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32 Years Ago: Pink Floyd’s ‘The Final Cut’ Album Released

Is it Pink Floyd’s worst album or Roger Waters’ best solo LP? We explore the thorny history of this complicated album.

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The History of AC/DC and the ‘Night Stalker’ Murders

Richard Ramirez, a transient based in Los Angeles, spent a terrifying portion of 1984 and 1985 slipping into windows and through unlocked doors in California, committing a string of unspeakable crimes under cover of darkness.

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17 Years Ago: Van Halen Release ‘III’ With New Singer Gary Cherone

On March 17, 1998, Van Halen's recording career hit its first (and so far only) road bump with the release of III, an album that debuted their third singer, former Extreme vocalist Gary Cherone.

After decades of amazing success with two very different frontma

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Sammy Hagar Unboxed
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How Sammy Hagar’s ‘Unboxed’ LP Led to Van Halen’s Split

Sammy Hagar adds two new songs to a solo-career greatest hits collection, leading to a dispute with his Van Halen bandmates.

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Brian Lew, Bazillion Points
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32 Years Ago: Cliff Burton Plays First Show With Metallica

On March 5, 1983, a scruffy crew of acne-afflicted youths going by the conspicuous band name of Metallica took a major step toward becoming the kings of thrash metal when they mounted a stage for the first time alongside new bassist Cliff Burton.

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37 Years Ago: Whitesnake Play Their First Concert

On March 3, 1978, former Deep Purple singer David Coverdale and his new group Whitesnake performed their first concert at Lincoln Polytech.

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Aerosmith, 'Get Your Wings'
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41 Years Ago: Aerosmith Avoid the Sophomore Jinx With ‘Get Your Wings’

Aerosmith released their second album on March 1, 1974.

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Moon Records
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41 Years Ago: Rush’s Self-Titled Debut Points to Bigger Things

On March 1, 1974, a trio of young Canadians kicked off what would ultimately become one of rock's more distinguished recording careers with the release of their self-titled debut album.

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Dade County Public Safety
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46 Years Ago: The Doors’ Jim Morrison Allegedly Exposes Himself on Stage

Did he or didn't he?

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DDY Kilroy
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32 Years Ago: Styx Come Apart with ‘Kilroy Was Here’

Styx's 'Kilroy Was Here' concept album was released on Feb. 28, 1983.

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32 Years Ago: Journey Release State-of-the-Art ‘Frontiers,’ the Beginning of the End

When Journey started recording their eighth album, 'Frontiers' -- which was released in February 1983 -- they were coming off their biggest year ever.

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35 Years Ago: Bob Seger Releases His Only No. 1 Album, ‘Against the Wind’

Bob Seger achieved full-fledged rock stardom with 1976's Night Moves, but while his raspy howl may have been new to a generation of fans, he'd actually been chipping away at mainstream success for many years.

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