Today in Rock History…Oct. 10th

Published On October 10, 2017 | By Rob Jenkins | Rock Lounge, Today In Rock History

In 1970 Pink Floyd released their fifth studio album Atom Heart Mother.

In 1970 Black Sabbath reached the top of the U.K. Album Chart for the first time with Paranoid.

In 1978 at an Aerosmith concert in Philadelphia, Steven Tyler & Joe Perry were injured after a cherry bomb was thrown onstage during the concert. For the rest of the tour, they  performed behind a safety fence.

In 1980, the funeral took place of Led Zeppelin’s drummer John Bonham.

In 1987 Whitesnake went to No.1 on the US singles chart with “Here I Go Again.”

In 1992 Peter Gabriel’s sixth solo album Us entered the Billboard 200 album chart at number two.

In 1992, R.E.M. scored their second UK No.1 album with “Automatic For The People.”

Happy birthday to..

David Lee Roth born in 1955

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