Site menu:

ShoutBox
  • Advertise
  • Site Stats
    People Online: 4
    Today's Visitors: 44
    Total Visitors: 234,642
  •  
    Archive
     

    WEEK 11th - 20th FEBRUARY


    February 20, 1976 : "KISS" have their footprints added on the sidewalk outside Hollywood's Grauman's Chinese Theater.

    February 19, 1974 : "KISS" made their TV debut performing on Don Kirshner's Rock Concert.


    February 19, 1980 : "AC/DC" frontman Bon Scott (born Ronald Belford Scott) died on Februray 19 in the back seat of a friends car following a usual alcholic binge in London.His death comes just months after the band scores its first big American success with the album, Highway To Hell. He was 33 years old.

    February 18, 1992 : Vince Neil quits as lead singer of "MOTLEY CRUE",after 11 years with the group.

    February 18, 1974 : "KISS" release their self-titled debut which barely cracks the Billboard Top 100.

    February 17, 1988 : A 12-year old from Hollywood,"MOTLEY CRUE" fan set his legs on fire while trying to imitate a stunt in the group's 'Live Wire' video.The boy suffered burns over ten percent of his body."MOTLEY CRUE" issued a statement saying the band's stunts should not be tried at home.


    February 17, 1989 : "WHITESNAKE"'s David Coverdale marries Tawny Kitaen in Bel Air.

    February 15, 1977 : Sid Vicious joins the "SEX PISTOLS" as their bassist,replacing Glen Matlock.

    February 14, 2002 : Mick Tucker,drummer for "THE SWEET" dies at age 54 after a five-year battle against leukemia.

    February 14, 1987 : "BON JOVI" hit #1 with 'Livin' On A Prayer'.

    February 14, 1931 : "TED LEWIS" wiyh his song 'Just A Gigolo' hits #1 on the pop charts.Over 50 years later DAVID LEE ROTH scores a major hit with the same song.


    February 14, 1972 : "STEPPENWOLF" announce they are splitting up.

    February 13, 1970 : "BLACK SABBATH"'s self-titled first LP is released.


    February 13, 1972 : "LED ZEPPELIN" is forced to cancel a concert in Singapore concert when officials won't let them off the plane because of their long hair!


    February 13, 1973 : "MONTROSE" release their debut featuring a young SAMMY HAGAR on vocals.

    February 12, 1972 : "LED ZEPELIN"'s 'Black Dog' peaks at #15 on the pop chart.


    February 12, 2002 : "IRON MAIDEN"'s Bruce Dickinson unveils McFarlane Toys' Eddie figures at the American International Toy Fair in New York.

    February 11, 1997 : Glenn Tipton's "Baptizm Of Fire" solo debut is released.

    Posted on 2008-02-12 04:05:41 and written by dimitris


    WEEK 11th - 20th FEBRUARY (ROCK BIRTHDAYS)


    February 11, 1935, Gene Vincent
    February 11, 1940, Bobby 'Boris' Pickett
    February 11, 1941, Earl Lewis (Channels)
    February 11, 1941, Sergio Mendes
    February 11, 1941, Tom Rush
    February 11, 1962, Sheryl Crow
    February 12, 1935, Gene McDaniels
    February 12, 1935, Ray Manzarek (The Doors)
    February 12, 1949, Stanley Knight (Black Oak Arkansas)
    February 12, 1950, Steve Hackett (Genesis)
    February 12, 1951, Gil Moore (Triumph)
    February 12, 1959, Per Gessle (Roxette)
    February 12, 1968, Chynna Phillips (Wilson Phillips)
    February 13, 1930, Dorothy McGuire (McGuire Sisters)
    February 13, 1944, Peter Tork (The Monkees)
    February 13, 1952, Edward John Gagliardi (Foreigner)
    February 13, 1956, Peter Hook (Joy Division/New Order)
    February 13, 1961, Henry Rollins
    February 14, 1931, Phyllis McGuire (McGuire Sisters)
    February 14, 1943, Eric Andersen
    February 14, 1945, Vic Briggs (Steampacket/Animals)
    February 14, 1947, Tim Buckley
    February 15, 1941, Brian Holland (songwriter)
    February 15, 1944, Mick Avory (The Kinks)
    February 15, 1947, David Brown (Santana)
    February 15, 1951, Melissa Manchester
    February 15, 1959, Ali Campell (Alastair Campbell) (UB40)
    February 16, 1935, Sonny Bono (Salvatore Phillip Bono)
    February 16, 1961, Andy Taylor (Duran Duran)
    February 17, 1905, Orwill'Hoppy' Jones (Inkspots)
    February 17, 1922, Tommy Edwards
    February 17, 1933, Bobby Lewis
    February 17, 1941, Eddie Holland (songwriter)
    February 17, 1941, Gene Pitney
    February 17, 1947, Dodie Stevens
    February 17, 1952, James Ingram
    February 17, 1972, Billie Joe Armstrong (Green Day)
    February 18, 1933, Yoko Ono (Lennon)
    February 18, 1941, Herman Santiago (Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers)
    February 18, 1941, Irma Thomas
    February 18, 1947, Dennis DeYoung (Styx)
    February 18, 1952, Juice Newton (Judy Kay Newton)
    February 18, 1953, Robin Bachman (drummer, Bachman-Turner Overdrive)
    February 18, 1954, John Travolta
    February 18, 1965, Dr. Dre (Andre Young)
    February 19, 1936, Bob Engermann (Lettermen)
    February 19, 1940, William "Smokey" Robinson
    February 19, 1942, Lenny Citrin (Vito & The Salutations)
    February 19, 1943, Lou Christie (Lugee Alfredo Giovanni Sacco)
    February 19, 1948, Tony Iommi (Black Sabbath)
    February 19, 1950, Andy Powell (Wishbone Ash)
    February 19, 1963, Seal (Sealhenry Samuel)
    February 19, 1960, William "Holly" Johnson (Frankie Goes To Hollywood)
    February 20, 1937, Nancy Wilson
    February 20, 1940, Barbara Ellis (Fleetwoods)
    February 20, 1941, Buffy Saint-Marie
    February 20, 1944, Lew Soloff (Blood, Sweat & Tears)
    February 20, 1946, Randy California (Spirit)
    February 20, 1946, Jerome Geils (J.Geils Band)
    February 20, 1950, Walter Becker (Steely Dan)
    February 20, 1967, Kurt Cobain (Nirvana)
    February 20, 1975, Brian Littrell (Backstreet Boys)

    Posted on 2008-02-10 04:37:05 and written by dimitris