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30 Years Ago: Whitesnake Release ‘Slide It In’

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Despite its far-from-stellar sales, Whitesnake’s sixth album, ‘Slide It In,’ which came out in late January 1984, is unquestionably the most pivotal record of the group’s long and storied career. It exists in two significantly different versions, due to a curious sequence of events that wound up drawing a clear line in the sand that, to this day, segregates the British band’s career into two, distinct periods: before and after its U.S. conquest, bluesy heavy rock instead of hair-metal and brunette vs. peroxide.

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Man Claiming to Be Whitesnake Drummer Arrested

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A man claiming to be a drummer for Whitesnake was involved in a couple of incidents in Gloucester, Mass., last week. The man, whose name was not disclosed, was sent to a local hospital for evaluation.

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Dio, Whitesnake, Scorpions Vets Leading Cream Tribute Concerts

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Former members of Dio, Whitesnake and the Scorpions will take part in a four-day, two-city music event, with special shows focusing on the music of Cream and the Scorpions.

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Top 10 Whitesnake Songs

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Before Whitesnake became platinum-selling, MTV-ruling glam rockers seemingly overnight in the late-'80s, the band led by legendary singer David Coverdale had already enjoyed a long and highly respected career overseas, if not so much A

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David Coverdale Announces Another New Whitesnake Live Album

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Like a drifter, he was born to release live Whitesnake records, so here he goes again: Just a little over two months after announcing Whitesnake's upcoming 'Made in Japan' concert LP, David Coverdale has revealed plans to follow it up with another one, 'Made in Britain.'

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Whitesnake, ‘Fool For Your Loving’ – Exclusive Video Premiere

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Ultimate Classic Rock is proud to present the video premiere of a new live version of Whitesnake’s classic track ‘Fool For Your Loving.’

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35 Years Ago: Whitesnake Play Their First Show

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On Feb. 23, 1978, Whitesnake, led by former Deep Purple singer David Coverdale, performed their first concert at the Sky Bird Club in Nottingham, U.K. 

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Whitesnake Announce ‘Made in Japan’ Live Album

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Whitesnake has packaged hits and outtakes, along with rare acoustic versions of popular songs on 'Made in Japan,' a live CD/DVD to be made available on April 23. The band announced that the Oct. 11, 2011 show from the Loud Park festival at the Saitama Super Arena will be packaged in its entirety. Previously fans could only see and hear highlights on Japanese television.

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Tommy Aldrige Rejoins Whitesnake

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The ever-revolving lineup of Whitesnake has seen yet another change. Following the departure of drummer Brian Tichy earlier this month, the band has announced that his replacement is Tommy Aldrige, who will be making his third stint behind the skins.

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Whitesnake, ‘Here I Go Again’ – Sexiest Rock Music Videos

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If you ever needed proof that a song doesn't have to have sex as its subject matter to have a sexy video, 'Here I Go Again' surely fits the bill. The lyric depicts one man's solitary man-against-the-world journey through life, with the central theme, "Like a drifter I was born to walk alone

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