10 Years Ago: Lamb of God Vocalist Randy Blythe Arrested in Prague and Accused of Manslaughter
On June 27, 2012, Lamb of God singer Randy Blythe was arrested in Prague under manslaughter charges following the death of a fan.
31 Years Ago: Skid Row Release ‘Slave to the Grind’
Skid Row's devastatingly heavy second album came out on June 11, 1991.
17 Years Ago: Avenged Sevenfold Unleash Their Breakthrough Album ‘City of Evil’
Their breakthrough album.
28 Years Ago + 20 Years Ago: Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain + Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley Die on April 5
Get the history behind these two tragedies.
22 Years Ago: AC/DC Bring Back the Grit on ‘Stiff Upper Lip’
Their 14th album.
36 Years Ago: Anthrax Start ‘Spreading the Disease’
Anthrax's landmark release, 'Spreading the Disease,' had a lot of turmoil surrounding it.
47 Years Ago: KISS Release the Game-Changing Concert Album ‘Alive!’
You wanted the best, you got the best!
19 Years Ago: Killswitch Engage Reinvent Metalcore With ‘Alive or Just Breathing’
Killswitch Engage helped put their stamp on metalcore for years to come.
39 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
It wasn't an April Fool's joke.
52 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release Their Debut Album + Invent Heavy Metal
Nothing has been the same since Feb. 13, 1970.
36 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release the Tony Iommi-Featuring ‘Seventh Star’
It was supposed to be a Tony Iommi solo album.
34 Years Ago: Megadeth Release ‘So Far, So Good… So What!’
Megadeth's third album arrived on Jan. 19, 1988.