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The Story of Alice Cooper’s ‘Welcome to My Nightmare’ Tour

Alice Cooper launched his 'Welcome to My Nightmare' tour in May 1975.

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The Story of Frank Zappa’s First Solo Album, ‘Lumpy Gravy’

Frank Zappa's first solo album, Lumpy Gravy, was released in May 1968.

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The History of the New Wave of British Heavy Metal

The New Wave of British Heavy Metal really only lasted two or three years. But it had a huge impact.

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The History of ‘Ohio': Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young’s Raw Reminder of the Kent State Massacre

On May 4, 1970, National Guardsmen squared off against anti-war demonstrators on the campus of Ohio’s Kent State University.

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The Day Stevie Ray Vaughan Kicked Off His Final Tour

On May 4, 1989, legendary Texas blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan kicked off the last tour of his short, celebrated career.

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The Day Black Sabbath Fired Ozzy Osbourne

On April 27, 1979, the other members of Black Sabbath decided that they’d finally had enough of lead singer Ozzy Osbourne and his out-of-control behavior and showed him the door.

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How John Lennon and Paul McCartney Almost Reunited on ‘Saturday Night Live’

It was meant as a joke, but it turned into, arguably, the greatest missed opportunity in rock history.

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That Time David Lee Roth Got Busted for Marijuana Possession

On April 16, 1993, David Lee Roth was arrested in New York's Washington Square Park for attempting to score some drugs.

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5 Years Ago: Phil Spector Convicted of Murder

Phil Spector remains in prison today, convicted on April 13, 2009, for the second-degree murder of Lana Clarkson

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The Secret History of the Doors’ Bass Players

The Doors did not have a bass player.

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How a 1970 Boston Show Ended With Jim Morrison Being Dragged Offstage

Frontman Jim Morrison had reportedly "been drinking all day" by the time the Doors took the stage on April 10, 1970 at the Boston Arena.

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46 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Goes Country on ‘Nashville Skyline’

Having hinted as his intentions on the more rustic John Wesley Harding, Bob Dylan dove head-long into deep country for 1969's Nashville Skyline.

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