9 Years Ago: Type O Negative’s Peter Steele Dies
On April 14, 2010, Type O Negative vocalist Peter Steele passed away.
39 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Unleash Their Influential Debut Album
On April 14, 1980, Iron Maiden released their self-titled debut album.
39 Years Ago: Judas Priest Pound the World With ‘British Steel’
Judas Priest unleashed a metal classic with 1980's 'British Steel' album.
20 Years Ago: Lamb of God (Then Known as Burn the Priest) Release Debut Album
On April 13, 1999, Lamb of God, then known as Burn the Priest, released their debut disc.
24 Years Ago: White Zombie Release Their Final Studio Album, ‘Astro-Creep: 2000′
Get the story behind the album.
36 Years Ago: Dave Mustaine Fired From Metallica
The end of Dave Mustaine's stay in Metallica came on April 11, 1983, and it came without warning.
31 Years Ago: Iron Maiden’s Progressive Side Shines on ‘Seventh Son of a Seventh Son’
The album represented a major shift toward the progressive side.
26 Years Ago: Tool Pull Fans Into Their ‘Undertow’
Take a look back at the landmark disc here.
25 Years Ago + 17 Years Ago: Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain + Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley Die on …
Get the history behind these two tragedies.
36 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
It wasn't an April Fool's joke.