Category Archives: Classic Rock

CDJ Today: August 20 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: August 20 in Classic Rock

August 20, 1988�- Iron Maiden headline the Monsters of Rock Festival at Castle Donington with Kiss, David Lee Roth, Megadeth, Guns N’ Roses and Helloween. �Two fans die during Guns N’ Roses’ set wMORE

CDJ Today: August 19 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: August 19 in Classic Rock

August 19, 1972�-�The Midnight Special TV show debuts on NBC. �The first airing is�a 90-minute special encouraging young people to vote in the�upcoming presidential election with War performMORE

CDJ Today: August 18 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: August 18 in Classic Rock

August 18, 1987 – Aerosmith release their “comeback” album Permanent Vacation. It goes on to sell five million copies in the U.S. and spawn the hits “Rag Doll,” “Dude (Looks Like a Lady),” and “AMORE

CDJ Today: August 17 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: August 17 in Classic Rock

August 17, 1991 – AC/DC headline the Monsters of Rock festival at Castle Donington in the U.K. with a strong bill – Metallica, Mötley Crüe, Queensrÿche and The Black Crowes.MORE

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Dead at 76

Queen of Soul Aretha Franklin Dead at 76

Franklin died at 9:50 am EST at her home in Detroit. According to the statement, the cause of death was “advanced pancreatic cancer of the neuroendocrine type, which was confirmed by Franklin’s oncoloMORE

CDJ Today: August 16 in Classic Rock

CDJ Today: August 16 in Classic Rock

August 16, 1986 – Rick Allen of Def Leppard makes his first live appearance with the band after losing his arm in a car accident.  He picks one of the biggest worldwide festivals, appearing at theMORE

Aerosmith Announces Las Vegas Residency

Aerosmith Announces Las Vegas Residency

Aerosmith is bringing the heat to the Las Vegas Strip with their headlining residency, Aerosmith: Deuces Are Wild. The run of shows kicks off Saturday, April 6, 2019 at Park Theater at the new Park MGMORE

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