42 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Fire Ozzy Osbourne
On April 27, 1979, after various attempts to get Ozzy back on the team, Black Sabbath fired their lead singer.
35 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Sign to Geffen Records
Here's how it happened.
35 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash the Epic Album ‘Master of Puppets’
The legendary third album and major label debut from Metallica.
39 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Arrested for Urinating on Alamo Cenotaph
In 1982, he was banned for the next decade.
37 Years Ago: Van Halen Get a Jump on ‘1984’
It would be their last with David Lee Roth for quite some time.
11 Years Ago: Avenged Sevenfold’s Jimmy ‘The Rev’ Sullivan Passes Away
'The Rev' passed away at the age of 28.
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.
37 Years Ago: Slayer Unleash Their Debut Album ‘Show No Mercy’
'Blasting our way through the boundaries of Hell, no one can stop us tonight.'
30 Years Ago: Slayer Release ‘Seasons in the Abyss’
The diverse follow-up to 'South of Heaven.'
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.