Today In Rock History…Oct.4th
In 1999, Ozzy Osbourne issued a press release asking the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame to remove Black Sabbath from the ballot. Black Sabbath was later inducted in 2006.
In 1996, Van Halen announced that former Extreme singer Gary Cherone would be replacing Sammy Hagar. Cherone only sang on one album, 1998’s “Van Halen III”.
In 1980, Queen reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the second and final time with “Another One Bites the Dust” which began a three week run at number one.
In 1975, Pink Floyd reached number one on the Billboard 200 Album Chart for the second time with “Wish You Were Here” which spent two weeks on top of the chart.
In 1968, Cream began their farewell tour at the Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, CA.
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