31 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Dr. Feelgood’
Mötley Crüe were unapologetically obsessed with crafting the kind of sticky, sleazy hard rock that defined MTV hair metal.
22 Years Ago: Korn Take Nu Metal to the Masses With ‘Follow the Leader’
On Aug. 18, 1998, Korn catapulted to massive fame with the release of 'Follow the Leader.'
36 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Ride the Lightning’
How would Metallica follow up 'Kill 'Em All'? On July 27, 1984, we got 'Ride the Lightning.'
Three Years Ago: Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Dies
Loudwire reflects on the tragic passing of the Linkin Park singer on the anniversary of his death.
26 Years Ago: Marilyn Manson Issues ‘Portrait of an American Family’
On July 19, 1994, Marilyn Manson, minus the Spooky Kids, dropped their debut album.
38 Years Ago: Judas Priest Release ‘Screaming for Vengeance’
On July 17, 1982, Judas Priest saw their star rise with the release of the 'Screaming for Vengeance' album.
28 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Ill-Fated Tour
A tour for the ages remembered for all the wrong reasons.
22 Years Ago: System of a Down Release Self-Titled Debut Album
On June 30, 1998, System of a Down made their presence felt with their self-titled debut disc.
16 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.
37 Years Ago: Dio Release ‘Holy Diver’
The first album after Ronnie James Dio was kicked out of Black Sabbath.
10 Years Ago: Slipknot Bassist Paul Gray Dies
On May 24, 2010, the body of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray was found in a Johnston, Iowa hotel room.
14 Years Ago: Tool Unleash ‘10,000 Days’
Get the story behind the album.