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How Poison Overcame Controversy to Break Through on ‘Open Up and Say … Ahh!’

'Open Up and Say … Ahh!,' released on May 3, 1988, crowned Poison the kings of rock's glam revival. But it didn’t come without a fight.

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How Jimi Hendrix Got Arrested, and Acquitted, in Toronto

Jimi Hendrix was arrested in Toronto for possession of narcotics on May 3, 1969, but the charges wouldn't stick.

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The Story of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ Second Album, ‘You’re Gonna Get It!’

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers' 'You’re Gonna Get It!' was released on May 2, 1978.

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When Eddie Van Halen Hit No. 1 on Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’

Pop and R&B star Michael Jackson was looking to broaden his audience base when he invited Van Halen guitarist Eddie Van Halen to play on a track from the album he was working on as a follow-up to his best-selling 1979 LP 'Off the Wall.'

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The Story of Vince Neil’s Debut Solo Album, ‘Exposed’

Next to Van Halen’s spiteful parting with David Lee Roth, no other singer vs. band debacle in the pop-metal scene generated more press or tested allegiances harder than Motley Crue’s ugly divorce from singer Vince Neil in 1992.

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27 Years Ago: Bon Jovi’s Manager Convicted of Smuggling 40,000 Lbs. of Marijuana

After six years working its way through the courts, Bon Jovi manager Doc McGhee was convicted for drug smuggling on April 25, 1988.

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How Joe Cocker’s ‘With a Little Help From My Friends’ Set Him Up for Superstardom

Soon, Joe Cocker would become known as one of the most imaginative and distinctive interpretative singers of his generation.

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The Night Black Sabbath Launched Their First Tour With Ronnie James Dio

Ronnie James Dio's solid reputation fronting Rainbow and the underrated Elf obviously preceded him.

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That Time David Lee Roth Got Busted for Marijuana Possession

On April 16, 1993, David Lee Roth was arrested in New York's Washington Square Park for attempting to score some drugs.

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Defending Van Halen’s Much-Maligned ‘Diver Down’

Van Halen's fifth studio album is often dismissed as a hodge-podge of hastily assembled covers. Here's what's wrong with that line of thinking.

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The Day Ron Wood Was Saved From a Boat Fire by Paparazzi

On April 8, 1998, Rolling Stones guitarist Ron Wood was rescued by paparazzi from a yacht fire.

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Why Does Easter Fall on Different Dates?

Easter isn’t like Christmas or St. Patrick’s Day. Have you noticed it seems to fall on a different day every year? Easter isn’t a fixed date on the Gregorian calendar (which follows the cycle of the sun and the seasons) because similar to Jewish holidays, it follows a lunisolar calendar. It was determined in the fourth century that Easter would always be calculated as the first Sunday after the first full moon after the vernal equinox or first day of spring.

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