Heavy Metal 101: The History of Death Metal
Jon Wiederhorn, author of the definitive metal book 'Louder Than Hell,' offers an in-depth look at the history of Death Metal, exclusively for Loudwire.
13 Years Ago: Lamb of God Release ‘Ashes of the Wake’
On Ashes of the Wake, Lamb of God made the leap from heroes of the underground to contenders for the new American metal throne.
16 Years Ago: Slipknot Celebrate Misery and Depravity With ‘Iowa’
Turmoil, disaffection, misanthropy and self-indulgence have always been creative tools for Slipknot.
9 Years Ago: Slipknot Release ‘All Hope is Gone’
On Aug. 26, 2008, Slipknot issued their final album with the late Paul Gray, 'All Hope Is Gone.'
29 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash ‘…And Justice for All’
On Aug. 25, 1988, Metallica released '...And Justice For All,' the follow-up to 'Master of Puppets' and their first album without Cliff Burton.
19 Years Ago: Rob Zombie Goes Solo with ‘Hellbilly Deluxe’
On Aug. 25, 1998, Rob Zombie began his solo career by releasing 'Hellbilly Deluxe.'
40 Years Ago: Motorhead Release Their Self-Titled Debut Album
On Aug. 21, 1977, Motorhead began their career ascent with their self-titled album.
27 Years Ago: Anthrax Release ‘Persistence of Time’
On Aug. 21, 1990, Anthrax released their 'Persistence of Time' album with a lot of drama surrounding them.
19 Years Ago: Korn Take Nu Metal to the Masses With ‘Follow the Leader’
On Aug. 18, 1998, Korn catapulted to massive fame with the release of 'Follow the Leader.'
27 Years Ago: Cannibal Corpse Pile on the Gore With ‘Eaten Back to Life’
On Aug. 17, 1990, Cannibal Corpse made their presence felt with the 'Eaten Back to Life' album.