2012 – Jimmy Ellis, the lead singer of the hit “Disco Inferno” on This Day in Rock! The singer died from complications from Alzheimer’s disease in Rock Hill, South Carolina at the age of 74. Ellis and The Trammps formed in the 70’s and had their greatest success with “Disco Inferno” in the movied Saturday Night […]
2012 – Paul McCartney debuts his new songs live on an iTunes stream on This Day in Rock Music History!
2012 – Paul McCartney debuts his new songs live on an iTunes stream on This Day in Rock Music History! Paul McCartney will debut the songs at 10pm EST Thrusday. Songs will include selections from his new album “Kisses on the Bottom” in This free live performance on iTunes. The performce takes place at the […]
MUSICARES® TO HONOR PAUL MCCARTNEY AS 2012 PERSON OF THE YEAR Paul McCartney And Friends Will Perform At Sold Out Tribute In His Honor That Will Benefit MusiCares’ Emergency Financial Assistance And Addiction Recovery Programs WHO: Performances by 14-time GRAMMY®-winning artist Paul McCartney and other artists to be announced shortly.Attendees include Neil Portnow, President/CEO of […]
2011 – Paul McCartney to debut 2012 with awesome cover tunes album on This Day in Rock Music History.
2011 – Paul McCartney to debut 2012 with awesome cover tunes album on This Day in Rock Music History. Inspired by songs that influenced John and Paul in the early days of the Beatles, the album will also have two new originals. “When I kind of got into songwriting, I realized how well structured these […]
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 […]