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.'
9 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Death Magnetic’
This was Metallica as they were meant to be, barreling in full-on progressive thrash mode in a way they hadn’t since 1988’s '…And Justice for 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.
13 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘Dance of Death’
On Sept. 9, 2003, Iron Maiden released the epic 'Dance of Death,' a diverse offering with a range of moods across songs dealing in literature, history and war.
16 Years Ago: System of a Down Unleash ‘Toxicity’
'Toxicity' remains System of a Down’s most popular album and one of the most offbeat and original multiplatinum metal releases of all time.
27 Years Ago: Judas Priest Ramp Up the Metal With ‘Painkiller’
Just when it looked like Judas Priest had been dethroned by a new wave of thrash bands, the defenders of metal lashed back with their 12th album, 'Painkiller.'
28 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Dr. Feelgood’
Five albums into their career, Mötley Crüe were unapologetically obsessed with crafting the kind of sticky, sleazy hard rock that defined MTV hair metal.
29 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash ‘…And Justice for All’
On Aug. 25, 1988, Metallica released '...And Justice For All,' the follow-up to 'Master of Puppets' and their first album without Cliff Burton.
46 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Master of Reality’
On July 21, 1971, Black Sabbath released their 'Master of Reality' 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.'
23 Years Ago: Marilyn Manson Issues ‘Portrait of an American Family’
On July 19, 1994, Marilyn Manson dropped the Spooky Kids from their moniker and released the 'Portrait of an American Family' disc.
25 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Ill-Fated Tour
On July 17, 1992, Guns N' Roses and Metallica kicked off what was supposed to be a tour for the ages, but it was remembered for all the wrong reasons.