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.
30 Years Ago: Megadeth Release the Tech-Thrash Groundbreaker ‘Rust in Peace’
On Sept. 24, 1990, Megadeth issued their 'Rust in Peace' album.
19 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.
28 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘Fear of the Dark’
It'd be the last with Bruce Dickinson for a while.
41 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Fire Ozzy Osbourne
On April 27, 1979, after various attempts to get Ozzy back on the team, Black Sabbath fired their lead singer.
40 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Roar Back With ‘Heaven and Hell’
A major step forward on their first album with Ronnie James Dio.
10 Years Ago: Type O Negative’s Peter Steele Dies
RIP, Green Man.