June 15, 2024

June 1st – June 7th

6/1 Godsmack’s “Truth” is #1 on Billboard’s Mainstream Rock chart. The track, from the band’s eighth album, “Lighting Up The Sky,” is their 13th song to top the survey. 

6/1 Guns N’ Roses guitarist, Slash, debuts at # 1 on Billboard‘s Blues Albums chart with “Orgy Of The Damned.”  It’s also #2 on the Top Rock Albums chart. 

6/3 Disturbed’s frontman David Draiman receives the joint Jerusalem Post and World Zionist Organization award for outstanding contributions in the fight against antisemitism. Draiman notes that he lost many of his colleagues and friends over his defense of the Jewish people.

6/3 During a Rolling Stones concert in Orlando, frontman Mick Jagger acknowledges celebrities in the audience. “And (Florida governor) Ron DeSantis is up there in the suite,” Jagger concludes. “He’s having a date night with Mickey Mouse. I’m so glad they finally made up.” It’s a reference to DeSantis’ battle with Disney over the governor’s so-called “Don’t Say Gay” education bill. Desantis probably wasn’t in attendance.

6/5 The Struts headline an edition of the Soho Sessions concert series supporting Everytown for Gun Safety – who combat and prevent gun violence across the country.

6/7 Bon Jovi’s sixteenth studio album, “Forever,” featuring the lead track Legendary” and “Living Proof,” arrives. “The new record, it exudes joy,” enthuses Jon Bon Jovi. ” This is turn-up-the-volume, feel-good Bon Jovi.”

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