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How AC/DC Elevated Their Career With the Live ‘If You Want Blood You’ve Got It’

By 1978, AC/DC had packed their relatively short, half-decade career with five albums and hundreds of concerts.

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The Time Kiss Joined a Michigan High School’s Homecoming Celebration

Maybe you had a cool homecoming dance. But you were never Kiss-played-my-homecoming-dance cool.

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37 Years Ago: Judas Priest Release Their Fifth Album … With Two Different Names

In 1978, Judas Priest released their fifth album as 'Hell Bent for Leather' or 'Killing Machine,' depending on where you lived.

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50 Years Ago: The Jimi Hendrix Experience Form

On Oct. 6, 1966, the Jimi Hendrix Experience were born.

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The Story of the Beatles’ First Single, ‘Love Me Do’

The Beatles released their first single, 'Love Me Do,' in the U.K. on October 5, 1962.

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That Time Def Leppard Cleaned Out Their Closet for ‘Retro-Active’

By the start of the '90s, Def Leppard had established themselves, not only as one of the world’s premier hard rock rock bands, but also one of its most unfortunate.

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That Time Aerosmith Bailed Out Fans After a Concert Pot Bust

When a crowd of cops invaded Aerosmith's Oct. 3, 1978, concert in Fort Wayne, Ind., they found dozens of kids possessing pot.

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The Day Jimi Hendrix Was Laid to Rest

On Oct. 1, 1970, two weeks after his untimely death, Jimi Hendrix was laid to rest after a small burial ceremony in Seattle.

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This Day in Rock History: September 29

On this day in rock history, the Rolling Stones and Sting released new albums, while Bruce Springsteen left a huge tip.

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The Story of ‘Never Say Die!,’ the Last Album by Black Sabbath’s Original Lineup

Black Sabbath released Never Say Die!’ in September 1978.

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How the Doors Stumbled Into ‘Strange Days’

"Strange days have found us," Jim Morrison sang on the title track of this 1967 sophomore release by the Doors – and it was undeniably true.

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The Day David Bowie Launched His U.S. ‘Ziggy Stardust’ Tour

On Sept. 22, 1972, David Bowie brought Ziggy Stardust to the Cleveland Music Hall on the opening night of the U.S. leg of his tour.

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