2011 – ‘Frampton Comes Alive’ is celebrated on This Day in Rock Music History! Peter Frampton, the legendary British guitarist, and founding member of Humble Pie and The Herd, kicks off the 35th Anniversary UK Tour of his iconic multi-platinum album Frampton Comes Alive, performed in its entirety, along with highlights from his Grammy Award […]
2011 – Chickenfoot Announces 5-date tour in Europe on This Day in Rock Music History! For Immediate Release, London, England – Following the release of their long awaited second album ‘III’, the hottest rock & roll band in the world, Chickenfoot, have announced a 5-date UK & European tour for January 2012; their first European […]
2011 – New Michael Jackson Album on This Day in Rock! A posthumous Michael Jackson album entitled “Immortal” is to be released in November featuring newly discovered outtakes and redesigned versions of some of his biggest hits, Epic Records said on Monday. The album, released in conjunction with Jackson’s official estate, will feature an alternative […]
2011 – Chickenfoot hold press conference for CIII on This Day in Rock! CHICKENFOOT, the acclaimed US supergroup featuring guitar hero Joe Satriani, frontman Sammy Hagar, bassist Michael Anthony (both formerly of Van Halen) and world renowned drummer Chad Smith, celebrate their highly anticipated second album Chickenfoot III with a special concert and Q&A webcast, […]
2011 – Chickenfoot, featuring guitar hero Joe Satriani, frontman Sammy Hagar, former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony
2011 – Chickenfoot, featuring guitar hero Joe Satriani, frontman Sammy Hagar, former Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony and world renowned drummer Chad Smith, have confirmed multiple UK release dates and formats for their highly anticipated second album Chickenfoot III, the follow-up to 2009’s award-winning eponymous debut album. The album will initially be released in the […]
2011 – lyricist Jerry Leiber dies at age 78 on This Day in Rock! He Co-wrote hits like “Hound Dog” and “Jailhouse Rock” and was a key player in the birth or Rock ‘n’ Roll. Composing over 200 tunes covered by Elvis, Buddy Holly, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, James Brown, BB King, The drifters […]
2011 – Artists who had hits in 1978 maybe able to claim Copyrights back on This Day in Rock! Billy Joel, Bryan Adams, Tom Waits, Tom Petty, and Bob Dylan are just a few of the artists who may have rights to their own work from record Companies. A change in the copyright law in […]
2011 – Adele’s “21” Sets a 21st-century record by topping the Billboard/SoundScan sales on This Day in Rock!
2011 – Adele’s “21” Sets a 21st-century record by topping the Billboard/SoundScan sales on This Day in Rock! On the chart for 12 non-consecutive weeks, it logs more time at No. 1 than any other album since 1999. Santana’s “Supernatural” is the last to have that honor and sold 15 times platinum selling 15 million […]
2011 – Lady Gaga is being sued for copyright infringement for “Judas” on This Day in Rock! A Chicago based singer and songwriter, Rebecca Francescatti, accused Lady Gaga of lifting portions of a similar tune called “Juda”, which was recorded in 1999. Francescatti’s “Juda” was engineered by Brian Joseph Gaynor, a member of DJ White […]
2011 – Amy Winehouse’s “Back to Black” climbed back to the top of the British albums chart on This Day in Rock!
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 – Gary Wright Announces he will gig with Ringo Starr on This Day in Rock! Gary Wright, known for the hit singles “Dream Weaver” and “Love Is Alive”, will perform with ‘Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band’ on his UK tour which starts Friday June 17th at Hampton Court. 2011 celebrates the 35th […]