36 Years Ago: Dave Mustaine Fired From Metallica
The end of Dave Mustaine's stay in Metallica came on April 11, 1983, and it came without warning.
33 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Sign to Geffen Records
Here's how it happened.
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.'
18 Years Ago: Jason Newsted Leaves Metallica
On Jan. 17, 2001, bassist Jason Newsted revealed the news that he was exiting Metallica.
Aerosmith’s Original Touring Van Discovered in Woods by ‘American Pickers’
Aerosmith guitarist Joe Perry and original guitarist Ray Tabano confirmed that the vehicle was authentic.
Queen + Adam Lambert Book ‘The Crown Jewels’ Fall Las Vegas Residency
One of rock's greatest live acts is Vegas bound.
14 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.
37 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.
34 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Ride the Lightning’
How would Metallica follow up 'Kill 'Em All'? On July 27, 1984, we got 'Ride the Lightning.'
26 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.