Apr 1st 1980 Street Creature released their debut album “Street Creature” #StreetCreature #SelfTitled #HeavyMetal #NWOBHM

Did you know…
A very young Iron Maiden once opened for Street Creature in Walthamstow in 1978. Steve Harris reportedly said that Rob “The Lad” Roberts was the “nastiest” singer in the NWOBHM. “A Bleedin’ Disgrace”, said Harris, which Street Creature then used as the name of their second album.

Apr 1st 1984 Sikk Sexx released their GREAT album “Room Service” #SikkSexx #RoomService #HeavyMetal #GlamMetal #GoodOldDays

Did you know…
Sikk Sexx were thrown off a 1983 tour with Dokken for attempting to smuggle 63 drunk female fans into the tourbus with them after a show in Detroit.

Apr 1st 1992 Flagon released their debut album “Drunk as F*@k!” #Flagon #DrunkAsFk #HeavyMetal #Thrash #Grunge #German

Did you know…
Guitarist Klaus Hammerscheiss admitted the band had lost direction by 1992 and that moving from their Teutonic thrash roots to a grunge style was a mistake. They were dropped by Noise Records after this release.

Apr 1st 1999 Skr34m3r released their album “Pain Is My Co-Pilot” #Skr34m3r #PainIsMyCoPilot #HeavyMetal #NuMetal

Did you know…
Skr34m3r’s singer, Paul “3” claims he has no memory of recording the vocal for the single Push Me as it was the end of a 48 hour drinking binge with Corey Taylor.

Apr 1st 1999 Magus Of Thebes released their album “IXICMV” #MagusOfThebes #IXICMV #HeavyMetal #BlackMetal

Did you know…
Magus of Thebes are considered the first Liechtensteiner black metal band.

Apr 1st 2003 Godsmiter released their album “Barbed Wire Suppositories” #Godsmiter #BarbedWireSuppositories #HeavyMetal #DeathMetal #BrutalDeathMetal #Grindcore

Did you know…
Godsmiter bassist Ryan “Christpoker” Jones held the world record for most pancakes eaten in a single sitting (94 in 10 mins) until he was beaten in 2016 by competitive eater Matt Stonie (113 in 8 mins).

Apr 1st 2005 Lucretia’s Tears released their album “Centaurea Cyanus Cultivars” #LucretiasTears #CentaureaCyanusCultivars #HeavyMetal #DoomMetal #GothicMetal #DSBM

Did you know…
The identity of Lucretia’s Tears has never been confirmed, although many suspect Jonas Åkerlund and Mikael Åkerfeldt to be behind this depressive doom classic.

Apr 1st 2016 Knightlore released their double album “The Prince of Truth” #Knightlore #ThePrinceofTruth #HeavyMetal #PowerMetal #RockOpera #SymphonicMetal #Neoclassical

Did you know…
Knightlore took inspiration for The Prince of Truth from the epic fantasy novels of Grayson Grayheart.


And finally!
Apr 1st 2022 THIS DAY IN METAL posted a bunch of completely made-up albums and bands.

Happy April Fool’s Day!!!

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