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46 Years Ago: The Jimi Hendrix Experience’s ‘Axis: Bold As Love’ Album Released

With ‘Axis: Bold As Love,’ which celebrates the 46th anniversary of its U.K. release today (Dec. 1), Jimi Hendrix and the Experience further explored the outer limits of psychedelic music.

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40 Years Ago: Montrose Release Their Debut Album

In November of 1973, Montrose released their self-titled debut album, which overcame a slow sales start to become one of the more influential and beloved albums in hard rock history.

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How Guns N’ Roses Showed Off Both Sides on ‘G N’ R Lies’

Guns N' Roses half-acoustic, half-live album was released on Nov. 30, 1988.

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The History of Eddie Van Halen’s Guitar Solo on Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’

Eddie Van Halen talks about how he created his guitar solo on Michael Jackson's 'Beat It.'

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5 Busted Myths About the Pilgrims — They Ate Venison Not Turkey, and More

Thanksgiving is on record as being America’s second-favorite holiday (Christmas wins first prize, of course), so it makes sense that Thanksgiving lore is a part of our shared cultural history and something we start learning early in our lives. But it turns out a lot of what we think we know about Turkey Day is wrong.

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Is This the World’s First Selfie? [PHOTO]

While selfies took the world by storm in 2013, it turns out they've been around for a lot longer than you may think.

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45 Years Ago: The Beatles Release ‘The White Album’

The name of the album may have signified a unified front, but it was really the beginning of the end. On Nov. 22, 1968, the Beatles released their self-titled two-LP set, which would soon be known as 'The White Album.'

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48 Years Ago: Roger Daltrey Walks Out on the Who

The early days of the Who were tumultuous times. Four different personalities were learning to coexist. The band changed its name three times...

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36 Years Ago: Blue Oyster Cult Released ‘Spectres’ Album

Released in November of 1977 and remembered mostly for the classic 'Godzilla,' 'Spectres' found Blue Oyster Cult trying to find their identity after finally hitting the big time.

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46 Years Ago: Cream Release ‘Disraeli Gears’

'Disraeli Gears' was the second album Cream released in their ever so short career, and 46 years later, it still shines as their crowning achievement. Issued in November of 1967, the landmark LP saw Cream flipping the switch toward full-on psychedelia while remaining true to the blues roots of their 1966 debut.

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35 Years Ago: Queen Release ‘Jazz’

Queen's final album of the '70s was the musically eclectic but spartanly named ‘Jazz.’ And while it would predictably add to the band’s winning streak by spinning off several hit singles and topping charts around the world, it remains one of the most distinct records in the band's discography.

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32 Years Ago: Kiss Release ‘Music from the Elder’

Without a doubt the weirdest record Kiss ever made, the critically trashed and commercially stillborn 1981 concept album 'Music from the Elder,' turns thirty-two years old today.

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