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’ Albu…
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.
38 Years Ago: Pantera Release Their First Album ‘Metal Magic’
Not at all the Pantera that came to be in the '90s.
38 Years Ago: Dio Release ‘Holy Diver’
The first album after Ronnie James Dio was kicked out of Black Sabbath.
17 Years Ago – Slipknot Overcome Internal Strife to Unleash ‘Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verse…
In the blackened world of Slipknot, dysfunction and turbulence have often coincided with artistic triumph.
19 Years Ago: Killswitch Engage Reinvent Metalcore With ‘Alive or Just Breathing’
Killswitch Engage helped put their stamp on metalcore for years to come.
26 Years Ago: White Zombie Release Their Final Studio Album, ‘Astro-Creep: 2000′
Get the story behind the album.
34 Years Ago: Anthrax Make Thrash History With ‘Among the Living’
On March 22, 1987, Anthrax issued 'Among the Living,' an album that secured their spot in thrash metal history.
16 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.
Five 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.