Tuesday, 28 April 2015

Today in rock history 28th April

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!
1973 – 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.
1982 – 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 with Satan.
1983 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Beat It,” Michael Jackson. Eddie Van Halen plays lead guitar on the tune.
1990 – 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.
1999 – 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.

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