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27 Years Ago: AC/DC Begin Their Comeback With ‘Blow Up Your Video’

Arguably no album released during the Brian Johnson era arrived with smaller fanfare than AC/DC's 'Blow Up Your Video.'

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21 Years Ago: ZZ Top Release ‘Antenna’

After rising to prominence in the '70s and bringing Texas boogie blues to the Top 40 in the '80s, ZZ Top entered the '90s in a rather unusual position.

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51 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Take a Page From the Beatles On Their Debut EP

As the Beatles were getting set to conquer America, the group that would be considered their most serious competition was just getting started.

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48 Years Ago: The Rolling Stones Forced to ‘Spend Some Time’ With Ed Sullivan

As tough as they wanted to appear, the gritty punch of the Rolling Stones was no match for the power of Ed Sullivan.

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It’s the 10th Anniversary of the Historic Landing on Saturn’s Moon Titan

In 2014, the European Space Agency (ESA) did the incredible: it landed a probe on a comet. But this wasn't its first rodeo. Ten years ago, it parked a probe on the hazy, alien moon of Titan.

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37 Years Ago: The Sex Pistols’ First (And Last) U.S. Tour Falls Apart

"Ever get the feeling you've been cheated?" asked a weary Johnny Rotten at the conclusion of the Sex Pistols' first (and last) U.S. tour.

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46 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin’s First Album Sets the Hard Rock Paradigm

This may seem obvious, but Led Zeppelin’s eponymous debut is an album full of firsts, beyond the ‘I’ frequently tacked onto its title nowadays.

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45 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Play Royal Albert Hall

On Jan. 9, 1970 Led Zeppelin took the stage of London's venerated Royal Albert Hall and delivered one of the most celebrated gigs of their career.

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36 Years Ago: Rush Named Canada’s Official ‘Ambassadors of Music’

To the bemused surprise of many longtime fans (and the band members themselves), Rush has become "cool" in the States in recent years, receiving everything from their own well-reviewed documentary to the cover of Rolling Stone and enshrinement in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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40 Years Ago: Led Zeppelin Banned From Boston After Fans Riot

Early 1975 was an exciting time for Led Zeppelin fans, with an upcoming tour and the impending release of the band's sixth LP, 'Physical Graffiti.' Unfortunately, a particularly passionate contingent of Zep-he

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11 Years Ago: Ray Davies Shot

Like many British rockers of his generation, Ray Davies has a big crush on America.

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48 Years Ago: The Doors’ Debut Album Released

The Doors' self-titled debut album was released on Jan. 4, 1967.

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