'The Day the Rock Star Died' Tuesdays at 8:30/7:30c on AXS TV

 

The Day The Rock Star Died takes viewers on a guided journey of the extraordinary lives and unparalleled legacies of artists who each changed music forever and left an indelible mark on fans across the world. The series examines what made these artists so incredible and what makes their art so enduring, offering rare insights into their personal lives and re-tracing their tragic final hours. Featured icons include soulful songstress Janis Joplin; genre-defying showman David Bowie; guitar superstars Buddy Holly and Jimi Hendrix; powerful percussionist Keith Moon; standouts Amy Winehouse and Whitney Houston; rock n’ roll king Elvis Presley; Country music titans Johnny Cash and Hank Williams; folk hero John Denver; pop trailblazers Michael Jackson, George Michael, and Michael Hutchence; and celebrated singer-songwriter Tom Petty.

Check out the full schedule below:

10/2 Tom Petty
10/9 Jimi Hendrix
10/16 Elvis Presley
10/23 Jim Morrison
10/30 Janis Joplin
11/6 Whitney Houston
11/13 Johnny Cash
11/20 Michael Jackson
11/27 John Denver
12/4 Hank Williams
12/11 David Bowie
12/18 Keith Moon

 

From the The Day The Rock Star Died blog:

The Day the Rock Star Died: Keith Moon | Premieres December 18th

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The Day the Rock Star Died: David Bowie | Premieres December 11th

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The Day the Rock Star Died: Hank Williams | Premieres December 4th

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Schedule

  • Premiere Tue, Dec 18th 8:30 PM ET
    The Day The Rock Star Died - Keith Moon
    Keith Moon was an English drummer for the rock music band The Who. Noted for his unique style, alcohol addiction and his eccentric, often self-destructive behaviour, Moon developed a reputation for smashing his kit on stage and destroying hotel rooms on tour. His drumming continues to be praised by critics and musicians to this day. Moon was voted the second-greatest drummer in history by Rolling Stone.
  • Tue, Dec 18th 11:30 PM ET
    The Day The Rock Star Died - Keith Moon
    Keith Moon was an English drummer for the rock music band The Who. Noted for his unique style, alcohol addiction and his eccentric, often self-destructive behaviour, Moon developed a reputation for smashing his kit on stage and destroying hotel rooms on tour. His drumming continues to be praised by critics and musicians to this day. Moon was voted the second-greatest drummer in history by Rolling Stone.
  • Wed, Dec 19th 9:00 PM ET
    The Day The Rock Star Died - Keith Moon
    Keith Moon was an English drummer for the rock music band The Who. Noted for his unique style, alcohol addiction and his eccentric, often self-destructive behaviour, Moon developed a reputation for smashing his kit on stage and destroying hotel rooms on tour. His drumming continues to be praised by critics and musicians to this day. Moon was voted the second-greatest drummer in history by Rolling Stone.
  • Wed, Dec 26th 9:00 PM ET
    The Day The Rock Star Died - Tom Petty
    Tom Petty was the lead singer of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, formed in 1976. He was also a co-founder of the late 1980s supergroup the Traveling Wilburys. He recorded many hit singles with the Heartbreakers and as a solo artist. In his career, he sold more than 80 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time.

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