17 Years Ago: Jason Newsted Leaves Metallica
On Jan. 17, 2001, bassist Jason Newsted revealed the news that he was exiting Metallica.
27 Years Ago: Def Leppard Guitarist Steve Clark Dies
On Jan. 8, 1991, Def Leppard guitarist Steve Clark died from an overdose.
Two Years Ago: Motorhead Pioneer Lemmy Kilmister Dies
On Dec. 28, 2015, Motorhead mainman and rock 'n' roll legend Lemmy Kilmister passed away.
Two Years Ago: Scott Weiland Dies From Drug Overdose
On Dec. 3, 2015, iconic Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland died of a drug overdose while on tour with Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts.
44 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Overcome Writer’s Block and Release ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’
On Dec. 1, 1973, Black Sabbath overcame writer's block and delivered their mammoth fifth album, 'Sabbath Bloody Sabbath.'
24 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Release ‘The Spaghetti Incident?’
On Nov. 23, 1993, Guns N' Roses released their covers album, 'The Spaghetti Incident?,' marking Slash and Duff McKagan's last full effort with the group.
36 Years Ago: AC/DC Finally Top Charts With ‘For Those About to Rock We Salute You’
On Nov. 23, 1981, AC/DC released their 'For Those About to Rock We Salute You' album.
20 Years Ago: Metallica Lock and ‘Reload’
On Nov. 18, 1997, Metallica released 'Reload,' a companion to 'Load,' originally intended to be a double album.
18 Years Ago: Korn Followed Their Own Lead With ‘Issues’
On Nov. 16, 1999, Korn released the highly successful album 'Issues,' which yielded hits like 'Falling Away From Me' and 'Make Me Bad.'
16 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.'
23 Years Ago: Korn Pioneer a New Sound With Their Self-Titled Debut Album
On Oct. 11, 1994, Korn delivered their debut album, fusing together an assortment of different sounds into a completely new style that changed metal forever.
27 Years Ago: Slayer Release ‘Seasons in the Abyss’
On Oct. 9, 1990, Slayer released 'Seasons in the Abyss,' taking things in a new and exciting direction for the band.