51 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release Their Debut Album + Invent Heavy Metal
Nothing has been the same since Feb. 13, 1970.
47 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Overcome Writer’s Block and Release ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’
Is it their best? The debate rages on...
39 Years Ago: AC/DC Finally Top Charts With ‘For Those About to Rock We Salute You’
Their first No. 1 album.
39 Years Ago: Black Sabbath’s ‘Mob Rules’ Proves Dio Success Was No Fluke
It was the second and last with Dio for over a decade.
Nine Years Ago: Warrant Singer Jani Lane Dies
On Aug. 11, 2011, Warrant frontman Jani Lane was found dead in a hotel in Woodland Hills, California.
33 Years Ago: Def Leppard Unleash ‘Hysteria’
One of the biggest albums ever.
33 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’
On May 15, 1987, Motley Crue released their 'Girls, Girls, Girls' album.
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.
33 Years Ago: Iron Maiden’s Progressive Side Shines on ‘Seventh Son of a Seventh Son’
A major shift toward the progressive side.
39 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Arrested for Urinating on Alamo Cenotaph
In 1982, he was banned for the next decade.
Neil Peart Reflects on Rush + Career in Unpublished 2005 Interview
Farewell to a king.
Five Years Ago: Motorhead Pioneer Lemmy Kilmister Dies
On Dec. 28, 2015, we lost an all-time legend.