37 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
It wasn't an April Fool's joke.
34 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Sign to Geffen Records
Here's how it happened.
16 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne’s House Nearly Burned Down in Fire-Related Mishap
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne were sent fleeing from their Buckinghamshire estate due to a fire in 2005.
Six Years Ago: GWAR Mastermind Dave Brockie Passes Away
March 23, 2014 was a sad day as we lost GWAR front-thing Dave 'Oderus Urungus' Brockie.
34 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash the Epic Album ‘Master of Puppets’
On March 3, 1986, Metallica unleashed their third studio album, 'Master of Puppets.'
50 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release Their Debut Album + Invent Heavy Metal
Nothing has been the same since Feb. 13, 1970.
18 Years Ago: Immortal Declare They Are the ‘Sons of Northern Darkness’
A black metal triumph.
Slipknot, Pantera, Judas Priest Members Recall Crazy Theft Stories in New Book ‘Raising He…
Read over 40 stories of thievery told by rockers in the new book 'Raising Hell.'
36 Years Ago: Judas Priest Ride Hot Streak With ‘Defenders of the Faith’
Some say this is Priest's best album.
10 Years Ago: Avenged Sevenfold’s Jimmy ‘The Rev’ Sullivan Passes Away
'The Rev' passed away at the age of 28.