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30 Years Ago: Superstars Assemble for ‘We Are the World’ Session

Columbia Records
Columbia Records

"Check your egos at the door."

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35 Years Ago: The J. Geils Band Get an Overhaul on ‘Love Stinks’

EMI
EMI

Poster boys for the late, lamented record business model of actually sticking with an act over the long haul, the J. Geils Band lingered on the Atlantic Records roster for seven years and nine mostly sales-deprived albums before being invited to find another label home.

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25 Years Ago: Slaughter Release ‘Stick It to Ya’

Chrysalis
Chrysalis

It's often said that when one door closes, another opens, and that definitely ended up being the case for Mark Slaughter and Dana Strum after their gig with the Vinnie Vincent Invasion ended in a heap of hard feelings and shredded contracts.

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The History of Eddie Van Halen and Keyboards

YouTube
YouTube

Even the great ones get things wrong sometimes.

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15 Years Ago: Warren Zevon Releases ‘Life’ll Kill Ya’

Artemis
Artemis

Warren Zevon got a fresh start on a new label on Jan. 25, 2000 with 'Life'll Kill Ya.'

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30 Years Ago: Phil Collins’ Solo Career Goes Supernova With ‘No Jacket Required’

Atlantic Records
Atlantic Records

By the mid-'80s, Phil Collins already had a pair of Top 10 solo albums to his credit, plus his day job in a little band called Genesis.

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20 Years Ago: Van Halen Release ‘Balance’

Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.

Van Halen released 'Balance,' the last album of the Van Hagar era, on Jan. 24, 1995.

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EXCLUSIVE: Motley Crue’s Mick Mars – ‘I Feel Bad for the Younger Bands’

Paul Brown
Paul Brown

Motley Crue's Mick Mars talks about how much the internet has changed the music industry.

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Drummer Deen Castronovo Talks About His New Band and Journey’s Upcoming Vegas Residency

Frontiers Records
Frontiers Records

Even though it wasn’t his first time singing lead, Journey drummer Deen Castronovo admits that the idea of doing a whole album where he would be the featured vocalist was daunting.

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Richie Sambora On His Split With Bon Jovi, Working With Orianthi + New Music

Kat Villacorta
Kat Villacorta

Looking back on his impressive run with Bon Jovi, guitarist Richie Sambora is quick to acknowledge that it was a really satisfying experience.

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