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30 Years Ago: Twisted Sister Take Their Last Shot With ‘Love Is For Suckers’

'Love Is for Suckers' was supposed to be a solo album for Dee Snider. Instead, it broke up the band.

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Prince Denies, Then Surprises, Then Ghosts The Foo Fighters: 365 Prince Songs in a Year

Despite Prince's distaste for being covered by the Foo Fighters — or anyone — he had no qualms about returning the favor on one of the world's biggest stages.

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EMI Records
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33 Years Ago: Red Hot Chili Peppers Release Their Self-Titled Debut Album

On Aug. 10, 1984, the Red Hot Chili Peppers released their self-titled debut album.

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Mercury / Phonogram
Mercury / Phonogram
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30 Years Ago: Def Leppard Unleash ‘Hysteria’

On Aug. 3, 1987, Def Leppard followed the hugely popular 'Pyromania' with the biggest album of their career, 'Hysteria.'

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30 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Film Their ‘Welcome to the Jungle’ Video

On Aug. 1, 1987, Guns N' Roses stepped in front of the cameras at the shoot for the music video that would launch their incredible career.

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Adrian Borromeo
Adrian Borromeo
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Rock Legends Who Never Had a No. 1 Single

It's all the more surprising when you consider the success so many of them had by any other measure.

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Albert / Atlantic
Albert / Atlantic
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37 Years Ago: AC/DC Overcome Tragedy With the Masterful ‘Back in Black’

When a popular band loses its singer, it rarely bounces back to reach the level of success it had prior to the lineup shift. But that wasn't the case with AC/DC.

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David Bowie ‘A New Career in a New Town’ Box Collects Berlin Trilogy and More

The third in a series of David Bowie box sets will collect his famous Berlin Trilogy as well as a few other records from the late '70s and early '80s.

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Mercury
Mercury
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35 Years Ago: Def Leppard Replace Pete Willis With Phil Collen

Def Leppard were well into the recording of third album Pyromania when they decided that co-founding guitarist Pete Willis would have to go.

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25 Years Ago: Axl Rose Arrested for St. Louis Guns N’ Roses Riot

You can't outrun the long arm of the law forever — even if you're Axl Rose.

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N.W.A. Recall Nearly Touring With Guns N’ Roses + The Time Axl Rose Rapped in Front of Them

In a new interview, MC Ren brought up the time N.W.A. hung out with Guns N’ Roses and Axl Rose rapped for hip-hop’s men in black.

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Harper Collins
Harper Collins
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Rolling Stones to Release ‘On Air’

The Rolling Stones' TV and radio broadcasts from the '60s will be the subject of a series of releases due later this year.

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