29 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘Fear of the Dark’
It'd be the last with Bruce Dickinson for a while.
42 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.
41 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Roar Back With ‘Heaven and Hell’
A major step forward on their first album with Ronnie James Dio.
11 Years Ago: Type O Negative’s Peter Steele Dies
RIP, Green Man.
38 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
It wasn't an April Fool's joke.
35 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Sign to Geffen Records
Here's how it happened.
16 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne’s House Nearly Burned Down in Fire-Related Mishap
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne were sent fleeing from their Buckinghamshire estate due to a fire in 2005.
7 Years Ago: GWAR Mastermind Dave Brockie Passes Away
March 23, 2014 was a sad day as we lost GWAR front-thing Dave 'Oderus Urungus' Brockie.
51 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release Their Debut Album + Invent Heavy Metal
Nothing has been the same since Feb. 13, 1970.
Slipknot, Pantera, Judas Priest Members Recall Crazy Theft Stories in New Book ‘Raising Hell’
Read over 40 stories of thievery told by rockers in the new book 'Raising Hell.'