This Day in Metal June 9th


June 9th 1986 Dealer released their debut album “First Strike”

Did you know
Under the name Axe Victims they released a 3-song demo tape in 1978, which was included on the 2021 Obscure N.W.O.B.H.M. Demos Vol.3 CD compilation.

June 9th 1989 Decimator released their debut album “Carnage City State Mosh Patrol”

Did you know….
The album was released on Neat Records.
Neat Records was arguably the most instrumental label in the revival of Heavy Metal in the 1980s in the UK.

June 9th 1992 Deicide released the album “Legion”

Did you know
The album was produced by legendary death metal producer Scott Burns.

June 9th 1998 Slayer released the album “Diabolus in Musica”

Did you know
The album peaked at number 31 on the Billboard Charts.
Guitarist Jeff Hanneman wrote most of the album’s content.

June 9th 1998 Mercyful Fate released the album “Dead Again”

Did you know
It marks the first album from Mercyful Fate that Michael Denner is not present on.
A music video was made for “The Night.”

June 9th 1999 Pissing Razors released the album “Cast Down the Plague”

Did you know
Pissing Razors is an American groove-based heavy metal band formed in 1994 in El Paso, TX.

June 9th 2008 Venom released the album “Hell”

Did you know
It was their last album to feature Anthony Lant on drums.

June 9th 2015 Bullet Boys released the album “Elefante”

Did you know..
The band did a cover of the Elton John song “The Bitch Is Back” on this album.

June 9th 2015 Suppuration released the album “Devouring Your Prayers”

Did you know
The band is from Bogota, Colombia and formed in 1997.

June 9th 2017 Destructor released the album “Decibel Casualties”

June 9th 2017 Suffocation released the album “…Of the Dark Light”

Did you know..
It is their first album to feature guitarist Charlie Errigo and drummer Eric Morotti and the last album to feature vocalist Frank Mullen


YESTERDAY, TODAY, EVERYDAY HEAVY METAL!! 

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