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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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‘This Is Spinal Tap’ Celebrates 30th Anniversary

On March 2, 1984, a little film called 'This Is Spinal Tap' quietly hit theaters, but its influence on pop culture and the music world has resonated loudly over the past 30 years. It's not just one of the funniest rock movies ever made, but one of the funniest films of all time.

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Believe it or Not, There Once Were Three OTHER Members of ZZ Top

For the last 45 years, ZZ Top has been the most dependable bands in rock and roll, sticking with the same three-man lineup while groups like the Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath and even AC/DC underwent a series of personnel changes. But did you know that in the brief time before the Little Ol’ Band from Texas settled on their current configuration, no less than three other people were in the group? Here are their stories.

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20 Years Ago: Nirvana’s Last Concert

Five weeks before Kurt Cobain's body was found in his Seattle home, Nirvana performed their final concert. On March 1, 1994, the band played an omen-filled show at Terminal 1 in Munich, Germany.

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45 Years Ago: The MC5 Release ‘Kick Out the Jams’

“Right now…right now…right now it’s time to…”

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35 Years Ago: Scorpions Release ‘Lovedrive’

Prior to recording their sixth studio LP, 1979's 'Lovedrive,' Scorpions had two main problems: Finding major success outside their native Germany and hanging onto a lead guitarist.

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40 Years Ago: Humble Pie Release ‘Thunderbox’

Released in February 1974, Humble Pie’s seventh studio album, ‘Thunderbox’ was pivotal for the seminal hard rock group led by legendary vocalist and guitarist Steve Marriott. But not in a good way, as it signaled their commercial fall from grace.

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