This Day in History: 2023-04-06
“Even Flow,” a single off Pearl Jam’s “Ten,” is released.
Though the song eventually peaks at #3 on the Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks chart, it was recorded with great difficulty. “There were a hundred takes on that song, and we just never nailed it,” states bassist Jeff Ament. 1992
Tool releases their debut full-length album, “Undertow.” The set sells over 3 million copies in North America. 1993
Soul Asylum‘s “Grave Dancers Union,” with “Runaway Train,” is certified double platinum (2 million sales). 1994
Wendy O. Williams, former lead singer of the Plasmatics, dies from self-inflicted gunshot wounds at age 48.
She was easily one of the most shocking and controversial Punk figures. 1998
Evanescence receive a diamond plaque for their debut album “Fallen.” The plaque commemorates sales and streams of 10-million units in the U.S. 2023
Released in ’03, “Fallen” held the singles “Bring Me To Life” and “My Immortal.” Both songs reached the Top 10 in the U.S.
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The Pixies Black Francis/Frank Black is born in Boston. 1965