This Day in History: 2022-05-30
1963: Voivod drummer Michel Langevin is born in Montreal.
1970: Steppenwolf finish up recording what would become their FOR LADIES ONLY album in LA’s American Recording Studios.
1977: Ronny Abramson releases the single, “Love Gets Me Around.”
1983: Pat Travers opens for Aerosmith in Vancouver at the Pacific Coliseum.
1980: Pat Travers is opening for Scorpions and Ted Nugent at Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver.
1981: Gino Vannelli‘s “Living Inside Myself” peaks on Billboard’s chart at #6.
1985: Blushing Brides are home in Toronto for a show at Rock & Roll Heaven.
1992: Sass Jordan peaks at #11 on Billboard with “Make You A Believer.”
1997: Neil Young cancels his European tour after cutting his finger open while slicing a ham sandwich.
2000: Prairie Oyster releases the WHAT IS THIS COUNTRY? album.
2004: Avril Lavigne‘s second album UNDER MY SKIN enters the UK album charts at # 1.
2004: Corb Lund is on a derrick somewhere outside Devon, Alberta, shooting the video for “Roughest Neck Around.”
2006: Lee Aaron releases THE VIDEO COLLECTION on DVD.
2010: Eugene Ripper plays in Vancouver for the first time, at The Railway.
2013: Johnny Burke is in Summerside, PEI for a show at The Causeway Bay Hotel.
2013: Frank Soda, Doucette, Powder Blues, James ‘Buddy’ Rogers, Lee Aaron, Al Harlow of Prism, Stonebolt, and ex- Max Webster stars Mike Tilka and Terry Watkinson are in Vancouver for Liver Aid at The Red Robinson Theatre.
2014: Goddo is in Niagara Falls for a show at Taps Brewhouse.
2015: Streetheart is in Edmonton for a show at Century Casino.
2017: The Tragically Hip announce a partnership with medical marijuana company Newstrike. The band invest in the company, which begins trading on the TSX under the symbol HIP, and also play a significant role in the company’s marketing.
2019: Revive The Rose release their self-titled debut album.