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The Adored ride the rail between the sublime and the obvious with enough power-pop Punk (emphasis on power pop) to get them out of the tightest spots.

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The Doors receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Drummer John Densmore (bottom left), who is feuding with guitarist Robby Krieger (bottom right) and keyboardist Ray Manzarek (top left), skips the ceremony. Frontman Jim Morrison doesn't show either but at least he's got a good excuse. 2007
1940's  Original Rolling Stones’ guitarist Brian Jones enters the world. 1942

1950's  Cindy Wilson, vocalist with the B-52s, has a birthday. 1957
1960's  No Beatles, no more. Liverpool’s Cavern Club, where the Beatles played countless shows and honed their talents, closes. 1966

Train’s singer, Pat Monahan, is born. 1969
1970's  Under threat of legal action in Denmark by the family of airship creator Ferdinand Von Zeppelin, Led Zeppelin perform as The Nobs for their Copenhagen show. Countess Eva von Zeppelin, granddaughter of Count von Zeppelin, objects to the "shrieking" the group produces using her family’s name. 1970

The Eagles' “Lyin’ Eyes" earns a Grammy for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group. 1976
1980's   
“War” is U2’s third studio album. With the songs” Sunday Bloody Sunday" and "New Year's Day,” “War” is considered the group’s first overtly political album. 1983

The Police nab a couple Grammys for “Every Breath You Take” (Best Pop Performance and Song of the Year). In addition, they nail Best Rock Performance (“Synchronicity”). Also, Duran Duran are awarded a pair of video related trophies for “Girls On Film"/"Hungry Like The Wolf” and for the album “Duran Duran.” 1984
1990's  At the 38th annual Grammy Awards in L.A, Hootie & The Blowfish win Best New Artist. Meanwhile, the Allman Brothers Band’s “Jessica” earns the Best Rock Instrumental trophy. They also perform the song. 1996
2000's  Courtney Love sues to get out of her contract with Vivendi Universal, on the grounds that music industry contracts are too lengthy. 2001

It’s a bad year for recording studios - especially legendary ones. First Muscle Shoals closes and now New York’s Hit Factory calls it quits. John Lennon, Bruce Springsteen and Stevie Wonder are among the illustrious performers who recorded there. 2005

Chris Curtis, one-time Roundabout drummer, passes away. After Curtis left, Roundabout morphed into Deep Purple. Curtis is better known as the drummer for the British Invasion group, The Searchers ("Needles and Pins"). 2005

Kid Rock releases his first concert album, "Live Trucker." The 14-tracks were recorded between '00 and '04 and include "Cowboy," "Bawitdaba" and "Cocky." 2006

KoRn announce that Clint Lowery (Sevendust/Dark New Day) is their touring guitarist. "I've always been a Sevendust fan, and I was thinking it would be great if Clint Lowery (would) be interested in touring with KoRn," says guitarist James "Munky" Shaffer. 2007

The Carlos by Carlos Santana shoe line and the Spirit of Women Health Network partner to launch the Red Shoe Celebrity Auction campaign. Red shoes from Santana's footwear company are autographed by celebrities and sold on eBay. The initiative benefits the Peripheral Arterial Disease Coalition and various other health-related charities. "It's exciting to have Carlos Santana's organization . . . join our fight against heart disease," says Josh Davis, Spirit of Women's president. 2007

The Arctic Monkeys are named the Best British Band and The Killers are the Best International Band at the NME Awards in London. 2008

An unofficial biography, Robert Plant: Led Zeppelin, Jimmy Page & The Solo Years," is in bookstores. Written by Neil Daniels, the tome covers the singer's life before, during and after Zeppelin. 2008

Mike Smith, singer and keyboardist for British Invasion group the Dave Clark Five, dies at age 64 after a bout with pneumonia. His passing comes just 11 days before the DC5 are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. 2008

Singer Rome makes his debut as Sublime’s frontman at a show in Sparks, NV. The group hadn't performed since the ‘96 drug-overdose death of original frontman Bradley Nowell. 2009
2010's  60,000 people hear hometown band Nickelback perform “How You Remind Me" and "Burn It To The Ground" at the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Vancouver, B.C. Fellow Canadian Neil Young plays his classic “Long May You Run.” Avril Lavigne and Alanis Morissette also take the stage at the event. 2010

Beady Eye, led by former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher, release their 13-song debut album “Different Gear, Still Speeding” in the U.K. "I think we're gonna be f*****g big, man," Gallagher tells the New Musical Express. 2011

Dark New Day unfurl their sophomore release “New Tradition.” The band includes members from Sevendust and Evanescence. "It seems the time is right to make these songs public and share with the fans that continue to support this project,” states guitarist Clint Lowery (of Sevendust). “[We] think its mandatory we give these songs a fair chance out in the music world. We owe it to ourselves and the DND fans." 2012

Corrosion Of Conformity issue their self-titled comeback album. Recorded at Dave Grohl's (Foo Fighters) Studio 606 in L.A., the 11-track offering is their first release in seven years. 2012

U2’s Adam Clayton sues his former assistant, Carol Hawkins, for misappropriating $7.5 million of his money over a five-year period beginning with the launch of the ’05 Vertigo Tour. The bassist seeks full restitution. 2012

Rolling Stone Magazine says "Smells Like Teen Spirit" is Nirvana's best song. 2014

Rickey Charles Goodrich, Pearl Jam's former accountant, admits in court that he stole over $380,000 over a four-year period as chief financial officer for the group’s management company. Goodrich is sentenced to 14 months in prison. 2014

Billy Corgan (Smashing Pumpkins) plays a free eight-hour concert that's an interpretation of Hermann Hesse's 1922 novel Siddhartha. The show, at Madame ZuZu's Tea Shop and Art Studio in Highland Park, IL, is a “modular synthesis, on the fly.” 2014


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