TODAY IN MUSIC

TODAY IN MUSIC

On this day

1985 |Judas Priest fans Raymond Belknap and James Vance shot themselves after listening to the Judas Priest album ‘Stained Class.’

1989 | Phil Collins started a four week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘Another Day In Paradise’.

2007 | The Police were named as the highest earning touring group for the past year, bringing in nearly £66.5m, ($132m).

Born on this day

1946 | Ray Tabano who was a founding member of Aerosmith.

1949 | Adrian Belew, American guitarist and singer, who worked with King Crimson and David Bowie.

1958 | Dave Murray, guitarist with English heavy metal band Iron Maiden.

1964 | Eddie Vedder, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with Pearl Jam.