Rock and Roll Recap for April 8 featuring The Rolling Stones, Nirvana, Neil Young and more.

2014 - Izzy Stradlin, ex-Gun's N' Roses guitarist celebrates his 52 birthday. Julian Lennon also celebrates turning 51 today.

2006 - The Rolling Stones performed in Shanghai, their first-ever concert in China.

1998 - Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood was on board a small boat that burst into flames near the islands of south of Rio de Janeiro. He was not hurt.

1998 - Tommy Lee was jailed for six months after breaking a probation order.

1994 - Kurt Cobain was found dead at the age of 27. He had apparently committed suicide three days before.

1975 - Aerosmith released "Toys in the Attic."

1973 - Niel Young's docu-autobiography, "Journey through the Past," premiered at the U.S. Film Festival in Dallas.

1971 - Chicago became the first rock group to play Carnegie Hall in New York City.

MTV News at the time was the best place to get your rock news. Here, they report the death of Kurt Cobain.


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