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30 Years Ago: Hanoi Rocks Drummer Razzle Killed in Car Crash

Hanoi Rocks drummer Razzle (left in above photo) was killed on Dec. 8, 1984, in a tragic car accident.

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45 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones’ Altamont Speedway Concert Ends in Homicide

A murder at a Rollings Stones concert effectively brought the peace-and-love ethos of the '60s to a jarring end.

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Celebrate Repeal Day With These All-Time-Great Drinking Quotes (and by Drinking)

"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." – Ernest Hemingway

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34 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Break Up

On Dec. 4, 1980, approximately two months after the tragic death of drummer John Bonham, Led Zeppelin made the difficult decision to break up.

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35 Years Ago: 11 Fans Die at The Who’s Cincinnati Concert

Eleven fans died on Dec. 3, 1979 during a stampede to the front of Riverfront Coliseum for a Who concert.

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Remembering Malcolm Young’s Last AC/DC Concert

With Malcolm Young's retirement following a dementia diagnosis, the June 28, 2010 show by AC/DC at Bilbao, Spain has become steeped in historical significance.

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35 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Build, Brick by Brick, Their Rock Opera Masterpiece on Isolation

Roger Waters was already starting to live the life of an isolated rock star by the time he began working on Pink Floyd's 'The Wall' in 1978.

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30 Years Ago: Triumph Release Their Seventh, Pivotal Album

In November 1984, Triumph released their seventh album, the aptly named ‘Thunder Seven,’ during what turned out to be a pivotal time in the Canadian power trio’s career.

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28 Years Ago: Metallica Plays First Show with Jason Newsted

Bassist Jason Newsted made his debut with Metallica on Nov. 8, 1986.

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26 Years Ago: U2 Debut ‘Rattle and Hum’ Film

During the last week of October 1988, U2‘s anticipated concert movie ‘Rattle and Hum’ was released in their native Ireland.

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33 Years Ago: Iron Maiden’s First Concert With Bruce Dickinson

On October 26, 1981, New Wave of British Heavy Metal standard bearers Iron Maiden performed their first concert with new lead singer, Bruce Dickinson at the Palasport of Bologna, Italy— a daring personnel change for a band that wa

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30 Years Ago: An Ozzy Osbourne Fan Commits Suicide, Leading to ‘Suicide Solution’ Lawsuit

The suicide of an Ozzy Osbourne fans leads to a landmark court case.

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