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34 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica

On April 1, 1983, Kirk Hammett found out a phone call requesting him to audition for Metallica was not an April Fool's joke.

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Columbia Records / Larry Hulst, Getty Images
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30 Years Ago: Steve Perry Plays His Last Full Show With Journey

Journey were partway through a U.S. tour when they performed at the Sullivan Sports Arena in Anchorage on Feb. 1, 1987.

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Isaac Brekken, Getty Images / CBS / Wood, Wikimedia Commons
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The Bat, the Alamo and Randy Rhoads’ Death: The Two Most Troubled Months of Ozzy Osbourne’s Life

Somehow, Ozzy Osbourne managed to survive the '80s.

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Harry Benson, Hulton Archive, Getty Images
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55 Years Ago: The Beatles Sign Their First Contract With Brian Epstein

By late 1961, the Beatles were one of the most popular bands in Liverpool, but were desperate to find a representative who would secure them a recording contract.

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George Pimentel, Getty Images
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David Bowie’s Death: One Year Later

On Jan. 8, 2016, David Bowie released Blackstar. On Jan. 10, 2016, David Bowie died.

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30 Years Ago: Elton John Undergoes Voice-Altering Throat Surgery

Elton John rang in 1987 by saving his voice — by undergoing surgery that would open a new chapter in his career by altering the way he sang.

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30 Years Ago: Aretha Franklin Becomes First Woman Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

On Jan. 3, 1987, Aretha Franklin was the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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40 Years Ago: The Eagles Reach a Pinnacle Exploring Paradise Lost on ‘Hotel California’

'Hotel California,' the Eagles layered, always frank meditation on the price of fame, is a reflection of where they were in life.

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How Classic Rock Survived the ’80s

During the '80s, trends and technology combined to change the industry in ways that often sounded — and looked — like they'd altered the rock 'n' roll landscape forever.

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35 Years Ago: The J. Geils Band Release ‘Freeze-Frame’

After 10 years and 11 albums, the J. Geils Band nudged into the pop mainstream with 1980's Love Stinks — but that was just the warm-up for their next, and biggest, album.

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45 Years Ago: Don McLean Mourns an Era on ‘American Pie’

Don McLean’s first album didn’t exactly set the world on fire.

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50 Years Ago: The Monkees Release Their Debut Album

The Monkees released their eponymous first album on Oct. 10, 1966, about a month after the premiere of The Monkees TV show.

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