This Day in Metal June 21st


June 21st 1985 Mötley Crüe released the GREAT album “Theatre Of Pain”

Did you know
During recording, the album’s working title was Entertainment or Death, though Sixx changed it prior to release.

June 21st 1987 Helix released the album “Wild In The Streets”

Did you know
“She’s Too Tough” was written in 1985 by Def Leppard vocalist Joe Elliott.

June 21st 1990 Poison released the album “Flesh And Blood”

Did you know
The album peaked at number 2 on the Billboard Charts.

June 21st 1990 Exodus released the album “Impact Is Imminent”

Did you know
It was their first album to feature John Tempesta on drums.
The album reached number 137 on the Billboard Charts.

June 21st 2004 Jag Panzer released the album “Chain of Command”

Did you know…. This album, recorded in 1987, was never released officially, yet bootlegged since 1988.
Century Media released it for the first time, with “new” cover art and a remaster job, on June 21st, 2004.

June 21st 2005 Redemption released the album “The Fullness of Time”

Did you know
The vocals were provided by Fates Warning singer Ray Alder, who previously produced the first album and provided vocals for one song.

June 21st 2019 Memoriam released the album “Requiem For Mankind”

Did you know….
This band was formed as a tribute to the late Bolt Thrower drummer Martin Kearns.

June 21st 1950 Legendary drummer Joey Kramer of Aerosmith was born!

Did you know… In his memoir, Kramer revealed that he idly conceived the name Aerosmith while listening to Harry Nilsson’s album Aerial Ballet in 1968, two years before the band was formed.
June 21st 1961 Kip Winger singer in Winger was born!!

Did you know…. He initially gained notability as a member of Alice Cooper’s band, contributing bass and vocals to his Constrictor and Raise Your Fist and Yell albums.

YESTERDAY, TODAY, EVERYDAY HEAVY METAL!! 

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