30 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Dr. Feelgood’
Five albums into their career, Mötley Crüe were unapologetically obsessed with crafting the kind of sticky, sleazy hard rock that defined MTV hair metal.
9 Years Ago: Ronnie James Dio Passes Away
We take a look back at the life and death of metal legend Ronnie James Dio.
36 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
It wasn't an April Fool's joke.
33 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Sign to Geffen Records
Here's how it happened.
14 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne’s House Nearly Burned Down in Fire-Related Mishap
On March 25, 2005, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne were sent fleeing from their Buckinghamshire estate due to a fire.
45 Years Ago: KISS Unleash Self-Titled Debut Album
On Feb. 18, 1974, KISS arrived on the scene with their self-titled debut album.
18 Years Ago: Jason Newsted Leaves Metallica
On Jan. 17, 2001, bassist Jason Newsted revealed the news that he was exiting Metallica.
35 Years Ago: Slayer Unleash Their Debut Album ‘Show No Mercy’
On Dec. 3, 1983, Slayer started their legendary metal career with the release of their debut album, 'Show No Mercy.'
System of a Down’s Serj Tankian Offers Update on ‘Future Release’
He's got espresso and music on his mind.
36 Years Ago: Metallica Start the Thrash Revolution With ‘Kill ‘Em All’
Read the story behind this revolutionary debut.