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.
41 Years Ago: Kiss Crank It Up With ‘Rock And Roll Over’
KISS released 'Rock and Roll Over' on Nov. 11, 1976. Revisit one of the band's hallmark albums and the story behind it.
37 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Comes Back to Life With ‘Blizzard of Ozz’
On Sept. 20, 1980, Ozzy Osbourne delivered his first solo album, 'Blizzard of Ozz.'
37 Years Ago: AC/DC Overcome Tragedy With the Masterful ‘Back in Black’
When a popular band loses its singer, it rarely bounces back to reach the level of success it had prior to the lineup shift. But that wasn't the case with AC/DC.
26 Years Ago: Skid Row Release ‘Slave to the Grind’
On June 11, 1991, Skid Row went against the grain with their 'Slave to the Grind' disc.
34 Years Ago: Metallica Entered the Studio to Record ‘Kill ‘Em All’
On May 10, 1983, Metallica entered the studio to record their breakout album 'Kill 'Em All.'
37 Years Ago: Judas Priest Release ‘British Steel’
Judas Priest unleashed a metal classic with 1980's 'British Steel' album.
34 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.
34 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
On April 1, 1983, Kirk Hammett found out a phone call requesting him to audition for Metallica was not an April Fool's joke.
31 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Sign to Geffen Records
When Guns N’ Roses signed to Geffen on March 26, 1986, no one could imagine that less than three years later the band would be one of the biggest names in rock.