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35 Years Ago: Jackson Browne, Graham Nash, and Bonnie Raitt Lead ‘No Nukes’ Concerts

'No Nukes'
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Some of rock's biggest names banded together to protest the nuclear energy industry in September of 1979.

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30 Years Ago: Deep Purple Makes an Improbable Return with ‘Perfect Strangers’

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The celebrated Mark II lineup of Deep Purple had long refused to get back together simply to cash checks on a reunion tour.

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35 Years Ago: The Who’s ‘Quadrophenia’ Film Adaptation Becomes a Cult Classic

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Co-written by Pete Townshend, the movie adaptation of the Who's 'Quadrophenia' marked a definitive departure from the earlier 'Tommy.'

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Ian Gillan, Roxy Music Bassist John Gustafson Dies

John Gustafson with Ian Gillan, center. Photo: Island Records
John Gustafson with Ian Gillan, center. Photo: Island Records

John Gustafson, who memorably collaborated in the '70s with Ian Gillan and Roxy Music, has died at 72.

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30 Years Ago: Classic Rock Cleans Up at the First-Ever MTV Video Music Awards

ZZ Top
YouTube

We know the video mania of the early '80s prompted many of our favorite rockers to make some ill-advised decisions, but the MTV era also produced some noteworthy triumphs.

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Twisted Sister Rock New York City: Exclusive Photos

Liz Ramanand, Ultimate Classic Rock
Liz Ramanand, Ultimate Classic Rock

Twisted Sister stopped by New York City's Best Buy Theater recently, and with the band celebrating the 20th anniversary of its classic 'Stay Hungry' album, it was fitting that the show kicked off with the title track.

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35 Years Ago: Jethro Tull End the ’70s With Underrated ‘Stormwatch’

Jethro Tull Stormwatch
Chrysalis

Jethro Tull's 12th studio album concludes with 'Elegy,' a quiet instrumental of pastoral acoustic guitar and melancholy strings. The title is appropriate.

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Brian Wilson Biopic Explores His Complex Relationship with Mike Love

Tommaso Boddi, Getty Images
Tommaso Boddi, Getty Images

Actor Paul Dano, who stars as Brian Wilson in the new biopic 'Love and Mercy,' admits that he came into the project with a dim view of Wilson's Beach Boys cohort Mike Love.

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Watch Ozzy Ozbourne Get Into The Wrong Car

Ozzy Osbourne
Frazer Harrison, Getty Images

Ozzy Osbourne accidentally got into somebody else's car in full view of the cameras.

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40 Years Ago: Fleetwood Mac Release ‘Heroes Are Hard To Find’

Warner Brothers
Warner Brothers

Fleetwood Mac released their ninth album in Sept. 1974.

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