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Thursday, August 31: Tig’s Rock Birthdays
Happy Birthday today (Aug. 31) to Rudolf Schenker. The Scorpions guitarist 69. Also celebrating is Winger and Whitesnake guitarist Reb Beach (54) and drummer Matt Byrne of Hatebreed (42).
Monday, August 28: Tig’s Rock Birthdays
Happy Birthday today (Aug. 28) to Dave Hlubek. The lead guitarist and founding member of Molly Hatchet is 66. Also celebrating is frontman Steve Whiteman of 80’s rock band Kix (61).
27 Years Ago: Stevie Ray Vaughan Dies
On this day (Aug. 27, 1990) we lost blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan. Vaughan died in a helicopter crash at the age of 35. He had just performed a concert with Eric Clapton at Alpine Valley Music Theater in East Troy, Wisconsin.

Friday, August 25: Tig’s Rock Birthdays
Happy Birthday today (Aug. 25) to a bunch of heavy hitters in the world of rock. 'The Metal God' Rob Halford of Judas Priest is 66. Also celebrating is Kiss’ Gene Simmons (68) and Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell (55).
Thursday, August 24: Tig’s Rock Birthdays
Happy Birthday today (Aug. 24) to John Bush (Armored Saint, Anthrax). He’s 54. Other rockers celebrating include former Heart drummer Mike Derosier (66), drummer Jim Fox from The James Gang (70), and we remember Molly Hatchet’s Danny Joe Brown who would have been 66.

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