This Day in Metal June 14th


June 14th 1982 Metal Massacre album is released from Metal Blade

Did you know
The first pressing featured a version with guitar solos by Lloyd Grant and Dave Mustaine.
The second pressing featured Dave Mustaine on lead guitar and Ron McGovney on bass.

June 14th 1985 Wallop released their debut album “Metallic Alps”

Did you know
Though the name WALLOP may sound unfamiliar to some of you, this is the first band of later GRAVE DIGGER drummer, Stefan Arnold.

June 14th 1987 Darkness released their debut album “Death Squad”

June 14th 1991 Forced Entry released the album “As Above, So Below”

Did you know
Music videos were made for “Macrocosm, Microcosm” and “Never a Know, But the No”.

June 14th 1992 Cemetary released their debut album “An Evil Shade of Grey”

Did you know
The song “Where the Rivers of Madness Stream” is featured on the 1994 Touch of Death compilation on Black Mark Production.

June 14th 2005 Static X released the album “Start a War”

Did you know
The album peaked at number 29 on the Billboard Charts.

June 14th 2010 Grave released the album “Burial Ground”

June 14th 2011 A Pale Horse Named Death released their debut album “And Hell Will Follow Me”

Did you know
The band was formed in 2010 by Sal Abruscato (original drummer for Type O Negative).

June 14th 2013 Masterplan released the album “Novum Initium”

Did you know
It’s the band first album with singer Rick Altzi.

June 14th 2019 Skelator released the album “Cyber Metal”

Did you know
“The Hammer” dedicated to the memory of Jeff Hayes III, RIP

June 14th 2019 Helix released the album “Old School”

Did you know
Three of the tracks were recorded for the Back for Another Taste album but never released and have Paul Hackman playing guitar on them.

June 14th 1956 Legendary King Diamond was born!!!

Did you know
On stage, King Diamond uses a microphone handle consisting of a femur bone and a tibia bone in the shape of a cross.

YESTERDAY, TODAY, EVERYDAY HEAVY METAL!! 

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