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The History of Judas Priest’s Dark Fourth Album, ‘Stained Class’

When Judas Priest released their fourth album, Stained Class, in February 1978, theys could never have dreamed that the album’s legacy was almost destroyed by a hideous tragedy.

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The Story of Van Halen’s Debut Album

Hard rock hadn’t really hatched a band like Van Halen before 1978.

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The Story of Mick Jagger’s Third Solo Album, ‘Wandering Spirit’

It took him three tries, but on Feb. 8, 1993, Mick Jagger finally released a solo album Rolling Stones fans could fully get behind.

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15 Years Ago: The Eagles Fire Don Felder

Only two members of the Eagles had enjoyed longer tenures in the band when Don Felder was fired on Feb. 6, 2001.

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The Story of Billy Idol’s Motorcycle Accident

We enjoy a certain amount of bad behavior from our rock stars, but within limits.

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Keystone Features, Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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The Day the Beatles Recorded ‘Across the Universe’

At the start of February 1968, the Beatles found themselves, after a month-and-a-half break, back in Abbey Road studios to begin work on their next single, their first release of 1968.

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Groundhog Does Not See His Shadow…..Early Spring? Probably Not.

In news out of Gobblers Knob (yes, that's the name) Pennsylvania this morning famed groundhog Punxsutawney Phil came out of his hole this morning and did NOT see his shadow...

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The Story of Neil Young’s First Professional Gig

Neil Young has enjoyed one of the most influential careers of any contemporary musician.

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The Story of the Doors’ Back-to-Basics ‘Morrison Hotel’

The Doors had gotten sloppy, self-absorbed and a little off course by the time they released their fourth album, 'The Soft Parade,' in mid 1969.

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30 Years Ago Today Challenger Space Shuttle Explodes on Liftoff

It is hard to believe but on this day 30 years ago the Challenger space shuttle exploded 73 seconds after liftoff. On board was a crew of 7 including Christa McAuliffe, the first teacher to ever go into space...

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Larry Busacca / Ethan Miller, Getty Image
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The History of ‘Superstition,’ the No. 1 Song Stevie Wonder Stole From Jeff Beck

When Stevie Wonder scored a No. 1 hit with 'Superstition' on Jan. 27, 1973, it announced a new sound for the brilliantly talented full-service singer, songwriter and musician.

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Dinosaurs Are Coming to Victoria This Weekend

Jurassic Quest is coming to Victoria, TX for the FIRST TIME EVER! Jurassic Quest is the LARGEST, most realistic dinosaur event on the continent...

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