On December 29th, 1966 – The Jimi Hendrix Experience made their television debut, performing their iconic song Hey Joe, on the BBC’s Top of the Pops. Incredible piece of Rock ‘N Roll history there!
On December 29th, 1973 – THE WHO hit #76 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart in the United States, with their song Love Reign O’er Me from their legendary Rock Opera: Quadrophenia. Whoa.
On December 29th, 1973 – The amazing LED ZEPPELIN hit #20, on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with their song D’yer Mak’er. This song is featured on LED ZEPPELIN’s fifth studio album from 1973: Houses Of The Holy.
On December 29th, 1982 – KISS kicked off their tour in support of their tenth studio album: Creatures Of The Night. This initial concert took place at the Bismarck Civic Center in Bismarck, North Dakota. It was the first KISS tour with guitarist Vinnie Vincent replacing the super legendary Ace Frehley. This KISS tour would be their last tour in makeup, until their 1996 reunion tour.
On December 29th, 2015 – The beloved MOTÖRHEAD have their compilation The Best Of, ranked at #1 on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. MOTÖRHEAD also have their 1980 studio album Ace Of Spades ranked at #2 and their 2015 studio album Bad Magic ranked at #3, on this same chart. Rest In Peace, Lemmy Kilmister and MOTÖRHEAD FOREVER.
LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.