Saturday, December 31, 2011

December 31, 2011

FIVE FINGER DEATH PUNCH...American Capitalist (2011)
(CD, vinyl, Allmusic review)

Andy Summers from the Police is 69; Peter Quaife from the Kinks is 68; Burton Cummings from the Guess Who is 64; Tom Hamilton from Aerosmith is 60; Paul Westerberg from the Replacements is 52; Ric Ivanisevich from Oleander is 49; Scott Ian from Anthrax is 48; Mikko Siren from Apocalyptica is 36; Bob Bryar of My Chemical Romance is 32;

1970 Paul McCartney filed a lawsuit in London's High Court against his fellow Beatles to officially dissolve their partnership
1974 Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham are asked to join Fleetwood Mac
1984 Rick Allen of Def Leppard losses his left arm in a car accident
1985 Rick Nelson, 45, and six other people were killed when fire broke out aboard a DC-3 that was taking the group to a New Year's Eve performance in Dallas
1992 Anthony Kiedes of the Red Hot Chili Peppers is hospitalized with dysentery
2003 Alex Lifeson of Rush is arrested in Naples, Florida for aggravated battery against a law enforcement officer, plus five other counts
2005 Mick Mars of Motley Crue is dragged into the audience by a fan in Detroit, Michigan and is rushed backstage to receive medical treatment
2008 Robert Plant is named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire as part of Queen Elizabeth II's annual New Year Honours List

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