Saturday, January 25, 2014
January 25, 2014
GARY MOORE...After The War (1989)
After The War was released 25 years ago today in 1989. It reached number 114 on the U.S. Billboard album charts.
(vinyl, CD, Allmusic review)
ROCK BIRTHDAYS FOR JANUARY 25
Dave Walker, a member of Fleetwood Mac from 1972-1973, is 69;
ON THIS DATE
1968 David Gilmour plays his first Pink Floyd gig
1980 Paul McCartney is released from jail in Tokyo, Japan after serving 10 days for possession of marijuana that was found in his luggage as he and his band, Wings, were arriving for a Japanese tour which, obviously, had to be cancelled
1999 In Oakland, California the Rolling Stones begin their No Security tour
2005 Some Kind Of Monster DVD by Metallica is released
2005 Breaking Benjamin announce that Chad Szeliga has joined the band
2006 Mötley Crüe receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
2007 In the Waco Tribune-Herald Ted Nugent responded to accusations he made racial remarks: "In total defiance to the vicious lies and hateful allegations of 'racism' leveled at me by irresponsible, unprofessional and downright goofy media punks, I never said a word . . . against 'illegal immigrants' or 'non-English-speaking' anyone. I will intensify my fight for a united America by demanding all Americans speak English."
2012 Mark Reale of Riot dies due to Crohn's disease. Reale was 56