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.
37 Years Ago: Metallica Bassist Cliff Burton Dies in Tragic Bus Crash
On Sept. 27, 1986, Metallica's Cliff Burton was killed in a bus crash.
41 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.
35 Years Ago: Slayer Release ‘South of Heaven’
On July 5, 1988, Slayer released their follow-up to 'Reign in Blood.'
23 Years Ago: Deftones Release ‘White Pony’
On June 20, 2000, Deftones hit the big time.
37 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash the Epic Album ‘Master of Puppets’
The legendary third album and major label debut from Metallica.
Seven Years Ago – Motorhead Pioneer Lemmy Kilmister Dies
On Dec. 28, 2015, we lost an all-time legend.
27 Years Ago: Korn Release ‘Life Is Peachy’
Get the story behind their second album.
29 Years Ago: Korn Pioneer a New Sound With Their Self-Titled Debut Album
On Oct. 11, 1994, Korn delivered an assortment of different sounds into a completely new style that changed metal forever.
21 Years Ago: System of a Down Release ‘Toxicity’
And with that, System of a Down exploded.