Axl Rose appeared on Eddie Trunk’s radio show in New York City to
announce that Guns N’ Roses long-awaited & long delayed album
Chinese Democracy would be released that fall. It wasn’t released
until November 2008.
2002: Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo appeared as themselves on an episode of the short-lived sitcom That 80’s Show.
1997: The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony was held in Cleveland for the first time at the Renaissance Cleveland. The Bee Gees, Buffalo Springfield, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Joni Mitchell, & The Jackson 5 were among the inductees.
1994: Pearl Jam filed a memorandum with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice claiming that Ticketmaster has a monopoly, which led them to cancel their scheduled tour that summer.
1993: David Crosby made his first appearance on The Simpsons in a cameo role as a 12-step sponsor.
1984: Fictional group Spinal Tap performed at CBGB’s in New York City.
1978: Kansas peaked at number four on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with their fifth album Point of Know Return which spent 51 weeks on the chart & went on to sell four million copies in the U.S.
1965: Keith Richards said he fell asleep in a Clearwater, FL hotel room & woke up discovering he’d composed the riff of “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” on his tape recorder.
1937: The Hindenburg airship crashes, killing 36 people in New Jersey. A photograph from this incident would later be used as cover art for Led Zeppelin’s first album.
Bob Seger born in 1945