33 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘No Prayer for the Dying’
Their first album with Janick Gers.
43 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Comes Back to Life With ‘Blizzard of Ozz’
On Sept. 20, 1980, Ozzy Osbourne delivered his first solo album, 'Blizzard of Ozz.'
35 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash ‘…And Justice for All’
On Sept. 7, 1988, Metallica released '...And Justice For All,' their first album without Cliff Burton.
37 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Exonerated in ‘Suicide Solution’ Fan Death Lawsuit
On Aug. 7, 1986, a judge ruled on a lawsuit against Ozzy Osbourne and his record labels tying the song 'Suicide Solution' to the death of a teen.
21 Years Ago: Ramones Bassist Dee Dee Ramone Dies at 50
On June 5, 2002, Ramones bassist Dee Dee Ramone passed away.
39 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
It wasn't an April Fool's joke.
47 Years Ago: KISS Crank It Up With ‘Rock And Roll Over’
KISS released 'Rock and Roll Over' on Nov. 11, 1976.
33 Years Ago: Judas Priest Ramp Up the Metal With ‘Painkiller’
Just when it looked like Judas Priest had been dethroned, the defenders of metal lashed back with their 12th album, 'Painkiller.'
34 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Dr. Feelgood’
Mötley Crüe were unapologetically obsessed with crafting the kind of sticky, sleazy hard rock that defined MTV hair metal.