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25 Years Ago: Bruce Springsteen Marries Patti Scialfa

On June 8, 1991, Bruce Springsteen married E Street Band member and bona fide Jersey girl Patti Scialfa in the garden of their shared Beverly Hills mansion.

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Loudwire
Loudwire
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Judas Priest Albums Ranked

Click through the gallery to see how we ranked Judas Priest's albums from weakest to strongest,

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35 Years Ago: George Harrison Tries But Fails to Salvage ‘Somewhere In England’

It took an unspeakable tragedy to get George Harrison's 'Somewhere in England' onto the charts, and even then the album couldn't be saved.

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Elektra
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20 Years Ago: Metallica Draw a Line in the Sand With ‘Load’

Metallica tweaked their sound a bit for 1996's 'Load,' but it was their new image that riled up some fans.

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Dischord Records
Dischord Records
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Dave Grohl’s Pre-Nirvana Band Scream Receive ‘Fumble’ Album Reissue

Before Dave Grohl joined Nirvana, the teen drummer played for Washington, D.C. punk outfit Scream, and their 1993 'Fumble' album is being reissued.

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50 Years Ago : The Rolling Stones Release ‘Paint It, Black’

Nineteen-sixty-six was one of the most interesting years in the history of pop music.

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Tom Petty Recalls Prince’s Hall of Fame Guitar Solo: ‘You Could Feel the Electricity’

Tom Petty and others recalled the night Prince torched the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

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30 Years Ago: .38 Special Near the End of a Chapter With ‘Strength in Numbers’

.38 Special evolved beyond their Southern rock roots to achieve mainstream success in the early '80s, and the hits kept coming in as the decade wore on.

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Chris Allen’s Tribute To Prince, What Artist Shaped Your Life

I am reminded of a Beatles line, I read the news today.....I could not believe my eyes. Now I know how my Aunt Lynn felt when she heard John Lennon died, Now I understand how my Aunt Pat felt when she heard Elvis passed. When certain artists die, you feel their death. Prince changed how I think about music and being a producer.

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J. Geils Band Tells The Story Of A Woman And A Can Of Anchovies, Listen To One Of The Most Unique Songs [VIDEO]

J. Geils Band is very well known for odd songs on their albums and some big hits as well. "Centerfold", "Freeze Frame", "Love Stinks", and "Come Back". They are also known for other odd songs, but this may be one of the oddest.

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Stephen Lovekin, Getty Images
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20 Years Ago: Phil Collins Quits 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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Jimmy Page
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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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