28 Years Ago: Def Leppard Guitarist Steve Clark Dies
On Jan. 8, 1991, Def Leppard guitarist Steve Clark died from an overdose.
38 Years Ago: Motorhead Burst Into Metal Mainstream ‘Ace of Spades’
It came out Nov. 8, 1980.
Remembering Vinnie Paul: The Drummer and the Man
Journalist Jon Wiederhorn looks back at the life of the late Pantera drummer, as the world mourns his loss.
42 Years Ago: KISS Crank It Up With ‘Rock And Roll Over’
KISS released 'Rock and Roll Over' on Nov. 11, 1976. Revisit one of the band's hallmark albums and the story behind it.
36 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Flies High Again With ‘Diary of a Madman’
On Nov. 7, 1981, Ozzy Osbourne released 'Diary of a Madman,' the last disc to feature shining guitarist Randy Rhoads. Get the story behind the album inside.
29 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Dr. Feelgood’
Five albums into their career, Mötley Crüe were unapologetically obsessed with crafting the kind of sticky, sleazy hard rock that defined MTV hair metal.
27 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘The Black Album’
On Aug. 12, 1991, Metallica released their biggest selling disc, known as 'The Black Album' to fans.
32 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Exonerated in ‘Suicide Solution’ Fan Death Lawsuit
On Aug. 7, 1986, a judge tossed out a lawsuit against Ozzy Osbourne and his record labels tying the song 'Suicide Solution' to the death of a teen.
35 Years Ago: Metallica Start the Thrash Revolution With ‘Kill ‘Em All’
Metallica’s debut album, 'Kill 'Em All,' came out on July 25, 1983, and helped start the thrash revolution.
38 Years Ago: AC/DC Overcome Tragedy With the Masterful ‘Back in Black’
When a popular band loses its singer, it rarely bounces back to reach the level of success it had prior to the lineup shift. But that wasn't the case with AC/DC.