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    WEEK 21st - 30th JUNE


    June 30, 1973 : Ian Gillan leaves "DEEP PURPLE".


    June 30, 1977 : "KISS" "Love Gun" ships platinum on the same day as the Marvel Comics 'KISS Special'.

    Posted on 2008-07-02 09:15:58 and written by dimitris


    WEEK 21st - 30th JUNE (ROCK BIRTHDAYS)


    June 21, 1942, O.C. Smith
    June 21, 1944, Ray Davies (Kinks)
    June 21, 1950, Joey Kramer (Aerosmith)
    June 21, 1952, Nils Lofgren (Grin)
    June 22, 1936, Kris Kristofferson
    June 22, 1944, Peter Asher (Peter & Gordon)
    June 22, 1947, Howard Kaylan (Turtles/Mothers of Invention/Flo & Eddie)
    June 22, 1948, Todd Rundgren
    June 22, 1949, Alan Osmond (Osmonds)
    June 22, 1957, Gary Beers (INXS)
    June 22, 1959, Alan Anton (Cowboy Junkies)
    June 22, 1961, Jimmy Somerville
    June 22, 1964, Mike Edwards (Jesus Jones)
    June 22, 1970, Steven Page (Barenaked Ladies)
    June 22, 1977, Chris Traynor (Helmet)
    June 23, 1929, June Carter Cash
    June 23, 1940, Adam Faith
    June 23, 1944, Rosetta Hightower (Orlons)
    June 23, 1955, Glenn Danzig
    June 23, 1965, Paul Arthurs (Oasis)
    June 24, 1942, Mick Fleetwood
    June 24, 1944, Chris Wood (Traffic)
    June 24, 1944, Jeff Beck
    June 24, 1944, Arthur Brown (The Crazy World of Arthur Brown)
    June 24, 1945, Colin Blunstone (Zombies)
    June 24, 1948, Patrick Moraz (Yes/Moody Blues)
    June 24, 1959, Andy McCluskey (Orchestral Maneuvers In The Dark)
    June 24, 1961, Curt Smith (Tears For Fears)
    June 25, 1935, Eddie Floyd
    June 25, 1945, Carly Simon
    June 25, 1946, Ian McDonald (Foreigner)
    June 25, 1949, Clint Warwick (Moody Blues)
    June 25, 1952, Tim Finn (Split Enz, Crowded House)
    June 25, 1963, George Michael
    June 26, 1893, Big Bill Broonzy
    June 26, 1910, Colonel Tom Parker (Elvis' manager)
    June 26, 1940, Billy Davis Jr. (Fifth Dimension)
    June 26, 1949, Larry Taylor (Canned Heat)
    June 26, 1949, John Illsey (Dire Straits)
    June 26, 1953, Mick Jones (Clash)
    June 26, 1956, Chris Isaak
    June 26, 1957, Patty Smyth (Scandal)
    June 27, 1925, Doc Pomus
    June 27, 1944, Bruce Johnston (Beach Boys)
    June 27, 1961, Margo Timmins (Cowboy Junkies)
    June 28, 1914, Lester Flatt
    June 28, 1943, Bobby Harrison (Procol Harum)
    June 28, 1945, Dave Knights (Procol Harum)
    June 29, 1945, Little Eva
    June 29, 1948, Ian Paice (Deep Purple)
    June 29, 1953, Colin Hay (Men At Work)
    June 29, 1960, Evelyn "Champagne" King
    June 30, 1917, Lena Horne
    June 30, 1936, Dave Van Ronk
    June 30, 1941, Lawrence Henley (Newbeats)
    June 30, 1943, Florence Ballard (Supremes)
    June 30, 1944, Glenn Shorrock (Little River Band)
    June 30, 1946, Ian Matthews
    June 30, 1949, Andrew Scott (Sweet)
    Posted on 2008-06-20 15:01:25 and written by dimitris


    WEEK 11th - 20th JUNE


    June 19, 1976 : "BLUE OYSTER CULT" release "Agents Of Fortune".

    June 18, 1999 : Frank Starr of the "FOUR HORSEMEN" dies after being in a coma in hospital since an October 1995 motorcycle accident.

    June 17, 1997 : BRUCE DICKINSON releases "Accident Of Birth".

    June 17, 1997 : "MEGADETH" release "Cryptic Writings".

    June 15, 1970 : JIMI HENDRIX records his first session at his Electric Ladyland Studio in New York City.


    June 15, 2002 : PAUL DI'ANNO's biography,"The Beast",is published.

    June 13, 1985 : "SCORPIONS" "World Wide Live" is released and becomes one of the biggest selling live albums of all time.

