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.
23 Years Ago: Korn Pioneer a New Sound With Their Self-Titled Debut Album
On Oct. 11, 1994, Korn delivered their debut album, fusing together an assortment of different sounds into a completely new style that changed metal forever.
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.
31 Years Ago: Slayer Redefine Thrash With ‘Reign in Blood’
On Oct. 7, 1986, Slayer delivered their thrash masterpiece 'Reign in Blood.'
27 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘No Prayer for the Dying’
On Oct. 1, 1990, Iron Maiden began a transitional period in their career with the 'No Prayer for the Dying' album.
39 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Never Say Die!’
On Sept. 28, 1978, Black Sabbath released 'Never Say Die!,' their final album with Ozzy Osbourne for three decades.
31 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.
34 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Shout at the Devil’
For rebellious youth, 'Shout at the Devil,' which came out Sept. 26, 1983, had all the ingredients of a deviant misadventure.
27 Years Ago: Megadeth Release the Tech-Thrash Groundbreaker ‘Rust in Peace’
On Sept. 24, 1990, Megadeth issued their 'Rust in Peace' album.