'The Day the Rock Star Died' Premieres Tuesday October 2 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 Jimmy 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


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