Doobie Brothers drummer ‘Big Mike’ Hossack has died of cancer at the age of 65.
This week, we’ve a live extravaganza, courtesy of Down, Black Sabbath and Mott The Hoople. Plus newies from Trans-Siberian Orchestra, The Doobie Brothers and Bad Religion, a reissue from Supertramp. Oh, and a glimpes of Richie Sambora in his pre-Bon Jovi days.
Inspired by the thought that Iranian band Ahoora – a recent Track Of The Day – might have gotten their name from the character played by Nichelle Nichols in the original Star Trek series (well, almost), we thought it might be fun – and instructive – to look at the origins of some other band names. Right then, let’s go…