Today In Rock History…Aug.5th

Published On August 5, 2017 | By Connor Hutchinson | Rock Lounge, Today In Rock History

In 1979, Def Leppard signed with Phonogram Records (Mercury Records in North America) with an $180,000 advance and 10% royalty rate during the first two years of their contract.

In 1978, The Rolling Stones reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the eighth & final time with “Miss You” which spent one week on top of the chart.

In 1967, Pink Floyd released their debut album The Piper at the Gates of Dawn their only album under the leadership of Syd Barrett.

Happy Birthday to…

Eddie Ojeda – guitarist for Twisted Sister born in 1955

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