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How Jane’s Addiction Held Their Ground on Self-Titled Debut

How Jane’s Addiction Held Their Ground on Self-Titled Debut

Corey Irwin (15/05/2022)

They were on the brink of breaking through to alt-rock greatness. Continue reading…

They were on the brink of breaking through to alt-rock greatness. Continue reading…

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How Motley Crue Nearly Imploded Making 'Girls, Girls, Girls'

How Motley Crue Nearly Imploded Making 'Girls, Girls, Girls'

Bryan Rolli (15/05/2022)

Glam-metallers' fourth album reveals the depths of their depravity and desperation. Continue reading…

Glam-metallers' fourth album reveals the depths of their depravity and desperation. Continue reading…

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40 Years Ago: Danny DeVito Buys 'Taxi' Reprieve With 'SNL' Stunt

40 Years Ago: Danny DeVito Buys 'Taxi' Reprieve With 'SNL' Stunt

Dennis Perkins (15/05/2022)

With his TV show nearing cancellation, diminutive star brought out castmates to save fledgling series. Continue reading…

With his TV show nearing cancellation, diminutive star brought out castmates to save fledgling series. Continue reading…

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How Tenacious D Rebounded From a Flop With 'Rize of the Fenix'

How Tenacious D Rebounded From a Flop With 'Rize of the Fenix'

Marah Eakin (15/05/2022)

Comedy-rock duo staged glorious comeback after 'The Pick of Destiny' movie bombed. Continue reading…

Comedy-rock duo staged glorious comeback after 'The Pick of Destiny' movie bombed. Continue reading…

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Show Enduring Rock N' Roll Spirit in Los Angeles

Lynyrd Skynyrd Show Enduring Rock N' Roll Spirit in Los Angeles

Ultimate Classic Rock Staff (14/05/2022)

Southern rock royalty celebrated their survival and legacy with hit-filled set. Continue reading…

Southern rock royalty celebrated their survival and legacy with hit-filled set. Continue reading…

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25 Years Ago: The ‘Karma Police’ Catch Up With Radiohead

25 Years Ago: The ‘Karma Police’ Catch Up With Radiohead

Bryan Wawzenek (14/05/2022)

One of Radiohead's best-known songs began as an inside joke before it turned into a spooky vision of a dystopian future. Continue reading…

One of Radiohead's best-known songs began as an inside joke before it turned into a spooky vision of a dystopian future. Continue reading…

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When David Bowie Gave 'All the Young Dudes' to Mott the Hoople

When David Bowie Gave 'All the Young Dudes' to Mott the Hoople

Nick DeRiso (14/05/2022)

"I told them I'd write them a hit single," he later said, "and I did." Continue reading…

"I told them I'd write them a hit single," he later said, "and I did." Continue reading…

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24 Rock Stars and the Foods They Love

24 Rock Stars and the Foods They Love

Jen Austin (14/05/2022)

Many of rock's biggest stars are extremely healthy eaters, while others nudge a level of surprise with the carbs and sugar that they take in. Continue reading…

Many of rock's biggest stars are extremely healthy eaters, while others nudge a level of surprise with the carbs and sugar that they take in. Continue reading…

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When the Black Keys Began in a Basement With 'The Big Come Up'

When the Black Keys Began in a Basement With 'The Big Come Up'

Allison Rapp (14/05/2022)

They got to work armed only with a couple of microphones from eBay and an eight-track tape recorder. Continue reading…

They got to work armed only with a couple of microphones from eBay and an eight-track tape recorder. Continue reading…

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Damon Johnson Talks Gary Rossington's Return to Lynyrd Skynyrd

Damon Johnson Talks Gary Rossington's Return to Lynyrd Skynyrd

Matt Wardlaw (14/05/2022)

Co-founding guitarist is slated to hit the stage for the first time since July 2021. Continue reading…

Co-founding guitarist is slated to hit the stage for the first time since July 2021. Continue reading…

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