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October 11, 1990

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Today in 1990, Dave Grohl played his first show with Nirvana at the North Shore Surf Club in Olympia. Grohl would continue to play with Nirvana, even contributing to the [...]

October 10, 1989

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Today in 1989, Axl Rose challenged David Bowie to a fight. The Guns N’ Roses singer felt Bowie was bothering a female member of the band’s entourage. Security [...]

September 29, 1992

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On this day in 1992, Stone Temple Pilots released their first album, Core. STP recorded between 1991–1992 at Rumbo Recorders Canoga Park in California on Atlanta Records [...]

September 25, 1975

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On this day in 1975 Jackie Wilson was performing as part of Dick Clark’s Good Ole Rock ‘N Roll Revue in New Jersey, and while singing “My heart is [...]

September 22, 1977

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On this day in 1977, Rolling Stone Magazine featured only a single photo of Elvis Presley on the cover with no other text but  “ELVIS PRESLEY 1935-1977”. It [...]

September 21, 1993

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On this day in 1993, Nirvana’s In Utero was released. Recorded at Pachyderm Studio in Cannon Falls, Minnesota on February 12–26, 1993 with Steve Albini and Scott [...]

Septemer 20, 1999

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On this day in 1999, Tori Amos released her fifth record, a double album titled To Venus and Back. To Venus and Back consists of one studio record titled Venus: Orbiting [...]

September 19, 1951

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Today in 1951, Canadian record producer, Daniel Lanois was born. Born in Hull, Que., Lanois’ famous clients have included U2, Brian Eno, Peter Gabriel and Bob Dylan. In [...]

September 18, 1983

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Today in 1983, KISS made their first public appearance without make-up. The band was being interviewed by MTV, promoting the release of their new album, Lick It Up. The [...]

September 14, 2015

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On this day in 2015, Twenty One Pilots performed “Stressed Out” on Late Night with Seth Meyers. The performance was less than memorable, oddly enough the usually [...]
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