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.
36 Years Ago: AC/DC Finally Top Charts With ‘For Those About to Rock We Salute You’
On Nov. 23, 1981, AC/DC released their 'For Those About to Rock We Salute You' album.
33 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Ride the Lightning’
How would Metallica follow up 'Kill 'Em All'? On July 27, 1984, we got 'Ride the Lightning.'
25 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Ill-Fated Tour
On July 17, 1992, Guns N' Roses and Metallica kicked off what was supposed to be a tour for the ages, but it was remembered for all the wrong reasons.
14 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘St. Anger’ Amid Band Turmoil
On June 5, 2003, Metallica made good on their promise to experiment and battled internal relations along the way while making 'St. Anger.'
25 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘Fear of the Dark’
Despite its title track, which remains a fan favorite, Iron Maiden’s Fear of the Dark showcased a band in serious need of a creative boost.
37 Years Ago: Judas Priest Release ‘British Steel’
Judas Priest unleashed a metal classic with 1980's 'British Steel' album.
17 Years Ago: AC/DC Bring Back the Grit on ‘Stiff Upper Lip’
On Feb. 28, 2000, AC/DC reunited with producer George Young and delivered their 'Stiff Upper Lip' album.
43 Years Ago: KISS Unleash Self-Titled Debut Album
On Feb. 18, 1974, KISS arrived on the scene with their self-titled debut album.
29 Years Ago: Megadeth Release ‘So Far, So Good… So What!’
On Jan. 19, 1988, Megadeth issued their third album, 'So Far, So Good ... So What!'