We are pleased to announce the first inductees into the “This Day in Metal Hall”


SCORPIONS

Totally dominate the vote count with over 35% of the vote

Scorpions formed in 1975 and are definitely deserving of this award. The band has released 18 studio albums and has done countless world tours. Standout songs include “Big City Nights”

Scorpions are estimated to have sold over 100 million records around the world, making them one of the best-selling hard rock and heavy metal bands. world. Rolling Stone describes Scorpions as the “heroes of heavy metal”.

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THE JIMI HENDRIX EXPERIENCE

Jimi Hendrix was probably the first metal god. His unique style of playing and onstage stage antics purely define what Rock and Heavy Metal is about. Future generations of musicians picked up playing the guitar because of him.

One rock critic who wrote that Jimi Hendrix’s music was like “Heavy Metal falling from the sky” in 1967 cause the naming of the genre?

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CREAM

Cream formed in London in 1966. The group consisted of bassist Jack Bruce, guitarist Eric Clapton, and drummer Ginger Baker.

The band has sold over 15 million albums worldwide and are best known for the song “Sunshine of Your Love”

Did you know…Eric Clapton is the only three-time inductee to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: once as a solo artist and separately as a member of the Yardbirds and of Cream.

The band were inducted into the Rock and Rock Hall of Fame in 1993.

“I think we were one of the early Heavy Metal bands without knowing it,” Eric Clapton has said.

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BLUE CHEER

Formed in 1966, the band consisted of singer/bassist Peterson, guitarist Leigh Stephens and Eric Albronda as drummer.

With its great wall of Marshall amps and its corrosive fuzz guitars, the San Francisco power trio played Heavy Metal before there was a name for it.

“Summertime Blues” has been cited as the first Heavy Metal song.

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MOUNTAIN

The band formed on Long Island, New York, in 1969. Originally comprising vocalist and guitarist Leslie West, bassist and vocalist Felix Pappalardi, keyboardist Steve Knight and drummer N.D. Smart.

Mountain’s early heavy metal hit song “Mississippi Queen” from the album Climbing! is especially credited with paving the way for Heavy Metal.

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Thanks to all the fans who voted and especially to the first inductees into the “This Day in Metal Hall”.

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