9 Years Ago: Type O Negative’s Peter Steele Dies
On April 14, 2010, Type O Negative vocalist Peter Steele passed away.
39 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Unleash Their Influential Debut Album
On April 14, 1980, Iron Maiden released their self-titled debut album.
39 Years Ago: Judas Priest Pound the World With ‘British Steel’
Judas Priest unleashed a metal classic with 1980's 'British Steel' album.
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.
31 Years Ago: Iron Maiden’s Progressive Side Shines on ‘Seventh Son of a Seventh Son’
The album represented a major shift toward the progressive side.
36 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
It wasn't an April Fool's joke.
33 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Sign to Geffen Records
Here's how it happened.
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.