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40 Years Ago: Boston Release Their Debut Album

Boston mastermind Tom Scholz served up a multi-platinum work with his band's debut record in 1976.

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28 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash ‘…And Justice for All’

On Aug. 25, 1988, Metallica released '...And Justice For All,' the follow-up to 'Master of Puppets' and their first album without Cliff Burton.

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Pink Floyd Vinyl Reissues Continue With Three Pre-‘Dark Side of the Moon’ Albums

Three more vinyl reissues from Pink Floyd's past will be released next month.

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Sammy Hagar (Van Halen / Chickenfoot)
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Sammy Hagar: ‘I Wanna Say I’m Sorry of Anything I Said Bad’ About Van Halen

In a new interview airing on 'Oprah: Where Are They Now?,' Sammy Hagar says he wants to be friends with Van Halen and apologizes for past bad comments.

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The Story of the Kids Who Met the Beatles by Pretending to Be Their Opening Act

Only one group of Washington, D.C., teenagers had the smarts — and the chutzpah — to pull off impersonating the Fab Four's opening act.

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Submarine Premiere
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Paul McCartney Admits the Beatles Felt ‘Threatened’ by Yoko Ono

It's no secret that Yoko Ono's relationship with the Beatles was strained after John Lennon brought her into the band's orbit.

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What Is The Top CD In Steve Tanko’s Car?

Coming back from lunch today, I was walking through the parking lot and noticed that KOOL's mid-day man Steve Tanko had a group of CD's laying out in his car.

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Columbia
Columbia
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35 Years Ago: Journey Tweak Their Lineup, Then Go Supernova With ‘Escape’

Journey thought they were on the verge of something big in 1980. And they were – but only after a period of sudden adversity.

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Metallica 1983
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33 Years Ago: Metallica Start the Thrash Revolution With ‘Kill ‘Em All’

Metallica’s debut album, 'Kill 'Em All,' came out on July 25, 1983, and helped start the thrash revolution.

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Guns N Roses Metallica
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24 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Ill-Fated Tour

On July 17, 1992, Guns N' Roses and Metallica kicked off what was supposed to be a tour for the ages, but it was remembered for all the wrong reasons.

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10 Years Ago: Pink Floyd Co-Founder Syd Barrett Dies

Syd Barrett's fame had evaporated by the time the former Pink Floyd co-founder died, and he wouldn't have had it any other way.

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20 Years Ago: Neil Young’s Stirring Run of ’90s Successes Ends With ‘Broken Arrow’

Unmoored creatively by the death of his long-time producer, Neil Young's '90s-era career resurgence suddenly came apart.

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