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50 Years Ago: The Who Lose Their Van … and Gain the First 100-Watt Amp

On Sept. 4, 1965, the Who had their van stolen while searching for a guard dog to protect it.

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Jason Merritt, Getty Images

Motorhead Cancel More Shows

Motörhead have been forced to cancel a pair of shows on their North American tour.

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Mercury
Mercury

30 Years Ago: John Cougar Mellencamp Digs Up Some Americana Roots on ‘Scarecrow’

In more ways than one, Scarecrow was John Mellencamp's second act.

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Santuary
Santuary

Iron Maiden, ‘The Book of Souls’: Album Review

Ultimate Classic Rock reviews Iron Maiden's 2015 studio release 'The Book of Souls.'

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Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath Announce Final Tour

It looks like Black Sabbath are ready to go out on the road for one last tour.

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Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Nikki Sixx Blasts Miami Crowd for Taking Selfies During Motley Crue Show, Tommy Lee Apologizes for ‘S—show’

Mötley Crüe made their final tour stop in Miami last night, and it sounds like it wasn't an entirely fond farewell.

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Mark Metcalfe / Christopher Polk / Jonathan Leibson, Getty Images

Keith Richards Calls Metallica and Black Sabbath ‘Great Jokes’

Keith Richards doesn't have much use for modern rock — or metal or hip-hop, for that matter.

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Columbia
Columbia

25 Years Ago: Judas Priest Revitalize Their Career With ‘Painkiller’

Judas Priest radically transformed their sound with 1990's unexpectedly devastating Painkiller album, reinvigorating their career trajectory virtually overnight.

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Mercury

Scorpions Share the Story Behind ‘Wind of Change’

"Wind of Change" was the perfect song at the perfect moment for Scorpions — a lighter-waving ballad whose lyrics captured the zeitgeist at a time of immense political upheaval, and became an anthem for the end of the Cold War in the bargain.

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YouTube

50 Years Ago: Rolling Stones Fans Riot in Dublin

It was an exciting time for the Rolling Stones to be on tour — sometimes a little too exciting.

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