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Black Sabbath- Vol 4- Ozzy Osbourne

By September 25 1972 and "Vol. 4",the world into which the Birmingham England band Black Sabbath quickly rose to popularity felt increasingly like a dangerous place...

Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page, Robert Plant Recall Rehearsal

Jimmy Page & Robert Plant recall first rehearsals for Led Zeppelin first public performance 11-9-68 at The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm.

Ozzy Osbourne on ROCK 103 Memphis 4-28-82

In April 1982, little more than a month after a plane crash had taken the life of his young & talented guitarist Randy Rhoads , Ozzy Osbourne chose my afternoon radio show on Memphis' #1 station , ROCK 103 , to make his first public statements concerning the tragedy.
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Sammy Hagar- Standing Hampton 35th Anniversary

It is the 35th anniversary of the pivotal album in Sammy Hagar's long career, "Standing Hampton"...

Steppenwolf- Gold- John Kay

Mainstream rock fans would vote Steppenwolf into the Rock Hall easily if only for pretty much single-handedly putting hard rock and its term "heavy metal thunder" onto American Top 40 radio...
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Led Zeppelin IV- Jimmy Page,Robert Plant

Legendary wrestler-turned-Led Zeppelin manager Peter Grant had an appropriately out-sized role in the Led Zeppelin "4" story as told by Jimmy Page and Robert Plant.
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Metallica- Black Album- James Hetfield, Kirk Hammett

Metallica (affectionately known as "The Black Album" in the same way The Beatles had been dubbed "The White Album"), Metallica's lead guitarist Kirk Hammett and lead throat James Hetfield show how the band sits atop the family tree of hard rock/heavy metal evolution.

Ozzy Osbourne- Paranoid- 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…