Why June 10th Matters in Rock History
It’s June 10th and here are some reasons why this day matters in rock history:
- In 2011, Jack White and Karen Elson threw a “divorce party” to celebrate their amicable breakup.
- In 1981, Steve Howe, Geoff Downes, John Wetton and Carl Palmer formed Asia.
- In 1991, Nirvana and Dinosaur Jr. kicked off an eight-date tour at the Gothic Theater in Denver.
- In 1966, Big Brother & The Holding Company performed with their new lead singer, Janis Joplin, for the first time.
- In 2006, the surviving members of Led Zeppelin met at a secret rehearsal space in England to prepare for their reunion performance at the Ahmet Ertegun tribute. It marked the first time since 1995 Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones played together.
- In 1975, the Eagles released their fourth studio album, One of These Nights.
- And in 1986, Grateful Dead singer Jerry Garcia went into a five-day diabetic coma. The band had to pull out of their tour because of his health.
And that’s what happened today in rock history.
Original article by Dave Basner at iHeartRadio