ON THIS DAY IN RADAR ROCK HISTORY / JUNE 20:
Jeordie White a.k.a Twiggy Ramirez (bassist, Marilyn Manson) (43)
Chino Moreno (singer, Deftones) (41)
Michael Anthony (former bass player, Van Halen) (60)
1969 Guitarist Jimi Hendrix earns the biggest paycheck ever paid at the time for a single concert appearance. Hendrix was paid $125,000 to appear for a single set at the Newport Jazz Festival near LA
2000 The Deftones release their third album, White Pony.
2000 The Smashing Pumpkins begin what will turn out to be their last world tour until 2007 in Yokohama, Japan.
2004 Metallica is the only heavy rock band to be named to Forbes magazine’s annual list of the one hundred most powerful figures in the entertainment world.
2005 Radiohead‘s 1997 album, OK Computer, is named the best album of the past 20 years in a new list published by Spin magazine.