"Smoke on the Water" peaked at No. 4 on Billboards Pop Singles chart in 1973
Tommy Bolin was found dead Dec 4, 1976
Countdown to Extinction was released July 14, 1992
Kerry King briefly played guitar in Megadeth in the 1980's
Was the first inductee into the Birmingham Walk of Stars in 2007
was inducted into the Rock n Roll of Fame March 2003
In 1998 he made a guest appearance on that 70's show
Were the first successful band on Madonna's Maverick record label.
Bat Country was inspired by writer Hunter S. Thompson
Their debut album sold over 15 million copies, the top selling debut until Hootie and the Blowfish's Cracked Rear View in 1995.