Today In Rock History…Aug.29th
In 1992, Guns N’ Roses peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with “November Rain” which was their sixth and final top ten single in the U.S.
Also in 1992, U2 brought its Zoo TV Tour to Yankee Stadium, in the process becoming the second rock act to perform there.
In 1991, Boston DJ Kurt St. Thomas gave Nirvana’s album “Nevermind” its world premiere & played the entire album from start to finish.
Also in 1991, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers kicked off their world tour in support of “Into the Great Wide Open” at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheatre in Denver.
In 1970, The Man-Pop Festival was held in Winnipeg at Winnipeg Stadium which was headlined by Led Zeppelin and also featured Iron Butterfly, The Youngbloods, The Ides of March and Chilliwack.
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