39 Years Ago: Metallica Entered the Studio to Record ‘Kill ‘Em All’
On May 10, 1983, a metal revolution was underway.
39 Years Ago: Dave Mustaine Fired From Metallica
Then we wound up with two amazing thrash bands.
39 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
It wasn't an April Fool's joke.
36 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash the Epic Album ‘Master of Puppets’
The legendary third album and major label debut from Metallica.
30 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘The Black Album’
On Aug. 12, 1991, Metallica released their biggest selling disc, known as 'The Black Album' to fans.
37 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Ride the Lightning’
How would Metallica follow up 'Kill 'Em All'? On July 27, 1984, we got 'Ride the Lightning.'
29 Years Ago: Guns N’ Roses and Metallica Launch Ill-Fated Tour
A tour for the ages remembered for all the wrong reasons.
22 Years Ago: Metallica Go Symphonic With ‘S&M’ Release
Metallica stepping way outside their comfort zone.
24 Years Ago: Metallica Lock and ‘Reload’
The second half of what was supposed to be a double album.
35 Years Ago: Metallica Bassist Cliff Burton Dies in Tragic Bus Crash
On Sept. 27, 1986, Metallica's Cliff Burton was killed in a bus crash.