This Day in Metal June 26th


June 26th 1972 Dust released the album “Hard Attack”

Did you know
Drummer Marc Bell (Marky Ramone) would later join the Ramones.

June 26th 1987 Pentagram released the album “Day of Reckoning”

Did you know
Joe Hasselvander originally played drums on only one track, “Burning Savior”, with Stuart Rose recording the drums on all the rest.

June 26th 1990 Danzig released the album “Danzig II: Lucifuge”

Did you know
The album peaked at number 45 on the Billboard Charts.
In 2002, SPIN magazine named Danzig II the 33rd greatest metal album of all time.

June 26th 1996 Kataklysm released the album “Temple of Knowledge”

Did you know
They won their first Juno Award for best album of the year in the “heavy metal” category for their 2015 album Of Ghosts & Gods.

June 26th 2000 Devin Townsend released the album “Physicist”

Did you know
In 1994, Jason Newsted got together with Devin Townsend & Exodus drummer Tom Hunting at his place and created the project called IR8.

June 26th 2001 Iced Earth released the album “Horror Show”

Did you know
It was the first Iced Earth album to feature drummer Richard Christy, and the only album to feature Steve DiGiorgio on bass.

June 26th 2007 3 Inches of Blood released the album “Fire Up the Blades”

Did you know
The band did a cover of the Running Wild song “Diamonds of the Black Chest” on this album.

June 26th 2007 Symphony X released the album “Paradise Lost”

Did you know
The album was the band’s first to chart on the Billboard 200, reaching number 123.

June 26th 2007 King Diamond released the album “Give Me Your Soul…Please”

Did you know
This was the last album to feature bassist Hal Patino.
The album peaked at number 174 on the Billboard Charts.

June 26th 2012 Gojira released the album “L’Enfant Sauvage”

Did you know
The album reached number 34 on the Billboard Charts.

June 26th 2020 Ninth Circle released “Echo Black”

Did you know
The band did a cover of the Riot song “Warrior” on this album.


YESTERDAY, TODAY, EVERYDAY HEAVY METAL!! 

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