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    Jake E. Lee (ex-OZZY OSBOURNE/BADLANDS/WICKED ALLIANCE) - February 15, 1957


    Dirk Schlachter (GAMMA RAY) - February 15, 1965


    Ricky Medlocke (LYNYRD SKYNRYD/ex-BLACKFOOT) - February 17, 1950


    Randy Bachman (GUESS WHO, ex-BTO) - February 18, 1953




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

    February 16, 1980: LED ZEPPELIN's 'Fool In The Rain' single from In Through The Out Door peaks at #21 on the pop chart.

    February 17, 1981: IRON MAIDEN begin their first 'real' world tour dubbed the Killer World Tour.

    February 17, 1988: a 12-year old Hollywood, FA, 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 17, 1990: AEROSMITH appears on Saturday Night Live where they perform a version of the Wayne's World theme song during a skit in which they appeared as themselves.

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

    February 18, 1977: TRIUMPH performs their first U.S. concert in San Antonio, TX.

    February 18, 1977: KISS play their first Madison Square Garden show in New York City.

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

    February 18, 2001: IRON MAIDEN manager, Rod Smallwood, begins a 350 mile trek across Kenya by bicycle for SCOPE, the UK's largest charity for disabled people and their families, as part of the Kenya Bike-Away, which has been organised to help people with cerebral palsy. Rod pledges to raise £20,000 for Scope.


    2002: NUCLEAR ASSAULT announce that for the first time in 10 years, the band will perform three reunion shows in April.

    2002: DREAM THEATER are featured in a two page spread in Entertainment Weekly magazine.

    2002: JVC America announces that Nikki Sixx (MOTLEY CRUE) and Shaun Palmer (snowboarder, mountain biker, 2000 ESPY Award winner), have agreed to launch signature line car amplifier products with the comapany.

    2002: GUNS N' ROSES fire producer Roy Thomas Baker, who' had been working with the band on their forthcoming album Chinese Democracy.

    2002: guitarist Bernd Aufermann (ex-ANGEL DUST) joins Germany's RUNNING WILD.

    2003: HELLOWEEN officially replace drummer Mark Cross (ex-METALIUM) with ex-RUNNING WILD/ACCEPT skinsman Stefan Schwarzmann.
    2003: AMERICAN DOG ink a US deal with Glue Factory.

    2003: JIMI HENDRIX' body is exhumed again and relocated under a giant marble dome, which will nearly complete a memorial in Renton, WA.

    2004: BIOHAZARD vocalist/bassist Evan Seinfeld adopts a new name, Spider Jonez, which he will use while performing in hardcore porn films with his wife, adult film star Tera Patrick.

    2004: TED NUGENT confesses to fathering a child out of wedlock with a Dover, New Hampshire, woman who is suing the '70s rocker for child support and custody.


    Added By William Sats 15th Of February 2007

    Posted on 2007-02-15 17:31:49 and written by dimitris