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 67. Also celebrating is Kiss’ Gene Simmons (69) and Def Leppard guitarist Vivian Campbell (56).
Happy Birthday today (Aug. 24) to Heart drummer Michael Derosier. He's 67. Other rockers celebrating include singer John Bush (Armored Saint, Anthrax) who's and 55 drummer Jim Fox from The James Gang (71). In remembrance today, Molly Hatchet’s Danny Joe Brown who would have been 68.
Happy Birthday today (Aug. 23) to Dean DeLeo. The Stone Temple Pilots guitarist is 57. Also celebrating is guitarist Gary Hoey (58) and we remember drummer Keith Moon of the Who on what would have been 72 today. He died in 1978 at the age of 32.
Happy Birthday today (Aug. 22) to Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid. He’s 60. Also celebrating is former Ratt bassist Juan Croucier (59) and we remember Layne Staley of Alice in Chains who would have been 51 today.
Happy Birthday today (Aug. 21) to rocker Glenn Hughes (Deep Purple, Black Sabbath). He’s 66. Also celebrating is frontman Serj Tankian of System of a Down (51) and in remembrance, punk legend Joe Strummer of the Clash would have been 66.
Happy Birthday today (Aug. 20) to Robert Plant. The legendary Led Zeppelin frontman is 70. Other rockers celebrating include Fred Durst of Limp Bizkit (48) and singer Ray Alder of Fates Warning (51). In remembrance today, Thin Lizzy's Phil Lynott would have been 69 and Pantera's 'Dime…
Happy Birthday today (Aug. 19) to Deep Purple frontman Ian Gillan. He’s 73. Other rockers celebrating include retired Queen bassist John Deacon (67), drummer Ginger Baker of Cream (79), Europe singer Joey Tempest (55), and Steve Grimmett of Grim Reaper (59).
Happy Birthday today (Aug. 17) to one time Guns N’ Roses guitarist Gilby Clarke. He’s 56. Other rockers celebrating include former Black Crowes drummer Steve Gorman (53) and guitarist Eric Johnson (64). In remembrance today, original Boston drummer Sib Hashian would have been 69.