36 Years Ago: Judas Priest Ride Hot Streak With ‘Defenders of the Faith’
Some say this is Priest's best album.
38 Years Ago: AC/DC Finally Top Charts With ‘For Those About to Rock We Salute You’
Their first No. 1 album.
43 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.
32 Years Ago: Def Leppard Unleash ‘Hysteria’
One of the biggest albums ever.
23 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Load’
On June 4, 1996, Metallica issued 'Load,' their follow up to 'The Black Album.'
36 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.
14 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne’s House Nearly Burned Down in Fire-Related Mishap
On March 25, 2005, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne were sent fleeing from their Buckinghamshire estate due to a fire.
37 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Arrested for Urinating on Alamo Cenotaph
In one of Ozzy's most infamous antics, he was arrested for urinating on a Texas monument in 1982 and was banned for the next decade. Revisit the story inside.
35 Years Ago: Van Halen Get a Jump on ‘1984’
It would be their last with David Lee Roth for quite some time.
28 Years Ago: Def Leppard Guitarist Steve Clark Dies
On Jan. 8, 1991, Def Leppard guitarist Steve Clark died from an overdose.
Australian Government Strikes AC/DC Commemorative Coins With Lightning
Ten special coins were struck with 3,500,000 volts of electricity, using a Tesla coil.
36 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Shout at the Devil’
For rebellious youth, 'Shout at the Devil,' which came out Sept. 26, 1983, had all the ingredients of a deviant misadventure.