Rock History 3/13

Join Gunner has he goes over all the important Rock dates in history weekdays at 3:50. Relive all the chart-topping moments, milestones, bad breakups and first times again.

There will be no hall pass today. Here’s what happened today in Rock N’ Roll.

1965, “Eight Days A Week” by the Beatles hits Number One on the pop chart, where it stays for two weeks.

1965Eric Clapton leaves the Yardbirds. He was replaced by Jeff Beck.

1998 Pearl Jam‘s fifth album, Yield, is certified platinum.

2003 The Yardbirds, with special guests Steve VaiJeff “Skunk” Baxter, and Slash, perform at the annual South By Southwest Music Conference in Austin, Texas.

2003 Evanescence‘s album Fallen debuts on the Billboard 200 at Number Seven, selling 141,000 copies in its first week of release.

2006 Black Sabbath is inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame by Metallica, who also perform for Sabbath. At the same ceremony, Kid Rock inducts Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Sex Pistols are inducted, although they refuse the induction and do not attend.

2017 Nickelback‘s 2005 album All The Right Reasons is given a Diamond certification by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for sales of over 10 million copies.

And that’s what happened today in Rock.

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