March 10, 2003 – AC/DC are inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Inducted by Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler, the band went on to play “Highway To Hell” and then performed “You Shook Me All Night Long” with Tyler.
March 10, 1984 – Ian Gillan leaves Black Sabbath after a year with the band. He later says, “I was the worst singer Black Sabbath ever had.” He went on to join Deep Purple.
March 10, 1981 – Jimmy Page takes the stage for the first time since the breakup of Led Zeppelin when he joins Jeff Beck for some encores at a London show.
March 10, 1973 – Pink Floyd release their 8th studio album “The Dark Side Of The Moon” in the US. It remained in the US charts for 741 weeks from 1973 to 1988, longer than any other album in history. The album then moved to the Billboard Top Pop Catalog Chart, and logged another 759 weeks. Sales have topped an estimated 45 million copies worldwide.
March 10, 2015 – Europe release their 10th studio CD “War of Kings”.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO:
March 10, 1947 – Tom Scholz (Boston)
March 10, 1963 – Jeff Ament (Pearl Jam)
March 10, 1940 – Dean Torrence (Jan & Dean)