2012 – Davy Jones of The Monkees has died of a heart attack at 66 in Martin County, Fla. on This Day in Rock Music History! The Monkees’ heartthrob Davy Jones died today from a sudden heart attack. He was spending time with his family and horses, and had been riding alot in the previous […]
2012 – Kid Rock performs at Mitt Romney’s Finale 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 – Steve Jobs, Apple Computers, Disney, Pixar, and iTunes died today on This Day in Rock! Jobs, most notably known for the iPhone in recent years, contributed to the computer and music world. iTunes being the most notable and influential music download service in the known universe. At one time apple battled over the […]
2011 – Microsoft is discontinuing the Zune media player on This Day in Rock! Launched five years ago in the hope of taking on the iPod, MS calls it quits. The player was well reviewed when it launched in 2006, and it grabbed as much as 10 percent of the market for media players. But […]
2011 – KISS army Gasp!… KISS rocker Gene Simmons tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend, Shannon Tweed on This Day in Rock! Saturday evening in Beverly Hills, Us Weekly can confirm.
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 – Thomas Mars and Sofia Coppola get married on This Day in Rock! Engaged since May, the couple are married in Italy… making their 2 daughters, Romy and Cosima, legit. In attendance were Nicolas Cage, Jason Schwartzman, George Lucas and Johnny Depp to name a few.
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! 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 – Amy Winehouse’s “Back to Black” climbed back to the top of the British albums chart on This Day in Rock! A week after her death, the album which was released in 2006 is at the top. Songs included: “You Know I’m No Good,” “Love Is a Losing Game” and “Rehab,” which contained the […]