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Roxy Music play at The LSE, London, UK.
Marc Bolan does a demo session for Columbia Records in London, UK, but his efforts are rejected.
Davie Bowie And The Lower Third play at the Bus Palladium, Montmartre, Paris, France, Europe. Davie will later changed his name to David Bowie.
Tyrannosaurus Rex play at Mother's Club, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe. The band will find greater success after a name change to T.Rex.
David Bowie, Traffic, Pink Floyd, Terry Reid, Daevid Allen And Gong play at Glastonbury Fayre, Pilton, Somerset, England, UK.
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The New York Dolls play at L'Olympia, Paris, France, Europe.
Alvin Stardust releases a new single, Jealous Mind, in the UK. It will go to No1 in the pop singles chart.
Kiss release a new single, Shout It Out Loud, on Casablanca Records in the USA.
Queen play live at the Hallenstadion, Zurich, Switzerland, Europe.
Vince Neil of Motley Crue throws a BBQ at his house in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California, USA, to celebrate the group's latest album. The party lasts for several days, and eventually a gin soaked Vince needs to make a booze run. Jumping in his red Pantera, Neil and Hanoi Rocks drummer Nick 'Razzle' Dingly head for the local liquor store. The car slides sideways on a slick spot on the road and Neil looses control. Doing 65 mph in a 25 mph zone, the car collides with oncoming traffic injuring himself, two others and killing Razzle.
Poison release their debut LP, Look What The Cat Dragged In, on Enigma Records in the USA. It will be certified trieple-platinum in 1990.
W.A.S.P. release their fourth studio album, The Headless Children, in the USA.
Motley Crue play at The Civic Auditorium, Omaha, Nebraska, USA.
Motley Crue play at The Met Center, Bloomington, Minnesota, USA.
Kiss begin their Hot In The Shade tour, with a show at West Beach Pocket Park, Galveston, Texas, USA.
After mooning at the crowd during an Augusta, Georgia, USA, concert, Tommy Lee, drummer of Motley Crue, is arrested and charged with indecent exposure. He is freed on $1,680 bail.
On his Sound And Vision Tour, David Bowie plays at Ahoy, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
On his Trash Tour, Alice Cooper plays at The Armory, Salem, Oregon, USA.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays at Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, Asia.
Kiss and Faster Pussycat play at The Palace Of Auburn Hills, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
On his Sound And Vision Tour, David Bowie plays at The Los Angeles Sports Area, Los Angeles, California, USA.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at The Seashore Performing Arts Center, Old Orchard Beach, Maine, USA.
Alice Cooper plays at Kuusrock Festival, Oulu, Finland, Europe.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at The Patriot Center, Fairfax, Virginia, USA.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at The Civic Center, Roanoke Virginia, USA.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at Norfolk Scope, Norfolk, Virginia, USA.
Motley Crue play at The Five Seasons Center, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, USA.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at Freedom Hall Civic Center, Johnson City, Tennessee, USA.
Motley Crue play at McNichols Sports Arena, Denver, Colorado, USA.
On their Hot In The Shade tour Kiss play at The Mid-South Coliseum, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at The Summit, Houston, Texas, USA, supported by Slaughter.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at Pacific Coliseum, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
On his Sound And Vision Tour, David Bowie plays at Estadio Olímpico de Montjuïc, Barcelona, Spain, Europe, with Kim Wilde as his special guest.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays at Estádio Palestra Itália, São Paulo, Brazil, South America.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, Wisonsin, USA, with Winger and Slaughter.
On his A Reality Tour, David Bowie's concert at The James L. Knight Center, Miami, Florida, USA, is cancelled after lighting technician Walter "Wally Gator" Thomas falls to his death prior to Bowie going onstage.
On his A Reality Tour, when David Bowie plays at The T-mobile Arena, Prague, Czech Republic, Europe, it is noticed that he seems unwell.
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Immediately after his performance at The Hurricane Festival, Eichenring, Scheeßel, Germany, Europe, David Bowie collapses, having suffered a heart attack. He is rushed to hospital in Hamburg and undergoes emergency surgery.
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Roxy Music and The Hives play at The Norwegian Wood Festival, Frognerbadet, Oslo, Norway, Europe.
The New York Dolls play at The Starland Ballroom, Sayreville, New Jersey, USA.
KISS play at O2 World, Hamburg, Germany, Europe.
The Fuji Rock Festival, a three-day event, continues at Naeba Ski Resort, Niigata, Japan, Asia. The second day is headlined by Roxy Music with John Fogerty and Jamie Cullum also on the bill.
Alice Cooper and Eliza Doolittle are among the guests at the premiere party for new action movie The Expendables in Planet Hollywood, London, England, UK.
Kiss play at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Saratoga Springs, New York State, USA.
David Bowie releases Valentine's Day, the fourth single from his 24th studio album The Next Day, in the UK. the song is widely perceived as being critical of American gun laws.
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.
Motley Crue play what is being billed as their last-ever live show, at the Staples Center in their home town of Los Angeles, California, USA.
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Win Butler of Arcade Fire takes part in a second line honoring David Bowie through the French Quarter of New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Rock singer and bassist John Wetton dies in his sleep as a result of colon cancer, aged 67, at home in Bournemouth, Dorset, England, UK, Europe. In a lengthy career, Wetton played with Family, Mogul Thrash, Uriah Heep, Roxy Music, Wishbone Ash, King Crimson and Asia.
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Figures published today in the 2017 BPI Annual Yearbook, entitled All About the Music 2017, reveal that the recently deceased David Bowie was the most popular recording artist in the UK during 2016. 1.6m Bowie albums were purchased or streamed in 2016 – putting him ahead of Adele and Drake. Other facts in the yearbook include that the most-streamed track was Drake’s One Dance (142m); more than 100 back catalogue tracks were streamed over 10m times, and that 1 in 8 albums sold globally were of UK origin.