2007 – Amy Winehouse cancelled a series of European shows after being admitted to hospital suffering from “severe exhaustion”. The 23-year-old singer was taken to University College London Hospital and later discharged. In the past few weeks she had pulled out of the T in the Park festival – also citing “exhaustion”, Liverpool’s Summer Pops […]
2006 – Alternative rock act Mew and veterans TV-2 each grab four trophies at the 18th annual Danish Music Awards, held at Copenhagen’s KB Hall.
1998 – Goth rock band Marilyn Manson is forced to miss its appearance at the Roskilde Festival in Denmark due to drummer Ginger Fish’s bout with mononucleosis. Person Marilyn Manson Right click for SmartMenu shortcuts
1985 – The British group Frankie Goes to Hollywood opens a European tour in Copenhagen, Denmark. It spends the rest of the year in tax exile from the United Kingdom.
1981 – Bob Dylan gives a press conference in Denmark after having seen an interview with an imposter in a Danish newspaper. He answers questions for two hours. Is it butter or margerine?
1970 – John Lennon and Yoko Ono both cut their hair off in Denmark and declare it to be Year One. Drugs, anyone?
1968 – Deep Purple makes its live debut in Denmark. The group’s three top 10 albums are “Machine Head,” “Made in Japan” and “Burn.”
1967 – Pink Floyd begin a tour of Denmark this day in rock history!
1966 – Bassist Pete Quaife calls it quits with the Kinks and is replaced by John Dalton. Quaife later returns, but finally walks out on the band in March 1969, moving to Denmark.
1961 – Mike Tramp, singer with metal two-hit-wonders White Lion, is born in Denmark. Mike Tramp (Born Michael Trampenau January 14, 1961) is a Danish singer and songwriter who is best known for his work with the hard rock bands White Lion and Freak of Nature. He has released 14 albums, including six solo albums. […]
1949 – Bruce Springsteen is born in Freehold, N.J., which last time we looked was indeed still in the U.S.A. Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American songwriter, singer and guitarist. He has recorded and toured with the E Street Band. Springsteen is widely known for his brand of heartland rock […]