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35 Years Ago: Jethro Tull End the ’70s With Underrated ‘Stormwatch’

Jethro Tull's 12th studio album concludes with 'Elegy,' a quiet instrumental of pastoral acoustic guitar and melancholy strings. The title is appropriate.

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Throwback Thursday: John Lennon, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards and Mitch Mitchell and ‘The Dirty Mac’

Here's a cool Thursday Throwback, a one-off supergroup called 'The Dirty Mac.'

The band was put together for a 1968 airing of a Rolling Stones TV special called 'The Rolling Stones Rock And Roll Circus', and it featured John Lennon, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards and Mitch Mitchell. Here is their version of The Beatles' 'Yer Blues.'

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Sammy Hagar and Mick Jones Explain How Van Halen’s ‘5150’ Tapes Were Almost Destroyed

Sammy Hagar confirms a story Mick Jones told us about engineer Donn Landee during the recording of Van Halen's '5150.'

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36 Years Ago: Keith Moon of the Who Dies

On Sept. 7, 1978, the world lost one of its most unique children when The Who's Keith Moon left us.

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The Summer of 1994: Hard Rock to the Core

Grunge was at its height, punk was making a comeback, and a whole lot of big name acts took over the airwaves, keeping us rocked in the summer of 1994.

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25 Years Ago: Western Rockers Play the Moscow Music Peace Festival

On August 12, 1989, rock bands like Bon Jovi and Motley Crue played the Moscow Music Peace Festival.

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Were the Beatles the Catalyst for the Charles Manson Murders?

Mass murderer Charles Manson thought he heard secret messages in the Beatles' 'White Album.'

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10 Rebellious TV Rock + Metal Performances [Watch]

You'll see Nirvana, Metallica, Marilyn Manson and many more who harnessed the rare opportunity to play on live TV to create classic moments.

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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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