33 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Dr. Feelgood’
Mötley Crüe were unapologetically obsessed with crafting the kind of sticky, sleazy hard rock that defined MTV hair metal.
45 Years Ago: Motorhead Release Their Self-Titled Debut Album
On Aug. 21, 1977, Motorhead began their career ascent with their self-titled album.
36 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Exonerated in ‘Suicide Solution’ Fan Death Lawsuit
On Aug. 7, 1986, a judge ruled on a lawsuit against Ozzy Osbourne and his record labels tying the song 'Suicide Solution' to the death of a teen.
35 Years Ago: Def Leppard Unleash ‘Hysteria’
One of the biggest albums ever.
42 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.
35 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Release ‘Appetite for Destruction’
One of the biggest albums ever made.
30 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Ill-Fated Tour
A tour for the ages remembered for all the wrong reasons.
34 Years Ago: Queensryche Release Defining Concept Album ‘Operation: Mindcrime’
Read the story behind this conceptual masterpiece.
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.
40 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Arrested for Urinating on Alamo Cenotaph
In 1982, he was banned for the next decade.