27 Years Ago: Def Leppard Guitarist Steve Clark Dies
On Jan. 8, 1991, Def Leppard guitarist Steve Clark died from an overdose.
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.'
12 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne’s House Nearly Burned Down in Fire-Related Mishap
On March 25, 2005, Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne were sent fleeing from their Buckinghamshire estate due to a fire.
40 Years Ago: The Sex Pistols Release ‘Never Mind the Bollocks Here’s the Sex Pistols’
On Oct. 28, 1977, the Sex Pistols released the landmark album 'Never Mind the Bollocks Here's the Sex Pistols.'
33 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Unleash ‘Powerslave’
The heavy metal community was already in the grip of Iron Maiden fever when the band released its fifth studio album, Powerslave, on Sept. 3, 1984.
26 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘The Black Album’
On Aug. 12, 1991, Metallica released their biggest selling disc, known as 'The Black Album' to fans.
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.'
25 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Ill-Fated Tour
On July 17, 1992, Guns N' Roses and Metallica kicked off what was supposed to be a tour for the ages, but it was remembered for all the wrong reasons.
30 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release ‘Girls, Girls, Girls’
On May 15, 1987, Motley Crue released their 'Girls, Girls, Girls' album.
18 Years Ago: AC/DC Bring Back the Grit on ‘Stiff Upper Lip’
On Feb. 28, 2000, AC/DC reunited with producer George Young and delivered their 'Stiff Upper Lip' album.