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That Time Ray Davies Flew Across the Atlantic to Re-Record Two Words in ‘Lola’

Ray Davies of the Kinks racked up an absurd number of frequent-flyer miles just to alter two lines in the band's 1970 hit single, "Lola."

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1965 in Review: Rock's Biggest Stories
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1965 in Review: Rock’s 50 Biggest Stories

Nineteen sixty-five was one of the most dynamic and groundbreaking years in rock music history.

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YouTube
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The History of America’s Super-Sized Monsters of Rock Tour

Launched in May 1988, the Monsters of Rock tour brought together some of the greatest hard rock and heavy metal bands of that era for a day-long rock 'n' roll celebration.

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‘Dynasty’ No More: When the Wheels Came Off the Kiss Empire

Even though they saw it coming, Kiss were unable to stop the wheels from coming off their careers starting with the release of 1979's disco-influenced 'Dynasty.'

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The Story of Kiss’ Only Live Album Without Makeup, ‘Alive III’

The non-makeup version of Kiss got their one and only shot at strutting their stuff on a live album with the release of 1993's Alive III.

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The Day Ronnie James Dio Died

Ronnie James Dio died from stomach cancer on May 16, 2010.

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Getty Images
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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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