17 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne’s House Nearly Burned Down in Fire-Related Mishap
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne were sent fleeing from their Buckinghamshire estate due to a fire in 2005.
46 Years Ago: KISS Crank It Up With ‘Rock And Roll Over’
KISS released 'Rock and Roll Over' on Nov. 11, 1976.
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.
32 Years Ago: Judas Priest Ramp Up the Metal With ‘Painkiller’
Just when it looked like Judas Priest had been dethroned, the defenders of metal lashed back with their 12th album, 'Painkiller.'
36 Years Ago: AC/DC Release ‘Who Made Who’
On May 24, 1986, AC/DC released 'Who Made Who,' the soundtrack for the Stephen King film 'Maximum Overdrive.'
12 Years Ago: Ronnie James Dio Passes Away
We take a look back at the life and death of metal legend Ronnie James Dio.
34 Years Ago: Queensryche Release Defining Concept Album ‘Operation: Mindcrime’
Read the story behind this conceptual masterpiece.
42 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Unleash Their Influential Debut Album
Get the story behind Iron Maiden's historic first album.
34 Years Ago: Iron Maiden’s Progressive Side Shines on ‘Seventh Son of a Seventh Son’
A major shift toward the progressive side.
8 Years Ago: GWAR Mastermind Dave Brockie Passes Away
March 23, 2014 was a sad day as we lost GWAR front-thing Dave 'Oderus Urungus' Brockie.
52 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release Their Debut Album + Invent Heavy Metal
Nothing has been the same since Feb. 13, 1970.
42 Years Ago: Motorhead Burst Into Metal Mainstream With ‘Ace of Spades’
It came out Nov. 8, 1980.