1988 – Bon Jovi’s and Motley Crue manager Doc McGhee pleaded guilty to importing more than 40,000lb of marijuana into the US. “Doc” McGhee is an American music manager, best known for working with KISS, Bon Jovi and Mötley Crüe. The latter two groups experienced their rise to stardom under his management. He has also […]
1980 – Led Zeppelin announces its decision to break up on this day in rock history! Man… that was a depressing day for Rock fans… ouch! Hand me the bong!
1972 – Led Zeppelin perform at the Manchester Hardrock in England. “The world’s most overrated band,” sniffs a Melody Maker reviewer, who goes on to dismiss John Paul Jones’ bass as “lifeless thudding” and John Bonham’s drums as sounding like someone “bashing away at leather suitcases and dustbin lids.” Not a fan, we figure.
1970 – The No. 1 LP in the U.K. today is Led Zeppelin II. Recording sessions The album was recorded during a hectic and much-traveled period of the band’s career from January through August 1969, when they completed four European and three American concert tours. Each song was separately recorded, mixed and produced at various […]
1969 – during a Scandinavian tour Led Zeppelin played at the Brondby Pop Club in Norregard. Also on the bill, The Keef Hartley Band, Ham and Swedish band Made In Sweden.