Today in Rock History: November 14th
2000: Rush singer & bassist Geddy Lee released his first solo album My Favorite Headache.
1992: Judas Priest singer Rob Halford performed the first of two concerts fronting Black Sabbath opening for Ozzy Osbourne in Costa Mesa, CA filling in for Ronnie James Dio who refused to perform because Osbourne was re-forming the original Sabbath lineup as these concerts were advertised as Osbourne’s farewell concerts.
1987: Billy Idol peaked at number ten on the Billboard 200 Album Chart with his first compilation album Vital Idol which went on to go Platinum in the U.S.
1977: Kiss kicked off their tour in support of Alive II at the Myriad Convention Center in Oklahoma City.
Happy birthday to James “J.Y.” Young guitarist for Styx born in 1949