22 Years Ago: Jason Newsted Leaves Metallica
On Jan. 17, 2001, bassist Jason Newsted revealed the news that he was exiting Metallica.
21 Years Ago: System of a Down Release ‘Toxicity’
And with that, System of a Down exploded.
22 Years Ago: Tony Iommi Releases ‘Iommi’
The Black Sabbath legend recruited a number of guest singers on this solo record.
31 Years Ago: Megadeth Release the Tech-Thrash Groundbreaker ‘Rust in Peace’
On Sept. 24, 1990, Megadeth issued their 'Rust in Peace' album.
52 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Master of Reality’
On July 21, 1971, Black Sabbath released their 'Master of Reality' album.
23 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release ‘Brave New World’
Welcome back, Bruce and Adrian.
40 Years Ago: Dio Release ‘Holy Diver’
The first album after Ronnie James Dio was kicked out of Black Sabbath.
30 Years Ago: Tool Pull Fans Into Their ‘Undertow’
Take a look back at the landmark disc here.
44 Years Ago: Motorhead Paved the Way for Thrash With Second Album ‘Overkill’
This one paved the way for thrash.
Seven Years Ago: Scott Weiland Dies From Drug Overdose
On Dec. 3, 2015, the iconic Stone Temple Pilots singer died while on tour.