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This Day in Rock History – August 4

On this day in rock history, Pink Floyd began their space-rock odyssey with the Syd Barrett-led 'Piper at the Gates of Dawn.'

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47 Years Ago: Yes Play Their First Concert

Yes began their live career on a very inauspicious note, as they performed their first gig on Aug. 3, 1968, at the East Mersea Youth Camp in Essex.

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The Oldest Restaurant in Texas Is…

You know, the best food is always served at a place that has a story. In the case of the oldest restaurant in Texas, Scholz Garten definitely has a story.

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This Day in Rock History – August 3

On this day in rock history, AC/DC unleashed their final album with singer Bon Scott, and Def Leppard overcame tragedy to release their best-selling record.

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12 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones, AC/DC and Rush Rock Toronto

The Rolling Stones led a benefit concert in Toronto on July 30, 2003.

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Daily News
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42 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Robbed of $200,000

A large sum of money belonging to Led Zeppelin was taken from their New York hotel on July 29, 1973.

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5 Things You Might Not Know About The Rolling Stones

There have been countless biographies, auto-biographies and documentaries about one of the most famous rock bands in the history of your face. But there are facts out there some fans might not know about the Rolling Stones

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42 Years Ago: ZZ Top Break Through With ‘Tres Hombres’

ZZ Top's 'Tres Hombres,' released on July 26, 1973, finally hurtled the Texas band to stardom.

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38 Years Ago: The Tragic Loss That Changed Led Zeppelin Forever

Led Zepplin's Robert Plant lost his five-year-old son Karac to a stomach virus on July 26, 1977.

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37 Years Ago: Talking Heads Avoid Sophomore Jinx on ‘More Songs About Buildings and Food’

Talking Heads managed to avoid the dreaded sophomore jinx on their second album, 'More Songs About Buildings and Food.'

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11 Years Ago: Van Halen and Sammy Hagar Reunite for Three New ‘Best of Both Worlds’ Tracks

Van Halen reunited with Sammy Hagar for three new songs in 2004, then mounted a tour that would cause an irreparable rift.

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37 Years Ago: Def Leppard Play Their First Concert

Def Leppard's first concert took place on July 18, 1978 at the Westfield School in Sheffield, England.

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