July 25, 2024

2/4 Beartooth share a five-minute official documentary titled “Below The Surface.” In the film, Beartooth’s Caleb Shomo reflects his efforts to make a positive change in his life.

2/4 Guitarist Nita Strauss performs the U.S. national anthem prior to the “Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum” in L.A.

2/4 Paramore (pictured above) win the Best Rock Album honor for “This Is Why” at the 66th annual Grammy Awards in L.A. Metallica’s “72 Seasons” takes the Best Metal Performance trophy while Best Rock Song and Best Rock Performance awards go to boygenious for “Not Strong Enough.” Also, U2 provide the first live performance broadcast from the Sphere in Las Vegas when they perform “Atomic City.” Bono then announces the winner of the Best Pop Vocal category – Taylor Swift.

2/5 Alice Cooper unfurls “Alice’s Attic,” a relaunch of his syndicated radio show “Nights With Alice Cooper.” The new program has a mix of classic and some obscure Rock plus Cooper’s stories and commentary.

2/7 Metallica receives the “Rock Tour Of The Year” honor at the Pollstar Awards ceremony held at the Wiltern Theater in L.A. Billboard reports that Metallica’s ’23 tour grossed $125.8 million, with 1.2 million tickets sold over 19 shows.

2/7 Mojo Nixon, singer, songwriter and radio host who rocketed from the lunatic fringe of ’80s underground music to national attention with his rabble-rousing shots at celebrity culture and snarky social commentary, dies at age 66.

2/8 R.E.M. singer Michael Stipe, bassist Mike Mills, guitarist Peter Buck and drummer Bill Berry, appear onstage together for the first time since their Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction in ’07. Bandmembers, who do not perform, are attending an Athens, GA concert in support of actor Michael Shannon and musician Jason Narducy’s tour playing R.E.M.’s “Murmur” album.

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