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For the last 45 years, ZZ Top has been the most dependable bands in rock and roll, sticking with the same three-man lineup while groups like the Rolling Stones, Black Sabbath and even AC/DC underwent a series of personnel changes. But did you know that in the brief time before the Little Ol’ Band from Texas settled on their current configuration, no less than three other people were in the group? Here are their stories.
From the moment the strains of their first single, 'Hold the Line,' hit the airwaves in 1978, Toto were an immediate success story -- one whose chapters are still being written in 2013, as the band's debut record celebrates its 35th anniversary. But even as they celebrated a string of multi-platinum albu
AC/DC's musical formula hasn't changed much over the years, and for good reason: For 40 years and counting, Australia's loudest musical exports have decisively proven that you don't need much more than a couple of guitars, a couple of chords and a dirty mind to make great rock 'n' roll. But while the band's sound has remained steady over the
Rock and roll never dies, but as any fan can tell you, band lineups are a lot less permanent -- and for groups that have been together for decades, such as Van Halen, the personnel shifts can be hard to keep track of. With that in mind, we've decided to take a band-by-band look at the ins and outs of some of our favorite acts' rosters, pausing to sample the music along the way.
Rock and roll never dies, but as any fan can tell you, band lineups are a lot less permanent — and for groups that have been together for decades, the personnel shifts can be hard to keep track of