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Metallica Rock ‘Enter Sandman’ for Mariano Rivera During Yankee Stadium Ceremony

The day after rocking New York City's famed Apollo Theater, Metallica made their way to another historic Big Apple venue when they showed up Sunday (Sept. 22) at Yankee Stadium to rock 'Enter Sandman' in

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Mötley Crüe Sober And Number One In 1989

Let’s take a trip back in time with Mötley Crüe. This week in 1989, their fifth album “Dr. Feelgood” hit the music charts and became the first #1 album for the L.A. band.

"Dr. Feelgood" was ranked the No. 7 Greatest Air Guitar Song by VH1.

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Billy Joel
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31 Years Ago: Billy Joel Releases ‘The Nylon Curtain’

It tends to get lost in the shuffle in a discussion of his most popular work, but 'The Nylon Curtain,' Billy Joel's underrated masterpiece, was released 31 years ago.

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Turning Point For Bruce Springsteen In 1975

Bruce Springsteen’s career finally starting kicking in this week in 1975, with the release of his third album “Born to Run” and the single of the title track. Bruce’s first two albums were only successful in his home area of New Jersey and parts of the East coast.

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Clapton Remembers Hendrix

A news bulletin out of London on September 18, 1970 shocks the rock and roll music world. Jimi Hendrix according to the police had died from a drug overdose. They say he took nine sleeping pills and died of suffocation through vomit.

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Kiss Lick it Up
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30 Years Ago: Kiss Complete a Hail Mary Named ‘Lick It Up’

On Sept. 18, 1978, Kiss were on top of the world. On that day, all four members of the famously face-painted group released solo albums in one of the most extravagant displays of marketing power in rock history.

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30 Years Ago: Kiss Removes Their Makeup

On Sept. 18, 1983, an unthinkable event in Kiss-story took place: the world's most famous masked band removed their makeup and revealed their true faces.

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10 Years Ago: David Bowie Releases ‘Reality’

It took David Bowie a mere 15 months to write and record his 23rd album, 2003's 'Reality.' While no one could have guessed it at the time, it'd take him another 10 years to finish his 24th.

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1978 Boston’s Don’t Look Back Album Number One

It was this week back in 1978, Boston's second album, "Don't Look Back" made it to #1 on the national album charts and would stay there for three weeks. The much anticipated second album from Boston sold seven million copies

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35 Years Ago: Frank Zappa Releases ‘Studio Tan’

If Frank Zappa was still alive, you can bet he'd be the last person who'd want to celebrate the anniversary of 'Studio Tan,' an album he didn't sanction, sequence, or even approve cover art for. He was caught in a legal battle with Warner Bros. Records and former manager Herb Cohen at the time. On top of that, none of the songs included on 'Studio Tan' were even recorded in 1978; most of the tracks allegedly date from sessions between 1974 and 1976, with a couple of cuts even going as far back as 1969.

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Mark Knopfler
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25 Years Ago: Dire Straits Break Up

Classic rock history is littered with unexpected tragedies and surprising reversals of fate, but other events can be seen coming from a mile away – case in point, the official break up of Dire Straits, which was announced b

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25 Years Ago: Bon Jovi Release ‘New Jersey’

On Sept. 13, 1988, Bon Jovi released their fourth album, named after their home state, 'New Jersey.'

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