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Bill Ward Says He Volunteered to Fire Ozzy Osbourne From Black Sabbath in 1979

When the members of Black Sabbath decided Ozzy Osbourne needed to go in 1979, drummer Bill Ward volunteered for the difficult task of telling him he was out of a job.

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Get an Exclusive Presale Code to Get Rock the Square Tickets for Only $20

We're bringing rock legends 38 Special and Jimmie Vaughan to the first-ever Rock the Square in Downtown Tyler on Saturday, Oct. 17, and we've got your exclusive chance at the cheapest tickets possible!

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Robert Plant Teases Pearl Jam About Lifting Led Zeppelin’s ‘Going to California’

It's no secret that the guys in Pearl Jam are Led Zeppelin fans, or that their 1998 single "Given to Fly" owes an obvious debt to Zeppelin's "Going to California."

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41 Years Ago: Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young Launch Their ‘Doom Tour’

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young began their ill-fated 'Doom Tour' on July 9, 1974.

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Peter Gabriel
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Peter Gabriel Working on New Album

Peter Gabriel has been uploading pictures from the studio to his Facebook page.

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Flashback: Alice Cooper and Ann Landers Debate Necrophilia

When a famous advice columnist called Alice Cooper out over his song "Cold Ethyl," he didn't roll over and play dead.

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Jerry Garcia
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20 Years Ago: Jerry Garcia Plays His Final Grateful Dead Concert

Jerry Garcia's final show with the Grateful Dead -- held on July 9, 1995, at Chicago's Soldier Field -- was no lasting tribute.

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Keith Richards Announces Release Date for New Solo Album, ‘Crosseyed Heart’

Keith Richards has settled on a release date — and a title — for his long-awaited new solo album.

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Randy Meisner Placed Under Court-Ordered Supervision After Allegedly Making Murder-Suicide Threats

Randy Meisner has been placed under the 24-hour care of a temporary conservator following a contentious court hearing that included some disturbing allegations about the former Eagles bassist's well-being and recent behavior.

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AC/DC's Phil Rudd
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AC/DC Drummer Phil Rudd Sentenced to Eight Months of Home Detention

The court has ruled that the AC/DC drummer must be confined to his house.

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Def Leppard Albums, Ranked Worst to Best

Ultimate Classic Rock ranks every Def Leppard studio effort, from worst to best.

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Grateful Dead: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at ‘Fare Thee Well’

Now that the Grateful Dead's 50th anniversary "Fare Thee Well" shows are on the books, it's time to take a look back at — and behind the scenes of — the concert event of the season.

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