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44 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Overcome Writer’s Block and Release ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’
On Dec. 1, 1973, Black Sabbath overcame writer's block and delivered their mammoth fifth album, 'Sabbath Bloody Sabbath.'
36 Years Ago: KISS Hit Rock Bottom With ‘Music From the Elder’
On Nov. 10, 1981, KISS served up one of the bigger missteps of their career with the 'Music From the Elder' album.
36 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Flies High Again With ‘Diary of a Madman’
On Nov. 7, 1981, Ozzy Osbourne released 'Diary of a Madman,' the last disc to feature shining guitarist Randy Rhoads. Get the story behind the album inside.
21 Years Ago: Korn Release ‘Life Is Peachy’
Korn released their sophomore album, 'Life is Peachy,' on Oct. 15, 1996. Get the details behind the recording process as we take a look back at the album.
27 Years Ago: Slayer Release ‘Seasons in the Abyss’
On Oct. 9, 1990, Slayer released 'Seasons in the Abyss,' taking things in a new and exciting direction for the band.
19 Years Ago: Rob Zombie Goes Solo with ‘Hellbilly Deluxe’
On Aug. 25, 1998, Rob Zombie began his solo career by releasing 'Hellbilly Deluxe.'
25 Years Ago: Faith No More Release ‘Angel Dust’
On June 8, 1992, Faith No More released their 'Angel Dust' album.
22 Years Ago: White Zombie Release Their Final Studio Album, ‘Astro-Creep: 2000′
White Zombie should have been on top of the world as they approached the recording of 'Astro-Creep: 2000,' which was released on April 11, 1995. In reality, the band members were completely at odds.
30 Years Ago: Anthrax Make Thrash Metal History With ‘Among the Living’
On March 22, 1987, Anthrax issued 'Among the Living,' an album that secured their spot in thrash metal history.
34 Years Ago: Van Halen Get a Jump on ‘1984’
On Jan. 9, 1984, Van Halen released their last album of the first era with David Lee Roth.
34 Years Ago: Judas Priest Ride Hot Streak With ‘Defenders of the Faith’
On Jan. 4, 1984, Judas Priest picked up where 'Screaming for Vengeance' left off with another certifiable, definitive metal record in 'Defenders of the Faith.'
8 Years Ago: Avenged Sevenfold’s Jimmy ‘The Rev’ Sullivan Passes Away
On Dec. 28, 2009, Avenged Sevenfold announced their longtime drummer Jimmy 'The Rev' Sullivan had passed away at the age of 28.