May 16th 1983 Barón Rojo released the album “Metalmorfosis”

Did you know
Barón Rojo in Spanish means “Red Baron”, the name of the band being an homage to Manfred von Richthofen.

May 16th 1983 Iron Maiden released the album “Piece Of Mind”

Did you know… The album reached number 14 on the Billboard Charts.
It was their first album with drummer Nicko McBrain.

May 16th 1986 Poison released their debut album “Look What The Cat Dragged In”

Did you know
The album ultimately has sold four million copies worldwide, one of their best-selling albums.

May 16th 1989 Obituary released the album “Slowly We Rot”

Did you know….
It was their only album to feature bassist Daniel Tucker.

May 16th 2000 Orange Goblin released the album “The Big Black”

Did you know
It is dedicated entirely to Craig Barker – 1976 – 1999 R.I.P.
The re-released of the album included a bonus track, a cover of Black Sabbath’s “Into the Void”.

May 16th 2005 Meshuggah released the album “Catch Thirtythree”

Did you know
The song “Shed” is featured on the Saw III soundtrack.

May 16th 2007 Nocturnal Rites NocturnalRites released the album “The 8th Sin”

Did you know
The band formed in 1990 and are from Umeå, Sweden.

May 16th 2008 Moonspell released the album “Night Eternal”

Did you know
The album peaked at number 3 on the Portuguese Albums Chart.

May 16th 2011 Autopsy released the album “Macabre Eternal”

Did you know
It’s their first album to feature bassist Joe Trevisano.

May 16th 2014 Sabaton released the album “Heroes”

Did you know
The album reached number 99 on the Billboard Charts.
It was their first album to feature Chris Rörland, Thobbe Englund and Hannes van Dahl.

May 16th 2010 Ronnie James Dio singer with Black Sabbath and his band Dio died after a battle with cancer.

Did you know..
He is credited with popularizing(not creating) the “metal horns” hand gesture in metal culture and was known for his medieval-themed lyrics.

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