13 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.
31 Years Ago: Metallica Bassist Cliff Burton Dies in Tragic Bus Crash
On Sept. 27, 1986, Metallica's Cliff Burton was killed in a bus crash.
26 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Releases ‘No More Tears’
On Sept. 17, 1991, Ozzy Osbourne reached a career turning point with his solo disc 'No More Tears.'
16 Years Ago: Slayer Release ‘God Hates Us All’
On Sept. 11, 2001, Slayer issued their brutal barrage, 'God Hates Us All.'
42 Years Ago: KISS Release the Game-Changing Concert Album ‘Alive!’
On Sept. 10, 1975, KISS set a new standard for live albums with the release of their 'Alive!' album.
40 Years Ago: Motorhead Release Their Self-Titled Debut Album
On Aug. 21, 1977, Motorhead began their career ascent with their self-titled album.
26 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘The Black Album’
On Aug. 12, 1991, Metallica released their biggest selling disc, known as 'The Black Album' to fans.
27 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.
30 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Release ‘Appetite for Destruction’
On July 21, 1987, the world was introduced to Guns N' Roses through their debut disc 'Appetite for Destruction.'
34 Years Ago: Pantera Release Their First Album ‘Metal Magic’
On June 10, 1983, a very different sounding Pantera arrived on the scene with their debut disc 'Metal Magic.'
30 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’
On May 15, 1987, Motley Crue released their 'Girls, Girls, Girls' album.
25 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘Fear of the Dark’
Despite its title track, which remains a fan favorite, Iron Maiden’s Fear of the Dark showcased a band in serious need of a creative boost.