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September 9, 1994

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On this day in 1994, Green Day played a free show at the Hatch Shell in Boston. Many in the crowd took moshing to extreme rioting, and police ordered the show to end. The [...]

July 12, 1992

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On this day in 1992, just after a European tour, Axl Rose was arrested at the JFK airport in New York, Rose was charged with halting a concert, causing a destructive fan riot [...]

April 2, 1967

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On this day in 1967, an overexcited concert goer tossed a smoke bomb onto the stage at The Rolling Stones concert at the Town Hall in Vienna, Austria, leading to a riot and [...]

February 10, 1975

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On this day in 1975, Led Zeppelin performed for 18,700 fans at a sold out show in Washington D.C. at the Capital Centre. A riot erupted and 70 officers were called to the [...]

March 21, 1973

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Today in 1973, fans rioted after a David Cassidy performance on Top of the Pops. The riot prompted the BBC to ban all “teenybopper” acts from performing on the [...]
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