26 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Ill-Fated Tour
On July 17, 1992, Guns N' Roses and Metallica kicked off what was supposed to be a tour for the ages, but it was remembered for all the wrong reasons.
36 Years Ago: Judas Priest Release ‘Screaming for Vengeance’
On July 17, 1982, Judas Priest saw their star rise with the release of the 'Screaming for Vengeance' album.
26 Years Ago: Megadeth Release ‘Countdown to Extinction’
On July 14, 1992, Megadeth enjoyed a major commercial success with the release of 'Countdown to Extinction.'
23 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Team Up With Body Count Members for Ill-Fated ‘Forbidden’ Albu…
The last of five albums Black Sabbath recorded with vocalist Tony Martin, Forbidden, which came out on June 20, 1995, was a polarizing effort.
16 Years Ago: Ramones Bassist Dee Dee Ramone Dies at 50
On June 5, 2002, Ramones bassist Dee Dee Ramone passed away.
18 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘Brave New World’
On May 29, 2000, the core Iron Maiden lineup was back intact with the release of their 'Brave New World' album.
8 Years Ago: Ronnie James Dio Passes Away
We take a look back at the life and death of metal legend Ronnie James Dio.
31 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’
On May 15, 1987, Motley Crue released their 'Girls, Girls, Girls' album.
26 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘Fear of the Dark’
Despite its title track, which remains a fan favorite, Iron Maiden’s 'Fear of the Dark' showcased a band in serious need of a creative boost.
35 Years Ago: Metallica Entered the Studio to Record ‘Kill ‘Em All’
On May 10, 1983, Metallica entered the studio to record their breakout album 'Kill 'Em All.'
30 Years Ago: Queensryche Release Defining Concept Album ‘Operation: Mindcrime’
On May 3, 1988, Queensryche issued the heavy metal opera 'Operation: Mindcrime.'
38 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Roar Back With ‘Heaven and Hell’
On April 25, 1980, Black Sabbath took a major step by releasing 'Heaven and Hell' with new vocalist Ronnie James Dio.