Today In Rock History…July 9th

Published On July 9, 2017 | By Connor Hutchinson | Rock Lounge, Today In Rock History

In 1996, Deep Purple performed “Smoke on the Water” in Montreux for the first time. “Smoke on the Water” was written after the band survived a nightclub fire in Montreux.

In 1994, The Kiss tribute album “Kiss My Ass: Classic Kiss Regrooved” entered the Billboard 200 Album Chart at its peak position of number nineteen. The album featured Kiss songs covered by Lenny Kravitz and Stevie Wonder, Garth Brooks & Extreme.

In 1988, Cheap Trick went to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the first and only time with “The Flame”

Happy Birthday to…

Bon Scott – singer for AC/DC born in 1946

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