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Not Fade Away: It Wasn’t Just Music that Made Hole’s ‘Live Through This’ So Iconic

Released on April 12, 1994, Hole’s landmark Live Through This is an album that is inherently female, unforgivingly dark, and perfectly self-aware.

04/11/2014

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Not Fade Away: Revisiting ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’ & the Riff that Saved Black Sabbath

In Not Fade Away, we take a look at the legacy of great albums as they celebrate significant anniversaries. Here, we look back at Black Sabbath’s fifth album, 1973′s ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath.’

12/27/2013

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Billy Idol’s ‘Rebel Yell,’ 30 Years After MTV Brought It to the Masses

If you were one of the fortunate households to have MTV in late 1983 and through 1984, you knew every inch of Billy Idol. It was in those nascent years of the channel that Idol’s career was launched, and an album took him from clubs at the first start of the tour, to stadiums at end.

11/11/2013

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Not Fade Away: 10 Years Later, How Death Cab For Cutie Broke Through with ‘Transatlanticism’

A lot of people write about Transatlanticism in the framework of The O.C., but that’s a narrative that is like congratulating Nike for their hard work on Michael Jordan’s legacy.

10/29/2013

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Not Fade Away: Pearl Jam’s ‘Vs.’ Turns 20

‘Vs.’ set records in the week and a half it took to sell 1.3 million copies in October 1993, and coupled with Nirvana’s feminist-minded In Utero a month earlier, it was the moment where the bands overlapped most in popularity and political-mindedness.

10/18/2013

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Not Fade Away: 25 Years Later, Perry Farrell Talks Jane’s Addiction’s ‘Nothing’s Shocking’

Decades after its release, ‘Nothing’s Shocking’ routinely pops up on “Best Albums Of All Time” charts. But if anyone ever puts together a “Most Deceptively Titled Albums Of All Time,” Nothing’s Shocking may top the list.

08/27/2013

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Not Fade Away: Metallica’s World Domination Began With ‘…And Justice For All’

Producer Flemming Rasmussen talks to us about the storied production of ‘…And Justice For All’, and Jason Newsted offers his theory on where his bass parts disappeared to.

08/22/2013

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