Randy Rhoads Should Be in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: Op-Ed
He also brought metal guitar soloing kicking and screaming into the '80s, helped to revive the career of one of heavy metal’s greatest frontmen, and played on two classic albums.
24 Years Ago: Soundgarden Release 'Superunknown'
On March 8, 1994, Soundgarden stepped up to the bar set by their peers and went shoulder to shoulder with the release of 'Superunknown.'
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.
32 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Unleashes 'The Ultimate Sin'
'The Ultimate Sin' was rife with inner turmoil and was the last to feature guitarist Jake E. Lee. Get the full story behind the Ozzy Osbourne album inside.
Metal Grammys Year by Year: Who Really Should Have Won
The Grammys don't have a sterling reputation for their awards given to metal bands, so we've righted the wrongs with who really should have won!
21 Years Ago: The Offspring Release 'Ixnay on the Hombre'
On Feb. 4, 1997, The Offspring followed their ultra successful 'Smash' with the more rock-centric 'Ixnay on the Hombre.'
24 Years Ago: Alice in Chains Release 'Jar of Flies' EP
On Jan. 25, 1994, Alice in Chains turned an unfortunate situation into a chart-topping EP with the release of 'Jar of Flies.'
Evanescence's Amy Lee Performs on a Hello Kitty Keyboard
Loudwire’s Hello Kitty Sessions continue with a special performance from Evanescence’s Amy Lee.
Disturbed Albums Ranked
See how we ranked Disturbed's albums from weakest to strongest.
Metallica Albums Ranked
See how we ranked Metallica's albums from weakest to strongest.
27 Years Ago: Temple of the Dog Released Their Only Album
On April 16, 1991, a supergroup featuring members of Soundgarden and Pearl Jam came together to release an album in honor of the late Andrew Wood.
22 Years Ago: Rage Against the Machine Release 'Evil Empire'
On April 16, 1996, Rage Against the Machine took their message to the masses with the release of the 'Evil Empire' album.
38 Years Ago: Judas Priest Release 'British Steel'
Judas Priest unleashed a metal classic with 1980's 'British Steel' album.
38 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Unleash Their Debut Album
On April 14, 1980, Iron Maiden released their self-titled debut album.
42 Years Ago: Judas Priest Shape Metal on 'Sad Wings of Destiny'
On March 23, 1976, Judas Priest released their sophomore album, the widely influential 'Sad Wings of Destiny.' Get the story behind the album inside.
Zakk Wylde Jams 'Autumn Changes' on Hello Kitty Mini-Guitar
Zakk Wylde picks up his Hello Kitty guitar to jam the new song, 'Autumn Changes' off his upcoming solo album, Book of Shadows II.
42 Years Ago: KISS Make the Leap on ‘Destroyer’
On March 15, 1976, KISS released their classic album 'Destroyer.'
36 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Arrested for Urinating on Alamo
In one of Ozzy's most infamous antics, he was arrested for urinating on a Texas monument in 1982 and was banned for the next decade. Revisit the story inside.
24 Years Ago: Green Day Unleash 'Dookie'
On Feb. 1, 1994, Green Day saw their popularity skyrocket with the release of their 'Dookie' album.
32 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Release ‘Seventh Star’
On Jan. 28, 1986, Black Sabbath issued their 'Seventh Star' album, though not all involved were happy with the situation.