36 Years Ago: Dave Mustaine Fired From Metallica
The end of Dave Mustaine's stay in Metallica came on April 11, 1983, and it came without warning.
31 Years Ago: Iron Maiden’s Progressive Side Shines on ‘Seventh Son of a Seventh Son’
The album represented a major shift toward the progressive side.
24 Years Ago: White Zombie Release Their Final Studio Album, ‘Astro-Creep: 2000′
Get the story behind the album.
25 Years Ago + 17 Years Ago: Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain + Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley Die on …
Get the history behind these two tragedies.
33 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Sign to Geffen Records
Here's how it happened.
19 Years Ago: Pantera Unleash ‘Reinventing the Steel’
On March 21, 2000, Pantera released what would be their final studio album, 'Reinventing the Steel.'
19 Years Ago: AC/DC Bring Back the Grit on ‘Stiff Upper Lip’
On Feb. 28, 2000, AC/DC reunited with producer George Young and delivered their 'Stiff Upper Lip' album.
25 Years Ago: Cradle of Filth Make Their Debut With ‘The Principle of Evil Made Flesh’
On Feb. 24, 1994, Cradle of Filth released their debut album, 'The Principle of Evil Made Flesh.'
27 Years Ago: Pantera Release the Groundbreaking ‘Vulgar Display of Power’
On Feb. 25, 1992, Pantera changed the course of heavy metal with the release of 'Vulgar Display of Power.'
23 Years Ago: Sepultura Explored Their ‘Roots’
On Feb. 20, 1996, Sepultura unleashed their percussive-driven metal masterpiece 'Roots.'
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.'
Three Years Ago: Scott Weiland Dies From Drug Overdose
On Dec. 3, 2015, iconic Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland died of a drug overdose while on tour with Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts.