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How Playing ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ Changed Paul Stanley’s Life Forever

Paul Stanley Phantom of the Opera
Kevin Winter, Getty Images / Pantages Theatre

He's best known for wearing face paint, leather and gems as the frontman for Kiss, but Paul Stanley spent a big chunk of 1999 wearing a different costume -- and singing a very different kind of music.

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35 Years Ago: Whitesnake Release ‘Lovehunter’ and Its Controversial Album Cover

United Artists
United Artists

With the release of Whitesnake’s second album, ‘Lovehunter,’ in October 1979, the new band featuring erstwhile Deep Purple vocalist David Coverdale and organist Jon Lord could no longer be ignored.

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25 Years Ago: The Grateful Dead Release Their Final Studio Album, ‘Built to Last’

Grateful Dead Built to Last
Arista

When the Grateful Dead released ‘Built to Last’ on Oct. 31, 1989, hopes were high for a successful follow-up to their big hit, 1987's ‘In the Dark.’

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30 Years Ago: Autograph Release ‘Sign In Please’

Autograph
RCA

Autograph's 'Sign In Please,' which featured the hit 'Turn Up the Radio,' was released in Oct. 1984.

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25 Years Ago: Joe Satriani Pushes the Boundaries of Expectations With ‘Flying in a Blue Dream’

Flying in a Blue Dream
Relavitivy

"Every record is a complete long shot. You just have to throw caution to the wind and try everything and then see what happens."

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35 Years Ago: Kenny Loggins Keeps the Fire Burning Bright

Kenny Loggins, 'Keep the Fire'
Columbia

Kenny Loggins wasted no time establishing himself as a solo act after Loggins & Messina disbanded.

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50 Years Ago: The ‘T.A.M.I Show’ Captures A Moment In Rock And Roll History

Beach Boys Rolling Stones
Hulton Archive (2), Getty Images

An incredible array of musicians came together on Oct. 28-29, 1964 to film the 'T.A.M.I. Show.'

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43 Years Ago – Duane Allman Dies

Duane Allman
Michael Ochs Archives, Getty Images

Duane Allman died after a motorcycle accident on October 29, 1971.

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15 Years Ago: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young Try to Make It Work One More Time

CNSY
Warner Bros.

Crosby, Stills & Nash have remained consistently active in the studio and on the road for decades, and so has Neil Young.

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45 Years Ago: Johnny Winter Releases His Masterpiece

Columbia
Columbia

The leaves hadn’t even started turning red in Texas in late October 1969 when Beaumont-born bluesman Johnny Winter released ‘Second Winter,’ arguably the pinnacle of his long and storied career.

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