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Happy 66th Birthday to the quiet rock genius of Aerosmith, guitarist Brad Whitford! He was born February 23, 1952 in Winchester, Massachusetts. It's also pretty freakin' cool that I share my arrival on the planet with him...15 years later.

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29 years ago today, the rock world was scratching our collective heads after the announcement of the winner when the category for Hard Rock/Heavy Metal was introduced for the first time at the Grammy Awards.
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29 years ago this weekend (yeah, you read that right), Poison rocked the Cumberland County Civic Center on the Open Up and Say…Ahh! Tour. This was Bret, C.C., Bobby, and Rikki at the height of their hair-metal powers.
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18 years ago today, Def Leppard returned to Portland for a sold-out show at the Civic Center to bring us into the new millennium.
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25 years ago today, Bon Jovi played a sold out show at the Civic Center. It’s a particularly memorable show for me even though I wasn’t there.

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