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Watch Frank Hannon of Tesla Shred on ‘That Metal Show’

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Here's a sneak peek from this week's episode of 'That Metal Show'

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30 Years Ago: Bon Jovi Build Toward Huge Success With ’7800 Degrees Fahrenheit’

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Mercury

Bon Jovi’s sophomore album – allegedly titled based on the melting point of rock (don’t ask us what kind of rock) – arrived on March 27, 1985 under immense pressure to perform.

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Gene Simmons Announces Joint Film Production Venture With WWE

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Kiss co-founder Gene Simmons has announced his involvement in a new film company, Erebus Pictures, that's partnering with WWE Studios to produce horror movies under a three-picture co-production deal.

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50 Years Ago: Jeff Beck Replaces Eric Clapton in the Yardbirds

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In their brief five-year history, the Yardbirds gained a reputation as the breeding ground for three of classic rock’s most legendary guitarists.

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45 Years Ago: Ringo Starr Begins His Solo Career With a ‘Sentimental Journey’

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Capitol

If anything, the first few Beatles solo releases underscored the group's essential complexity.

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29 Years Ago: Sammy Hagar Plays His First Van Halen Concert

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On March 27, 1986, the city of Shreveport, La., bore witness to the very first public performance of Van Halen MKII.

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31 Years Ago: Ratt Crawl Out of the Cellar, Hit the Big Time

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Atlantic

When ’80s glam metal titans Ratt came crawling Out of the Cellar with their debut on March 27, 1984, that title may as well have spoken for an entire generation of brash, ambitious wannabe stars, whose desperate drive for fame and glory had been fomented by years of neglect from the music industry at large.

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Rush Celebrate 40 Years of Album Artwork With New Book

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Anthem

The Rush discography is full of beautiful album covers, and artist Hugh Syme has been there every step of the way.

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31 Years Ago: Scorpions Finally Hit Jackpot With Their Ninth Album, ‘Love at First Sting’

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Mercury

Not too many bands enjoy the greatest success of their career with their ninth studio album.

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36 Years Ago: Eric Clapton Marries Pattie Boyd

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Central Press, Getty Images

After years of delay, on March 27, 1979, Eric Clapton finally married Pattie Boyd, the ex-wife of his friend George Harrison and the inspiration for the songs "Something," "Layla" and "Wonderful Tonight."

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