Today in Rock Band History

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Events in Music

Events 1 - 5 of 5

1975-09-10 - Rock band KISS release their 1st live album "Alive"
1976-09-25 - Bono, David Evans, his brother Dik and Adam Clayton respond to an advertisement on a bulletin board at Mount Temple posted by fellow student Larry Mullen Jr. to form a rock band, which would eventually become U2
1977-10-14 - Rock band KISS release their 2nd live album "Alive II"
1984-01-09 - Rock band Van Halen release their most successful album "1984"
2010-11-13 - Australian rock band Powderfinger, perform their last concert at the Brisbane River Stage

Birthdays in Music

Birthdays 1 - 7 of 7

1935-04-05 - Peter Grant, rock band manager
1940-08-24 - Tony Secunda, rock band manager
1951-05-19 - Joey Ramone, [Jeffrey Hyman], lead singer of the punk rock band The Ramones (Baby I Love You)
1975-10-30 - Ian D'Sa, Guitarist/Vocalist for Canadian rock band Billy Talent
1981-06-22 - Chris Urbanowicz, guitarist of British rock band Editors
1984-04-15 - Ben Kasica, Guitarist of rock band Skillet
1985-02-11 - William Beckett, lead singer of the American rock band The Academy Is...

Deaths in Music

Deaths 1 - 8 of 8

1995-02-12 - Tony Secunda, rock band manager, dies at 54
1995-11-21 - Peter Grant, rock band manager, dies at 60
2004-09-15 - Johnny Ramone, American lead guitarist of the punk rock band The Ramones
2007-09-18 - Pepsi Tate Bassist from the glam-rock band, tigertailz (b. 1965)
2008-05-11 - John Rutsey, Canadian drummer, formerly for Canadian progressive rock band Rush (b.1953)
2009-02-04 - Lux Interior, Frontman of the garage rock band The Cramps (b. 1946)
2010-06-28 - Bill Aucoin, American rock band manager (b. 1943)
2010-09-20 - Leonard Skinner, American high school gym teacher; namesake of rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd (b. 1933)


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