    Posted on 2008-06-15 15:52:00 and written by dimitris


    WEEK 11th - 20th JUNE (ROCK BIRTHDAYS)


    June 11, 1934, James "Pookie" Hudson (Spaniels)
    June 11, 1940, Joey Dee
    June 11, 1946, John Lawton (Uriah Heep)
    June 11, 1949, Frank Beard (Z.Z. Top)
    June 12, 1942, Len Barry (Dovells)
    June 12, 1943, Reg Presley (Troggs)
    June 12, 1951, Brad Delp (Boston)
    June 12, 1951, Bun E. Carlos (Brad Carlson)(Cheap Trick)
    June 12. 1952, Junior Brown
    June 12, 1953, Rocky Burnette
    June 12, 1959, John Linnell (They Might Be Giants)
    June 12, 1968, Bobby Sheehan (Blues Traveler)
    June 13, 1940, Bobby Freeman
    June 13, 1949, Dennis Locorriere (Dr. Hook)
    June 13, 1954, Robert Donaldson (Bo Donaldson & The Heywoods)
    June 14, 1909, Burl Ives
    June 14, 1943, Muff Winwood (Spencer Davis Group)
    June 14, 1945, Rod Argent (Zombies/Argent)
    June 14, 1949, Alan White (Plastic Ono Band/Yes)
    June 14, 1947, Barry Melton (Country Joe & the Fish)
    June 14, 1952, Jim Lea (Slade)
    June 14, 1961, Boy George (George O'Dowd) (Culture Club)
    June 15, 1937, Waylon Jennings
    June 15, 1941, Harry Nilsson
    June 15, 1946, Noddy Holder (Slade)
    June 15, 1949, Russell Hitchcock (Air Supply)
    June 15, 1949, Michael "Sam" Lutz (Brownsville Station)
    June 15, 1950, Noddy Holder (Slade)
    June 15, 1951, Steve Walsh (Kansas)
    June 15, 1954, Terri Gibbs
    June 16, 1939, Billy 'Crash' Craddock
    June 16, 1941, Lamont Dozier (Holland-Dozier-Holland)
    June 16, 1942, Edward Levert (O'Jays)
    June 16, 1952, Gino Vannelli
    June 17, 1944, Chris Spedding
    June 17, 1946, Barry Manilow
    June 17, 1947, Gregg Rolie (Santana)
    June 18, 1942, Paul McCartney (Beatles/Wings)
    June 18, 1957, Tom Bailey (Thompson Twins)
    June 18, 1961, Alison Moyet
    June 18, 1969, "Sice" (Simon Rowbottom) (Boo Radleys)
    June 18, 1971, Nathan Morris (Boyz II Men)
    June 19, 1921, Louis Jordan
    June 19, 1936, Tommy de Vito (Four Seasons)
    June 19, 1936, Shirley Goodman (Shirley & Lee/Shirley & Co.)
    June 19, 1942, "Spanky" McFarlane (Spanky & Our Gang)
    June 19, 1950, Ann Wilson (Heart)
    June 19, 1953, Larry Dunn (Earth Wind & Fire)
    June 19, 1959, Mark DeBarge (DeBarge)
    June 19, 1963, Paula Abdul
    June 20, 1924, Chet Atkins
    June 20, 1936, Billy Guy (Coasters)
    June 20, 1942, Brian Wilson
    June 20, 1949, Lionel Richie
    June 20, 1953, Cyndi Lauper
    June 20, 1953, Alan Longmuir (Bay City Rollers)
    June 20, 1955, Michael Anthony (Van Halen)
    June 20, 1960, John Taylor (Duran Duran)
    Posted on 2008-06-11 03:42:24 and written by dimitris


    WEEK 1st - 10th JUNE


    June 9, 1998 : David Lee Roth and his new "DLR BAND" release their first new studio material in four years on Roth's own Wa Wa Zat label.His band features guitarists Michael Hartman and John Lowery,bassist Bourbon Bob and drummer Ray Luzier.

    June 9, 1987 : "JUDAS PRIEST" release "PriestLive!"


    June 9, 1998 : "SLAYER" release "Diabolus In Musica".

    June 8, 1999 : "TESTAMENT" release the legendary The Gathering CD, SOULFLY release Soulfly.

    June 7, 1984 : LITA FORD releases "Dancing On The Edge".

    June 6, 1989 : singer Ray Gillen,along with ex-OZZY axeman Jake E. Lee release their self-titled debut collaboration called "BADLANDS".

    June 5, 1999 : "AEROSMITH" wins best song in a movie honors at the MTV Movie Awards for 'I Don't Want To Miss A Thing' from the 'Armageddon' movie soundtrack.

    June 5, 1984 : "TWISTED SISTER" release their North American debut,"Stay Hungry".


    June 5, 1984 : "SLAYER" release their debut "Show No Mercy".

    June 4, 1996 : "METALLICA" releases "Load".


    June 3, 1999 : guitar legend STEVE VAI is inducted into the 'Rock Walk' outside 'Guitar Center' in Hollywood,CA.

    Posted on 2008-06-04 02:42:48 and written by dimitris