42 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.
35 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Release ‘Appetite for Destruction’
One of the biggest albums ever made.
39 Years Ago: Dave Mustaine Fired From Metallica
Then we wound up with two amazing thrash bands.
17 Years Ago: Dimebag Darrell Slain Onstage in Ohio
On Dec. 8, 2004, Dimebag Darrell's life ended when he was shot by a gunman onstage during a Damageplan show in Columbus, Ohio.
25 Years Ago: Korn Release ‘Life Is Peachy’
Get the story behind their second album.
27 Years Ago: Korn Pioneer a New Sound With Their Self-Titled Debut Album
On Oct. 11, 1994, Korn delivered an assortment of different sounds into a completely new style that changed metal forever.
36 Years Ago: Metallica Bassist Cliff Burton Dies in Tragic Bus Crash
On Sept. 27, 1986, Metallica's Cliff Burton was killed in a bus crash.
47 Years Ago: KISS Release the Game-Changing Concert Album ‘Alive!’
You wanted the best, you got the best!
33 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.
34 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash ‘…And Justice for All’
On Sept. 7, 1988, Metallica released '...And Justice For All,' their first album without Cliff Burton.