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23 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Stadium Tour

Guns N' Roses were about a year and a half into their two-and-a-half-year Use Your Illusion tour when they hooked up with Metallica for a two-and-a-half-month run of North America in the summer of 1992.

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43 Years Ago: A Bomb Goes Off at a Rolling Stones Show

Every Rolling Stones show comes with a certain amount of expected drama, but even by the band's elevated standards, their 1972 tour was especially crazy.

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‘It Was Like A Riot’: The History of Disco Demolition Night

An anti-disco promotion at Chicago's Comiskey Park turned insane on July 12, 1979.

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New Texas Textbook Lists Slavery as Minor Reason for Civil War

Amidst national controversy over the Confederate Flag and the role of the Confederacy in slavery, new Texas social studies text books are actively downplaying the role of slavery in the Civil War.

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35 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Play Their Last Concert With John Bonham

On July 7, 1980, the original members of Led Zeppelin performed together for the final time at Eissporthalle in Berlin, Germany.

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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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