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Why AC/DC's 'Flick of the Switch' Was Doomed to Fail

AC/DC were on top of the world — and the charts — when they decided to clean house for the raw, back-to-basics Flick of the Switch. But in the process of purging, they seemed to forget the winning formula that turned them into rock 'n' roll superstars, resulting in their lowest-selling and worst-reviewed album in years.AC/DC triumphed over tragedy at the dawn of the '80s, replacing late singer Bon Scott with Brian […]

todayMay 17, 2022

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Why Black Sabbath's 'Never Say Die!' Was Doomed to Fail

When Black Sabbath released the doomed-to-fail Never Say Die! in 1978, the irony of the title was lost on nobody — including the band.The metallurgists had revolutionized heavy music at the dawn of the '70s with classic albums like their self-titled debut, Paranoid and Master of Reality. But years of rampant substance abuse and dwindling album sales had left them a worn-out husk of a band. Black Sabbath struggled to complete 1976's […]

todayMay 3, 2022

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Why Kiss' 'Creatures of the Night' Was Doomed to Fail

Thundering riffs, masterful songwriting and a hotshot new guitarist weren't enough to redeem Kiss' 1982 album Creatures of the Night. With their goodwill crumbled from three consecutive misfires, the band's strongest album in years was still doomed to fail.Kiss had spent the mid-'70s packing stadiums and releasing one hit album after another, but they were in dire straits by 1982. The face-painted rockers were hemorrhaging fans after the critical and commercial […]

todayApril 26, 2022

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