Today in Rock History – June 21

Are you ready to learn some stuff? It’s June 21st and here’s what happened Today in Rock History!

Starting off with birthdays and what a way to begin as it’s Joey Kramer of Aerosmith’s birthday!

Other birthdays include: Mike Einziger of Incubus, Pat Sansone of Wilco, Kip Winger of Winger and Brandon Flowers of The Killers!

Moving on now to releases we have Deep Purple III by Deep Purple and The Warrior’s Code from Dropkick Murphys!

And speaking of Deep Purple, Ritchie Blackmore left the band in 1975. He would go on to form Rainbow!

In 2020, the guitar used by Kurt Cobain during Nirvana’s MTV Unplugged session sells at auction for $6 million.

Steely Dan broke up in 1981.

And finally in 2000, a woman was jailed for a year for stalking Axl Rose of Guns N Roses. The woman claimed that she could communicate with him telepathically.

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