5 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.
37 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses Sign to Geffen Records
Here's how it happened.
32 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘The Black Album’
On Aug. 12, 1991, Metallica released their biggest selling disc, known as 'The Black Album' to fans.
43 Years Ago – AC/DC Overcome Tragedy With the Masterful ‘Back in Black’
Here's how one of the most successful rock albums ever came together.
50 Years Ago: Black Sabbath Overcome Writer’s Block and Release ‘Sabbath Bloody Sabbath’
Is it their best? The debate rages on...
Gene Simmons Mocks Paul Stanley’s Vocal Problems During Solo Shows
Harsh words from Gene Simmons to his longtime bandmate.
Seven Years Ago – Motorhead Pioneer Lemmy Kilmister Dies
On Dec. 28, 2015, we lost an all-time legend.
12 Years Ago: Lou Reed and Metallica Perplexed the Music World With ‘Lulu’
On Nov. 1, 2011, Lou Reed and Metallica released their perplexing collaboration, 'Lulu.'
42 Years Ago: KISS Hit Rock Bottom With ‘Music From the Elder’
One of the bigger missteps of their career.
37 Years Ago: Ozzy Osbourne Exonerated in ‘Suicide Solution’ Fan Death Lawsuit
On Aug. 7, 1986, a judge ruled on a lawsuit against Ozzy Osbourne and his record labels tying the song 'Suicide Solution' to the death of a teen.