50 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release Their Debut Album + Invent Heavy Metal
Nothing has been the same since Feb. 13, 1970.
39 Years Ago: Motorhead Burst Into Metal Mainstream ‘Ace of Spades’
It came out Nov. 8, 1980.
39 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.'
49 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Unleash ‘Paranoid’
The landmark release includes metal staples like 'Paranoid,' 'War Pigs' and 'Iron Man.'
44 Years Ago: KISS Release the Game-Changing Concert Album ‘Alive!’
You wanted the best, you got the best!
30 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.
28 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘The Black Album’
On Aug. 12, 1991, Metallica released their biggest selling disc, known as 'The Black Album' to fans.
33 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Exonerated in ‘Suicide Solution’ Fan Death Lawsuit
On Aug. 7, 1986, a judge tossed out a lawsuit against Ozzy Osbourne and his record labels tying the song 'Suicide Solution' to the death of a teen.
32 Years Ago: Def Leppard Unleash ‘Hysteria’
One of the biggest albums ever.
39 Years Ago: AC/DC Overcome Tragedy With the Masterful ‘Back in Black’
Here's how one of the most successful rock albums ever came together.