2011 – Amy Winehouse’s “Back to Black” climbed back to the top of the British albums chart on This Day in Rock! A week after her death, the album which was released in 2006 is at the top. Songs included: “You Know I’m No Good,” “Love Is a Losing Game” and “Rehab,” which contained the […]
2011 – Stevie Wonder makes a suprise appearance at Drake’s OVO Fest on This Day in Rock!
2011 – 63-year-old singer Meat Loaf, passed out onstage at Pittsburgh’s Trib Amphitheater during an apparent asthma attack. After about ten minutes he regained his composure and finished the show.
2011 – Amy Winehouse, 27, found dead on This Day in Rock! Authorities found her at her north London home. Death is yet unknown, but Amy has battled drugs and alcohol addiction for many years, and is likely the cause.
2011 – Eric Clapton – A yellow Ferrari previously owned by Eric Clapton sold for £66,500 at auction. The rare 2003 Ferrari 575 Maranello, which had only 10,000 miles on the clock, was snapped up by a private buyer at a sale at the Classic Car Sale at Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England. The yellow Maranello was […]
2011 – Michael Jackson Death Trial: Dr. Murray’s lawyers ask Judge to Sequester the Jury On This Day in Rock! Dr. Conrad Murray’s Legal team asked the judge today if he would consider sequestering the jury at the time of the trial on Sept. 8th. They argue that the Media Circus will influence the jurors. […]
2011 – The Beatles: Never-before seen photographs of The Beatles’ first US concert in Washington DC sold in New York for more than $360,000 (£223,600). The Fab Four played their first US concert on February 11 1964, at the Washington Coliseum, two days after their debut on The Ed Sullivan Show. Mike Mitchell, of Washington, […]
2011 – Lady Gaga site Hacked on This Day in Rock! Not to worry, no passwords or financial information were taken from the site, but They did get a nice list of Email addresses. So, Watch out for that Spam Lady Gaga fans. A statement from Universal Music said: “The hacker took a content database […]
2011 – Rob Grill of the Grass Roots Passes Away at age 67 on This Day in Rock! Rob Grill, the bass player and lead singer of the Grass Roots, passed away Today morning at the age of 67. Grill fell about four weeks ago and has been battling a subdural hematoma. His wife, Nancy Grill, issued […]
2011 – Cheap Trick’s Stage Collapses on This Day in Rock! The main stage at Ottawa Bluesfest collapsed during a Cheap Trick concert as a severe thunderstorm sent the musicians and thousands of fans running for cover.