Today in Rock History – March 30

Are you ready to learn some stuff? It’s March 30th and here’s what happened Today in Rock History!

Starting it off with birthdays, its Slowhand Eric Clapton’s birthday today! You may know him from various bands like The Yardbirds, Derek and the Dominos, and Cream!

Moving onto releases, we have Made in Japan from Deep Purple, Honkin on Bobo by Aerosmith and This is Hardcore from Pulp

In 2022, the Foo Fighters announce the cancellation of their world tour after the death of drummer Taylor Hawkins in Colombia.

In 1978, two members of The Clash, Paul Simonon and Nicky Headon, were arrested in Camden Town, London after shooting racing pigeons with air guns from the roof of Chalk Farm Studios. It took four police cars and a helicopter to arrest the two. They were fined a total 800 Euros ($1,360).

Pink Floyd begin their final world tour in 1994, promoting their newest album Division Bell.

In 1976, at The 100 Club in London, The Sex Pistols play their first show.

And finally in 2001, the Detroit Free Press breaks news that Jack and Meg White of the White Stripes are, in fact, NOT siblings as the band claimed, but were formerly married. Rolling Stone and the New York Times are among many publications that previously reported the divorced couple were brother and sister.

This has been Today in Rock History! Keep on Rocking, keep on Rolling! Check back tomorrow for your next rock history lesson!