Bon Jovi is returning to the road in April for the band’s first full-scale tour of the pandemic era. No west coast dates have been announced yet, but tickets go on sale a week from today.
Slash is promising more new music from Guns N’ Roses. The last new recording we heard was “Hard Skool” in September, but an EP of the same name will be released this year.
In the History of Rock in 1970 – Residents filed a $35,000 lawsuit for property damages against Max Yasgur, owner of the New York farm that hosted the 1969 Woodstock Festival. Festival organizers themselves faced over 70 other lawsuits.
In 1971 – Black Sabbath released ‘Paranoid’ their second studio album in the US. The album features the band’s best-known signature songs, including the title track, ‘Iron Man’ and ‘War Pigs’. The album was originally titled War Pigs, but allegedly the record company changed it to Paranoid, fearing backlash from supporters of the ongoing Vietnam War.
And in 1980 – Pink Floyd released ‘Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2)’ in the US. The single peaked at Number 1 on both the US and UK charts, giving Pink Floyd their first and only Number 1 hit single. The single went to Number 1 in many other countries, including Australia, Germany and Italy.