34 Years Ago: Iron Maiden’s Progressive Side Shines on ‘Seventh Son of a Seventh Son’
A major shift toward the progressive side.
37 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Sign to Geffen Records
Here's how it happened.
37 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash the Epic Album ‘Master of Puppets’
The legendary third album and major label debut from Metallica.
49 Years Ago: KISS Get to Work With Self-Titled Debut Album
On Feb. 18, 1974, KISS arrived.
53 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release Their Debut Album + Invent Heavy Metal
Nothing has been the same since Feb. 13, 1970.
22 Years Ago: Jason Newsted Leaves Metallica
On Jan. 17, 2001, bassist Jason Newsted revealed the news that he was exiting Metallica.
39 Years Ago: Van Halen Get a Jump on ‘1984’
It would be their last with David Lee Roth for quite some time.
32 Years Ago: Def Leppard Guitarist Steve Clark Dies
On Jan. 8, 1991, Def Leppard's Steve Clark died from an overdose.
25 Years Ago: Metallica Lock and ‘Reload’
The second half of what was supposed to be a double album.
40 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Flies High Again With ‘Diary of a Madman’
The last album with Randy Rhoads.
27 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Releases Comeback Album ‘Ozzmosis’
Out of retirement and into the studio.
36 Years Ago: Metallica Bassist Cliff Burton Dies in Tragic Bus Crash
On Sept. 27, 1986, Metallica's Cliff Burton was killed in a bus crash.