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: Dave Mustaine Fired From Metallica
The end of Dave Mustaine's stay in Metallica came on April 11, 1983, and it came without warning.
25 Years Ago + 17 Years Ago: Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain + Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley Die on …
Get the history behind these two tragedies.
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.
32 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash the Epic Album ‘Master of Puppets’
On March 3, 1986, Metallica unleashed their third studio album, 'Master of Puppets.'
45 Years Ago: KISS Unleash Self-Titled Debut Album
On Feb. 18, 1974, KISS arrived on the scene with their self-titled debut album.
35 Years Ago: Van Halen Get a Jump on ‘1984’
It would be their last with David Lee Roth for quite some time.
19 Years Ago: Metallica Go Symphonic With ‘S&M’ Release
On Nov. 23, 1999, Metallica stepped outside of their comfort zone with the symphonic 'S&M' album.