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The History of AC/DC and the ‘Night Stalker’ Murders

Richard Ramirez, a transient based in Los Angeles, spent a terrifying portion of 1984 and 1985 slipping into windows and through unlocked doors in California, committing a string of unspeakable crimes under cover of darkness.

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Elektra
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That Time Motley Crue Struggled to Move Forward With a New Singer

In 1992, with the biggest record of their career behind them and 25 million of Elektra Records' dollars in the bank, Motley Crue seemed poised to scale even greater heights.

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Geffen Records
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How Sammy Hagar’s ‘Unboxed’ LP Led to Van Halen’s Split

Sammy Hagar adds two new songs to a solo-career greatest hits collection, leading to a dispute with his Van Halen bandmates.

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The Story of Mick Jagger’s First Solo Tour

With the future of the Rolling Stones in limbo, Mick Jagger kicked off a solo tour of Japan on March 15, 1988, in support of his second album, 'Primitive Cool.'

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A&M Records
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The Story of Joe Jackson’s Jazzy ‘Body and Soul’

Joe Jackson released 'Body and Soul' on March 14, 1984.

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YouTube
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The Story of Van Halen’s Injury-Plagued ‘Balance’ Tour

Early 1995 found Van Halen heading back out on the road with a No. 1 album on the chart — but trouble was brewing.

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Epic Records
Epic Records
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Quiet Riot Brought Metal to the Mainstream With ‘Metal Health’

Released in March 1983, Quiet Riot's 'Metal Health became the first heavy metal disc to capture the top spot on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart.

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Columbia
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The History of Billy Joel’s Tough ‘Glass Houses’

Billy Joel closed out the '70s with two of the bestselling albums of the decade in The Stranger and 52nd Street.

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The Story of Simon and Garfunkel’s First Masterpiece, ‘The Sounds of Silence’

Today, their acclaim is universal, but in 1964 Simon & Garfunkel’s debut LP ‘Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M.’ flopped. S

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Beatles Producer George Martin Dead at 90

The man known as the "Fifth Beatle," producer and arranger George Martin, has died at the age of 90.

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Elektra
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The Story of Queen’s Second Album, ‘Queen II’

Queen released their second album 'Queen II' on March 8, 1974.

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Elektra Records
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30 Years Ago: Metallica Release Their Masterpiece, ‘Master of Puppets’

Heavy metal effectively came of age in the '80s, as it coalesced what had previously been a ragtag collective of bands into a bona fide rock 'n' roll subgenre capable of achieving Top 40 success.

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