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Columbia Records
Columbia Records

22 Years Ago: Alice in Chains Release ‘Jar of Flies’ EP

On Jan. 25, 1994, Alice in Chains turned an unfortunate situation into a chart-topping EP with the release of 'Jar of Flies.'

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George De Sota, Redferns/Getty Images / Cindy Ord, Getty Images / Tim Mosenfelder/ImageDirect, Getty Images

10 Best Metal Albums of 1996

Check out our picks for the 10 Best Metal Albums of 1996.

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Kevin Winter (2) / Michael Buckner, Getty Images

10 Best Hard Rock Albums of 1996

1996 was a year of transition for hard rock as genres battled for supremacy. Reflect back on our 10 Best Hard Rock Albums of 1996.

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Loudwire
Loudwire

12 Greatest High Notes in Rock + Metal

Few things put a punctuation mark on a song like an epic high note.

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Capitol Records
Capitol Records

28 Years Ago: Megadeth Release ‘So Far, So Good… So What!’

On Jan. 19, 1988, Megadeth issued their third album, 'So Far, So Good ... So What!'

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Elektra
Elektra

35 Years Ago: Nikki Sixx Forms Motley Crue

On Jan. 17, 1981, Nikki Sixx formed Motley Crue after leaving London. Get the full story behind the band's beginnings.

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Metallica 1991
Elektra

15 Years Ago: Jason Newsted Leaves Metallica

On Jan. 17, 2001, bassist Jason Newsted revealed the news that he was exiting Metallica.

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Tony Iommi Riffs

10 Best Tony Iommi Riffs

Black Sabbath axeman Tony Iommi is the undisputed master of the riff.

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Loudwire
Loudwire

Top 80 Hard Rock + Metal Albums of the 1980s

The 1980s were a glorious time for heavy music, so get ready to reflect on the decade with our picks for the Top 80 Hard Rock + Metal Albums of the 1980s!

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Motley Crue Moments

11 Unforgettable Motley Crue Moments

For nearly 35 full years, Motley Crue existed as rock and metal's most infamous band.

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