27 Years Ago: Def Leppard Guitarist Steve Clark Dies
On Jan. 8, 1991, Def Leppard guitarist Steve Clark died from an overdose.
34 Years Ago: Slayer Unleash Their Debut Album ‘Show No Mercy’
On Dec. 3, 1983, Slayer started their legendary metal career with the release of their debut album, 'Show No Mercy.'
44 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Overcome Writer’s Block and Release ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’
On Dec. 1, 1973, Black Sabbath overcame writer's block and delivered their mammoth fifth album, 'Sabbath Bloody Sabbath.'
24 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Release ‘The Spaghetti Incident?’
On Nov. 23, 1993, Guns N' Roses released their covers album, 'The Spaghetti Incident?,' marking Slash and Duff McKagan's last full effort with the group.
20 Years Ago: Metallica Lock and ‘Reload’
On Nov. 18, 1997, Metallica released 'Reload,' a companion to 'Load,' originally intended to be a double album.
36 Years Ago: KISS Hit Rock Bottom With ‘Music From the Elder’
On Nov. 10, 1981, KISS served up one of the bigger missteps of their career with the 'Music From the Elder' album.
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.
23 Years Ago: Megadeth Release ‘Youthanasia’
Megadeth released 'Youthanasia' on Nov. 1, 1994, an album that saw the band move away from their thrash tendencies and lean on hook-laden songs with stomping rhythms. Take a look back at the record here.
22 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Releases Comeback Album ‘Ozzmosis’
On Oct. 24, 1995, Ozzy Osbourne decided to end his retirement by releasing the 'Ozzmosis' album.
31 Years Ago: Slayer Redefine Thrash With ‘Reign in Blood’
On Oct. 7, 1986, Slayer delivered their thrash masterpiece 'Reign in Blood.'
27 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘No Prayer for the Dying’
On Oct. 1, 1990, Iron Maiden began a transitional period in their career with the 'No Prayer for the Dying' album.
39 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Never Say Die!’
On Sept. 28, 1978, Black Sabbath released 'Never Say Die!,' their final album with Ozzy Osbourne for three decades.