12 Years Ago: Ronnie James Dio Passes Away
We take a look back at the life and death of metal legend Ronnie James Dio.
39 Years Ago: Dave Mustaine Fired From Metallica
Then we wound up with two amazing thrash bands.
36 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash the Epic Album ‘Master of Puppets’
The legendary third album and major label debut from Metallica.
21 Years Ago: Jason Newsted Leaves Metallica
On Jan. 17, 2001, bassist Jason Newsted revealed the news that he was exiting Metallica.
38 Years Ago: Judas Priest Ride Hot Streak With ‘Defenders of the Faith’
Some say this is Priest's best album.
12 Years Ago: Avenged Sevenfold’s Jimmy ‘The Rev’ Sullivan Passes Away
'The Rev' passed away at the age of 28.
17 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.
21 Years Ago: Rob Zombie Releases ‘The Sinister Urge’
On Nov. 13, 2001, Rob Zombie followed up his debut record with the venerable 'The Sinister Urge.'
38 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Unleash ‘Powerslave’
A true metal classic.
33 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Dr. Feelgood’
Mötley Crüe were unapologetically obsessed with crafting the kind of sticky, sleazy hard rock that defined MTV hair metal.
24 Years Ago: Rob Zombie Goes Solo With ‘Hellbilly Deluxe’
On Aug. 25, 1998, Rob Zombie began his solo career by releasing 'Hellbilly Deluxe.'