THE ALBUM OF THE DAY
MOUNTAIN...Twin Peaks (1974)
Twin Peaks was released 40 years ago in February 1974. It reached number 142 on the U.S. Billboard album charts.
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ON THIS DATE
1962 Cliff Burton of Metallica is born in Castro Valley, California. Burton died in 1986
1969 The Beatles company "Apple" takes control of all of their business affairs
1978 Van Halen release their debut album Van Halen
1979 Rod Stewart is at number one on the Billboard Pop Singles chart with "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy?"
2004 Lucky by Melissa Etheridge is released
ZZ Top, along with Kid Rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Dickie Betts perform in
West Hollywood at the Jam Sessions Concert, where proceeds benefit the
VH1 Save The Music Foundation
2005 Mick Mars from Motley Crue is
sued for $10 million by an ex girlfriend claiming Mars promised to
support her throughout her life but hasn't
2006 At the Winter
Olympics in Turin, Italy Yoko Ono took to the stage making a plea for
peace, and afterwards Peter Gabriel performs John Lennon's "Imagine"
2006 Scott Stapp from Creed marries former Miss New York, Jaclyn Nesheiwat
2006 It is announced that James LoMenzo is the new bassist for Megadeth
2008 At the 50th Grammy Awards The Foo Fighters won Best Hard Rock performance for "The Pretender" and Best Rock Album for "Echoes, Silence, Patience And Grace",
Solo Rock Vocal Performance and Rock Song went to Bruce Springsteen for
"Radio Nowhere", Best Compilation Soundtrack Album For Motion Picture,
Television or Other Visual Media went to the Beatles for "Love" and the
Eagles won Best Country Performance By A Duo or Group With Vocal for
2010 Craig Nunenmacher resigns as drummer for Black Label Society
2012 The former drummer for Cake, Pete McNeal, is arraigned on charges of child sex abuse in a Los Angeles court
2013 At the 55th Grammy's: Best Rock Performance and best Rock Song The Black Keys "Lonely Boys", Best Rock Album The Black Keys "El Camino", Best Hard Rock/Metal Performance Halestorm "Love Bites (So Do I)"