Today In Rock History…Sept.2nd

Published On September 2, 2017 | By Connor Hutchinson | Rock Lounge, Today In Rock History

In 1995, The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum opened its doors in Cleveland. Later that night at Cleveland Stadium, The Concert for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame took place, with artists such as Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Bob Dylan, John Fogerty, Heart, & Lou Reedmaking appearances.

In 1993, At the MTV Video Music Awards held in Los Angeles at the Universal Amphitheatre, Neil Young joined Pearl Jam on stage for a rendition of Young’s “Rockin’ in the Free World”. Pearl Jam also won Video of The Year, Best Group Video, Best Director and Best Metal/Hard Rock Video for “Jeremy”.

In 1984, Van Halen performed their final concert with their original lineup as part of the Monsters of Rock tour in Nuremburg, Germany.The bill also included AC/DC, Ozzy Osbourne, Dio & Motley Crue.

In 1978, Cheap Trick’s first single to appear on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart, “Surrender” peaked at number sixty-two. The song would later be covered by everyone from Green Day to Marilyn Manson & appear in numerous television shows, movies & video games.

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