36 Years Ago: AC/DC Finally Top Charts With ‘For Those About to Rock We Salute You’
On Nov. 21, 1981, AC/DC released their 'For Those About to Rock We Salute You' album.
23 Years Ago: Megadeth Release ‘Youthanasia’
Megadeth released 'Youthanasia' on Nov. 1, 1994, an album that saw the band move away from their thrash tendencies and lean on hook-laden songs with stomping rhythms. Take a look back at the record here.
6 Years Ago: Lou Reed and Metallica Perplexed the Music World With ‘Lulu’
On Nov. 1, 2011, Lou Reed and Metallica released their perplexing collaboration, 'Lulu.'
31 Years Ago: Slayer Redefine Thrash With ‘Reign in Blood’
On Oct. 7, 1986, Slayer delivered their thrash masterpiece 'Reign in Blood.'
39 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Never Say Die!’
On Sept. 28, 1978, Black Sabbath released 'Never Say Die!,' their final album with Ozzy Osbourne for three decades.
31 Years Ago: Metallica Bassist Cliff Burton Dies in Tragic Bus Crash
On Sept. 27, 1986, Metallica's Cliff Burton was killed in a bus crash.
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?'
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.'
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.
30 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Release ‘Appetite for Destruction’
On July 21, 1987, the world was introduced to Guns N' Roses through their debut disc 'Appetite for Destruction.'
25 Years Ago: Megadeth Release ‘Countdown to Extinction’
On July 14, 1992, Megadeth enjoyed a major commercial success with the release of 'Countdown to Extinction.'
29 Years Ago: Slayer Release ‘South of Heaven’
On July 5, 1988, Slayer released 'South of Heaven,' their follow-up to the fiery 'Reign in Blood.' Get the anniversary story inside.