Saturday, February 18, 2012

February 16, 2012

Check out the Top 10 ROCK genre CD's/LP's/Downloads for this week

VAN HALEN...A Different Kind Of Truth (2012)
(CD, Allmusic review)


Andy Taylor from Duran Duran is 51; Dave Lombardo from Slayer is 47; Taylor Hawkins from the Foo Fighters is 40;


1975 Lou Reed gets hit with a brick while a political group tries to stop his concert and police use tear gas
1993 At the 12th annual BRIT Awards in London Nirvana is given the award for Best International Newcomer
2005 In London Jimi Hendrix memorabilia go on auction. A 1965 Fender Stratocaster owned by Jimi goes for $190,000
2005 An arrest warrant is issued for Kid Rock after he allegedly punched a DJ at a strip bar. Rock turns himself in to Nashville police and is charged with misdemeanor simple assault and released after posting a $3,000 bond
2006 Elton John wins a libel case he filed against London's Sunday Times newspaper over an article it ran claiming that he exhibited rude behavior at an '05 charity ball
2007 Ian Astbury leaves Riders On The Storm, the band formed by Ray Manzarek and Robby Krieger

The Rock Show with Michael David, where the rock music does all the talkin'. This week we check out some tracks from that new Van Halen album "A Different Kind Of Truth", the Vintage Vinyl Vault is "Eat A Peach" from the Allman Brothers Band and we'll check out the rock winners from the 54th Annual Grammys. You can download the zip file here

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