19 Years Ago: Jason Newsted Leaves Metallica
On Jan. 17, 2001, bassist Jason Newsted revealed the news that he was exiting Metallica.
Neil Peart Reflects on Rush + Career in Unpublished 2005 Interview
Farewell to a king.
36 Years Ago: Van Halen Get a Jump on ‘1984’
It would be their last with David Lee Roth for quite some time.
29 Years Ago: Def Leppard Guitarist Steve Clark Dies
On Jan. 8, 1991, Def Leppard's Steve Clark died from an overdose.
Slipknot, Pantera, Judas Priest Members Recall Crazy Theft Stories in New Book ‘Raising He…
Read over 40 stories of thievery told by rockers in the new book 'Raising Hell.'
36 Years Ago: Judas Priest Ride Hot Streak With ‘Defenders of the Faith’
Some say this is Priest's best album.
10 Years Ago: Avenged Sevenfold’s Jimmy ‘The Rev’ Sullivan Passes Away
'The Rev' passed away at the age of 28.
Four Years Ago: Motorhead Pioneer Lemmy Kilmister Dies
On Dec. 28, 2015, Motorhead mainman and rock 'n' roll legend Lemmy Kilmister passed away.
18 Years Ago: Death Founder + Death Metal Pioneer Chuck Schuldiner Dies
On Dec. 13, 2001, the metal world suffered a great loss with the death of Death founder Chuck Schuldiner.
15 Years Ago: Dimebag Darrell Slain Onstage in Ohio
On Dec. 8, 2004, Dimebag Darrell's life ended when he was shot by a gunman onstage during a Damageplan show in Columbus, Ohio.