Tuesday 28th April
1938 – Guitarist Duane Eddy is born in Corning, N.Y.
1945 – John Wolters, drums, Dr Hook, is born
1953 – Bassist, Guitarist & Vocalist Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth is born
1968 -Daisy Berkowitz, Marilyn Manson, is born on This Day in Rock!
– Pink Floyd’s album ‘Dark Side Of The Moon’ goes to No.1 on the US
chart on This Day in Rock. It spent a record breaking 741 weeks on the
top 100 album charts selling over 20 million copies world-wide.
1979 – Blondie hits US No.1 single with ‘Heart Of Glass’
1980 – Tommy Caldwell of the Marshall Tucker Band dies in an auto wreck at age 30.
1981 – Steve Currie, T-Rex was killed in a car crash returning to his home near Vale de Parra, Algarve, Portugal.
– The California State Assembly consumer-protection-committee, CSACPC,
heard testimony from “experts” who claimed that when ‘Stairway To
Heaven’ was played backward, contained the words: “I sing because I live
1983 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Beat It,” Michael Jackson. Eddie Van Halen plays lead guitar on the tune.
– Guns N’ Roses leader Axl Rose marries Erin Everly on This Day in Rock
Music History! The daughter of The Everly Brothers, Don Everly, they
were married at Cupid’s Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas. They divorced in
January 91 after nine months of a Rocky marriage. Rock ‘n Roll.
Shock rocker Marilyn Manson cuts short his concert in Des Moines, Iowa
and abruptly walks off stage when he realizes someone stuck a large
yellow “smiley face” on one of his stage props.
2005 – A concert by
Zakk Wylde’s Black Label Society in Boise, Idaho, is cancelled after the
metal guitarist allegedly does some redecorating on the venue interior
with a baseball bat.