39 Years Ago: Dave Mustaine Fired From Metallica
Then we wound up with two amazing thrash bands.
28 Years Ago + 20 Years Ago: Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain + Alice in Chains’ Layne Staley Die on April 5
Get the history behind these two tragedies.
30 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘The Black Album’
On Aug. 12, 1991, Metallica released their biggest selling disc, known as 'The Black Album' to fans.
5 Years Ago: Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington Dies
Loudwire reflects on the tragic passing of the Linkin Park singer on the anniversary of his death.
18 Years Ago – Slipknot Overcome Internal Strife to Unleash ‘Vol. 3: (The Subliminal Verses)’
In the blackened world of Slipknot, dysfunction and turbulence have often coincided with artistic triumph.
NSFW: The Most Disgusting + Gore-Filled Metal Lyrics of All Time
Forget about work — this list isn't safe to view anywhere.
23 Years Ago: Korn Take Nu Metal to the Masses With ‘Follow the Leader’
On Aug. 18, 1998, Korn catapulted to massive fame with the release of 'Follow the Leader.'
16 Years Ago: Tool Unleash ‘10,000 Days’
Get the story behind the album.
29 Years Ago: Tool Pull Fans Into Their ‘Undertow’
Take a look back at the landmark disc here.
Six Years Ago: Scott Weiland Dies From Drug Overdose
On Dec. 3, 2015, the iconic Stone Temple Pilots singer died while on tour.