2011 – Disfear bass player Henrik Frykman died on This Day in Rock! He had dealt with a long bout with cancer. The band, Björn Pettersson, Marcus Andersson, Ulf Cederlund and Tomas Lindberg, has issued the following statement: “It is with heavy hearts we inform you that on Friday the 25th of March Henrik Frykman […]
“In my opinion, Trevor is the best producer in the world,” Yes bassist Chris Squire tells Rolling Stone. “We’re really happy with the music so far. Being back with Trevor sort of felt like going back in time, but it’s also really in the present. We’ve all grown a lot over the years.” The band is going to wrap up recording in late April and they hope to get the LP on shelves sometime this summer.
2011 – Judge orders Jobs to answer iTunes questions on This Day in Rock! Apple Inc. Chief Executive Steve Jobs, who is out on medical leave, has been ordered by a federal magistrate to answer questions from plaintiffs’ lawyers in an antitrust lawsuit related to his company’s iTunes business. U.S. Magistrate Judge Howard Lloyd, […]
2011 – Jackson doctor seeks records of Demerol treatments on This Day in Rock! A judge says he will review medical records from Michael Jackson’s longtime dermatologist before deciding whether they should be turned over to attorneys defending the doctor charged in his death. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor said during a hearing […]
2011 – Joe Jonas splits up with Ashley Greene on This Day in Rock!
2011 – LimeWire wins limit on damages to record labels on This Day in Rock! A federal judge limited the potential financial liability facing the operator of LimeWire, a once-popular file-sharing service found liable for copyright infringement, at an upcoming damages trial. Rejecting an argument that could have led to “trillions” of dollars in damages, […]
2011 – Owsley “Bear” Stanley, a 1960s counterculture icon who worked with The Grateful Dead and was a prolific LSD producer, died in a car crash in Australia on This Day in Rock.
2011 – Owsley “Bear” Stanley, a 1960s counterculture icon who worked with The Grateful Dead and was a prolific LSD producer, died in a car crash in Australia on This Day in Rock. He was 76. Lyrics sung by The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix and Frank Zappa reference Stanley and his brushes with the law, […]
2011 – Bon Jovi is No. 1 currently in Box Office tours on This Day In Rock! Billboard magazine reported that Bon Jovi is No. 1 for hot tours today with over $27 million in gross box office sales. Not bad for a band from the 80’s. Great Band! Top totals among the venues with […]
2011 – Eric Clapton puts several personal items up for auction on This Day in Rock! Rock fans from around the world will be able to buy a piece of music history today. Guitar legend Eric Clapton has put up several personal items for auction at Bonhams in New York City. Proceeds from the event […]
2011 – The Killers’ Singer, Brandon Flowers, and his wife Tana Munblowsky brought into this world, a son on This Day in Rock! They named him Henry! Awwwww
2011 – Phil Collins of Genesis, Singer and drummer has announced his retirement so that he can spend more time with his family and sons.
2011 – Billy Joel Releases Billy Joel – Live at Shea Stadium, Double CD + DVD/Blu-ray Peforming artists include–Tony Bennett, Garth Brooks (“Shameless”), Paul McCartney (“I Saw Her Standing There” and “Let It Be”), John Mayer (“This Is the Time”), Steven Tyler (“Walk this Way”), Roger Daltrey (“My Generation”), and John Mellencamp (“Pink Houses”).