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Doors Bass Players
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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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The Story of Aerosmith’s Legend-Making ‘Toys in the Attic’

Aerosmith got off to a solid start with their debut album and avoided the sophomore jinx with their second.

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How David Lee Roth Really Left Van Halen

Like the histories of all great rock bands, Van Halen’s past includes some landmark dates.

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11 Years Ago: Aerosmith Head Straight Into the Blues for ‘Honkin’ on Bobo’

On March 30, 2004, Aerosmith decided to reward the loyalty of old-school fans who weren't thrilled with the band's recent pop-influenced material by releasing a straight blues cover record titled Honkin’ on Bobo.

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31 Years Ago: Ratt Crawl Out of the Cellar, Hit the Big Time

Ratt's aptly named 'Out of the Cellar' was released on March 27, 1984.

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How the Scorpions Became an Overnight Success After Nine Albums

Not too many bands enjoy the greatest success of their career with their ninth studio album.

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How ‘Kilroy Was Here’ Tore Styx Apart

"I have many times bemoaned the fact that I, through my sheer will, dragged the group into that," Styx singer Dennis DeYoung later admitted.

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The Story of the Great White Concert Fire That Killed 100 People

On Feb. 20, 2003, during a Great White show at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I., 100 people lost their lives and over 200 were injured in a fire caused by the band's pyrotechnic display.

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16 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Welcome Back Bruce Dickinson and Adrian Smith

The heavy metal community was virtually celebrating in the streets on Feb. 10, 1999, when it learned that British legends Iron Maiden would be welcoming fan-favored vocalist Bruce Dickinson back into the fold after a six-year absence, and guitarist Adrian Smith after a decade.

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Portable Music: The Early Years – A Turntable For Your Car

We are all so accustomed to being able to take our music with us wherever we go that the thought of being without it, may come as a shock to the 'youngsters' out there...

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