Why October 24th Matters In Rock History
It’s October 24th and here are some reasons why this day matters in rock history:
- In 2000, Linkin Park released its debut album, Hybrid Theory.
- In 1970, Santana scored their first No. 1 album with Abraxas, which went on to spend a total of 40 weeks on the chart.
- In 2005, a reformed Cream sold out three nights at Madison Square Garden.
- In 2003, Ben Moody, founding guitarist of Evanescence, walked out on the band during its European tour.
- In 1979, Paul McCartney was honoured by the Guinness Book of World Records for being the best-selling songwriter and recording artist in music history.
- And in 2006, Forbes revealed that Kurt Cobain had passed Elvis Presley as the highest-earning dead celebrity. The late rocker pulled in $50 million U.S..
And that’s what happened today in rock history.
Original article by Dave Basner at iHeartRadio
The singer was back home to accept the honour.
The Canadian singer said they fell in love while working together.
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Las Vegas police received a complaint.
The rock star has been accused of sexual assault.
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The singer claims she was racially profiled.
Here are some reasons why this day matters in rock history.