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Jason Bonhams Led Zeppelin Experience at Bumbershoot 2013 at Seattle Center on September 1, 2013 (Photo by Kirk Stauffer / krstauffer.com)

Metal Thrives in Seattle

TIME published a study Tuesday that maps Americans’ music preferences based on location. As it turns out, Seattle loves it some metal.


HBD to Welsh guitarist Dave Edmunds. (Ian Tyas/Getty Images)

Somebody Out There’s Got Buddy Holly’s Strat, And Letterman Gives Jerry Garcia A Guitar Lesson: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

Up close and personal with Buddy Holly’s guitar, Billy Joel and his motorcycle collection, and David Letterman gives Jerry Garcia a guitar lesson back in the 80′s…


Happy 80th BD to Danny's TV Mom, Shirley Jones, shown here with another of her red-headed fictional offspring, little Opie Cunningham (Ron Howard) from "The Music Man" circa '62. (Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Hendrix Burns Strat-Allen Pays Extra For It, And Danny Call Your TV Mom-It’s Her Birthday: This Day In Classic Rock [Videos]

See Chuck Berry doing Johnny B. Goode in ’58, and some of the covers that followed…Jimi Hendrix lights his Stratocaster on fire, increasing it’s value? WTF? Danny reassembles The Partridge Family in ’95…and live Zeppelin in The Kingdome! Were you there?


"It f***ing hurt, too!" (Carlos Alvares/Getty Images)

Elvis Reports To The Army, Alice Have Their Biggest Hit, Lou Reed Bitten On Ass: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

The King Reports to the Draft Board, The Beatles film Help!, Lou Reed gets his ass bitten and not in the cool, kinky way you would expect from Lou Reed, And awesome live Alice Cooper from 1973!


HBD to Seattle's uber-producer Quincy Jones (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

British Invade Britain, Slowhand Drinks Too Much: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

The Beatles invented rock videos, though they didn’t call them that then….see one of their early ones…along with live Metallica with Dave Mustaine…Chicago in the early days…and more!


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Check Out Andre 3000 As Jimi Hendrix in ‘All Is By My Side’ Clip

A scene from the upcoming Hendrix biopic has just surfaced.


Jimi Hendrix (Getty Images)

Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, James Brown To Be Features On Upcoming Stamps

So will Steve Jobs, Wilt Chamberlin and Johnny Carson.


Kurt Cobain married her today in 1992. Two years and one month later he was dead. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Hendrix’s Last Show In England, And Kurt Gets Married: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Super-early Stones, The Beatles make Help!, Jimi’s British Swan Song at the Royal Albert Hall, Tour Headley Grange with Jimmy Page, and tons more in today’s videos…


AC/DC released their first album today in '75...Down Undah. We'd have to wait another year...(Istvan Hustzti/Getty Images)

Nancy’s Boots Go Walkin’, AC/DC’s Debut: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Nancy Sinatra shakes them boots….and other stuff. So does David Coverdale’s unstable wife Tawny. The Stones in LA in ’72, CGI Beatles, and more in today’s bitchin’ videos.


HBD to former Genesis frontman Peter Gabriel. Do you still need him?  will you still feed him? He's 64. (Frank Micelotta/Getty Images)

Sinatra Launches Reprise, The Monkees Play Instruments, And Black Sabbath’s Debut: This Day In Classic Rock [Video]

Hear Frank Sinatra’s ultra rare record for The Beatles Apple label he recorded for Ringo’s wife’s birthday…Peter Gabriel era Genesis, Black Sabbath doing their theme song, and more…