49 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Unleash ‘Paranoid’
The landmark release includes metal staples like 'Paranoid,' 'War Pigs' and 'Iron Man.'
Interview: Slipknot’s Clown Explains Why the New Album Is So Artsy
'It’s all just fucking art,' says the percussionist.
28 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘The Black Album’
On Aug. 12, 1991, Metallica released their biggest selling disc, known as 'The Black Album' to fans.
23 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Load’
On June 4, 1996, Metallica issued 'Load,' their follow up to 'The Black Album.'
A Deeper Look at the Bombastic Theater of Rammstein
Take a deeper look into their onstage impact.
9 Years Ago: Type O Negative’s Peter Steele Dies
On April 14, 2010, Type O Negative vocalist Peter Steele passed away.
24 Years Ago: White Zombie Release Their Final Studio Album, ‘Astro-Creep: 2000′
Get the story behind the album.
36 Years Ago: Dave Mustaine Fired From Metallica
The end of Dave Mustaine's stay in Metallica came on April 11, 1983, and it came without warning.
25 Years Ago + 17 Years Ago: Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain + Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley Die on …
Get the history behind these two tragedies.
36 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
It wasn't an April Fool's joke.
14 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne’s House Nearly Burned Down in Fire-Related Mishap
On March 25, 2005, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne were sent fleeing from their Buckinghamshire estate due to a fire.
40 Years Ago: Motorhead Paved the Way for Thrash With Second Album ‘Overkill’
On March 24, 1979, Motorhead influences generations of rockers to come with the release of their 'Overkill' album.