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August 1, 1981 - MTV debuts

By Heather S on Aug 1, 2014 10:10 AM

Thirty three years ago today, MTV debuted.  At 12:01 AM on August 1, 1981, MTV launched with a numerical countdown, followed by the words "Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll." The first music video the new network played was "Video Killed the Radio Star" by The Buggles...

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Face the Music

By Jacki P on May 17, 2014 8:34 AM

Finally, the Starchild tells his story. Following books by Gene Simmons, Ace Frehley, and Peter Criss, Paul Stanley is the last original member of KISS to publish his autobiography. Unlike its predecessors, Face the Music is less focused on dishing on his bandmates (though there is plenty of that in the book) and more on Stanley’s development as a musician and person. He describes his…

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