On October 23rd, 1966 – At London’s De Lane Lea Studios, The Jimi Hendrix Experience records their first two songs, Hey Joe and Stone Free.
On this day in 1976 – Led Zeppelin made their U.S. television debut on Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert. Led Zeppelin performed these two timeless songs: Black Dog and Dazed And Confused.
On October 23rd, 1989 – At the Riverside Club in Newcastle, United Kingdom, Nirvana performed their first European concert.
On this day in 1993 – Def Leppard hits #12 on the Billboard Hot 100 with their soft ballad: Two Steps Behind.
On October 23rd, 1995 – Def Leppard earned a spotlight in the Guinness Book of World Records by performing three concerts on three continents in one day. To promote the band’s first greatest hits album Vault: Def Leppard Greatest Hits (1980-1995), they performed at the Cave of Hercules in Tangiers, Shepherd’s Bush London and the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
On this day in 1996 – Rush reaches #5 in the United States with their 16th studio album: Test For Echo.
On October 23rd, 1964 – Robert Trujillo was born. Happy Birthday, Robert! Whoa! Robert Trujillo is famously known as a former bassist for Ozzy Osbourne and current bassist for the mighty Metallica. Robert Trujillo is also a former bassist for Suicidal Tendencies.
LONG LIVE METAL.
LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.