBC report: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/entertainment-arts-17521244/site-of-ziggy-stardust-album-cover-shoot-marked-with-plaque Ziggy Stardust Album...

Freddy Mercury (Fred Bulsara) 1946 – 1991 Blue Plaque

Location of plaque: 22 Gladstone Avenue, Feltham, London...

RockBottoms

Things don’t always turn out the way we want.

Boston’s Brad Delp Suicide In 2007 Was “Death By Barbecue.”

Troubled Musician's Suicide, Boston's Brad Delp Dies From Carbon Monoxide Poisoning In 2007 Aged 55. Brad Delp was a founder member of the hugely successful American band Boston who released their eponymous first album, "Boston," in 1976. Even people who have never...

John Peel Signs Off in Peru – Thousands Lament the Death of a DJ

John Peel Signs Off in Peru - Thousands Lament the Death of a DJ Image by Jake - Thanks to flickr John Peel was, without doubt, one of Britain's most loved broadcasters at the time of his death. John was working in, of all places, Peru when he had a heart attack in...

The Who Cincinatti Concert Deaths. Dec 3rd 1979

The Who Cincinatti Concert Deaths It is not widely known but, in some respects, rock concerts used to be very dangerous places to be as The Who Cincinatti concert deaths clearly show. Since the 1970s there are over 130 incidents of fans being killed, usually...

WordPress Resources at SiteGround

WordPress is an award-winning web software, used by millions of webmasters worldwide for building their website or blog. SiteGround is proud to host this particular WordPress installation and provide users with multiple resources to facilitate the management of their...

Spider Not Guilty Of Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman’s Death

Slayer Guitarist Died From Liver Failure, Not As A Result Of The Spider Bite Which Caused Necrotizing Fasciitis The guitarist Jeff Hanneman was a founder member of thrash metal band Slayer. He formed the band in 1981 with fellow guitarist Kerry King. Regarded as being...

London Live Listings

King Crimson

3 Dates at the Royal Albert Hall in June 2019....

Memorable Music Events

Monterey Memories – Monterey Pop

The Monterey Festival - Three Days In June 1967...