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Motorhead 1977

39 Years Ago: Motorhead Release Their Self-Titled Debut Album

On Aug. 21, 1977, Motorhead began their career ascent with their self-titled album.

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Anthrax 1990
Megaforce Records

26 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.

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Alice in Chains 1990

26 Years Ago: Alice in Chains Unleash Their Debut Album ‘Facelift’

On Aug. 21, 1990, Alice in Chains unleashed their solid debut album 'Facelift.'

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Korn 1998
Immortal / Epic

18 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.'

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Cannibal Corpse 1990
Metal Blade

26 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.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers 1989

27 Years Ago: Red Hot Chili Peppers Release ‘Mother’s Milk’

On Aug. 16, 1989, Red Hot Chili Peppers started to gain traction with the release of their 'Mother's Milk' album.

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Metallica 1991
Elektra Records

25 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘The Black Album’

On Aug. 12, 1991, Metallica released their biggest selling disc, known as 'The Black Album' to fans.

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Jani Lane
Ethan Miller, Getty Images

Five Years Ago: Warrant Singer Jani Lane Dies

On Aug. 11, 2011, Warrant frontman Jani Lane was found dead in a hotel in Woodlands, California.

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Red Hot Chili Peppers 1984

32 Years Ago: Red Hot Chili Peppers Release Their Self-Titled Debut Album

On Aug. 10, 1984, the Red Hot Chili Peppers released their self-titled debut album.

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Ozzy Osbourne
Hulton Archive, Getty Images

30 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Exonerated in ‘Suicide Solution’ Fan Death Lawsuit

On Aug. 7, 1986, a judge tossed out a lawsuit against Ozzy Osbourne and his record labels tying the song 'Suicide Solution' to the death of a teen.

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