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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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Geffen Records
Geffen Records
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The History of David Coverdale and Jimmy Page’s Album Together

Jimmy Page and David Coverdale, two veterans eager to prove themselves outside of their famous bands, joined forces on the album Coverdale/Page, which was released on March 15, 1993.

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EMI
EMI
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When T. Rex Had Their Last Hurrah With ‘Tanx’

'Tanx' was T. Rex's last great album before the glam movement ended.

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You Know You’re From Victoria TX When…..

Let's take a stroll down memory lane shall we? Recently I stumbled upon a Facebook page called "You know you're from Victoria, TX when....

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YouTube
YouTube
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The Day the Beatles’ ‘Lady Madonna’ Video Premiered

On March 14, 1968, BBC1's Top of the Pops TV program premiered a new video clip by the Beatles for their new single "Lady Madonna."

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MTV
MTV
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20 Years Ago: Kiss Go Acoustic (and Reunite) on ‘Unplugged’

Released on March 12, 1996, Kiss' 'Unplugged' saw the original lineup perform together for the first time since 1979.

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Capricorn Records
Capricorn Records
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45 Years Ago: The Allman Brothers Band Record ‘At Fillmore East’

The two-night stand that made up the Allman Brothers Band's 'At Fillmore East' began on March 12, 1971.

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Bettmann, Getty Images
Bettmann, Getty Images
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45 Years Ago: Jim Morrison Moves to Paris

Hoping to reorient himself emotionally and creatively, Jim Morrison left the U.S. for a sabbatical in Paris on March 11, 1971. He never returned.

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History of Rock
Ithaca Audio
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Watch the Entire History of Rock Reimagined as a Facebook Timeline

A U.K. design studio envisions more than 50 years of rock history as a Facebook timeline featuring archival footage of Elvis and the Beatles with comments from Dave Grohl, Jack White and more.

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Brian Lew, Bazillion Points
Brian Lew, Bazillion Points
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When Cliff Burton Played His 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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Evening Standard, Hulton Archive, Getty Images
Evening Standard, Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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The Story of the Mothers of Invention’s ‘Sgt. Pepper’-Baiting ‘We’re Only in It for the Money’

From the mocking cover art to the orchestral notes that grace the music, the Mothers of Invention’s ‘We’re Only in It for the Money’ turns ‘Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ on its head.

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Mercury Records
Mercury Records
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The Story of Thin Lizzy’s Final Studio Album, ‘Thunder and Lightning’

On March 4, 1983, Thin Lizzy released what would end up being their final studio LP, Thunder and Lightning.

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