28 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Dr. Feelgood’
Five albums into their career, Mötley Crüe were unapologetically obsessed with crafting the kind of sticky, sleazy hard rock that defined MTV hair metal.
29 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash ‘…And Justice for All’
On Aug. 25, 1988, Metallica released '...And Justice For All,' the follow-up to 'Master of Puppets' and their first album without Cliff Burton.
35 Years Ago: Metallica Start the Thrash Revolution With ‘Kill ‘Em All’
Metallica’s debut album, 'Kill 'Em All,' came out on July 25, 1983, and helped start the thrash revolution.
46 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Master of Reality’
On July 21, 1971, Black Sabbath released their 'Master of Reality' album.
25 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Ill-Fated Tour
On July 17, 1992, Guns N' Roses and Metallica kicked off what was supposed to be a tour for the ages, but it was remembered for all the wrong reasons.
29 Years Ago: Pantera Release ‘Power Metal’
In 1988, Pantera released their first disc with Philip Anselmo, an album called 'Power Metal.'
32 Years Ago: Megadeth Unleash ‘Killing Is My Business… And Business Is Good’
After being fired from Metallica, Dave Mustaine would go on to form Megadeth and release one of the best thrash debut albums ever.
42 Years Ago: KISS Make the Leap on ‘Destroyer’
On March 15, 1976, KISS released their classic album 'Destroyer.'
27 Years Ago: Def Leppard Guitarist Steve Clark Dies
On Jan. 8, 1991, Def Leppard guitarist Steve Clark died from an overdose.