1998 – It is announced that Aerosmith will postpon… Read more

1998 – It is announced that Aerosmith will postpon…

1998 – It is announced that Aerosmith will postpone the first 13 dates of its 50-date U.S. tour following a freak gas station fire that leaves drummer Joey Krammer with seconddegree burns. This marks the second setback to the Aerosmith tour; 18 earlier dates had to be postponed following Steven Tyler’s knee injury and surgery […]

1994 – Grace Slick pleads guilty to pointing a sho… Read more

1994 – Grace Slick pleads guilty to pointing a sho…

1994 – Grace Slick pleads guilty to pointing a shotgun at police at her Tiburon, Calif., home on March 5. The former Jefferson Starship lead singer said she’d been under stress because her Mill Valley home had burned down the previous fall and she’d lost most of her memorabilia, including items stolen by Corte Madera […]

1977 – Ronnie Van Zant and Steve Gaines of Lynyrd … Read more

1977 – Ronnie Van Zant and Steve Gaines of Lynyrd …

1977 – Ronnie Van Zant and Steve Gaines of Lynyrd Skynyrd are killed when their rented plane crashes in a swamp near Gillsburg, Miss. 20 October 1977, 6:55 pm. While flying from Greenville, South Carolina to Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Lynyrd Skynyrd’s chartered Convair 240 aircraft crashed in a Mississippi swamp. The plane […]