Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers took a three-year break from new music between 1982-85, but the band wasn't on vacation.
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On March 1, 2005, Judas Priest put an end to a decade's worth of strife between singer Rob Halford and his bandmates with the highly anticipated 'Angel of Retribution.'
Styx's 'Kilroy Was Here' concept album was released on Feb. 28, 1983.
On Feb. 29, 1988, Robert Plant released his fourth solo album, 'Now and Zen.'
The band had to play under a fake name to avoid a lawsuit on Feb. 28, 1970.
Rock guitar found a new hero with Eric Johnson, whose 'Ah Via Musicom' was released on Feb. 28, 1990.
Steely Dan released 'Two Against Nature,' their first album in 20 years, on Feb. 29, 2000.
AC/DC took a back-to-basics approach with 'Stiff Upper Lip,' which was released on Feb. 28, 2000.
For Blue Oyster Cult, the overnight success of 1975's 'On Your Feet or on Your Knees' took a while.
When Journey started recording their eighth album, 'Frontiers' -- which was released in February 1983 -- they were coming off their biggest year ever.