30 Years Ago: Faith No More Release ‘Angel Dust’
The follow-up to the breakthrough 'The Real Thing.'
35 Years Ago: Death Start a Revolution With ‘Scream Bloody Gore’
On May 25, 1987, Death delivered one of the first death metal albums with 'Scream Bloody Gore.'
39 Years Ago: Dio Release ‘Holy Diver’
The first album after Ronnie James Dio was kicked out of Black Sabbath.
26 Years Ago: Pantera Hit Their Most Extreme With ‘The Great Southern Trendkill’
Their most vicious album.
34 Years Ago: Queensryche Release Defining Concept Album ‘Operation: Mindcrime’
Read the story behind this conceptual masterpiece.
42 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Unleash Their Influential Debut Album
Get the story behind Iron Maiden's historic first album.
22 Years Ago: AC/DC Bring Back the Grit on ‘Stiff Upper Lip’
Their 14th album.
38 Years Ago: Van Halen Get a Jump on ‘1984’
It would be their last with David Lee Roth for quite some time.
31 Years Ago: Def Leppard Guitarist Steve Clark Dies
On Jan. 8, 1991, Def Leppard's Steve Clark died from an overdose.
40 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Flies High Again With ‘Diary of a Madman’
The last album with Randy Rhoads.
44 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.
31 Years Ago: Megadeth Release the Tech-Thrash Groundbreaker ‘Rust in Peace’
On Sept. 24, 1990, Megadeth issued their 'Rust in Peace' album.
14 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Death Magnetic’
Get the story to the follow-up to the panned 'St. Anger.'
21 Years Ago: System of a Down Release ‘Toxicity’
And with that, System of a Down exploded.
31 Years Ago: Cannibal Corpse Pile on the Gore With ‘Eaten Back to Life’
Get the story behind Cannibal Corpse's groundbreaking first album.
51 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Master of Reality’
On July 21, 1971, Black Sabbath released their 'Master of Reality' album.
5 Years Ago: Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Dies
Loudwire reflects on the tragic passing of the Linkin Park singer on the anniversary of his death.
40 Years Ago: Judas Priest Release ‘Screaming for Vengeance’
On July 17, 1982, Judas Priest saw their star rise with the release of the 'Screaming for Vengeance' album.
18 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘St. Anger’ Amid Band Turmoil
It's amazing this album ever got made at all.
36 Years Ago: AC/DC Release ‘Who Made Who’
On May 24, 1986, AC/DC released 'Who Made Who,' the soundtrack for the Stephen King film 'Maximum Overdrive.'