37 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
It wasn't an April Fool's joke.
16 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne’s House Nearly Burned Down in Fire-Related Mishap
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne were sent fleeing from their Buckinghamshire estate due to a fire in 2005.
41 Years Ago: Motorhead Paved the Way for Thrash With Second Album ‘Overkill’
This one paved the way for thrash.
Six Years Ago: GWAR Mastermind Dave Brockie Passes Away
March 23, 2014 was a sad day as we lost GWAR front-thing Dave 'Oderus Urungus' Brockie.
50 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release Their Debut Album + Invent Heavy Metal
Nothing has been the same since Feb. 13, 1970.
Neil Peart Reflects on Rush + Career in Unpublished 2005 Interview
Farewell to a king.
Slipknot, Pantera, Judas Priest Members Recall Crazy Theft Stories in New Book ‘Raising He…
Read over 40 stories of thievery told by rockers in the new book 'Raising Hell.'
NSFW: The Most Disgusting + Gore-Filled Metal Lyrics of All Time
Forget about work — this list isn't safe to view anywhere.
8 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.'
The 23 Most Savage Rock + Metal Diss Tracks of All Time
Careful not to hurt yourself on all this edge.
49 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Unleash ‘Paranoid’
The landmark release includes metal staples like 'Paranoid,' 'War Pigs' and 'Iron Man.'
Interview: Slipknot’s Clown Explains Why the New Album Is So Artsy
'It’s all just fucking art,' says the percussionist.