Romeo Blue releases his second album on April 2, 1991 …
The Scorps releases Animal Magnetism on March 31, 1980 …
This is the mystery of the quotient, quotientLed Zeppelin, The Rain Song
Upon us all, upon us all a little rain must fall
It’s #148 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
“Women and Children First” turns 40 … Van Halen release their third album on March 26, 1980.
It’s #36 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
I know it’s been 40 years, but I still remember like yesterday sitting in the Apple 106 lounge and hearing the opening to “Cradle will rock.” No words — just a bunch of open-mouthed jocks staring at each other …
Jimi Hendrix releases his first live album and first without his original group on March 25, 1970. It’s recorded on New Years Day 1970 at The Fillmore East with Billy Cox on bass and Buddy Miles on drums — frequently referred to at the “band of gypsys.”
March 23, 1979 ~ Van Halen release II … pretty maids all in a row.
March 22, 1982 ~ Iron Maiden releases their third album and it quickly becomes one of the most controversial albums around. Conservatives and evangelicals get all lathered up about satanism so much so they use hammers rather than burn so they don’t inhale “the satanic fumes.”
All that aside, it stands as one of the most critically acclaimed metal albums of all time.
Kiss release their 4th album on March 15, 1976.
It’s #489 on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
Late in 1981 an ad in The Recycler, an LA weekly, reads: “Drummer looking for other metal musicians to jam with Tygers of Pan Tang, Diamond Head and Iron Maiden.” Guitarists James Hetfield and Hugh Tanner of Leather Charm answered the advertisement and on March 14, 1982, Metallica makes their live debut on the Radio City stage in Aneheim, California.