30 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’
On May 15, 1987, Motley Crue released their 'Girls, Girls, Girls' album.
25 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘Fear of the Dark’
Despite its title track, which remains a fan favorite, Iron Maiden’s Fear of the Dark showcased a band in serious need of a creative boost.
34 Years Ago: Metallica Entered the Studio to Record ‘Kill ‘Em All’
On May 10, 1983, Metallica entered the studio to record their breakout album 'Kill 'Em All.'
21 Years Ago: Pantera Hit Their Most Extreme With ‘The Great Southern Trendkill’
On May 7, 1996, Pantera unleashed their most vicious record to date in 'The Great Southern Trendkill.'
29 Years Ago: Queensryche Release ‘Operation: Mindcrime’ Album
On May 3, 1988, Queensryche issued the heavy metal opera 'Operation: Mindcrime.'
11 Years Ago: Tool Unleash ‘10,000 Days’
On May 2, 2006, Tool unleashed their album '10,000 Days' in North America.
4 Years Ago: Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dies
A detailed look back at the death of one of metal's legendary musicians.
38 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Fire Ozzy Osbourne
On April 27, 1979, after various attempts to get Ozzy back on the team, Black Sabbath fired their lead singer.
37 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Roar Back With ‘Heaven and Hell’
On April 25, 1980, Black Sabbath took a major step by releasing 'Heaven and Hell' with new vocalist Ronnie James Dio.
37 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Unleash Debut Album
On April 14, 1980, Iron Maiden released their self-titled debut album.