The Rock History Report for July 23rd
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1977 Foreigner released their hit song "Cold As Ice."
1977 - Judas Priest embarked on their first U.S. tour in Oakland, California, opening for Led Zeppelin.
1980 - Keith Godchaux of The Grateful Dead died from injuries resulting from a motorcycle accident.
1990 - Production started on John Mellencamp's acting and directing debut, Falling From Grace.
1998 - Iron Maiden announced that they had to cancel the rest of a U.S. tour after a doctor told Blaze Bailey not to sing for one month.
1946 Andy Mackay of Roxy Music
1950 Blair Thornton of Bachman Turner Overdrive
1961 Martin Gore of Depeche Mode
1964 Tim Kellett of Simply Red
1965 Slash of Guns N'Roses
1971 Alison Krauss