2013 – Alex Van Halen sues his ex on This Day in Rock Music History! Alex and Kelly Van Halen divorced over 20 years ago, yet Kelly has kept Van Halen as her surname. Now the company that controls the group’s name is suing her for trademark infringement. Kelly Van Halen (originally Carter) has named […]
2013 – RumorFix.com reported today that Richie Sambora was fired from Bon Jovi on This Day in Rock! Officially, there is no confirmation for this, but there is obviously problems on the Bon Jovi world tour, or it is a great publicity stunt. Richie left the tour early this year for personal reasons. Sources say […]
2013 – Paul McCartney wins back song rights from Michael Jackson on This Day in Rock Music History! 30 years ago, Michael Jackson outbid secretly at auction Paul McCartney on his own songs from the Beatles Era. This, after Sir Paul had shown Jackson how to purchase song rights in this way. However, the 1976 […]
2013 – Jon Brookes, The Charlatans drummer has died age 44 on This Day in Rock Music History! Jon Brookes had been undergoing treatment for a brain tumor since 2010, and had received several operations. Brookes suffered a seizure on tour with the band today and passed away. Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess tweeted that the […]
2013 – Sammy Hagar’s new album has such great talent as, Neal Schon, Joe Satriani, Nancy Wilson, Bill church on This Day in Rock History!
2013 – Sammy Hagar’s new album has such great talent as, Neal Schon, Joe Satriani, Nancy Wilson, Bill church on This Day in Rock History! Sammy Hagar has enlisted three legendary musicians – Toby Keith, Mickey Hart and Taj Mahal – to round out the final three tracks on his first-ever rock collaborations album: “Sammy […]
2013 – Lou Reed was rushed to a Long Island hospital on This Day in Rock History! Reed, who recently received a liver transplant, reportedly had been sick to his stomach a number of times and there were concerns that his body might be rejecting the new organ. He was taken by ambulance to the […]
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 – “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 […]
2013 – 3 Doors Down Cancels tour due to bassist Robert Todd Harrell’s arrest on This Day in Rock Music History!
2013 – 3 Doors Down Cancels tour due to bassist Robert Todd Harrell’s arrest on This Day in Rock Music History! 3 Doors Down bass Player Robert Todd Harrell is arrested for a fatality at an accident caused by him. Orignially arrested for DUI in Nashville, Tenn. He was speeding down a Nashville Freeway when […]
2013 – “The Godfather of Soul” gets his own YouTube channel on This Day in Rock History! James Brown is getting his own official YouTube channel along with his own official website. Included on the channel and website, Brown’s 1968 Boston concert follwing the assassination of Dr. King “We launched these YouTube, online and mobile […]
2013 – Bass player Rick Huxley of the Dave Clark Five on This Day in Rock History! Bass player Rick Huxley, one of the founding members of 60s pop group The Dave Clark Five, has died at the age of 72. He joined the band in 1958 and played on hits including Bits and Pieces […]
2013 – ‘Wild Thing’ singer Reg Presley dies of cancer on This day in Rock History! Presley, died Monday after a long bout with lung cancer at age 71, and caused the Troggs to retire early. Quotes from Agent Keith Altham “My dear old pal Reg Presley of The Troggs died today, one very real […]