37 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
It wasn't an April Fool's joke.
16 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne’s House Nearly Burned Down in Fire-Related Mishap
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne were sent fleeing from their Buckinghamshire estate due to a fire in 2005.
41 Years Ago: Motorhead Paved the Way for Thrash With Second Album ‘Overkill’
This one paved the way for thrash.
Six Years Ago: GWAR Mastermind Dave Brockie Passes Away
March 23, 2014 was a sad day as we lost GWAR front-thing Dave 'Oderus Urungus' Brockie.
32 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.'
9 Years Ago: Type O Negative’s Peter Steele Dies
On April 14, 2010, Type O Negative vocalist Peter Steele passed away.
24 Years Ago: White Zombie Release Their Final Studio Album, ‘Astro-Creep: 2000′
Get the story behind the album.
36 Years Ago: Dave Mustaine Fired From Metallica
The end of Dave Mustaine's stay in Metallica came on April 11, 1983, and it came without warning.
28 Years Ago: Def Leppard Guitarist Steve Clark Dies
On Jan. 8, 1991, Def Leppard guitarist Steve Clark died from an overdose.
Guns N’ Roses Asked by Malaysian Wildlife Organization to Not Traumatize the Animals
Friends of the Orangutans fear the volume from the concert will have a negative impact on the 150 species of animals at the Wildlife Park.