38 Years Ago: Pantera Release Their First Album ‘Metal Magic’
Not at all the Pantera that came to be in the '90s.
18 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘St. Anger’ Amid Band Turmoil
It's amazing this album ever got made at all.
11 Years Ago – Slipknot Bassist Paul Gray Dies
On May 24, 2010, the body of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray was found in a Johnston, Iowa hotel room.
8 Years Ago: Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dies
A detailed look back at the death of one of metal's most legendary musicians.
11 Years Ago: Avenged Sevenfold’s Jimmy ‘The Rev’ Sullivan Passes Away
'The Rev' passed away at the age of 28.
Five Years Ago: Scott Weiland Dies From Drug Overdose
On Dec. 3, 2015, iconic Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland died of a drug overdose while on tour with Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts.
23 Years Ago: Metallica Lock and ‘Reload’
The second half of what was supposed to be a double album.
31 Years Ago: Megadeth Release the Tech-Thrash Groundbreaker ‘Rust in Peace’
On Sept. 24, 1990, Megadeth issued their 'Rust in Peace' album.
20 Years Ago: Slipknot Celebrate Misery and Depravity With ‘Iowa’
Turmoil, disaffection, misanthropy and self-indulgence have always been creative tools for Slipknot.
34 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Exonerated in ‘Suicide Solution’ Fan Death Lawsuit
On Aug. 7, 1986, a judge ruled on a lawsuit against Ozzy Osbourne and his record labels tying the song 'Suicide Solution' to the death of a teen.