50 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Paranoid’
One of metal's most important albums.
38 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘Piece of Mind’
The first with Nicko McBrain.
29 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘Fear of the Dark’
It'd be the last with Bruce Dickinson for a while.
42 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Fire Ozzy Osbourne
On April 27, 1979, after various attempts to get Ozzy back on the team, Black Sabbath fired their lead singer.
39 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Arrested for Urinating on Alamo Cenotaph
In 1982, he was banned for the next decade.
47 Years Ago: KISS Get to Work With Self-Titled Debut Album
On Feb. 18, 1974, KISS arrived.
20 Years Ago: Jason Newsted Leaves Metallica
On Jan. 17, 2001, bassist Jason Newsted revealed the news that he was exiting Metallica.
37 Years Ago: Judas Priest Ride Hot Streak With ‘Defenders of the Faith’
Some say this is Priest's best album.
Guns N’ Roses Asked by Malaysian Wildlife Organization to Not Traumatize the Animals
Friends of the Orangutans fear the volume from the concert will have a negative impact on the 150 species of animals at the Wildlife Park.
37 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Shout at the Devil’
Some say it's their best album.