Feb 23rd 1982 Picture released the album “Diamond Dreamer”

Did you know
Picture was the first heavy metal band to come out of the Netherlands.

Feb 23rd 1983 Savage released their debut album “Loose ‘n Lethal”

Did you know
The band is most remembered for the song titled “Let it Loose”, later covered by Metallica on their Whiskey Audition Tape demo.

Feb 23rd 1986 Lords of the Crimson Alliance released their debut album “Lords of the Crimson Alliance”

Did you know
The members all used pseudonyms.
It is rumoured, but not confirmed, that the identity of Lords of the Crimson Alliance was the band Grudge.

Feb 23rd 1993 Sacred Reich released the album “Independent”

Did you know
It was Sacred Reich’s first full-length with Dave McClain on drums.

Feb 23rd 1993 Nuclear Assault released the album “Something Wicked”

Did you know
This was the first and only album not to feature founding members Dan Lilker and Anthony Bramante, as they departed in 1992.

Feb 23rd 1999 Overkill released the album “Necroshine”

Did you know
It is the first Overkill album to feature a guest vocalist, with singer Blitz’s sister Mary Ellsworth performing background vocals on “Let Us Prey”.

Feb 23rd 2004 Primal Fear released the album “Devil’s Ground”

Did you know
The Limited Edition Bonus Track was a cover of the Black Sabbath song “Die Young”

Feb 23rd 2004 Deicide released the album “Scars of the Crucifix”

Did you know….
The track “Scars of the Crucifix” spawned Deicide’s first ever music video, filmed in Nottingham.

Feb 23rd 2007 Manowar released the album “Gods Of War”

Did you know
It was the last studio album to feature drummer Scott Columbus.

Feb 23rd 2007 Masterplan released the album “MK II”

Did you know
It was the first and only album to feature former Riot vocalist Mike DiMeo and the first to feature acclaimed drummer Mike Terrana.

Feb 23rd 2009 The Agonist released the album “Lullabies for the Dormant Mind”

Did you know
The band released two videos from the album, “…And Their Eulogies Sang Me to Sleep” and “Thank You, Pain”.

Feb 23rd 2009 Lamb of God released the album “Wrath”

Did you know….
The album won Best Album at the 2009 Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards ceremony.

Feb 23rd 2010 High on Fire released the album “Snakes for the Divine”

Did you know
Matt Pike, the band’s frontman and founder, also plays guitar for doom metal band Sleep.


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