16 Years Ago: Dimebag Darrell Slain Onstage in Ohio
On Dec. 8, 2004, Dimebag Darrell's life ended when he was shot by a gunman onstage during a Damageplan show in Columbus, Ohio.
Five Years Ago: Scott Weiland Dies From Drug Overdose
On Dec. 3, 2015, iconic Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland died of a drug overdose while on tour with Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts.
26 Years Ago: Korn Pioneer a New Sound With Their Self-Titled Debut Album
On Oct. 11, 1994, Korn delivered an assortment of different sounds into a completely new style that changed metal forever.
50 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Paranoid’
One of metal's most important albums.
12 Years Ago: Slipknot Release ‘All Hope Is Gone’
On Aug. 26, 2008, Slipknot issued their final album with the late Paul Gray, 'All Hope Is Gone.'
36 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Ride the Lightning’
How would Metallica follow up 'Kill 'Em All'? On July 27, 1984, we got 'Ride the Lightning.'
30 Years Ago: Pantera Find Their Voice With ‘Cowboys From Hell’
On July 24, 1990, Pantera took a major step forward in their music career with the 'Cowboys From Hell' album.
Three 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.
10 Years Ago: Slipknot Bassist Paul Gray Dies
On May 24, 2010, the body of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray was found in a Johnston, Iowa hotel room.
37 Years Ago: Dave Mustaine Fired From Metallica
Then we wound up with two amazing thrash bands.