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.
39 Years Ago: Judas Priest Pound the World With ‘British Steel’
Judas Priest unleashed a metal classic with 1980's 'British Steel' album.
Five Years Ago: GWAR Mastermind Dave Brockie Passes Away
For intergalactic warriors and metal fans alike, March 23, 2014 was a sad day as we lost GWAR front-thing Dave 'Oderus Urungus' Brockie.
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.
35 Years Ago: Dio Release ‘Holy Diver’
If Ronnie James Dio hadn’t been kicked out of Black Sabbath, one of the hallmarks of metal, 'Holy Diver,' might never have surfaced from the depths.
Queen + Adam Lambert Book ‘The Crown Jewels’ Fall Las Vegas Residency
One of rock's greatest live acts is Vegas bound.
14 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.
36 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Flies High Again With ‘Diary of a Madman’
On Nov. 7, 1981, Ozzy Osbourne released 'Diary of a Madman,' the last disc to feature shining guitarist Randy Rhoads. Get the story behind the album inside.
32 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.'
17 Years Ago: Slayer Release ‘God Hates Us All’
On Sept. 11, 2001, Slayer issued their brutal barrage, 'God Hates Us All.'
43 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.