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Latest Milestones

May 2, 1980: 'Another Brick In The Wall' banned in South Africa

May 2, 1980: 'Another Brick In The Wall' banned in South Africa

As Pink Floyd's hit song entered the South African charts, boycotts began in black schools throughout Capetown

April 30, 1977: Led Zeppelin set a world record

April 30, 1977: Led Zeppelin set a world record Led Zeppelin broke a new world attendance record at their concert

April 29, 1977: Steve Miller released Jet Airliner

April 29, 1977: Steve Miller released Jet Airliner The original done by Paul Pena 4 years earlier - but that was never allowed to be released due to a contractual dispute

April 20th, 1993: Aerosmith releases 'Get A Grip'

April 20th, 1993: Aerosmith releases 'Get A Grip' The 11th studio album and their best selling album to date was released today 22 years ago

April 19th, 1980: Brian Johnson joins AC/DC

April 19th, 1980: Brian Johnson joins AC/DC Brian replaced Bon Scott who had died after a drinking binge 2 months prior.

April 17th, 1973: Dark Side of the Moon goes gold

April 17th, 1973: Dark Side of the Moon goes gold Pink Floyd's album The Dark Side of The Moon went gold in the US. The LP went on to stay in the US chart for more than 10 years and became the longest charting rock record of all time.

April 16th, 1956: Buddy Holly releases first single

April 16th, 1956: Buddy Holly releases first single The track was later featured on Buddy Holly's 3rd album That'll Be The Day
 
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QUIZ: How well do you know your kiwi music?

QUIZ: How well do you know your kiwi music?

It's NZ Music Month so we thought we would test your knowledge on kiwi music by testing you on this quiz. All you have to do is match the song lyrics to the artist that sung them!
Split Enz - I See Red

Split Enz - I See Red

Off of their album 'Frenzy', Split Enz's 1978 song was the second of theirs to crack the top 20.
B.B. King's top 10 collaborations with rockers

B.B. King's top 10 collaborations with rockers

B.B. King is one of the greatest guitarists ever, and he has collaborated with some pretty spectacular stars over his career. Here are his top 10 collabs with some of our favourite rockers
B-Sides worth flipping for

B-Sides worth flipping for

They're the sides of a single that's known as the less important one. But sometimes the B-Sides of a record contain some of the artists and bands greatest hits...
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Rigor's Sound Advice: How to promote hair growth

Rigor had some Sound Advice about what to do with hairloss
Hear Pearl Jam cover The Doobie Brothers 'Takin' It To The Streets'

Hear Pearl Jam cover The Doobie Brothers 'Takin' It To The Streets'

Eddie Vedder dedicated the song to his mate, saying that his friend liked Michael McDonald's voice better than his own
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