41 Years Ago: AC/DC Overcome Tragedy With the Masterful ‘Back in Black’
Here's how one of the most successful rock albums ever came together.
34 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Release ‘Appetite for Destruction’
One of the biggest albums ever made.
26 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Releases Comeback Album ‘Ozzmosis’
Out of retirement and into the studio.
34 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Exonerated in ‘Suicide Solution’ Fan Death Lawsuit
On Aug. 7, 1986, a judge ruled on a lawsuit against Ozzy Osbourne and his record labels tying the song 'Suicide Solution' to the death of a teen.
38 Years Ago: Dio Release ‘Holy Diver’
The first album after Ronnie James Dio was kicked out of Black Sabbath.
41 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Roar Back With ‘Heaven and Hell’
A major step forward on their first album with Ronnie James Dio.
38 Years Ago: Dave Mustaine Fired From Metallica
Then we wound up with two amazing thrash bands.
32 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Dr. Feelgood’
Mötley Crüe were unapologetically obsessed with crafting the kind of sticky, sleazy hard rock that defined MTV hair metal.
11 Years Ago: Ronnie James Dio Passes Away
We take a look back at the life and death of metal legend Ronnie James Dio.
38 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
It wasn't an April Fool's joke.