This Day in Metal August 1st


Aug 1st 1982 Aerosmith released the album “Rock In A Hard Place”

Did you know
It was the only Aerosmith album not to feature lead guitarist Joe Perry.
The album reached number 32 on the Billboard Charts.

Aug 1st 1982 Tank released the album “Power of the Hunter”

Did you know….
The album was produced by Nigel Gray, better known for his work with The Police. “Crazy Horses” is a cover of the 1972 hit by The Osmonds.

Aug 1st 1984 Jag Panzer released their debut album “Ample Destruction”

Did you know
The album was an underground hit in the United States, and in Europe and Japan it was available on import only.

Aug 1st 1984 Lions Pride released their debut album “Breaking Out”

Aug 1st 1984 Boss released their debut album “Step on It”

Aug 1st 1986 Hirax released the album “Hate, Fear and Power”

Did you know
The album features 8 tracks and a full playing time of 16:02 minutes, the band still consider it a full-length studio album.

Aug 1st 1988 Heretic released their debut album “Breaking Point”

Did you know
Singer Mike Howe went to join Metal Church after making this album.

Aug 1st 1988 Coroner released the album “Punishment for Decadence”

Did you know
The band did a cover of the Jimi Hendrix song “Purple Haze” on this album.

Aug 1st 1991 Grave released their debut album “Into the Grave”

Did you know
Their first four albums, Into the Grave, You’ll Never See…, Soulless and Hating Life, cemented their reputation as one of Sweden’s foremost death metal bands.

Aug 1st 1991 Holy Moses released the album “Terminal Terror”

Did you know
Though not credited, Sven “Meff” Hervig played all drums on the album as a session drummer.

Aug 1st 1992 Sodom released the album “Tapping the Vein”

Did you know
It’s their last album to feature original member Christian “Witchhunter” Dudek on drums.

Aug 1st 1993 Rage released the album “The Missing Link”

Did you know
The band did a cover of the Black Sabbath song “Paranoid” on this album.

Aug 1st 1995 Kreator released the album “Cause For Conflict”

Did you know
This was the only Kreator album to feature drummer Joe Cangelosi.

Aug 1st 1999 Machine Head released the album “The Burning Red”

Did you know
It is the band’s second best selling album in the US, selling as many copies in three years as Burn My Eyes sold in almost eight years.


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