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CDJ Today: July 10 in Classic Rock

Film poster for The Beatles’ A Hard Day’s Night July 10, 2012 – Slash gets his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the Hard Rock Cafe. Ex-bandmates Duff McKagan, Gilby Clark and Steven Adler are in attendance. Charlie Sheen is the master of ceremonies and quips, “It seems quite fitting... Read More

Aerosmith Postpone 50th Anniversary Show Until 2021

Steven Tyler and Joe Perry perform with Aerosmith. CC by SA 2.0. Credit: Julio Aprea The Bad Boys of Boston will be celebrating their 50th anniversary one year late. Aerosmith has announced that their upcoming 50th Anniversary show at the iconic Fenway Park will now take place on September 14, 2021... Read More

CDJ Today: July 9 in Classic Rock

Jerry Garcia with The Grateful Dead in 1970. July 9, 1995 – Jerry Garcia performs his last concert with the Grateful Dead at Chicago’s Soldier Field. At the time, no one knew this would be Garcia’s last show, even Garcia himself. Although he’d been clean for several years, Garcia had returned to... Read More

What if Iron Maiden Wrote Enter Sandman?

Every band has their own flavor. If you're a fan, you can probably pick out most songs by just a note or two. Well what if a song you know had been created by a different band? That's what Metal B?rje shows us in these two takes on Metallica's Enter Sandman. First a band that no doubt grew up on... Read More

CCA Summer Joy Ride Car Raffle

Support Children's Cancer Association and you could WIN a brand new Audi Q3 from Audi Beaverton. Enter CCA's Summer Joy Ride Car Raffle -- tickets are $25 each and every ticket you buy helps Children's Cancer Association Fuel Joy for seriously ill kids and teens. The more tickets you buy, the... Read More

CDJ Today: July 8 in Classic Rock

The Jimi Hendrix Experience in 1968 July 8, 1967 – The Monkees start their tour with The Jimi Hendrix Experience as the opening act. Not surprisingly, Hendrix is dropped after six shows when he is told his act is not suitable for the young audience. July 8, 1958 – The first Gold record album... Read More

CDJ Today: July 7 in Classic Rock

Led Zeppelin in 1977 July 7, 1980 – Led Zeppelin play their last show with the four original members in West Berlin. They close the set with a 17-minute version of “Whole Lotta Love.” Unofficially, the band labeled it the “Cut The Waffle” tour. July 7, 1968 – The Yardbirds disband after a gig in... Read More

Country Music Legend Charlie Daniels Dies at 83

Charlie Daniels in concert at the Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez, California. CC BY SA 2.5. Credit: Dwight McCann Country music legend and fiddle virtuoso Charles Daniels died Monday after suffering a hemorrhagic stroke. He was 83 years old. Born on October 28, 1936, Charlie Daniels was a... Read More