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Davy Jones And The Lower Third release a new single, You've Got A Habit Of Leaving, in the UK on Parlophone Records. Davy Jones will become better known as David Bowie.
The Herd play at The Bolero Club, Wednesfield, England, UK, Europe, supported by The 'N Betweens, who will find greater success after a name change to Slade.
David Bowie represents the UK at the International Song Festival on the Mediterranean island of Malta, Europe. His song, When I Live My Dream, comes in second.
David Bowie plays at The Kinema, Dunfermline, Scotland, UK, Europe, with Junior's Eyes and The Shadettes.
Slade record a cover of bluesman Arthur Crudup's song My Baby Left Me at Advision Stduios, London, England, UK, Europe.
Led Zeppelin play at Vorst Nationaal, Brussels, Belgium, Europe.
Alice Cooper plays at Castle Farms Music Theatre, Charlevoix, Michigan, USA.
A stage production of The Elephant Man opens in the Center Of Performing Arts, Denver, Colorado, USA, with David Bowie in the leading role as the monstrously disfigured John Merrick.
On their Flesh And Blood tour Roxy Music play the second of two nights at Wembley, London, England, UK, Europe.
Queen play at The Myriad, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.
Twisted Sister play at The Fountain Casino, Aberdeen, New Jersey, USA.
Queen play at Richfield Coliseum, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Queen play the second of three nights at Madison Square Garden, New York City, USA.
On his Serious Moonlight tour, David Bowie plays at The Carrier Dome, Syracuse, New York State, USA.
On their Lick It Up World tour, Kiss play at Halle des Fêtes de Beaulieu, Lausanne, Switzerland, Europe.
On their Shout At The Devil tour, Motley Crue play at The Memorial Auditorium, Sacramento, California, USA.
On their Born Again tour, Black Sabbath play at The Salt Palace, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Scheduled support band Quiet Riot is forced to cancel this date because a snow blizzard prevents their equipment from arriving in time.
Quiet Riot play at The Odeon, Birmingham, England, UK, Europe.
Motley Crue play in The Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Queen release a new single, Hammer To Fall, in the UK.
Gary Glitter plays at The Studio, Bristol, England, UK, Europe.
Twisted Sister release their fourth album, Come Out And Play in the USA.
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Shock-metal band W.A.S.P. releases its second album, Last Command, in the USA.
Former lead guitarist of Kiss, Vinnie Vincent, releases his solo debut album, Invasion, in the USA.
Before a show in Rochester, New York State, USA, Vince Neil of Motley Crue becomes angry at the absence of French's Mustard at the service table. He slams a bottle of Gulden's Dijon mustard against the wall, accidentally severing tendons, nerves, an artery and almost cutting a finger off his right hand. The show is cancelled and he is airlifted to a hospital in Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Cinderella play at the C.N.E. Grandstand, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, supported by Tangier and White Lion.
Dr Feelgood by Motley Crue is certified as a platinum album by the R.I.A.A. in the USA.
Motley Crue play at The Salt Palace, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays at The SkyDome, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
On his Trash tour, Alice Cooper plays at St. Paul Civic Center, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays at Orlando Arena, Orlando, Florida, USA.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays the first of three nights at The Palace Of Auburn Hills, Auburn Hills, Michigan, USA.
On the Trash tour, Alice Cooper plays at Midtfyns Festival 1990, Dyrskuepladsen, Ringe, Denmark, Europe.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie plays the third of four nights at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Motley Crue play at Deer Creek Music Center, Noblesville, Indiana, USA.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at Starwood Amphitheatre, Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, Kiss play at BSU Pavilion, Boise, Idaho, USA.
Mick Mars of Motley Crue marries one of the band's back-up singers, Emi Canyn, of the Nasty Habits duo.
On their Hot In The Shade tour, when Kiss play at The War Memorial Arena, Johnstown, Pennsylvania, USA, Paul Stanley runs into the guardrail on stage and cracks his ribs, which results in the cancellation of dates later in the month at Sydney, Halifax and Moncton.
David Bowie plays the first concert at the newly-opened 11,000 seater Newcastle Arena, Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, UK.
Radio station KROQ-FM in Los Angeles, California, USA, airs the 13th Annual Weenie Roast show with Alkaline Trio, Audioslave, Bloc Party, The Bravery, The Dead 60s, Foo Fighters, Hot Hot Heat, Interpol, Jimmy Eat World, The Killers, The Mars Volta, Motley Crue, MxPx, My Chemical Romance, Queens of the Stone Age and The Transplants.
It is announced that Tommy Lee of Motley Crue and domestic porn movie fame has signed with 604 Records, a Vancouver, Canada-based independent label part-owned by Chad Kreuger of Nickelback.
Kiss play at the PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, New Jersey, USA.
The New York Dolls release a new album, Dancing Backward in High Heels, in the USA.
On their Maiden England World Tour, Iron Maiden play at Aaron's Amphitheater, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, supported by Alice Cooper.
Faster Pussycat, Loveblast, War Machine and Loaded Guns play at Grand Central, 697 N. Miami Avenue, Miami, Florida, USA.
Marilyn Manson is among the celebrities attending THE HATEFUL EIGHT Celebration With Quentin Tarantino And Filmmakers at Sunset Tower Hotel, West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Pete Overend Watts, bass guitarist for Mott The Hoople, dies aged 69 as a result of throat cancer.
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.