August 7, 1983 – Black Sabbath release their 11th studio album Born Again. It is the only Black Sabbath album with former Deep Purple singer Ian Gillan as front man. The album was released to mixed reviews but has become a favorite over time for metal musicians and fans. Even Ozzy Osbourne gave it the thumbs up. August 7, 2006 – Gene … Continue reading CDJ Today: August 7 in Classic Rock
In my opinion the J. Geils Band was the most lively, outrageous, make you dance in the aisles, rock and roll band EVER. Full on insane energy from the start of the set to the end, where the band always looked completely spent. You’d be spent too if you were as wild as these guys. … Continue reading The Most Exciting Live Band EVER—The J. Geils Band!!
John Warren Geils Jr., known professionally as J. Geils, has died at the age of 71. Geils was found unresponsive in his home in Groton, MA Tuesday after officer’s responded to a well-being check. He was pronounced dead at the scene. According to a statement by police, a preliminary investigation indicated that Geils died of … Continue reading J. Geils, Founder of the J. Geils Band, Dies at 71
March 7, 1975 – David Bowie releases his ninth studio album, Young Americans. The album is certified Gold in the U.S. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO: March 7, 1946 – Peter Wolf (born Peter W. Blankfield), vocals (The J. Geils Band) March 7, 1945 – Arthur Lee (born Arthur Taylor) vocals, guitar (Love) (d. 2006) March 7, 1943 – Chris White, vocals, bass (The Zombies, Argent) March 7, 1946 – Matthew Fisher, keyboards, … Continue reading CDJ Today: March 7
Electric Light Orchestra, Journey and Yes are among the nominess for the 2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductions it was announced yesterday. Steppenwolf, The Cars, the J.Geils Band, The Zombies and Joan Baez also make the list, along with Pearl Jam, Jane’s Addiction, Bad Brains, Chic, Depeche Mode, Janet Jackson, Chaka Khan, Kraftwerk, … Continue reading ELO, Journey, Yes Rock Hall of Fame Nominees
The J. Geils Band will return to the road for a series of dates that will take the band into the new year. Beyond headlining shows, The J. Geils Band will support Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band for 15 shows during the four-week run. The band is hitting the road with original members … Continue reading The J. Geils Band Announce ‘Houseparty’ Tour Dates
Aerosmith, James Taylor and Jimmy Buffet have joined the lineup for a concert at Boston’s TD Garden, which will benefit victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. The concert takes place May 30th and will included performances from Jason Aldean, Boston, Extreme, Godsmack, the J. Geils Band, Carole King and New Kids on the Block, as … Continue reading Aerosmith and James Taylor Join Benefit for Boston Bombing Victims
Boston’s J. Geils Band has announced they will be reuniting to hit the road this summer with original members Peter Wolf (vocals), Seth Justman (keyboards), Danny Klein (bass) and Magic Dick (harmonica). But missing from the lineup is the band’s namesake, J. Geils himself. A PR Company statement addressed the absence, saying “Guitarist John Geils … Continue reading J. Geils Band Touring… Without J. Geils