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Mario Maglieri is born in Serpino, Italy, Europe. After moving to the USA, he will find success as a music entrepreneur, founding three famous clubs - The Rainbow Bar And Grill, The Roxy Theatre and The Whisky a Go Go, on Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Mark Feld is born in Stoke Newington, London, England, UK, Europe. He will find success as Marc Bolan of T.Rex and Tyrannosaurus Rex.
John Giddings is born in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, UK. He will become one of the world's most successful music agents and promotors, responsible for tours by artists including The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Genesis, Celine Dion, Iggy Pop and David Bowie.
Jan Kuehnemund, who will become the founding member and lead guitarist for the all-female glam metal band Vixen, is born in St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
Rising English pop star David Jones changes his name to David Bowie, allegedly to avoid confusion with Davy Jones of The Monkees.
David Bowie And The Buzz play at The Marquee Club, Soho, London, England, UK.
The 'N Betweens play at The Adelphi Ballroom, West Bromwich, England, UK, Europe. The band will find greater success after a name-change to Slade.
Glastonbury Fayre Festival, featuring Hawkwind, Traffic, Melanie, David Bowie, Joan Baez, Edgar Broughton Band, Arthur Brown, Family, Gong, Mighty Baby, Brinsley Schwartz, Quintessence and Fairport Convention, takes place at Worthy Farm, Pilton, Somerset, England, UK, Europe. Audience : 12,000.
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Deborah by Tyrannosaurus Rex re-enters the UK pop singles chart, where it will peak at No7. (By this stage in their career, the group has radically changed its style and is known as T.Rex).
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During a three-day trip to Russia, Europe, David Bowie attends the May Day Parade in Moscow. (Not being an enthusiastic flier, he made the trip by train, on his way home after a Japanese tour)
Queen's fourth album, A Night At The Opera, is released in the UK.
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David Bowie appears on Cher’s CBStv show in the USA, and duets with his host on Young Americans as part of a medley of other songs.
Queen hold an outrageously decadent press conference to launch their latest album, Jazz, in Brennan's Restaurant, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. For the event, they fly in eighty reporters and journalists from around the globe plus 52 EMI company MDs. Entertainment includes The Olympia Brass Band, strippers, jugglers, a girl with a huge boa constrtrictor, a naked dwarf covered in chopped liver and transvestites.
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A ten month long, 182-show tour by Quiet Riot comes to an end in Greensboro, North Carolina, USA.
Motley Crue play at Arco Arena, Sacramento, California, USA.
Britny Fox play at T.A. Verns, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
Motley Crue play at The Hulman Center, Terre Haute, Indiana, USA.
On his Trash tour, Alice Cooper plays in Milwaukee, Wisonsin, USA.
On his Trash tour, Alice Cooper plays at The Entertainment Centre, Sydney, Australia, Oceania.
Adrian Belew releases a new single, Pretty Pink Rose, which is written by David Bowie, who also sings on the track.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at Cayuga County Fairgrounds, Weedsport, New York State, USA.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays the first of two nights at Richfield Coliseum, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Motley Crue play at Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, Indiana, USA.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays at Idrottsparken, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe, with special guest Kim Wilde.
The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Midnight Oil and The Dan Reed Network play at Ulm Festival, Germany, Europe.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays at Stadium Dinamo, Zagreb, Yugoslavia, Europe, with Kim Wilde as his special guest.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at The County Coliseum, El Paso, Texas, USA.
Flesh And Blood by Poison is awarded double-platinum album status in Canada.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at Heames Center, Columbia, Missouri, USA.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at Pershing Auditorium, Lincoln, Nebraska, USA.
Roger Taylor of Queen earns himself a place in the Guinness Book Of Records by playing live for the largest audience to date on an internet concert accessed through the Queen/Roger Taylor website, which recorded 595,000 hits during the event.
The Darkness play at Rock City, Nottingham, England, UK.
Motley Crue play at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
David Bowie steps out on stage to sing for the first time in a year, performing Life On Mars and Five Years at the Fashion Rocks Awards ceremony in New York City, USA.
It is reported that Alice Cooper has been banned from playing an upcoming show in Finland, Europe, because, according to Harri Wiherkoski, managing director of the Tampere Areena Oy, "artists who express suspicious values from Christianity's point of view cannot be allowed to perform at the venue."
Alice Cooper plays at the Entertainment Centre, Newcastle, Australia, Oceania.
Ian Hunter plays at The Barbican, London, UK.
Steve Harley And Cockney Rebel play at Colston Hall, Bristol, England, UK, during an 11-date tour.
Kiss play at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.
Kiss play at The First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Four dead dogs are discovered in 'sealed containers' at the Tennessee, USA, home of Vinnie Vincent, a former Kiss guitarist, during an investigation into charges of assault against his wife. Vincent is arrested by the Rutherford County Sheriff's Department but is released after posting $10,000 bond.
On their Maiden England World Tour, Iron Maiden play at The Comcast Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, supported by Alice Cooper.
On their Maiden England World Tour, Iron Maiden play at The Molson Amphitheatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, supported by Alice Cooper.
Bad Religion, Twisted Sister, Slayer, Alestorm, Bat Sabbath, Beheading of a King, Body Count, Cynic, Death Angel, Epica, Exodus, Fucked Up, Gideon, GrimSkunk, Hatebreed, Lamb of God, Nashville Pussy, Nepentes, Stick to Your Guns, Sworn In, Symphony X, The Motorleague, Truckfighters, Unearth and We Came As Romans play on the second day of Heavy MTL 2014, Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
KISS play at The BOK Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.
Spandau Ballet's Tony Hadley, Def Leppard's Joe Elliott, La Roux and actor Gary Oldman perform live in a David Bowie Birthday tribute show at the O2 Academy, Brixton, London, England, UK.
Mario Maglieri, a music entrepreneur who owned three famous clubs on Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, California, USA, dies aged 93. Maglieri owned the Rainbow Bar And Grill, The Roxy Theatre and the Whisky a Go Go.
During the South American leg of their Not In This Lieftime tour, Guns N'Roses and Alice Cooper play at The Sao Paulo trip festival, Allianz Parque, Sao Paulo, Brazil, South America. This tour features classic Guns N'Roses line-up members Axl Rose, Slash and Duff McKagan, playing together for the first time since 1993.