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40 Years Ago: Eric Clapton Releases ’461 Ocean Boulevard’

Eric Clapton emerged from his heroin-induced hibernation with '461 Ocean Boulevard' in July 1974.

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Is Van Halen’s New Album Finished? Plus-Remembering Texxas Jam ’78

A Facebook photo has Van Halen fans wondering if the group's new record is actually finished.

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Win a Woodstock 45th Anniversary Prize Pack

We're giving away a 45th Anniversary Woodstock Prize Pack!

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A History Of The Battles For Famous Band Name Rights

We look at some of the fights some bands have had for the rights to use their name when they break up.

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If You Like Video Games then You’re Gonna Love This

YouTube user FamilyJules7X is obviously a big gamer...and also a talented musician. In this video he takes us through the history of video games with a tribute via his electric guitar, bass, acoustic, and even a pan flute? Dude is talented I'll give him that even though he did miss a couple of classic game franchises (Call of Duty, Halo just to name a few)

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Get Ready to Feel Old. Movies That Turn 25 Years Old.

It's hard getting older...let's face it. But, there's nothing like realizing some of your favorite movies, perhaps some movies you grew up with, are turning a quarter century old this year. I will admit, some of these movies took me by surprise as I thought a couple of them were older than 25 but pleasantly surprised they weren't that old yet

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26 Years Ago: Alice Cooper Almost Hangs Himself – Again

Alice Cooper's nightly faking of his on-stage death almost proved real on April 6, 1988.

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40 Years Ago: Jeff Beck Releases ‘Blow by Blow’

Jeff Beck's jazz-fusion masterpiece was released on March 29, 1975.

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20 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Releases ‘The Division Bell’

Pink Floyd's final album was released on March 28, 1994.

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‘Mediocre’ Kiss Trade Barbs with ‘Ugly Little Troll’ Rock Critic

Kiss and critic Dave Marsh have been trading barbs over the band's merits back and forth.

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Kevin Bacon Explains the 80′s to Millenials….And it’s Pretty Funny.

People born after 1985 just don't understand how awesomely badass the 80's really were. Apparently, I'm not the only one who thinks so either. As you'll see...Kevin Bacon explains to those people just what they missed out on and why they just will never get it

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Runners Give Spontaneous Tribute To WWII Veteran During Race

The 408K Race in San Jose is already an inspiring event. The annual 8-kilometer run benefits the Pat Tillman Foundation, which funds scholarships for military veterans. This year, runners made it all t

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