40 Years Ago: Metallica Start the Thrash Revolution With ‘Kill ‘Em All’
Read the story behind this revolutionary debut.
27 Years Ago: Metallica Release ‘Load’
Their follow-up to 'The Black Album.'
40 Years Ago: Metallica Entered the Studio to Record ‘Kill ‘Em All’
On May 10, 1983, a metal revolution was underway.
40 Years Ago: Dave Mustaine Fired From Metallica
Then we wound up with two amazing thrash bands.
40 Years Ago: Kirk Hammett Invited to Audition for Metallica
It wasn't an April Fool's joke.
37 Years Ago: Metallica Unleash the Epic Album ‘Master of Puppets’
The legendary third album and major label debut from Metallica.
22 Years Ago: Jason Newsted Leaves Metallica
On Jan. 17, 2001, bassist Jason Newsted revealed the news that he was exiting Metallica.
23 Years Ago: Metallica Go Symphonic With ‘S&M’ Release
Metallica stepping way outside their comfort zone.
25 Years Ago: Metallica Lock and ‘Reload’
The second half of what was supposed to be a double album.
36 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.