25 Years Ago: Quicksand’s ‘Slip’ Carved a New Path for Metal
On Feb. 9, 1993, a fresh new sound emerged out of the New York scene and changed how future generations would approach their music.
16 Years Ago: Death Founder + Death Metal Pioneer Chuck Schuldiner Dies
On Dec. 13, 2001, the metal world suffered a great loss with the death of Death founder Chuck Schuldiner.
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.
24 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Release ‘The Spaghetti Incident?’
On Nov. 23, 1993, Guns N' Roses released their covers album, 'The Spaghetti Incident?,' marking Slash and Duff McKagan's last full effort with the group.
36 Years Ago: KISS Hit Rock Bottom With ‘Music From the Elder’
On Nov. 10, 1981, KISS served up one of the bigger missteps of their career with the 'Music From the Elder' album.
36 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Flies High Again With ‘Diary of a Madman’
On Nov. 7, 1981, Ozzy Osbourne released 'Diary of a Madman,' the last disc to feature shining guitarist Randy Rhoads. Get the story behind the album inside.
31 Years Ago: Kreator Push the Limits of Thrash With ‘Pleasure to Kill’
On Nov. 1, 1986, Kreator released 'Pleasure to Kill,' one of the most all out aural assaults ever unleashed in heavy metal.
6 Years Ago: Lou Reed and Metallica Perplexed the Music World With ‘Lulu’
On Nov. 1, 2011, Lou Reed and Metallica released their perplexing collaboration, 'Lulu.'
32 Years Ago: Anthrax Start ‘Spreading the Disease’
Anthrax's landmark release, 'Spreading the Disease,' had a lot of turmoil surrounding it. Left without a singer at one point, this album almost wound up radically different.
17 Years Ago: Tony Iommi Releases ‘Iommi’
Black Sabbath legend Tony Iommi released his solo album 'Iommi' on Oct. 17, 2000, and it featured a who's who of metal singers.
21 Years Ago: Korn Release ‘Life Is Peachy’
Korn released their sophomore album, 'Life is Peachy,' on Oct. 15, 1996. Get the details behind the recording process as we take a look back at the album.
27 Years Ago: Slayer Release ‘Seasons in the Abyss’
On Oct. 9, 1990, Slayer released 'Seasons in the Abyss,' taking things in a new and exciting direction for the band.