on this day in music

June 9, 1992

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On this day in 1992, Pantera opened for Skid Row at the C.N.E Coliseum in Toronto, Canada. Their set consisted of seven songs, including, “Fucking Hostile,”This [...]

June 4, 1993

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On this day in 1993, Kurt Cobain was arrested after Seattle Police responded to a domestic dispute at the home Cobain shared with wife Courtney Love. Cobain claimed that [...]

June 2, 1989

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On this day in 1989, Rolling Stone Bill Wyman (aged 52 at the time) secretly married 19-year-old Mandy Smith – a marriage that would last 17 months. Wyman’s [...]

May 31, 1961

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On this day in 1961, Jimi Hendrix enlisted in the Army for three years. Hendrix was stationed at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, as a member of the Screaming Eagles fighting squad. [...]

May 30, 1987

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On this day in 1987, The Los Angeles Times reported that Michael Jackson had offered $50,000 for the bones of John Merrick, known as “The Elephant Man,” who had [...]

May 28, 1957

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On this day in 1957, The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) was established. They would become known for their Grammy Awards, which started in [...]

May 15, 1971

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On this day in 1971, Pink Floyd perform the “Garden Party” concert at Crystal Palace Park in London. A large pond in front of the stage becomes an aquatic [...]

May 4, 1990

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On this day in 1990, David Bowie’s ex-wife Angela made an appearance on The Joan Rivers Show and claimed that she had once walked in on Bowie and Mick Jagger naked in [...]

May 2, 1979

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On this day in 1979, The Who play their first concert following the death of drummer Keith Moon at the Rainbow Theatre in London. Their new man behind the kit was Kenney [...]

May 1, 1998

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On this day in 1998, Snoop Dogg and MC Delmar Arnaud were cited for misdemeanor marijuana possession after an altercation took place backstage at the Universal City comedy [...]
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