38 Years Ago: Pantera Release Their First Album ‘Metal Magic’
Not at all the Pantera that came to be in the '90s.
29 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘Fear of the Dark’
It'd be the last with Bruce Dickinson for a while.
25 Years Ago: Pantera Hit Their Most Extreme With ‘The Great Southern Trendkill’
Their most vicious album.
8 Years Ago: Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dies
A detailed look back at the death of one of metal's most legendary musicians.
21 Years Ago: AC/DC Bring Back the Grit on ‘Stiff Upper Lip’
Their 14th album.
19 Years Ago: Rob Zombie Releases ‘The Sinister Urge’
On Nov. 13, 2001, Rob Zombie followed up his debut record with the venerable 'The Sinister Urge.'
39 Years Ago: Black Sabbath’s ‘Mob Rules’ Proves Dio Success Was No Fluke
It was the second and last with Dio for over a decade.
30 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.'
31 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.