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46 Years Ago: Rolling Stones Guitarist Brian Jones Found Dead

The multi-instrumentalist drowned in his swimming pool only a month after he was fired from the Rolling Stones.

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46 Years Ago: John Lennon Learns He’s a Bad Driver the Hard Way

John Lennon was a brilliant songwriter, but not much of a driver.

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35 Years Ago: Queen Reach a Turning Point With ‘The Game’

After rampaging through the ‘70s, Queen were bona fide British rock royalty. All of that would begin to change with this album.

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Chris Walter, Getty Images
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35 Years Ago: Brian Johnson Plays His First Show With AC/DC

Brian Johnson has long since earned his spot at the mic in AC/DC, but in the summer of 1980, he was still just starting out as the new guy in the band.

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Kevin Winter / Larry Marano, Getty Images / Epic / Dave Hogan / Christopher Polk, Getty Images
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Michael Jackson’s Rock ‘n’ Roll History

The pop legend had a history of working with rockers.

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38 Years Ago: Keith Moon Joins Led Zeppelin Onstage

Having John Bonham behind the kit already gave Led Zeppelin an edge over most other rock bands. Adding Keith Moon to the mix would have been simply unfair.

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Bon Scott Remembered by Former Bandmate: ‘He Worked Hard’

Bon Scott is often remembered for his habits, but as one of his former bandmates reminds us in a new interview, the AC/DC singer was also remarkably driven.

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20 Years Ago: Bon Jovi Fight the Alt-Rock Revolution With ‘These Days’

Bon Jovi released 'These Days' on June 19, 1995.

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Warner Bros. / Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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35 Years Ago: Van Halen and Rush Begin Beer-Fueled Backstage Beef

Drunken shenanigans in a hotel bar took place between Rush and Van Halen on June 20, 1980.

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Frank Micelotta, Getty Images
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16 Years Ago: Santana Reaches New Commercial Heights With ‘Supernatural’

Santana had the biggest-selling album of his career with 'Supernatural,' released on June 15, 1999.

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36 Years Ago: The Cars Release ‘Candy-O’

The Cars released 'Candy-O' in June 1979.

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Watch Vintage Footage of Kiss Performing Without Makeup at Ace Frehley’s Wedding in 1976

The members of Kiss played their first official concert without their signature makeup in 1983, but they took the stage together au naturel years before that — at guitarist Ace Frehley's wedding in 1976.

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