34 Years Ago: Van Halen Get a Jump on ‘1984’
On Jan. 9, 1984, Van Halen released their last album of the first era with David Lee Roth.
30 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.'
26 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Releases ‘No More Tears’
On Sept. 17, 1991, Ozzy Osbourne reached a career turning point with his solo disc 'No More Tears.'
28 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.
30 Years Ago: Def Leppard Unleash ‘Hysteria’
On Aug. 3, 1987, Def Leppard followed the hugely popular 'Pyromania' with the biggest album of their career, 'Hysteria.'
15 Years Ago: Ramones Bassist Dee Dee Ramone Dies at 50
On June 5, 2002, Ramones bassist Dee Dee Ramone passed away.
31 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’
On May 15, 1987, Motley Crue released their 'Girls, Girls, Girls' album.
39 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Fire Ozzy Osbourne
On April 27, 1979, after various attempts to get Ozzy back on the team, Black Sabbath fired their lead singer.
35 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
On April 1, 1983, Kirk Hammett found out a phone call requesting him to audition for Metallica was not an April Fool's joke.