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Justin Hayward Recalls the Incredible ’80s-Era Rebirth of the Moody Blues: Exclusive Interview

Eagle Rock
Eagle Rock

The Moody Blues had already pulled off a successful second act when the '80s heralded a third.

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Heart Look Back on 1990′s ‘Brigade’ and Mainstream Success: Exclusive Interview

Frazer Harrison, Getty Images
Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

Heart took a pop detour during the mid-to-late '80s, pulling themselves back from the commercial brink with a slew of glossy ballads that brought the band a brand new audience at the expense of their rock roots.

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Steve Hackett on His Rangy ‘Wolflight,’ the Joys of Collaboration and Genesis: Exclusive Interview

Lee Millward, InsideOut Music
Lee Millward, InsideOut Music

Steve Hackett's descriptions of his work are nearly as dynamic as the music itself.

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Paul Rodgers Talks About Bad Company Reissues and Possible New Music: Exclusive Interview

Jim McGuire
Jim McGuire

Bad Company recently announced plans to release reissues of their first two albums, 1974's Bad Company and the following year's Straight Shooter.

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Toto’s Steve Lukather and Joseph Williams Share the Story of ‘Toto XIV’: Exclusive Interview

Frontiers
Frontiers

At the peak of the band's popularity, critics derided Toto as a faceless "corporate rock" band, but underneath the complex arrangements that fueled their immaculately produced hits, the group's music has always been the byproduct of a brotherly bond.

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The Complete History of Damn Yankees

Warner Bros. Records
Warner Bros. Records

We spoke with Ted Nugent, Tommy Shaw, Jack Blades, Michael Cartellone. Ron Nevison and John Kalodner about the short-lived supergroup.

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Accept Look Back on ‘Metal Heart,’ Ponder the Future With New Album: Exclusive Interview

Nuclear Blast
Nuclear Blast

Three decades may have passed since the March 1985 debut of Metal Heart, the sixth studio album by the German heavy metal band Accept.

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Ted Nugent On Kanye West: ‘I Just Don’t Get It’

Randy Snyder / Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images
Randy Snyder / Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images

While Kanye West certainly ticked off plenty of classic rockers with his recent actions at the Grammy Awards, Ted Nugent tells Ultimate Classic Rock that it didn't raise his blood pressure.

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Daryl Hall on Hall and Oates Concert Film, New Music: Exclusive Interview

Erika Goldring, Getty Images
Erika Goldring, Getty Images

Daryl Hall and John Oates have traveled to a lot of places over the more than four decades that they’ve been together.

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Kansas’ Phil Ehart: ‘We Can’t Find Any Reason to End the Music’ – Exclusive Interview

Don Hunstein
Don Hunstein

When Brendan O’Brien first heard Kansas' ‘Song for America,’ he was stunned.

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