Classics du Jour

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

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 Nirvana’s iconic 1993 MTV Unplugged performance and is being auctioned online through Julien’s Auctions. According to the auction house, the green mohair...
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Eddie Van Halen Seeking Treatment for Throat Cancer in Germany

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. According to the report, which was published by TMZ, the rock icon has been receiving...
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CDJ Today: October 14 in Classic Rock

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 over 2 million...
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CDJ Today: October 12 in Classic Rock

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, Queensrÿche, Faith No More and...
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Ozzy Osbourne Postpones 2020 European 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 says in the video, which can be seen below. “I’ve postponed my...
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CDJ Today: October 11 in Classic Rock

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 riot with ethnic animosity” and later sentenced to 18 months probation after pleading “no...
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CDJ Today: October 10 in Classic Rock

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 David Coverdale on lead vocals. October 10, 1995 – Peter Frampton releases Frampton...
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Eagles Announce Full Album ‘Hotel California’ Tour

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 will then hit New York, Dallas, Houston, San...
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CDJ Today: October 9 in Classic Rock

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 1980. Ono donated $1...
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Creedence Clearwater Revival Announces Half-Speed Master Editions of Two Classic Albums

This year marks the 50th anniversary of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s landmark albums Green River and Willy and the Poor Boys. In celebration of the milestone, Craft Recordings has announced the release of half-speed master editions of these two classic titles from the CCR cannon. Due out November...
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