21 Years Ago: Immortal Declare They Are the ‘Sons of Northern Darkness’
A black metal triumph.
36 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release the Tony Iommi-Featuring ‘Seventh Star’
It was supposed to be a Tony Iommi solo album.
32 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘No Prayer for the Dying’
Their first album with Janick Gers.
5 Years Ago: Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Dies
Loudwire reflects on the tragic passing of the Linkin Park singer on the anniversary of his death.
39 Years Ago: Judas Priest Ride Hot Streak With ‘Defenders of the Faith’
Some say this is Priest's best album.
18 Years Ago: Dimebag Darrell Slain Onstage in Ohio
On Dec. 8, 2004, Dimebag Darrell's life ended when he was shot by a gunman onstage during a Damageplan show in Columbus, Ohio.
43 Years Ago – AC/DC Overcome Tragedy With the Masterful ‘Back in Black’
Here's how one of the most successful rock albums ever came together.
53 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release Their Debut Album + Invent Heavy Metal
Nothing has been the same since Feb. 13, 1970.
48 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Overcome Writer’s Block and Release ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’
Is it their best? The debate rages on...
41 Years Ago: AC/DC Finally Top Charts With ‘For Those About to Rock We Salute You’
Their first No. 1 album.
40 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.
11 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.