38 Years Ago: Dio Release ‘Holy Diver’
The first album after Ronnie James Dio was kicked out of Black Sabbath.
17 Years Ago – Slipknot Overcome Internal Strife to Unleash ‘Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verse…
In the blackened world of Slipknot, dysfunction and turbulence have often coincided with artistic triumph.
34 Years Ago: Death Start a Revolution With ‘Scream Bloody Gore’
On May 25, 1987, Death delivered one of the first death metal albums with 'Scream Bloody Gore.'
19 Years Ago: Killswitch Engage Reinvent Metalcore With ‘Alive or Just Breathing’
Killswitch Engage helped put their stamp on metalcore for years to come.
27 Years Ago: Cradle of Filth Make Their Debut With ‘The Principle of Evil Made Flesh’
On Feb. 24, 1994, Cradle of Filth released their debut album, 'The Principle of Evil Made Flesh.'
25 Years Ago: Sepultura Explored Their ‘Roots’
39 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Arrested for Urinating on Alamo Cenotaph
In 1982, he was banned for the next decade.
35 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release the Tony Iommi-Featuring ‘Seventh Star’
It was supposed to be a Tony Iommi solo album.
37 Years Ago: Van Halen Get a Jump on ‘1984’
It would be their last with David Lee Roth for quite some time.
30 Years Ago: Def Leppard Guitarist Steve Clark Dies
On Jan. 8, 1991, Def Leppard's Steve Clark died from an overdose.