• Dr. Herpy

Today In Rock History

By Luke Leygraaf

December 3, 2019

In 1983 Slayer releases it’s first album, “Show No Mercy”

November 22, 2019

In 1963 the Beatles release “With the Beatles” in the U.K.

November 21, 2019

In 1967 “The Who Sell Out” is released

November 20, 2019

In 1972 Elton John releases “Crocodile Rock”

November 18, 2019

In 1997 Metallica releases “Reload”

November 15, 2019

In 1971 Grand Funk Railroad releases “E Pluribus Funk”

November 7, 2019

In 1981 Ozzy Osbourne releases the second album of his solo career, “Diary Of A Madman”

November 5, 2019

In 1977 Ozzy Osbourne quits Black Sabbath for the first time

November 4, 2019

In 1991 Jimi Hendrix and The Yardbirds are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

November 1, 2019

In 1976 the album “Rock and Roll Over” by KISS is released

October 31, 2019

In 1975 Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” is released

October 30, 2019

In 1985 Anthrax releases “Spreading the disease”

October 24, 2019

In 1995 Smashing Pumpkins release “Melon Collie And Infinite sadness”

October 22, 2019

In 1969 Led Zeppelin release their second album “Led Zeppelin II”

October 21, 2019

In 1961 Bob Dylan records his debut album for Columbia Records

October 17, 2019

In 1964 the Rolling Stones release their second album, “12 X 5”

October 14, 2019

In 1957 Elvis Presley releases “Jailhouse Rock”

October 10, 2019

In 1966 the Beach Boys signature song, “Good Vibrations,” is released

October 8, 2019

In 1971 John Lennon records the signature song of his solo career, “Imagine”

October 7, 2019

In 1978 Toto releases their first hit, “Hold The Line”

October 4, 2019

In 1963 Eric Clapton joins the Yardbirds

October 3, 2019

In 1987 “Welcome To The Jungle”, the second single from Guns N’ Roses, is released

October 2, 2019 

In 1982 John “Cougar” Mellencamp’s “Jack And Diane” begins a four week run at #1 on the U.S. pop chart

September 27, 2019 

In 1986 bassist Cliff Burton of Metallica dies in a bus accident in Sweden

September 26, 2019

In 1983 Motley Crue’s album “Shout at the Devil” is released

September 25, 2019

In 1972 Black Sabbath releases their fourth album, “Vol. 4”

September 24, 2019

In 1966 Jimi Hendrix flies to London to become a rock star

September 23, 2019

In 1949 Bruce Springsteen is born

September 20, 2019

In 1976 AC/DC releases their 3rd album “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap”

September 19, 2019

In 1986 Megadeth releases their 2nd album “Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying?”

September 18, 2019

In 1970 Black Sabbath releases their second album “Paranoid”

September 17, 2019

In 1976 Queen headline a free concert in Hyde Park where an estimated 150,000 attend

September 16, 2019

In 1971 The Who’s classic, “Who’s Next”, goes gold

September 13, 2019

In 1985 Sting starts his first solo tour in San Diego