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Kurt Cobain Sweater Expected to Fetch Up to $300,000 at Auction

A Kurt Cobain sweater worn by the Nirvana singer is up for auction and expected to fetch around a quarter of a million dollars. Courtesy: Julien’s Auctions A sweater worn by Kurt Cobain is expected to fetch between $200,000 and $300,000 at auction this month. The sweater was worn by Cobain during... Read More

Eddie Van Halen Seeking Treatment for Throat Cancer in Germany

Guitarist Eddie Van Halen in 2015. CC by SA 4.0. Credit: Laurence Faure (Blogueuse) Eddie Van Halen is seeking treatment in Germany for throat cancer, according to a new report. Apparently a metal guitar pick that the guitarist often held in his mouth may have been the cause of the cancer... Read More

CDJ Today: October 14 in Classic Rock

Def Leppard October 14, 1988 – Def Leppard become the first act in chart history to sell seven million copies of two consecutive albums – Pyromania (10 million copies sold) and Hysteria (25 million copies sold). October 14, 1977 – KISS release their 2nd live album, Alive II . It goes on to sell... Read More

CDJ Today: October 12 in Classic Rock

Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull October 12, 1987 – Dee Snider announces he is leaving Twisted Sister, two days after the Love Is for Suckers tour concludes. Snider reunites with the band ten years later. October 12, 1991 – The Day on the Green festival in Oakland, CA features headliners Metallica,... Read More

Ozzy Osbourne Postpones 2020 European Tour

Ozzy Osbourne’s “No More Tours 2” is the singer’s final world tour Ozzy Osbourne has postponed tour dates for the fourth time this year. News that his 2020 European tour will be rescheduled came Wednesday in a video message from the Prince of Darkness. “I’m not dying; I am recovering,” Osbourne... Read More

CDJ Today: October 11 in Classic Rock

Darryl Hall in 2011. CC BY 3.0 Credit: Matthew Becker , matt@melodicrockconcerts.com . October 11, 1999 – Tommy Lee of Mötley Crüe is released on $5000 bail after being arrested for inciting the crowd to attack a security guard at a North Carolina show. He is charged with “assault and inciting a... Read More

CDJ Today: October 10 in Classic Rock

King Crimson’s ‘In the Court of the Crimson King’ was released this day in 1969. October 10, 1975 – Deep Purple release Come Taste the Band , their only studio album to feature guitarist Tommy Bolin. The album is also the final of three albums to feature Glenn Hughes on bass and a pre- Whitesnake... Read More

Eagles Announce Full Album ‘Hotel California’ Tour

The Eagles with Deacon Frey and Vince Gill The Eagles have announced that they will be embarking on a Hotel California Tour in 2020, where they will perform the complete Hotel California tracklist from beginning to end. The tour will kick off in Atlanta on February 7, 2020. The iconic rock group... Read More

CDJ Today: October 9 in Classic Rock

Jackson Browne in 1980 October 9, 1985 – On what would have been John Lennon’s 45th birthday, Yoko Ono opens Strawberry Fields in New York City’s Central Park. The entrance to the memorial is located directly across from the Dakota Apartments where Lennon last lived and where he was murdered in... Read More