24 Years Ago + 16 Years Ago: Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain + Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley Die on …
On April 5, 1994, Nirvana's Kurt Cobain died, while Alice in Chains' Layne Staley would pass on April 5, 2002.
35 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
On April 1, 1983, Kirk Hammett found out a phone call requesting him to audition for Metallica was not an April Fool's joke.
18 Years Ago: Pantera Unleash ‘Reinventing the Steel’
On March 21, 2000, Pantera released what would be their final studio album, 'Reinventing the Steel.'
42 Years Ago: KISS Make the Leap on ‘Destroyer’
On March 15, 1976, KISS released their classic album 'Destroyer.'
32 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash the Epic Album ‘Master of Puppets’
On March 3, 1986, Metallica unleashed their third studio album, 'Master of Puppets.'
36 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Arrested for Urinating on Alamo Cenotaph
In one of Ozzy's most infamous antics, he was arrested for urinating on a Texas monument in 1982 and was banned for the next decade. Revisit the story inside.
8 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.
Two Years Ago: Motorhead Pioneer Lemmy Kilmister Dies
On Dec. 28, 2015, Motorhead mainman and rock 'n' roll legend Lemmy Kilmister passed away.
13 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.
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.