37 Years Ago: Dio Release ‘Holy Diver’
The first album after Ronnie James Dio was kicked out of Black Sabbath.
40 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Roar Back With ‘Heaven and Hell’
A major step forward on their first album with Ronnie James Dio.
37 Years Ago: Dave Mustaine Fired From Metallica
Then we wound up with two amazing thrash bands.
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.
10 Years Ago: Ronnie James Dio Passes Away
We take a look back at the life and death of metal legend Ronnie James Dio.
37 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
It wasn't an April Fool's joke.
34 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Sign to Geffen Records
Here's how it happened.
16 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne’s House Nearly Burned Down in Fire-Related Mishap
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne were sent fleeing from their Buckinghamshire estate due to a fire in 2005.
46 Years Ago: KISS Get to Work With 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.