Four 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.
25 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Load’
Their follow-up to 'The Black Album.'
35 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.'
11 Years Ago: Ronnie James Dio Passes Away
We take a look back at the life and death of metal legend Ronnie James Dio.
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.'