Day: April 5, 2021
April 5, 1980: Genesis went to #1 on the UK Album Chart for the first time with their tenth album, “Duke.” It would stay at the top of the chart for two weeks. Genesis – Turn It On Again (Official Music Video) Read the full article at LOVE IT LOUD! https://www.facebook.com/360029113845/posts/10159498619708846
April 5, 1994: Less than a week after checking himself out of a drug rehab center in Los Angeles and disappearing, Kurt Cobain of Nirvana committed suicide by shooting himself in the head with a shotgun at his home in Seattle, Washington. His body wouldn’t be discovered until April 8. Kurt was 27 years old. […]
London’s THE MERCY HOUSE Break Hiatus To Release “Dam That River” Tribute To ALICE IN CHAINS Vocalist LAYNE STALEY (Video) London’s THE MERCY HOUSE Break Hiatus To Release “Dam That River” Tribute To ALICE IN CHAINS Vocalist LAYNE STALEY (Video) Read this article at Classic Rock Magazine!
April 5, 1971: The Rolling Stones officially tax exiles as they leave England and move to France; Mick Jagger settled in Paris with his new bride Bianca, and guitarist Keith Richards rented a villa called Nellcôte near Nice. The other Stones settled in the south of France. Almost immediately, they started working on an album […]
5 April 1998, British drummer Cozy Powell (Colin Flooks) was killed when his car smashed into crash barriers on the M4 motorway near Bristol, England. Powell had worked with the Jeff Beck Group, Whitesnake, Black Sabbath, Rainbow, Brian May, Peter Green and the ELP spin-off Emerson, Lake, and Powell. Powell, known as one of the […]
Steven Tyler was worried original concept would be offensive to gay community: How Desmond Child Saved Aerosmith’s ‘Dude (Looks Like a Lady)’ Read the article at Ultimate Classic Rock: https://www.facebook.com/107710719302307/posts/5374534242619902
April 5, 1972: David Bowie’s fourth album, “Hunky Dory” peaked at #3 on the UK chart, giving him his first Top Ten album. It was also his first album to feature the entire band that would become The Spiders From Mars; Mick Ronson, Trevor Bolder and Mick Woodmansey. David Bowie – Oh You Pretty Things […]
Japan’s SERENITY IN MURDER Share Guitar Tab / Playthrough Video For New Song “The Glow Of Embers” Japan’s SERENITY IN MURDER Share Guitar Tab / Playthrough Video For New Song “The Glow Of Embers” Read this article at Classic Rock Magazine!
Happy 71st birhday to Swedish musician, singer, songwriter Agnetha Faltskog from ABBA, born 5 April 1950. Their first UK hit was the 1974 No.1 ‘Waterloo’, followed by eight other UK No.1 singles and 9 UK No.1 albums and they scored the 1977 US No.1 single ‘Dancing Queen’. Her self-penned debut single ‘Jag var så kär’ […]
DEE SNIDER – Release Date For New Album Confirmed DEE SNIDER – Release Date For New Album Confirmed Read this article at Classic Rock Magazine!