36 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release the Tony Iommi-Featuring ‘Seventh Star’
It was supposed to be a Tony Iommi solo album.
21 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 Redefine Thrash With ‘Reign in Blood’
On Oct. 7, 1986, Slayer delivered their thrash masterpiece 'Reign in Blood.'
46 Years Ago: KISS Release the Game-Changing Concert Album ‘Alive!’
You wanted the best, you got the best!
33 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash ‘…And Justice for All’
On Aug. 25, 1988, Metallica released '...And Justice For All,' their first album without Cliff Burton.
23 Years Ago: Rob Zombie Goes Solo With ‘Hellbilly Deluxe’
On Aug. 25, 1998, Rob Zombie began his solo career by releasing 'Hellbilly Deluxe.'
31 Years Ago: Anthrax Release ‘Persistence of Time’
On Aug. 21, 1990, Anthrax released their 'Persistence of Time' album with a lot of drama surrounding them.
37 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Ride the Lightning’
How would Metallica follow up 'Kill 'Em All'? On July 27, 1984, we got 'Ride the Lightning.'
50 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Master of Reality’
On July 21, 1971, Black Sabbath released their 'Master of Reality' album.
39 Years Ago: Judas Priest Release ‘Screaming for Vengeance’
On July 17, 1982, Judas Priest saw their star rise with the release of the 'Screaming for Vengeance' album.
26 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Team Up With Body Count Members for Ill-Fated ‘Forbidden’ Album
The last of five albums Black Sabbath recorded with vocalist Tony Martin.
30 Years Ago: Skid Row Release ‘Slave to the Grind’
Skid Row's devastatingly heavy second album came out on June 11, 1991.