2013 – Ray Manzarek of The Doors died on this day in Rock Music History! Great musician Ray Manzarek of the Doors pass on this day. The Doors, also know for Jim Morrison(RIP), Robby Kreiger, and John Densmore recorded many great songs including, Light My Fire, Strange Days, LA Women, Riders on the Storm, and […]
2013 – Thieves stole more than one million in takings after a Justin Bieber concert at Johannesburg’s Soccer City stadium. The gang, armed with ropes, hammers and chisels, broke into a strongroom where the takings from the Justin Bieber concert and a gig the previous evening by Bon Jovi.
2013 – New College Nottingham offers a degree in heavy metal music on This Day in Rock History! A two-year degree in heavy metal music was branded an “easy option” by education campaigners. The foundation degree was being offered by New College Nottingham in the UK. The course, which was due to start later this […]
2013 – David Bowie’s latest video starring Gary Oldman and Marion Cotillard was temporarily pulled from YouTube over its graphic content. “The Next Day” featured heavy religious imagery, including Cotillard bleeding from stigmata marks. The video sees Bowie performing in a basement bar, surrounded by religious figures, while Oldman, dressed as a priest, punches a […]
2013 – “Two-time GRAMMY® winner Jeff Hanneman from the band “Slayer” died on This Day in Rock Music and Metal History!
2013 – “Two-time GRAMMY® winner Jeff Hanneman from the band “Slayer” died on This Day in Rock Music and Metal History! NEWS RELEASE The Recording Academy® Statement re: Jeff Hanneman Thurs., May 2, 2013 “Two-time GRAMMY® winner Jeff Hanneman was an intense and powerful guitarist and a force to be reckoned with on stage. A […]