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35 Years Ago: Judas Priest Polish Their ‘British Steel’ to Perfection

Judas Priest's career arrived at a significant turning point in April 1980, when the metal veterans unveiled their aptly named sixth album, British Steel.

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35 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Overcome Difficult Recording Conditions on Debut Album

Music fans who visited record stores in April 1980 likely found themselves confronted with a horrifying creature of leathery skin and spiky hair staring wide-eyed and gape-mouthed at them.

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40 Years Ago: Ron Wood Joins the Rolling Stones as an Apprentice

Ron Wood's entrance into the debauched world of rock 'n' roll excess that was the Rolling Stones arrived via a press statement on April 14, 1975.

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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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26 Years Ago: The Cult Polish Up Their Sound on ‘Sonic Temple’

Until the Cult released their fourth album, Sonic Temple, in April 1989, change had been the only constant thread of an acclaimed but rather schizophrenic career.

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16 Years Ago: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers Barely Hold It Together on ‘Echo’

Everything Tom Petty touched turned to platinum during the '90s, starting with the sales carryover from his 1989 solo debut Full Moon Fever and continuing through a series of bestselling releases that included a pair of albums with the Heartbreakers, the solo Wildflowers LP and a greatest-hits record that boasted a couple new hits of its own.

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32 Years Ago: Dave Mustaine Fired From Metallica

The end of Dave Mustaine's stay in Metallica came on April 11, 1983, and it came without warning.

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25 Years Ago: Fleetwood Mac Release ‘Behind the Mask’ Without Lindsey Buckingham

By the time they achieved massive mainstream success in the mid-'70s, Fleetwood Mac had already been through more lineup changes than most bands manage in their entire careers, and their best-selling album, Rumours, was partly inspired by a pair of collapsing relationships between bandmates.

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45 Years Ago: Jim Morrison Dragged Offstage in Boston – ‘Would You Like to See My Genitals?’

By the spring of 1970, Doors frontman Jim Morrison had already been through plenty of scrapes with the law, and the band had developed a reputation for a sometimes dangerously unpredictable live act.

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45 Years Ago: Paul McCartney Announces His Split From The Beatles

Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles on April 10, 1970.

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46 Years Ago: Bob Dylan Goes Country on ‘Nashville Skyline’

Having hinted as his intentions on the more rustic John Wesley Harding, Bob Dylan dove head-long into deep country for 1969's Nashville Skyline.

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17 Years Ago: Ron Wood Saved From Boat Fire

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

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