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Boston was formed in, duh, Boston in the mid-’70s by Tom Scholz, a tech nerd whose homemade demo tapes became the cornerstone of the band’s self-titled 1976 debut album — one of the biggest-selling first albums of all time. With singer Brad Delp and guitarist Barry Goudreau, Scholz helped form the core of a band that charted three hit singles from that debut LP: ‘More Than a Feeling,’ ‘Long Time’ and ‘Peace of Mind.’ Two years later, they returned with ‘Don’t Look Back’ and their first No. 1 album. Eight long years later, Scholz and Delp returned with ‘Third Stage,’ another No. 1 album and the band’s only No. 1 single, the power ballad ‘Amanda.’ Delp was gone by the ’90s, and, sadly, killed himself in 2007 at the age of 55. Scholz has continued to lead various lineups of Boston since, with their latest album, ‘Life, Love & Hope,’ coming out in 2013.

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MCA

30 Years Ago: Boston Reach New Chart Heights With Belated ‘Third Stage’

'Third Stage' was the nexus point between what could have been the end of Boston, and an entirely new beginning.

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Epic

40 Years Ago: Boston Release Their Debut Album

Boston mastermind Tom Scholz served up a multi-platinum work with his band's debut record in 1976.

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Facebook

Boston Announce 40th Anniversary Tour Dates

Boston are celebrating the 40th anniversary of their classic debut album by booking a round of tour dates that will keep the group's current lineup in front of fans throughout the summer.

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Paul Marotta, Getty Images
Paul Marotta, Getty Images

Boston’s Tom Scholz Loses Lawsuits Against Brad Delp’s Widow and Newspaper

The highest court in Massachusetts has ruled against Boston leader Tom Scholz in his lawsuits against the Boston Herald and Brad Delp's widow.

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SpaceshipClash

Clash of the Titans: Spaceship Edition

In the '70s and early '80s, nothing said "bitchin' rock 'n' roll" quite like a spaceship on your record cover.

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Epic
Epic

Revisiting Boston’s Rushed Second Album, ‘Don’t Look Back’

Boston released their sophomore album 'Don't Look Back' on Aug. 2, 1978.

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Pixar

Boston’s ‘More Than a Feeling’ Featured in New Trailer for Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’

Aerosmith's "Sweet Emotion" offered the perfect soundtrack to the last trailer for Pixar's upcoming animated adventure Inside Out, but for the movie's latest promo spot, a different band from Boston gets the honor.

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Paul Marotta, Getty Images
Paul Marotta, Getty Images

Boston Announce 2015 Tour Dates

Boston have unveiled their 2015 tour plans, with a slate of concerts beginning in April and continuing across North America into August.

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Gary Pihl, BandBoston.com
Gary Pihl, BandBoston.com

Tom Scholz Is Furious About the New Vinyl Version of Boston’s Most Recent Album

A dedicated analog guy, Tom Scholz should have been thrilled that Boston's most recent album -- 2013's 'Life Love and Hope' -- is arriving on vinyl.

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Heart Vs. Boston – Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame Semifinals

It's the Wilson sisters vs. Tom Scholz in the semifinals.

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