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.'
39 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘Piece of Mind’
The first with Nicko McBrain.
29 Years Ago: Tool Pull Fans Into Their ‘Undertow’
Take a look back at the landmark disc here.
28 Years Ago + 20 Years Ago: Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain + Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley Die on April 5
Get the history behind these two tragedies.
35 Years Ago: Anthrax Make Thrash History With ‘Among the Living’
On March 22, 1987, Anthrax issued 'Among the Living,' an album that secured their spot in thrash metal history.
52 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release Their Debut Album + Invent Heavy Metal
Nothing has been the same since Feb. 13, 1970.
18 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.
25 Years Ago: Metallica Lock and ‘Reload’
The second half of what was supposed to be a double album.
42 Years Ago: Motorhead Burst Into Metal Mainstream With ‘Ace of Spades’
It came out Nov. 8, 1980.
27 Years Ago: Megadeth Release ‘Youthanasia’
Megadeth released 'Youthanasia' on Nov. 1, 1994.
40 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.'
33 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Dr. Feelgood’
Mötley Crüe were unapologetically obsessed with crafting the kind of sticky, sleazy hard rock that defined MTV hair metal.
35 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Release ‘Appetite for Destruction’
One of the biggest albums ever made.
26 Years Ago: Marilyn Manson Issues ‘Portrait of an American Family’
On July 19, 1994, Marilyn Manson, minus the Spooky Kids, dropped their debut album.
30 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Dehumanizer’
Black Sabbath, with Ronnie James Dio back in the band, released their 'Dehumanizer' album on June 22, 1992.