23 Years Ago: Marilyn Manson Issues ‘Portrait of an American Family’
On July 19, 1994, Marilyn Manson dropped the Spooky Kids from their moniker and released the 'Portrait of an American Family' disc.
25 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Ill-Fated Tour
On July 17, 1992, Guns N' Roses and Metallica kicked off what was supposed to be a tour for the ages, but it was remembered for all the wrong reasons.
35 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.
25 Years Ago: Megadeth Release ‘Countdown to Extinction’
On July 14, 1992, Megadeth enjoyed a major commercial success with the release of 'Countdown to Extinction.'
29 Years Ago: Slayer Release ‘South of Heaven’
On July 5, 1988, Slayer released 'South of Heaven,' their follow-up to the fiery 'Reign in Blood.' Get the anniversary story inside.
19 Years Ago: System of a Down Release Self-Titled Debut Album
On June 30, 1998, System of a Down made their presence felt with their self-titled debut disc.
5 Years Ago: Lamb of God Vocalist Randy Blythe Arrested in Prague and Accused of Manslaugh…
On June 27, 2012, Lamb of God singer Randy Blythe was arrested in Prague under manslaughter charges following the death of a fan.
29 Years Ago: Pantera Release ‘Power Metal’
In 1988, Pantera released their first disc with Philip Anselmo, an album called 'Power Metal.'
25 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Dehumanizer’
Black Sabbath, with Ronnie James Dio back in the band, released their 'Dehumanizer' album on June 22, 1992.
17 Years Ago: Deftones Release ‘White Pony’
On June 20, 2000, Deftones hit the big time with the release of their 'White Pony' album.