This Day in Music
2001 - A free concert intended to be a gift from hard rock act System Of A Down to its fans in Los Angeles turns into a stage-swarming, speaker-tossing melee that results in six arrests and lea2001 - A free concert intended to be a gift from hard rock act System Of A Down to its fans in Los Angeles turns into a stage-swarming, speaker-tossing melee that results in six arrests and leaves some police officers with minor injuries.
2000 - A family emergency forces Sonic Youth's husband-and-wife tandem Thurston Moore and Kim Gordon to scrap the band's opening set for Pearl Jam at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Md.
1999 - Bassist Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue is arrested at a show in Raleigh, N.C., on charges of inciting a riot at a Greensboro concert in October 1997. Sixx is charged with felony rioting and three misdemeanor charges of inciting a riot, assault, and disorderly conduct.
1999 - The Virgin Megastore Web site gets more than it bargained for over the Labor Day weekend, when a half-price sale forces the site to temporarily shut down for most of the day, after being clogged by customers in record-breaking numbers.
1978 - No. 1 Billboard Pop Hit: ""Boogie Oogie Oogie,"" A Taste of Honey. The group wins a Grammy as best new artist.
1970 - Al ""Blind Owl"" Wilson of Canned Heat dies in Topanga Canyon, Calif., at age 27.
1966 - ""The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet"" television series ends after 14 years.
1942 - Al Jardine of the Beach Boys is born in Lima, Ohio.