13 Years Ago: Dimebag Darrell Slain Onstage in Ohio
On Dec. 8, 2004, Dimebag Darrell's life ended when he was shot by a gunman onstage during a Damageplan show in Columbus, Ohio.
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.
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.
18 Years Ago: Metallica Go Symphonic With ‘S&M’ Release
On Nov. 23, 1999, Metallica stepped outside of their comfort zone with the symphonic 'S&M' album.
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.
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.
31 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Exonerated in ‘Suicide Solution’ Fan Death Lawsuit
On Aug. 7, 1986, a judge tossed out a lawsuit against Ozzy Osbourne and his record labels tying the song 'Suicide Solution' to the death of a teen.
33 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Ride the Lightning’
How would Metallica follow up 'Kill 'Em All'? On July 27, 1984, we got 'Ride the Lightning.'
30 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.'
5 Years Ago: Lamb of God Vocalist Randy Blythe Arrested in Prague and Accused of Manslaugh…
On June 27, 2012, Lamb of God singer Randy Blythe was arrested in Prague under manslaughter charges following the death of a fan.
11 Years Ago: Tool Unleash ‘10,000 Days’
On May 2, 2006, Tool unleashed their album '10,000 Days' in North America.
4 Years Ago: Slayer Guitarist Jeff Hanneman Dies
A detailed look back at the death of one of metal's legendary musicians.