David Bowie releases Heroes on October 14, 1977 …
Squeeze me macaroni … this makes Tuesday a good day!
Mr. Bungle, the experimental rock band consisting of Mike Patton, Trey Spruance, and Trevor Dunn, are reuniting for their first shows in nearly two decades.
311 release their 4th album on August 5, 1997. It’s immediately panned by critics and fans as the band drifts from their rap-infused past. However, as time goes on, the album is embraced and enjoys a cult following leading the band to perform it in its entirety in 2011. Time is a hero.
Sonic Youth release their seventh … produced by Butch Vig … on July 21, 1992.
Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band’s classic turns 50. Most of the album is produced by Frank Zappa. It’s #58 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
June 10, 2003 ~ Radiohead release their 6th …
Radiohead release their 5th on June 5, 2001. It’s #320 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Sonic Youth ’s last studio album, The Eternal , was released back in 2009. At the time, fans who pre-ordered the album received a limited bonus LP with Live at Battery Park , a live album that was recorded in New York City the year prior.
Happy birthday to The Progfather …
October 18, 1988 ~ Sonic Youth release their masterpiece. It’s #328 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time and was chosen by the Library of Congress to be preserved in the National Recording Registry in 2005.