30 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Release ‘The Spaghetti Incident?’
The last GN'R album with Slash and Duff.
24 Years Ago: Metallica Go Symphonic With ‘S&M’ Release
Metallica stepping way outside their comfort zone.
26 Years Ago: Metallica Lock and ‘Reload’
The second half of what was supposed to be a double album.
33 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘No Prayer for the Dying’
Their first album with Janick Gers.
37 Years Ago: Metallica Bassist Cliff Burton Dies in Tragic Bus Crash
On Sept. 27, 1986, Metallica's Cliff Burton was killed in a bus crash.
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.
39 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Unleash ‘Powerslave’
A true metal classic.
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.'
12 Years Ago: Warrant Singer Jani Lane Dies
On Aug. 11, 2011, Warrant frontman Jani Lane was found dead in a hotel in Woodland Hills, California.
39 Years Ago – Metallica Release ‘Ride the Lightning’
How would Metallica follow up 'Kill 'Em All'? On July 27, 1984, we got 'Ride the Lightning.'