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Larry Hulst, Getty Images

36 Years Ago: Joe Perry Quits Aerosmith

Joe Perry quit Aerosmith after a backstage fight in Cleveland.

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Tim Mosenfelder, Getty Images

The History of Brent Mydland and the Grateful Dead

Keyboardist Brent Mydland's arrival allowed the Grateful Dead to pack the entire dictionary of rock and roll into their repertoire – if ever so briefly.

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Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.

38 Years Ago: The Tragic Loss That Changed Led Zeppelin Forever

Led Zepplin's Robert Plant lost his five-year-old son Karac to a stomach virus on July 26, 1977.

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Alice Cooper
Epic Records

26 Years Ago: Alice Cooper Goes Mainstream With ‘Trash’

Alice Cooper spent most of the '80s looking for a hit, but with his 18th studio LP, 'Trash,' the groundbreaking shock rocker promised "less gore, more MOR."

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Mercury
Mercury

The History of John Rutsey and Rush

We look at the important contributions made by John Rutsey during his brief tenure as Rush's first drummer.

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Atlantic
Atlantic

35 Years Ago: AC/DC Rebound From Bon Scott’s Death With ‘Back in Black’

AC/DC's classic, 'Back in Black,' was released on July 25, 1980.

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Bob Dylan
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50 Years Ago: Did Fans Really Boo Because Bob Dylan Went Electric at Newport?

Bob Dylan's infamously legendary electric set at the Newport Folk Festival took place on July 25, 1965.

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Joe Traver, Getty Images

16 Years Ago: Woodstock ’99 Goes Down in Flames

"This is not the real Woodstock. They messed up. They messed up the whole name of Woodstock."

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Theo Wargo, Getty Images

Dee Snider on the Music Industry, His Podcast and New Tunes: Exclusive Interview

We spoke with Dee Snider on his podcast, his new single, social media and the current state of the music industry.

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YouTube
YouTube

25 Years Ago: Roger Waters Reclaims Pink Floyd Legacy With ‘The Wall: Live in Berlin’

On July 21, 1990, former Pink Floyd frontman Roger Waters presented an all-star production of 'The Wall' near the recently dismantled Berlin Wall.

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