39 Years Ago: Motorhead Burst Into Metal Mainstream ‘Ace of Spades’
It came out Nov. 8, 1980.
25 Years Ago: Korn Pioneer a New Sound With Their Self-Titled Debut Album
On Oct. 11, 1994, Korn delivered an assortment of different sounds into a completely new style that changed metal forever.
18 Years Ago: System of a Down Unleash ‘Toxicity’
'Toxicity' remains System of a Down’s most popular album and one of the most offbeat and original multiplatinum metal releases of all time.
29 Years Ago: Judas Priest Ramp Up the Metal With ‘Painkiller’
Just when it looked like Judas Priest had been dethroned by a new wave of thrash bands, the defenders of metal lashed back with their 12th album, 'Painkiller.'
29 Years Ago: Pantera Find Their Voice With ‘Cowboys From Hell’
On July 24, 1990, Pantera took a major step forward in their music career with the 'Cowboys From Hell' album.
25 Years Ago: Marilyn Manson Issues ‘Portrait of an American Family’
On July 19, 1994, Marilyn Manson dropped the Spooky Kids from their moniker and released the 'Portrait of an American Family' disc.
36 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘Piece of Mind’
It’s easy to understand why Iron Maiden’s 'Piece of Mind' remains one of bassist Steve Harris’ favorite albums.
9 Years Ago: Ronnie James Dio Passes Away
We take a look back at the life and death of metal legend Ronnie James Dio.
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.
37 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Arrested for Urinating on Alamo Cenotaph
In one of Ozzy's most infamous antics, he was arrested for urinating on a Texas monument in 1982 and was banned for the next decade. Revisit the story inside.