38 Years Ago: Slayer Unleash Their Debut Album ‘Show No Mercy’
'Blasting our way through the boundaries of Hell, no one can stop us tonight.'
20 Years Ago: Slipknot Celebrate Misery and Depravity With ‘Iowa’
Turmoil, disaffection, misanthropy and self-indulgence have always been creative tools for Slipknot.
26 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Team Up With Body Count Members for Ill-Fated ‘Forbidden’ Album
The last of five albums Black Sabbath recorded with vocalist Tony Martin.
36 Years Ago: Megadeth Unleash ‘Killing Is My Business… And Business Is Good’
Dave Mustaine would go on to form Megadeth and release one of the best thrash debut albums ever.
30 Years Ago: Skid Row Release ‘Slave to the Grind’
Skid Row's devastatingly heavy second album came out on June 11, 1991.
18 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘St. Anger’ Amid Band Turmoil
It's amazing this album ever got made at all.
25 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Load’
Their follow-up to 'The Black Album.'
17 Years Ago – Slipknot Overcome Internal Strife to Unleash ‘Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)’
In the blackened world of Slipknot, dysfunction and turbulence have often coincided with artistic triumph.
38 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘Piece of Mind’
The first with Nicko McBrain.
35 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Sign to Geffen Records
Here's how it happened.