This Day in Metal July 4th


July 4th 1984 Messiah released their debut album “Final Warning”

Did you know
This album is one of the most highly sought after releases in Christian Metal History.

July 4th 1984 Y & T released the album “In Rock We Trust”

Did you know
The album became the band’s highest charting album at the time, reaching number 46 on the Billboard 200 charts.

July 4th 1986 Flotsam and Jetsam released their debut album “Doomsday For The Deceiver”

Did you know
It was their only album with Jason Newsted before his departure for Metallica.

July 4th 1987 ESP released their debut album “The Future Is Now”

Did you know
The song “Take ’em Alive” was on Metal Massacre VIII (Metal Blade, 1987)

July 4th 1988 Slayer released the GREAT album “South Of Heaven”

Did you know
The album reached number 57 on the Billboard Charts.
The band did a cover of the Judas Priest song “Dissident Aggressor” on this album.

July 4th 2005 Blitzkrieg released the album “Sins and Greed”

Did you know
The band did a cover of the Judas Priest song “Hell Bent for Leather” on this album.



YESTERDAY, TODAY, EVERYDAY HEAVY METAL!! 

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