50 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Paranoid’
One of metal's most important albums.
32 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash ‘…And Justice for All’
On Aug. 25, 1988, Metallica released '...And Justice For All,' their first album without Cliff Burton.
33 Years Ago: Def Leppard Unleash ‘Hysteria’
One of the biggest albums ever.
36 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Ride the Lightning’
How would Metallica follow up 'Kill 'Em All'? On July 27, 1984, we got 'Ride the Lightning.'
30 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.
Three Years Ago: Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Dies
Loudwire reflects on the tragic passing of the Linkin Park singer on the anniversary of his death.
28 Years Ago: Megadeth Release ‘Countdown to Extinction’
On July 14, 1992, Megadeth enjoyed a major commercial success with the release of 'Countdown to Extinction.'
29 Years Ago: Skid Row Release ‘Slave to the Grind’
Skid Row's devastatingly heavy second album came out on June 11, 1991.
10 Years Ago: Slipknot Bassist Paul Gray Dies
On May 24, 2010, the body of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray was found in a Johnston, Iowa hotel room.
34 Years Ago: AC/DC Release ‘Who Made Who’
On May 24, 1986, AC/DC released 'Who Made Who,' the soundtrack for the Stephen King film 'Maximum Overdrive.'
10 Years Ago: Ronnie James Dio Passes Away
We take a look back at the life and death of metal legend Ronnie James Dio.
33 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’
On May 15, 1987, Motley Crue released their 'Girls, Girls, Girls' album.