July 18, 2016 - Music History

07.18.16

Music History

July 18th, 2016


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  • 15 Years Ago 2001 – KISS debuts their “Kiss Kasket”, a coffin featuring the faces of the four founding members of the band, their logo and the words “Kiss Forever.” Dimebag Darrell, Pantera’s guitarist, was buried in one after he was shot and killed on-stage in Dec 2004.
  • 2001 – “Hysteria – The Def Leppard Story” premiered, telling the story of the band rise to stardom.
  • 25 Years Ago 1991 – Lollapalooza is kicked off by Perry Farrell as a farewell for his just-dissolved band, Jane’s Addiction.
  • 50 Years Ago 1966 – Musician, Bobby Fuller was found dead in his car from gasoline asphyxiation.

Credits


Perry Farrell – By Caroline Bonarde Ucci, CC BY 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3323561
Bobby Fuller – By Source, Fair use, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?curid=27440309

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