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Confederate Flag Debate Going Too Far?

Unless you've been buried under a rock for the last week or so you've probably heard about the shooting in a historic black church in Charleston South Carolina. Well, that particular incident has sparked, more than ever, the debate on whether or not the confederate flag had anything to do with the shootings

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Are Texans Gun Shy Now When it Comes to Storms?

Roughly 3-4 weeks ago, Texas was hit hard with days and days of rain that caused massive flooding and billions of dollars in damages across the state. Ultimately, the flooding also cost the lives of 8 people

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37 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Bounce Back With ‘Some Girls’

Pinned in by disco on one side and punk on the other, stuck in a creative rut that led some critics to proclaim they were yesterday's news and facing the loss of guitarist Keith Richards to an extended prison sentence, the Rolling Stones entered 1978 in need of a rebound. And they got it with Some Girls.

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45 Years Ago: Ray Davies Flies Across the Atlantic – Twice! – 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 50 Biggest Stories

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

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27 Years Ago: Monsters of Rock Tour Kicks Off

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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22 Years Ago: Kiss Release Their 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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Five Years Ago: Ronnie James Dio Dies

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

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40 Years Ago: Alice Cooper Launches ‘Welcome to My Nightmare’ Tour

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

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47 Years Ago: Frank Zappa Releases His First Solo Album Away From Mothers, ‘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

On May 8, 1979, British journalist Geoff Barton attended a concert featuring Iron Maiden, Samson and Angel Witch at London’s Bandwagon Heavy Metal Soundhouse.

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