1973 - Rolling Stone magazine reported that Carlos Santana had changed his name
to Devadip now that he was a disciple of Sri Chinmoy.
Rolling Stones apparel and gear
1979 - Elton John collapsed onstage while performing "Better Off Dead"
at the Universal Amphitheatre. After a ten-minute delay John
returned and completed the concert. He was suffering from
exhaustion brought on by the flu.
1986 - Cliff Burton (Metallica) was killed when the Metallica tour bus
crashed in Sweden. Burton was 24.
1995 - The album "Wazbones" was released by Tigertailz.
1995 - Time Warner severed its ties with its rap label Interscope rather than release the debut album by Tha Dogg Pound.
2002 - Vince Neil pled guilty to a misdemeanor battery charge for allegedly attacking a record producer in West Hollywood on April 28, 2002.
2004 - Record producer Phil Spector was charged with murder in the shooting death of Lana Clarkson at his mansion in 2003.
2004 - It was announced that Betrand Cantat of Noir Desir (Black Desire) would be leaving the next day for France. He had arranged to spend the remainder of his manslaughter sentence in a French prison. Cantat had beaten French actress Marie Trintignant to death in July 2003.