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36 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Fire Ozzy Osbourne

Black Sabbath
Vertigo

On April 27, 1979, after various attempts to get Ozzy back on the team, Black Sabbath fired their lead singer.

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35 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Roar Back With ‘Heaven and Hell’

Black Sabbath Heaven and Hell
Warner Bros.

On April 25, 1980, Black Sabbath took a major step by releasing 'Heaven and Hell' with new vocalist Ronnie James Dio.

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15 Years Ago: Papa Roach Break Out With ‘Infest’

Papa Roach
Matthew Simmons, Getty Images

On April 25, 2000, Papa Roach made their breakthrough with the 'Infest' disc.

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23 Years Ago: Beastie Boys Release ‘Check Your Head’

Beastie Boys
Capitol

On April 21, 1992, the Beastie Boys changed the course of their career with the release of their "Check Your Head" album.

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24 Years Ago: Temple of the Dog Release Their Self-Titled Album

Temple of the Dog
A&M

On April 16, 1991, a supergroup featuring members of Soundgarden and Pearl Jam came together to release an album in honor of the late Andrew Wood.

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19 Years Ago: Rage Against the Machine Release ‘Evil Empire’

Rage Against the Machine

On April 16, 1996, Rage Against the Machine took their message to the masses with the release of the 'Evil Empire' album.

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35 Years Ago: Judas Priest Release ‘British Steel’

Judas Priest

Judas Priest unleashed a metal classic with 1980's 'British Steel' album.

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5 Years Ago: Type O Negative’s Peter Steele Dies

George De Sota/Referns, Getty Images
George De Sota/Referns, Getty Images

On April 14, 2010, Type O Negative vocalist Peter Steele passed away.

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16 Years Ago: Lamb of God (Then Known as Burn the Priest) Release Debut Album

Burn the Priest
Legion Records

On April 13, 1999, Lamb of God, then known as Burn the Priest, released their debut disc.

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21 Years Ago: Hole Release ‘Live Through This’

Hole
DGC

On April 12, 1994, Hole established themselves as a band to be reckoned with by releasing the 'Live Through This' album.

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Filed Under: Category: Anniversaries, Longform, News, Original Features, Rock

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