2011 – Nicholas Ashford, ‘Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,’ died on This Day in Rock Music History! Nicholas Ashford and Valerie Simpson had hits such as: ‘Found A Cure’, and 1985 UK No. 3 single ‘Solid’, ‘Ain’t No Mountain High Enough’, ‘You’re All I Need To Get By’, ‘Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing’, and […]
2011 – Lady Gaga is the queen of Marketing when she unveils in front of the Piano on This Day in Rock!
2011 – Lady Gaga is the queen of Marketing when she unveils in front of the Piano on This Day in Rock! In one clip, Gaga proves that it is possible to remove your bra and play the piano at the same time. She then stands up from the piano, holding some strategically placed sheet […]
2011 – Cheap Trick’s Stage Collapses on This Day in Rock! The main stage at Ottawa Bluesfest collapsed during a Cheap Trick concert as a severe thunderstorm sent the musicians and thousands of fans running for cover.
2011 – Roger Waters performs “The Wall Live” in London at the 02 Arena on This Day in Rock! The show was sold out. Roger’s comment: ‘Thirty years ago when I wrote this piece I wasn’t too good with rock ‘n’ roll audiences but, as you know, times have changed and I couldn’t be more […]
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 – Steven Tyler from Aerosmith admitted that his addiction to drugs was so drastic that he hid cocaine in a drum on stage to take a fix during shows. “I blew 20 million. I snorted my Porsche, I snorted my plane, I snorted my house in that din of drugs and booze and being […]
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 – 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 […]
2011 – Suzi Rotolo, Bob Dylan’s former girlfriend dies on This Day In Rock! After meeting backstage at one of his gigs, Dylan was overcome by Suzi’s raw beauty. From Dylan’s 2004 memoir, he described her as one of the most charming spectacles he has ever seen: “She was the most erotic thing I’d ever […]
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2011 – Guitar Hero gets the AX… not the AXE.. meaning, sorry dudes… Strings are too exspensive… These days, guns are more popular than guitars, at least when it comes to video games. The company behind “Guitar Hero” said Wednesday that it is pulling the plug on one of the most influential video titles of […]
2011 – OZZy, the madman or Rock and reality TV star canceled a Tour show in Reno, Nevada, Sunday night due to a “sudden illness,” reported concert promoter. “Based on advice from doctors, it is with great regret that Ozzy Osbourne is postponing his show … at the Reno Event Center,” Chris Martinez with Live […]