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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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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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22 Years Ago: Slash and Duff McKagan Play Their Last Guns N’ Roses Show

When Slash and Duff McKagan walked offstage following Guns N' Roses' July 17, 1993, concert in Buenos Aires, they had no idea it would be their last gig with the band they helped make famous.

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23 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Stadium Tour

Guns N' Roses were about a year and a half into their two-and-a-half-year Use Your Illusion tour when they hooked up with Metallica for a two-and-a-half-month run of North America in the summer of 1992.

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43 Years Ago: A Bomb Goes Off at a Rolling Stones Show

Every Rolling Stones show comes with a certain amount of expected drama, but even by the band's elevated standards, their 1972 tour was especially crazy.

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‘It Was Like A Riot’: The History of Disco Demolition Night

An anti-disco promotion at Chicago's Comiskey Park turned insane on July 12, 1979.

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