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How Alice Cooper Survived the '80s

How Alice Cooper Survived the ’80s

Alice Cooper almost didn’t make it through the '80s.

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Thomas Lohnes, Getty Images
Thomas Lohnes, Getty Images

Tony Iommi on Black Sabbath’s Final Shows, His Cancer Battle and Future Plans: Exclusive Interview

With Black Sabbath's last shows fast approaching, Tony Iommi looks back on their farewell tour and forward to the future.

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Rolling Stones Records
Rolling Stones Records

How the Rolling Stones Survived the ’80s

Like many classic rockers, the Rolling Stones started the '80s in pretty good shape. By the time the decade was over, however, they were barely left standing.

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Capitol Records
Capitol Records

How Heart Survived the ’80s

Heart reached new commercial peaks during the '80s, but it came at a price.

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How Classic Rock Survived the '80s

How Classic Rock Survived the ’80s

During the '80s, trends and technology combined to change the industry in ways that often sounded — and looked — like they'd altered the rock 'n' roll landscape forever.

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Warner Bros.
Warner Bros.

5 Years Ago: Lou Reed Joins Metallica on the Violent, Heavily Criticized ‘Lulu’

For Metallica, 'Lulu' was a chance to try something new – to wing it with a rock hero. For Lou Reed, however, it was different.

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Columbia
Columbia

20 Years Ago: Journey Power Up for Resurgent ‘Trial by Fire,’ Then Disintegrate

If Journey's short-lived '90s reunion sounded like a return to form, that was because the work – a lot of it - had finally paid off.

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Elton John
Rolling Stone

40 Years Ago: Elton John Reveals Bisexuality

Elton John fans and the general public were shocked when the performer came out as bisexual in the Oct. 7, 1976 issue of Rolling Stone.

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MCA / Riva / Riva / Mercury
MCA / Riva / Riva / Mercury

The Story of John Mellencamp’s Long Battle to Escape ‘Johnny Cougar’

Learn how John Mellencamp became Johnny Cougar, John Cougar, John Cougar Mellencamp and finally John Mellencamp.. again.

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Big Picture Media
Big Picture Media

Kansas Find New Beginning With First Album in 16 Years: Exclusive Interview

Anybody who has seen a Kansas show in the past couple years has been witness to a renewed excitement and vigor within the group that shines through in its performances.

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