This Day in Metal July 7th


July 7th 1984 Helix released the GREAT album “Walkin’ The Razor’s Edge”

Did you know..
The album reached number 69 on the Billboard Charts
Metal-Rules ranked the album number 41 on their list of Top Glam Metal albums.

July 7th 1984 Icon released their debut album “Icon”

Did you know
The band is from Phoenix, Arizona and formed in 1979.

July 7th 1985 Abattoir released their debut album “Vicious Attack”

Did you know
The band did a cover of the Motörhead song “Ace of Spades” on this album.

July 7th 1986 David Lee Roth released his debut album “Eat ‘Em And Smile”

Did you know
The album reached number 4 on the Billboard Charts
Eat ‘Em and Smile was named “album of the year” by Kerrang! for 1986.

July 7th 1987 Faster Pussycat released their debut album “Faster Pussycat”

Did you know
The album reached number 97 on the Billboard Charts

July 7th 1987 Toxik released their debut album “World Circus”

Did you know
The band was originally called Tokyo.
The re-release included a cover of the KISS song “Parasite”.

July 7th 1988 Necrosis released their debut album “The Search”

Did you know
The band was from Santiago, Chile and formed in 1986.

July 7th 1992 Dream Theater released the album “Images And Words”

Did you know
It was their first album to feature James LaBrie on vocals.
The album reached number 61 on the Billboard Charts.

July 7th 1995 Sinister released the album “Hate”

Did you know
The band is from Schiedam, the Netherlands, and formed in 1988.

July 7th 1998 Crowbar released the album “Odd Fellows Rest”

Did you know
The re-released version contains a cover of the Iron Maiden song “Remember Tomorrow”.

July 7th 1999 Pessimist released the album “Blood for the Gods”

Did you know
Remaster album included the bonus track, a cover of the Kreator song “The Pestilence”.

July 7th 2007 Orden Ogan released the album “Gunmen”

Did you know….
They are the organizers of the German metal festival WinterNachtsTraum, which has featured such bands as Rage, Sinister, Axxis and Ensiferum.

July 7th 2008 Blaze Bayley released the album “The Man Who Would Not Die”

Did you know
The track “Robot” was released as the band’s first single.

July 7th 2009 Born of Osiris released their debut album “A Higher Place”

Did you know
The group underwent several name changes, including Diminished, Your Heart Engraved, and Rosecrance, before finally settling on Born of Osiris in 2007.

July 7th 2010 Blind Illusion released the album “Demon Master”

Did you know
The album came 22 years after their first album, The Sane Asylum.

July 7th 2015 Khemmis released their debut album “Absolution”

Did you know
They are named after an ancient city located in Egypt, now known as Akhmim.


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