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The Beatles song that represented a “tough period” for John Lennon

During the tumultuous sessions for The Beatles, John Lennon was exacerbating the relationship with his bandmates in more ways than one. After having experimented with marijuana and LSD, Lennon had begun using heroin, something that made his bandmates uncomfortable. Paul McCartney noted that Lennon’s new habit was put on public display in one of the…

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Why Nirvana Turned Down Metallica Tour With Guns N’ Roses

The 1992 stadium co-headline tour featuring Metallica and Guns N’ Roses went down as one of the more famous (and yes ill-fated) tours of all time, but the tour could have been even more star-studded had Nirvana accepted the opening slot on the run. During an interview with NME, guitarist Kirk Hammett revealed that he…

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The reason why Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page started using a double-neck guitar

As one of the most legendary guitar players of all time, it’s remarkable how many axes Jimmy Page lucked into over the years. In fact, some of his most legendary guitars weren’t actually bought or formally owned by Page, at least not at first. There’s the Fender Telecaster that was left behind by Jeff Beck…

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Fly On The Wall is the great lost AC/DC album and here’s why

Released on 28 June 1985, Fly on the Wall’s five cheeky videos and hair-metal production, combined with the capture of a serial killer, put AC/DC back on the map The summer of ‘85 brings back some fantastic memories. I got my driver’s license, my first job as a lifeguard at the local swimming pool, and…

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