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Flashback: Pink Floyd, Genesis, Queen, Clapton Unite For Charity

On September 18th, 1993, a crowd of about 1,000 lucky rock fans dressed in their finest black tie evening wear gathered on the charred ruins of Cowdray Castle at West Sussex, England to witness a once-in-a-lifetime superstar concert featuring Pink Floyd,Queen, Genesis and Eric Clapton. The event was put together to raise money for King Edward VII Hospital in Midhur… ...

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Flashback: Journey Learn 'The Road Ain't No Place to Start a Family'

Journey were just six days into their U.S. tour in support of 1981’s Escape when keyboardist Jonathan Cain began feeling homesick. The previous year he’d quit the Baby’s to replace founding keyboardist Gregg Rolie in Journey, and on the strength of singles like “Open Arms,” “Who’s Crying Now” and “Don’t Stop Believin'” they were headlining arenas on a tour that ...

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Flashback: The Killers Original 'Mr. Brightside' Demo

Brandon Flowers was a bellman at the Gold Coast Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas in late 2001 when he picked up a copy of the Las Vegas Weekly and saw an ad that caught his eye: “Seeking musicians for all original band. Influences: Oasis, Smashing Pumpkins, Bowie, Radiohead.” It was placed by guitarist Dave Keuning, who was paying his ...

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Flashback: The Cranberries Perform 'Zombie' on MTV Unplugged

The shocking news that Cranberries lead singer Dolores O’Riordan died from unknown causes at age 46 hit the news wires early today. The Irish group hadn’t had a very big profile in America for many years, but in the mid-1990s they scored massive hits with “Dreams,” “Linger,” Zombie” and “Salvation.” They were so inescapable in that time they even got a ...

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