This Day in Metal May 17th


May 17th 1976 Rainbow released the album “Rising”

Did you know
In issue 4 of Kerrang Magazine “Rising” was voted the GREATEST HEAVY METAL album of all time!!!

May 17th 1988 Judas Priest released the album “Ram It Down”

Did you know…‬
‪The album reached number 31 on the Billboard Charts.
‪The band did a cover of the Chuck Berry song “Johnny B. Goode” for this album. ‬

May 17th 1988 Vinnie Vincent Invasion released the album “All Systems Go”

Did you know
It featured vocalist Mark Slaughter, who replaced Robert Fleischman.
The album reached number 64 on the Billboard Charts.

May 17th 1999 Evergrey released the album “Solitude · Dominance · Tragedy”

Did you know
The album was produced by Andy LaRocque (King Diamond).

May 17th 2010 Annihilator released the album “Annihilator”

Did you know
The band did a cover of the Van Halen song “Romeo Delight” on this album.

YESTERDAY, TODAY, EVERYDAY HEAVY METAL!! 🤘🏻👍👊

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