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20 Years Ago: Rush Return With ‘Test for Echo’

Released on Sept. 10, 1996, 'Test for Echo' saw Rush return after a three-year gap.

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25 Years Ago: Nirvana Changes Everything With ‘Smells Like Teen Spirit’

Nirvana's debut major label single, "Smells Like Teen Spirit," was released on Sept. 10, 1991.

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How Rock Music Was Reshaped on the Morning of 9/11

The tragedy cast a long shadow on the rock world and, in the days that followed, that shadow only lengthened.

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40 Years Ago: ELO Finally Break Through With ‘New World Record’

ELO had been building toward the breakthrough success of 'A New World Record' for some time. But first, there was some housecleaning to do.

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Billy Idol Albums Ranked Worst to Best
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Billy Idol Albums Ranked Worst to Best

A stage name like Billy Idol isn’t chosen just because it sounds cool.

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45 Years Ago: John Lennon Reclaims His Legacy With ‘Imagine’

John Lennon wasn't exactly feeling the post-Beatles blues in 1971, but his first few solo albums fell short of his band's commercial achievements.

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Tyler Gas Prices Are About to Dip

Gas prices have been relatively low all summer, and in Texas we've got some of the lowest prices in the country. They're about to get lower! Here's how low they'll go.

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We Have Your Tickets For The Gregg County Fair

It's that time of year!  Time for the carnival, the rides and, of course, the delicious  (and oh so bad for you) fair food.

The Gregg County Fair kicks off on September 9th and it will be the first in a series of autumn fair events throughout Texas...

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Blue Bell Comes Up With Camo Flavor

 

There are three main flavors that make up the new Camo 'n Cream offering that our neighbors in Brenham have come up with.  Any guess what the green, white, and brown ice cream flavors are?  And better yet, do they go together?

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Rock’s Best Artist Vs. Record Label Disputes

We look at times when musicians fought with their corporate overlords.

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Check Out the Incredible VFX Reel for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

As movies have gotten bigger, the call for more and more computer generated effects has become louder, which some might say defeats the point of making the film. The Star Wars films have ridden this wave from practical effects like puppetry and meticulously detailed sets in the ’70s and ’80s to the CGI-heavy world of today, where there can sometimes be whole scenes made entirely from computer generated textures.

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We Have Your Tickets To The Monster Truck Fall Nationals

The Monster Truck Fall Nationals will be held this Saturday, September 10th at the Lone Star Speedway in Kilgore.

Big Foot will be on hand for the event and gates will open at 5:00pm, with the pit party kicking off at 5:30pm...

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