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Guns'N'Roses- Slash

Guns'n'Roses Appetite for Destruction is now the top-selling debut album in history at over 18 million copies in just the U.S.

Ozzy Osbourne- Blizzard of Ozz

Ozzy Osbourne with his story of "Blizzard of Ozz".

Ozzy Osbourne- I Don't Know- Memphis April 1982

Ozzy Osbourne's first performance after the tragic airplane accident which killed his young gifted guitarist Randy Rhoads, his tour seamstress, and tour bus driver had the double weight of being a long-scheduled live radio broadcast to America.…

Judas Priest-Best-Rob Halford

All of the members of Judas Priest grew up in or around the northern industrial English city of Birmingham amidst coal mines,steel factories,iron ore smelters,and the mountainous piles of waste ,or"slag", an inevitable by-product from such heavy industry(the most notorious "slag heap"in rock is the album cover photo on The Who's Who's Next)...(more)

Black Sabbath-Paranoid-Ozzy Osbourne

Black Sabbath has performed their final show.This band has said goodbye more often than the Von Trapp Family Singers.

Ozzy Osbourne- Paranoid Live in Memphis 4-28-82

In April 1982 Ozzy Osbourne honored an agreement to broadcast his sold-out concert live nationwide from the Memphis Mid-South Coliseum, in spite of the fact that his guitarist Randy Rhoads, his band seamstress, and his tour bus driver had all…

Queensryche- Best I Can- Hammersmith Odeon London 11-15-90

Twenty-five years ago this week Queensryche planted the flag of American rock in the heart of the British Empire, London's venerable Hammersmith Odeon theater, while debuting their new album then, Empire, which would go on to dominate the sales…

Queensryche- Empire

Watching the February 1992 internationally-televised Grammy Awards, there was Queensryche performing the most unlikely Top Ten Billboard hit and Grammy-nominated Rock Song of the Year "Silent Lucidity", live with a symphony orchestra conducted…

KISS-Alive!- Paul Stanley, Gene Simmons

"The lovefest ended when we hit the stage," Kiss lead singer/ guitarist/ songwriter Paul Stanley told me about the band fraternity of support groups opening for them some forty-plus years ago,"because we were there to destroy them." Gene Simmons…

Led Zeppelin- IV- Houses of the Holy-Jimmy Page,Robert Plant

Jimmy Page & Robert Plant revisit Led Zeppelin IV & the follow up, Houses of the Holy.