1955 – Van Halen bassist Michael Anthony is born in Chicago. Michael Anthony Sobolewski (born June 20, 1954) is an American musician. He is best known as the former bassist and a founding member of the hard rock band Van Halen. Anthony joined the band in 1974 and was their official recording and performing bassist […]
1942 – Paul McCartney is born in Liverpool, England. The Beatles have 20 No. 1 songs, more than any other recording act, and McCartney by himself or in duets has another nine. His biggest post-Beatles hits are “Ebony and Ivory,” a duet with Stevie Wonder that stays at No. 1 for seven weeks, and “Say […]
FEATURED: Yaayo Gak! 1960 – Steve Vai: Widdlywiddlywiddlywiddlywiddlywiddlywiddly-SCREECH! Yes, it’s happy birthday to Steve Vai, born today in Long Island, N.Y. this day in rock Guitar God History! Steven “Steve” Siro Vai (born June 6, 1960 in Carle Place, New York) is an American instrumental rock guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and producer. After starting his professional […]
2006 – Remember cherubic boy trio Hanson? The oldest member, Isaac, marries his longtime sweetheart Nicole Dufresne in Tulsa, Okla.
2006 – Kid Rock and Pamela Anderson are married on a luxury yacht in San Tropez. Among the guests: Elton John’s partner David Furnish and camp photographer Dave LaChappelle. Funny how Hank Williams Jr. couldn’t make it.
2006 – Avril Lavigne is married to sweetheart Deryck Whibley of Sum 41 in Montecito, California. But something tells the Rock Clock they won’t be by the time you read this.
2006 – Eminem marries his ex-wife Kim Mathers in Rochester, Mich. Among the guest list at the intimate ceremony: 50 Cent, Obie Trice, members of D12 and G-Unit. What a reception that must have been
2006 – Eminem and his ex-wife Kim Mathers apply for another marriage license in Mount Clemens, Mich. The couple were previously married from 1999 to 2001.
2005 – Not-very-shocking-anymore shock rocker Marilyn Manson causes a mild ripple of outrage when he marries longtime squeeze Dita Von Teese at Castle Gurteen in Ireland.
2005 – The turkey’s barely been digested … and sexpot Christina Aguilera marries record executive Jordan Bratman in California’s Napa Valley.
2005 – Bob Moog, inventor of his namesake range of synthesizers and one of the most significant figures in the evolution of electronic music, dies at his home in Asheville, N.C. He is 71. A native of N.Y., Moog was diagnosed with brain cancer in late April and had since undergone radiation treatment and chemotherapy. […]
2005 – The White Stripes’ Jack White marries Karen Elson, a redhaired model who appeared in the duo’s “Blue Orchid,” video. The pair were wed in a canoe standing at the confluence of the Rio Negro, the Solimones and the Amazon rivers.