6 Years Ago: Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dies
A detailed look back at the death of one of metal's legendary musicians.
40 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.
45 Years Ago: KISS Unleash Self-Titled Debut Album
On Feb. 18, 1974, KISS arrived on the scene with their self-titled debut album.
28 Years Ago: Def Leppard Guitarist Steve Clark Dies
On Jan. 8, 1991, Def Leppard guitarist Steve Clark died from an overdose.
10 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Death Magnetic’
This was Metallica as they were meant to be, barreling in full-on progressive thrash mode in a way they hadn’t since 1988’s '…And Justice for All.'
Duff McKagan Joins Rallying Cry to Save Historic Rock Venue
'The Showbox was the most legendary club in Seattle,' McKagan said. 'Imagination just kind of ran wild.'
Aerosmith’s Original Touring Van Discovered in Woods by ‘American Pickers’
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry and original guitarist Ray Tabano confirmed that the vehicle was authentic.
Original Black Sabbath Drummer Bill Ward Offers Poetry Read at L.A. Art Show
For the art exhibition, Ward selected 19 works and wrote poetry to read as fans perused his art.
36 Years Ago: Metallica Entered the Studio to Record ‘Kill ‘Em All’
On May 10, 1983, a metal revolution was underway.
Dee Snider Recruits Members of Lamb of God, Arch Enemy + More on New Album
Twisted Sister may be done but Dee Snider remains busy with another solo album.