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Why Phil Collins Quit Genesis

After a decade and a half splitting time between Genesis and his solo career, Phil Collins left the band with whom he made his name.

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The Story of Jimmy Page’s ‘Satanist’ Libel Lawsuit

In March of 2000, one of the uglier stories to surface in the wake of John Bonham's death ended in a legal victory for Jimmy Page.

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How Lynyrd Skynyrd Headed for a Period of Turbulence With ‘Nuthin’ Fancy’

Lynyrd Skynyrd were a band on the rise when they returned to record stores with their third LP, Nuthin' Fancy.

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The Story of Van Halen’s Second Album, ‘Van Halen II’

"The '80s are coming and we're going to be the soundtrack. We're here to blow the bugles and jump on the horns and whistle it all in and usher it down the road and round the stretch and across the finish line."

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Columbia Records
Columbia Records
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The History of Journey’s Career-Shaping ‘Departure’

With their fifth studio album, 1979's Evolution, Journey finally cracked the Top 20 of Billboard's album chart — and they soared even higher when they returned the next year with the follow-up, Departure.

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Robert Plant Manic Nirvana
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That Time Robert Plant Got Horny and Loud on ‘Manic Nirvana’

After acknowledging and re-incorporating his Led Zeppelin past into his solo career for the first time with 1988's Now and Zen, Robert Plant really turned the "Hammer of the Gods" loose on his fifth studio album, 1990's perfectly titled Manic Nirvana.

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Lost Rolling Stones Track Discovered After Spending 50 Years in an Attic

The Rolling Stones archives just added a few intriguing unreleased tracks — including a recording that's remained completely unknown for more than five decades.

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The Day the Rolling Stones Got a New Bass Player

After almost 30 years as a Rolling Stone, Bill Wyman was done.

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The Story of Bad Company’s Fifth Album, ‘Desolation Angels’

Bad Company re-emerged in March 1979 with their fifth LP, Desolation Angels, another solid 10-track slab of blues-influenced rock.

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Casablanca
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41 Years Ago: KISS Unleash ‘Destroyer’ Album

On March 15, 1976, KISS released their classic album 'Destroyer.'

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The Story of Joe Jackson’s Jazzy ‘Body and Soul’

Joe Jackson released 'Body and Soul' on March 14, 1984.

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The Story of Van Halen’s Injury-Plagued ‘Balance’ Tour

Early 1995 found Van Halen heading back out on the road with a No. 1 album on the chart — but trouble was brewing.

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