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.'
31 Years Ago: Megadeth Bring the Thrash With ‘Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying?’
On Sept. 19, 1986, Megadeth followed-up their debut album with the exceptional, catchy and powerful riff-fest 'Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying?'
9 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Death Magnetic’
This was Metallica as they were meant to be, barreling in full-on progressive thrash mode in a way they hadn’t since 1988’s '…And Justice for All.'
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.
19 Years Ago: Rob Zombie Goes Solo with ‘Hellbilly Deluxe’
On Aug. 25, 1998, Rob Zombie began his solo career by releasing 'Hellbilly Deluxe.'
30 Years Ago: Def Leppard Unleash ‘Hysteria’
On Aug. 3, 1987, Def Leppard followed the hugely popular 'Pyromania' with the biggest album of their career, 'Hysteria.'
33 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Ride the Lightning’
How would Metallica follow up 'Kill 'Em All'? On July 27, 1984, we got 'Ride the Lightning.'
34 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.
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.