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CDJ Today: March 28

March 28, 1973 – Led Zeppelin release Houses Of The Holy, their 5th studio album. The album goes on to sell over 11 million copies, and features some of their most famous songs including “The Song Remains The Same,” “D’yer Maker” and “Dancing Days.” March 28, 1992 – Ozzy Osbourne invites the first... Read More

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Twenty One Pilots Get Starstruck Over Led Zeppelin

Picture this: You walk into a tent at a music festival and find that you’re in said tent with none other than Led Zeppelin’s Robert Plant, breathing the same air as the rock god. How do you approach a legend? You’d probably at least begin with introductions, right? That’s not exactly what happened... Read More

CDJ Today: March 27

Ian Dury and the Blockheads March 27, 1986 – Sammy Hagar sings his first concert with Van Halen at the Hirsch Memorial Coliseum in Shreveport, LA. Nicknamed “Van Hagar”, the show sells out in five minutes. Hagar says, “We had made the commitment that we weren’t going to play any of the old material... Read More

CDJ Today: March 26

March 26, 1980 – Van Halen release their third album, Women and Children First, which goes on to sell three million copies in the U.S. March 26, 1966 – The Strangeurs, featuring future Aerosmith singer Steven Tyler, open for The Byrds at the Westchester County Center in White Plains, New York. They... Read More

Boston Drummer Sib Hashian Dies at 68

Sib Hashian, best known as the drummer of Boston, died Wednesday after collapsing on stage during a show on a cruse ship. He was 68. According to a report from TMZ , Hashian collapsed in the middle of a set on the Legends of Rock Cruise. CPR was performed and a defibrillator was used but Hashian... Read More

CDJ Today: March 25

Guns N’ Roses March 25, 1990 – Mötley Crüe ‘s Tommy Lee is arrested for mooning the audience during a gig in Augusta, GA. Lee is charged with “Indecent Exposure/Live Sexually Explicit Act” and fined $1,647. The arresting officer tells the Augusta Chronicle that Lee, “…could not have been a nicer... Read More

Paul McCartney Releases Flowers In The Dirt Reissue

Today, Paul McCartney’s Flowers In The Dirt reissue dropped. The reissue of this number-one album, which featured collaborations with Elvis Costello, was first announced at the end of last year. The reissue is available in three different formats: 2-vinyl LP, 2-CD set, and a DVD plus 3-CD set... Read More

CDJ Today: March 24

March 24, 2001 – A stretch of road on Highway 19 in Macon, Georgia, is named Duane Allman Boulevard, near where the Allman Brothers guitarist died at age 24 in a motorcycle crash on October 29, 1971. March 24, 1962 – Mick Jagger and Keith Richards perform their first paid gig when they appear as... Read More

Top 10 Classic Rock Cover Songs

10 Billy Idol – “Mony Mony” (Tommy James and The Shondells) Although originally released in 1981, it was the 1987 live version that propelled this hit to the #1 position on the charts, ironically dislodging another Tommy James penned tune, “I Think We’re Alone Now,” from Tiffany, from the top slot... Read More