43 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.
52 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release Their Debut Album + Invent Heavy Metal
Nothing has been the same since Feb. 13, 1970.
36 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release the Tony Iommi-Featuring ‘Seventh Star’
It was supposed to be a Tony Iommi solo album.
17 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.
44 Years Ago: Motorhead Release Their Self-Titled Debut Album
On Aug. 21, 1977, Motorhead began their career ascent with their self-titled album.
42 Years Ago: Judas Priest Pound the World With ‘British Steel’
A true game changer.
Neil Peart Reflects on Rush + Career in Unpublished 2005 Interview
Farewell to a king.
38 Years Ago: Judas Priest Ride Hot Streak With ‘Defenders of the Faith’
Some say this is Priest's best album.
20 Years Ago: Death Founder + Death Metal Pioneer Chuck Schuldiner Dies
On Dec. 13, 2001, the metal world suffered a great loss with the death of Death founder Chuck Schuldiner.
18 Years Ago: Korn Release ‘Take a Look in the Mirror’
Look back on the story behind the album.
20 Years Ago: Rob Zombie Releases ‘The Sinister Urge’
On Nov. 13, 2001, Rob Zombie followed up his debut record with the venerable 'The Sinister Urge.'
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.