25 Years Ago: Korn Pioneer a New Sound With Their Self-Titled Debut Album
On Oct. 11, 1994, Korn delivered an assortment of different sounds into a completely new style that changed metal forever.
29 Years Ago: Megadeth Release the Tech-Thrash Groundbreaker ‘Rust in Peace’
On Sept. 24, 1990, Megadeth issued their 'Rust in Peace' album.
39 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Comes Back to Life With ‘Blizzard of Ozz’
On Sept. 20, 1980, Ozzy Osbourne delivered his first solo album, 'Blizzard of Ozz.'
49 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Unleash ‘Paranoid’
The landmark release includes metal staples like 'Paranoid,' 'War Pigs' and 'Iron Man.'
18 Years Ago: Slayer Release ‘God Hates Us All’
On Sept. 11, 2001, Slayer issued their brutal barrage, 'God Hates Us All.'
Review: Slipknot’s ‘We Are Not Your Kind’ Permeated With Experimentation
Heavy metal author Jon Wiederhorn reviews Slipknot's new album.
23 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Load’
On June 4, 1996, Metallica issued 'Load,' their follow up to 'The Black Album.'
27 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘Fear of the Dark’
It'd be the last with Bruce Dickinson for a while.
36 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
It wasn't an April Fool's joke.
27 Years Ago: Pantera Release the Groundbreaking ‘Vulgar Display of Power’
On Feb. 25, 1992, Pantera changed the course of heavy metal with the release of 'Vulgar Display of Power.'
9 Years Ago: Avenged Sevenfold’s Jimmy ‘The Rev’ Sullivan Passes Away
On Dec. 28, 2009, Avenged Sevenfold announced their longtime drummer Jimmy 'The Rev' Sullivan had passed away at the age of 28.
Halestorm’s Lzzy Hale: 2018 Rock Artist of the Year
Loudwire names Lzzy Hale the 2018 Rock Artist of the Year. Read our in-depth interview about her year.