2010 – Guns N’ Roses rocker Axl Rose was left red-faced during a recent concert in Bogota, Colombia – after he slipped and fell onstage during the band’s show. The group was performing Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door at the city’s Parque Jaime Duque venue on March 30 when the frontman lost his footing and took […]
2007 – Quiet Riot Singer Kevin DuBrow Died Of Cocaine Overdose: Report Coroner said toxicology results, which were released Monday, show that musician died of accidental drug overdose. Two weeks after news of his death first made headlines, the autopsy results on late Quiet Riot frontman Kevin DuBrow — who was found in his Las […]
2006 – Lead singer Justin Hawkins announces he is leaving mock rockers The Darkness (“I Believe in a Thing Called Love”). He blames his addictions to drugs and alcohol for the decision.
2006 – Up-their-own-topographic-ocean prog rockers The Mars Volta are bottled offstage at the U.S. Endfest festival.
2006 – Drummer Jon Theodore leaves egghead rockers The Mars Volta shortly before the release of their third album Amputechture. He is replaced by Blake Fleming.
2006 – Sandi Thom, a Scottish songwriter who attracted record company attention when she began webcasting gigs from her basement, tops the U.K. chart with her debut single, “I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker.”
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 – Lesbian rocker Melissa Etheridge announces she is cancer free nine months after being diagnosed with the disease.
2005 – Long-running Goth rockers The Cure drop keyboardist Roger O’Donnell and guitarist Perry Bamonte from their line-up.
2005 – Dave Matthews Band top the album charts with Stand Up, while Weezer’s Make Believe debuts beneath the jam rockers at No. 2.
2005 – Casey Chaos, lead singer with Los Angeles scum rockers Amen, is hospitalized with internal bleeding after suffering several ruptured hernias.