On March 5, 1983, a scruffy crew of acne-afflicted youths going by the conspicuous band name of Metallica took a major step toward becoming the kings of thrash metal when they mounted a stage for the first time alongside new bassist Cliff Burton.
Three decades may have passed since the March 1985 debut of Metal Heart, the sixth studio album by the German heavy metal band Accept.
Metallica will celebrate Record Store Day 2015 by releasing their widely circulated and legendary 1982 demo tape No Life ‘Til Leather on cassette.
Heavy metal effectively came of age in the '80s, as it coalesced what had previously been a ragtag collective of bands into a bona fide rock 'n' roll subgenre capable of achieving Top 40 success.
On March 3, 1978, former Deep Purple singer David Coverdale and his new group Whitesnake performed their first concert at Lincoln Polytech.
On many levels — creative, personal, and business-related — 1979 would go down as a banner year in the long and storied career of Frank Zappa.
March 2, 1984, marks the release of one of history’s most acclaimed documentaries … nay, “rockumentaries,” This Is Spinal Tap,.
On March 1, 2005, Judas Priest put an end to a decade's worth of strife between singer Rob Halford and his bandmates with the highly anticipated 'Angel of Retribution.'
AC/DC took a back-to-basics approach with 'Stiff Upper Lip,' which was released on Feb. 28, 2000.
For Blue Oyster Cult, the overnight success of 1975's 'On Your Feet or on Your Knees' took a while.