On April 24th, 1971 – Alice Cooper (The Band) hits #21 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the USA, with their hit: I’m Eighteen. This grand song is featured on the third studio album from Alice Cooper (The Band), released back in 1971: Love It To Death.
On this day in 1994 – RUSH performed at The Hartford Civic Center, in Hartford, Connecticut. RUSH were touring in support of their 15th studio album, released in October of 1993: Counterparts.
On April 24th, 2010 – RUSH’s documentary, RUSH: Beyond the Lighted Stage, premiered at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival in New York City; this documentary film was also the winner of the 2010 Heineken Audience Award. Whoa, man!
Above: Jack Blades (2004 – Frontiers Records)
On April 24th, 1954, Jack Blades was born in California. Happy Birthday, Jack Blades! Whoa and hell yeah! Jack Blades is a world-class bassist, singer and songwriter. Jack Blades is known as being a member of the following bands: Night Ranger, Damn Yankees, Revolution Saints and Shaw-Blades.
Above: Night Ranger, with Jack Blades at front/middle.
Above: A 1990 promotional print ad for Hamer guitars. Jack Blades is on the left, Tommy Shaw is on the right. Whoa!
Above: The second studio album from Shaw-Blades titled: Influence. This amazing studio album of cover songs is highly, highly recommended by Stone! Tommy Shaw and Jack Blades are unreal great as a musical and singing duo! Whoa!
Above: Revolution Saints – L to R: Doug Aldrich, Deen Castronovo and Jack Blades.
LONG LIVE METAL.
LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.