49 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Unleash ‘Paranoid’
The landmark release includes metal staples like 'Paranoid,' 'War Pigs' and 'Iron Man.'
An Analysis of Influences Heard on Slipknot’s ‘We Are Not Your Kind’
Some Artists That Are Kinda Slipknot’s Kind
Interview: Slipknot’s Corey Taylor Once Again Embraced Pain to Create Unflinching Art
The singer digs into his depression, the album's Bowie-influence and more.
32 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Release ‘Appetite for Destruction’
On July 21, 1987, the world was introduced to Guns N' Roses through their debut disc 'Appetite for Destruction.'
23 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Load’
On June 4, 1996, Metallica issued 'Load,' their follow up to 'The Black Album.'
A Deeper Look at the Bombastic Theater of Rammstein
Take a deeper look into their onstage impact.
9 Years Ago: Type O Negative’s Peter Steele Dies
On April 14, 2010, Type O Negative vocalist Peter Steele passed away.
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.
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.