Friday, February 8, 2013

February 8, 2013

HATEBREED...The Divinity Of Purpose  (2013)
(CD, vinyl, Allmusic review)

Vince Neil from Motley Crue is 52; Sammy Llanas of The BoDeans is 52; Keith Nelson of Buckcherry is 44; Will Turpin of Collective Soul is 42; Phoenix from Linkin Park is 36; Jeremy Davis of Paramore is 28;

1969 Eric Clapton, Ginger Baker (both formerly of Cream), Traffic’s Steve Winwood and bassist Rick Grech announce the formation of Blind Faith
1980 David Bowie and Angela Bowie are divorced after 10 years of marriage
1988 The Who receive the Outstanding Contribution to British Music honor at the BPI Awards in London
1990 Del Shannon commited suicide. He was 55
2004 At the 46th Grammy's: Best New Artist and Best Hard Rock Performance-Evanescence. Best Rock Album-Foo Fighters. Best Metal performance-Metallica
2005 Keith Knudsen, drummer for the Doobie Brothers, dies due to complications with penmonia. He was 56
2005 Seventeen Days by 3 Doors Down is released
2006 At The 48th Grammy's: Album of the Year and Song of the Year-U2. Record of the Year - "Boulevard Of Broken Dreams" by Green Day, Best Hard Rock Performance-System Of A Down, Best Metal Performance-Slipknot. Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan and Dire Straits also get trophies
2009 At the 51st Grammy's: Robert Plant and Alison Krauss won five Grammys, including Album of the Year, for "Raising Sand". Best Rock Song-"Girls In Their Summer Clothes" Bruce Springsteen
2010 Ringo Starr gets a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
2010 Max Weinberg of the E Street Band undergoes open heart surgery
2011 Dave Ellefson returns to Megadeth after an 8 year absence

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