8 ’80s Metal Albums Everyone Should Own

Ronnie James Dio passed away nine years ago today (May 16), and besides gifting metalheads the iconic devil horn gesture, he left behind a catalog of music that would influence hard rock and metal for decades.

Riff TV Presents: New Music Breakdown

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Mariano Rivera Hasn’t Liked Metallica This Whole Time

New York Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera has been tied to Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” for years because it was his entrance music from the bullpen.  It turns out, however, that the unanimously-elected member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame doesn’t care for Metallica’s music at all.

VIDEO: Metallica Reflects On Cliff Burton

The biggest tragedy in Metallica’s history happened 32 years ago today (September 27) when bassist Cliff Burton tragically died in a bus accident while the band was on tour in Europe.  Burton was only 24.