2013 – Lou Reed passed away today on This Day in Rock Music History! Lou Reed, songwriter, vocalist and guitarist for the Velvet Underground and as a solo artist, died Sunday, his publicist said. He was 71. The publicist, Peter Noble, confirmed Reed’s death but released no details. Reed had undergone a liver transplant in […]
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 – 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 – “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 […]
2013 – Black Sabbath announce the title of the their new album as ’13’ on This Day in Rock Music History!
2013 – Black Sabbath announce the title of the their new album as ’13’ on This Day in Rock Music History! FROM: http://www.music-news.com/ShowNews.asp?nItemID=61581 Today, the 13th of January 2013, rock legends BLACK SABBATH have announced the title of their new album, 13, which will be released this June (exact date TBA). The original BLACK SABBATH–OZZY […]
2013 – Elvis Presley and The Beatles top the list of most-forged celebrity signatures on This Day in Rock Music History!
2013 – Elvis Presley and The Beatles top the list of most-forged celebrity signatures on This Day in Rock Music History! An Unprecedented less than half of their autographs for sale are certified as genuine at memorabilia authenticators PSA/DNA. Others on the list are, President John F. Kennedy, Astronaut Neil Armstrong and late pop star […]
2012 – Stevie Wonder donated $100,000 to girl Battling Cancer on This Day in Rock Music History! Stevie was performing at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, and invited the little girl up on stage to present her with a check. S.tevie perform. “Isn’t She Lovely” for Jasmine when she responded by grabbing the mic […]