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Various Artists: I’m a Freak Baby: A Journey Through the British Heavy Psych & Hard Rock Under

If you have ever watched Spinal Tap and thought, “Yeah, I get the joke, but this music still rocks,” then this is the anthology for you.

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Ian Gillan and Tony Iommi: Who Cares

Afew good tunes and a lot of throwaway stuff, all for a good cause.

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Our 5 Picks for the Rock Hall Class of 2013

Last week, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced the 15 contenders vying to be inducted as part of its Class of 2013. By adhering to the Hall's broad definition of rock 'n' roll and by trying to objectively apply its induction criteria, Sound Affects has narrowed down the choices to five artists it would vote for if it could.

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This Year's Rock Hall of Fame Ballot Aims to Right Some Wrongs

The newly-announced ballot for the next class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees not only seeks to rectify long-standing slights but lets the public have a say for once. Here's hoping it doesn't go all pear-shaped.

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Deep Purple: Total Abandon: Australia '99

One-disc reissue of two-disc live set showcases DP's Steve Morse phase

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Deep Purple: Shades of Deep Purple / The Book of Taliesyn / Deep Purple

Evidence of Deep Purple's pop roots found on trio of early albums.

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Born Again, Again

Critically panned 28 years ago, Black Sabbath's bizarre 11th album, Born Again, has gone on to earn a cult following of its own.

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Santana and Various Artists: Guitar Heaven

Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time comes off as a celebrity version of American Idol.

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Most Infamous Snubs

Fans have made a strong case for the following bands and artists who weren’t nominated this year and aren’t in the hall of fame yet.

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Deep Purple: Rapture of the Deep

Deep Purple keep the creative fires burning on what turns out to be their best album in two decades.

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