44 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Never Say Die!’
On Sept. 28, 1978, Black Sabbath released 'Never Say Die!,' their final album with Ozzy Osbourne for three decades.
36 Years Ago: Metallica Bassist Cliff Burton Dies in Tragic Bus Crash
On Sept. 27, 1986, Metallica's Cliff Burton was killed in a bus crash.
30 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Releases ‘No More Tears’
On Sept. 17, 1991, Ozzy Osbourne reached a career turning point with his solo disc 'No More Tears.'
34 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash ‘…And Justice for All’
On Sept. 7, 1988, Metallica released '...And Justice For All,' their first album without Cliff Burton.
32 Years Ago: Judas Priest Ramp Up the Metal With ‘Painkiller’
Just when it looked like Judas Priest had been dethroned, the defenders of metal lashed back with their 12th album, 'Painkiller.'
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.
45 Years Ago: Motorhead Release Their Self-Titled Debut Album
On Aug. 21, 1977, Motorhead began their career ascent with their self-titled album.
30 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘The Black Album’
On Aug. 12, 1991, Metallica released their biggest selling disc, known as 'The Black Album' to fans.
35 Years Ago: Def Leppard Unleash ‘Hysteria’
One of the biggest albums ever.
38 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Ride the Lightning’
How would Metallica follow up 'Kill 'Em All'? On July 27, 1984, we got 'Ride the Lightning.'
39 Years Ago: Metallica Start the Thrash Revolution With ‘Kill ‘Em All’
Read the story behind this revolutionary debut.