28 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘The Black Album’
On Aug. 12, 1991, Metallica released their biggest selling disc, known as 'The Black Album' to fans.
An Analysis of Influences Heard on Slipknot’s ‘We Are Not Your Kind’
Some Artists That Are Kinda Slipknot’s Kind
Interview: Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Once Again Embraced Pain to Create Unflinching Art
The singer digs into his depression, the album's Bowie-influence and more.
33 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Exonerated in ‘Suicide Solution’ Fan Death Lawsuit
On Aug. 7, 1986, a judge tossed out a lawsuit against Ozzy Osbourne and his record labels tying the song 'Suicide Solution' to the death of a teen.
Review: Slipknot’s ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ Permeated With Experimentation
Heavy metal author Jon Wiederhorn reviews Slipknot's new album.
36 Years Ago: Metallica Start the Thrash Revolution With ‘Kill ‘Em All’
Read the story behind this revolutionary debut.
29 Years Ago: Pantera Find Their Voice With ‘Cowboys From Hell’
On July 24, 1990, Pantera took a major step forward in their music career with the 'Cowboys From Hell' album.
25 Years Ago: Marilyn Manson Issues ‘Portrait of an American Family’
On July 19, 1994, Marilyn Manson dropped the Spooky Kids from their moniker and released the 'Portrait of an American Family' disc.
27 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Ill-Fated Tour
A tour for the ages remembered for all the wrong reasons.
31 Years Ago: Slayer Release ‘South of Heaven’
On July 5, 1988, Slayer released their follow-up to 'Reign in Blood.'
34 Years Ago: Megadeth Unleash ‘Killing Is My Business… And Business Is Good’
After being fired from Metallica, Dave Mustaine would go on to form Megadeth and release one of the best thrash debut albums ever.
14 Years Ago: Avenged Sevenfold Unleash Their Breakthrough Album ‘City of Evil’
Their breakthrough album.