2011 – The Movie Poster Art Gallery opens “The Manchester Connection” today on This Day in Rock Music History! The Movie Poster Art Gallery is pleased to announce a fascinating exhibition of original and rare music posters entitled “The Manchester Connection”, a celebration of Manchester’s legendary renaissance in musical and design creativity that exploded in […]
2011 – Two years since Michael jackson Passed and he tops earnings for Dead Rock Stars on This Day in Rock Music History. Elvis is up on the list as well. John Lennon was No. 5 with $12 mill. Ah… that Magical Mystery Tour. It’s been two years since Michael Jackson passed away at the […]
2011 – Lady Gaga Overtakes Oprah Winfrey and Beyonce on the 100 Most Powerful Women List on This Day in Rock! Forbes announced today that Lady Gaga snagged the No. 11 spot on the list… led by Hillary Clinton (#2) and Michelle Obama (#8). Pretty Gaga… ouch.
2011 – Russian-born billionaire Len Blavatnik’s Access Industries bought the music and publishing divisions of the Warner Music Group on This Day in Rock. Acts and music include bands like: Led Zeppelin, Green Day and Red Hot Chili Peppers.
2011 – Following on from their critically acclaimed album ‘Machinery’, Dutch rockers ‘De Staat’ start their UK tour on Wednesday 6th April at the Camden Barfly. Other UK dates include Manchester Deaf Institute (April 7), Nottingham The Bodega (April 8), and Bristol The Louisiana (April 9). Tickets are available from 0845 413 4444 and www.alt-tickets.co.uk. […]
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 – ‘American Idiot’ Ticket Sales Plummet on This Day In Rock! Ticket sales for the Broadway production of American Idiot have fallen ever since Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong left the cast at the end of February. Box office grosses dropped from $1.3 million during the final week with Armstrong to $395,275 […]
2011 -Courtney Love settle her lawsuit with Dawn Simorangkir, fashion designer, who claimed that Love defamed her in a series of messages on Twitter last year. It is reported that Love will pay $430,000 dollars. Payments starting today. I think all of us are in line to be maligned by Courtney! LOL
2011 – Justin Bieber’s lock of hair sold for $40,668… WOW! The mind blowing Hair change shocked fans to the core. Giving chat show host Ellen DeGeneres a lock of his hair in a recent appearence, she promptly put it up for auction on eBay reporting bids of $10,000 within one hour. When the auction […]
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2011 – On This Day In Rock, Aretha Franklin and Rev. Jesse Jackson attended Friday night’s Miami Heat with LeBron James at the Detroit Pistons game. Her First public apearance since her surgery on Dec 2nd 2010. She was quoted as saying, “I’m feeling really great,” she said. “Loving the game, loving the game.” What […]
2011 – Kings of Leon refused to let Prince Harry win a table tennis match The ‘Sex on Fire’ group’s drummer Nathan Followill thinks the 26-year-old royal ‘ who is third in line to the British throne ‘ is ‘cool’ but his competitive nature came to the forefront when they recently met at London’s The […]