39 Years Ago: Metallica Start the Thrash Revolution With ‘Kill ‘Em All’
Read the story behind this revolutionary debut.
28 Years Ago + 20 Years Ago: Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain + Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley Die on April 5
Get the history behind these two tragedies.
51 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Paranoid’
One of metal's most important albums.
39 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
It wasn't an April Fool's joke.
26 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Load’
Their follow-up to 'The Black Album.'
39 Years Ago: Dave Mustaine Fired From Metallica
Then we wound up with two amazing thrash bands.
48 Years Ago: KISS Get to Work With Self-Titled Debut Album
On Feb. 18, 1974, KISS arrived.
34 Years Ago: Megadeth Release ‘So Far, So Good… So What!’
Megadeth's third album arrived on Jan. 19, 1988.
12 Years Ago: Avenged Sevenfold’s Jimmy ‘The Rev’ Sullivan Passes Away
'The Rev' passed away at the age of 28.
Aerosmith’s Original Touring Van Discovered in Woods by ‘American Pickers’
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry and original guitarist Ray Tabano confirmed that the vehicle was authentic.
Watch Fiery Black Metal Spoof of Toto’s Africa by Woods of Trees
Images of nature, jungle animals and cute kitties are juxtaposed with visions of darkness and death, including skulls, flames and a silhouette of a woman.
51 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Master of Reality’
On July 21, 1971, Black Sabbath released their 'Master of Reality' album.