Category Archives: Classic Rock News

CDJ Today: August 5 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: August 5 in Classic Rock

August 5, 2009 -�Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler�falls off the stage at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota. �He breaks his shoulder and has other head and neck injuries, which forces the restMORE

CDJ Today: August 4 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: August 4 in Classic Rock

August 4, 1975�-�Led Zeppelin’s tour is postponed following Robert Plant’s�serious auto accident on the�small Greek island of Rhodos. �Plant has�multiple fractures of �his ankle, bones sMORE

CDJ Today: August 3 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: August 3 in Classic Rock

August 3, 1991 – Metallica hold a “playback party” at Madison Square Garden in New York City (a venue they had yet to play) to launch their self-titled album, commonly known as the “Black Album.” NiMORE

CDJ Today: August 2 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: August 2 in Classic Rock

August 2, 1973 – Robert Zimmerman legally changes his name to Bob Dylan. His biographer Mark Epstein says, “He was a great fan of Matt Dillon, the sheriff of the television series Gunsmoke. In 1958MORE

CDJ Today: August 1 in Classic rock

CDJ Today: August 1 in Classic rock

August 1, 1981 – MTV begins airing music videos with the legendary opening, “Ladies and Gentlemen, Rock & Roll.”  That’s followed by the now familiar power-chord-fueled guitar riff theme. The firMORE

CDJ Today: July 30 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: July 30 in Classic Rock

July 30, 1991 – Axl Rose throws a fit when his limo driver is cited for an illegal left turn as he was driving the singer to a Guns N’ Roses show at the Forum in Los Angeles.  Axl tells the InglewooMORE

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