This Day in Metal August 4th


Aug 4th 1975 Rainbow released the album “Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow”

Did you know
Ronnie James Dio considered this release his favourite Rainbow album.
The album reached number 30 on the Billboard Charts.

Aug 4th 1986 Kreator released the EP “Flag of Hate”

Did you know
The song “Awakening of the Gods” was featured in the 2009 video game Grand Theft Auto IV: The Lost and Damned.

Aug 4th 1989 Testament released the album “Practice What You Preach”

Did you know
The album entered the Billboard 200 album charts a month after its release, peaking at number 77.

Aug 4th 1991 Doro released the album “True At Heart”

Did you know
Barry Beckett, a famous and seasoned mainstream music producer, was chosen to produce the album.

Aug 4th 1992 Epidemic released the album “Decameron”

Did you know….
The band was named after a Slayer song.

Aug 4th 1994 Enslaved released the album “Frost”

Did you know
This would be the last album to feature drummer Trym Torson before he joined Emperor.

Aug 4th 1995 Dismember released the album “Massive Killing Capacity”

Did you know
A music video was made for the track “Casket Garden”.

Aug 4th 1998 Kamelot released the album “Siége Perilous”

Did you know
It is the first album with Roy Khan on vocals and Casey Grillo on drums.

Aug 4th 2003 Entombed released the album “Inferno”

Did you know
Along with Dismember, Grave and Unleashed, Entombed has been referred to as one of the “big four” of Swedish death metal.

Aug 4th 2014 Entombed released their debut album “Back To The Front”

Did you know
The band was formed by former members of Entombed.

Aug 4th 2017 Quiet Riot released the album “Road Rage”

Did you know
The album was originally recorded with vocalist Seann Nicols.
However, Nicols was fired from the band and replaced with James Durbin.

Aug 4th 2017 Accept released the album “The Rise Of Chaos”

Did you know
This is the first Accept album with guitarist Uwe Lulis and drummer Christopher Williams.


YESTERDAY, TODAY, EVERYDAY HEAVY METAL!! 

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