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.
35 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash Their Debut 'Kill ‘Em All'
Metallica’s debut album, 'Kill 'Em All,' came out on July 25, 1983, and helped start the thrash revolution.
Disturbed Albums Ranked
See how we ranked Disturbed's albums from weakest to strongest.
29 Years Ago: Nirvana Release Their Debut Album 'Bleach'
On June 15, 1989, Nirvana issued their debut disc 'Bleach.'
13 Years Ago: Foo Fighters Release 'In Your Honor'
On June 14, 2005, Foo Fighters expanded their musical palette with the double disc 'In Your Honor.'
14 Years Ago: Velvet Revolver Unleash 'Contraband' Album
On June 8, 2004, Velvet Revolver arrived as the next great supergroup with their 'Contraband' album.
19 Years Ago: Red Hot Chili Peppers Issue 'Californication'
On June 8, 1999, Red Hot Chili Peppers revived their career and John Frusciante got a more positive second act with the 'Californication' album.
24 Years Ago: Stone Temple Pilots Release 'Purple' Album
On June 7, 1994, Stone Temple Pilots issued their second album, 'Purple.'
22 Years Ago: Metallica Release 'Load'
On June 4, 1996, Metallica issued 'Load,' their follow up to 'The Black Album.'
Metallica Albums Ranked
See how we ranked Metallica's albums from weakest to strongest.
35 Years Ago: Iron Maiden Release 'Piece of Mind'
It’s easy to understand why Iron Maiden’s 'Piece of Mind' remains one of bassist Steve Harris’ favorite albums.
8 Years Ago: Ronnie James Dio Passes Away
We take a look back at the life and death of metal legend Ronnie James Dio.
31 Years Ago: Motley Crue Release 'Girls, Girls, Girls'
On May 15, 1987, Motley Crue released their 'Girls, Girls, Girls' album.