Aug 29th 1988 Helloween released the album “Keeper Of The Seven Keys: Part II”

Did you know
“I Want Out” remains the band’s best-known song, and has been covered by several metal bands including Gamma Ray and HammerFall.

Aug 29th 1988 Protector released their debut album “Golem”

Did you know..
The band is from Wolfsburg, Germany and formed in 1986.

Aug 29th 1995 Excel released the album “Seeking Refuge”

Did you know
Some of the material on this album was originally recorded as early as 1991 while Excel began writing The Joke’s on You’s follow-up.

Aug 29th 2000 Nocturnal Rites released the album “Afterlife”

Did you know
The band originally started out as a death metal band named Necronomic.

Aug 29th 2005 Opeth released the album “Ghost Reveries”

Did you know
Ghost Reveries received critical acclaim and peaked on the Billboard 200 at number 64.

Aug 29th 2005 Savage Circus released their debut album “Dreamland Manor”

Did you know
The band originally formed as a side project of Thomen Stauch, Savage Circus became his main band when he left Blind Guardian in 2004.

Aug 29th 2006 Motörhead released the album “Kiss Of Death”

Did you know
It was notable for being the final Motörhead album to feature original artwork by longtime artist Joe Petagno.

Aug 29th 2006 GWAR released the album “Beyond Hell”

Did you know..
The band did a cover of the Alice Cooper song “School’s Out” on this album.

Aug 29th 2007 Amorphis released the album “Silent Waters”

Did you know
The lyrics are English translations of Finnish poems written by poet Pekka Kainulainen, who wrote them based on the character of Lemminkäinen in the Kalevala.

Aug 29th 2008 Destruction released the album “D.E.V.O.L.U.T.I.O.N”

Did you know..
The album features three guitarists doing guest appearances -Gary Holt of Exodus and Jeff Waters of Annihilator, in addition to Vinnie Moore of UFO.

Aug 29th 2008 Serenity released the album “Fallen Sanctuary”

Did you know
The album marks the turning point of the band from a power metal group to a symphonic metal group.

Aug 29th 2008 Haggard released the album “Tales of Ithiria”

Did you know
Haggard was founded in 1989 and originally played death metal.

Aug 29th 2014 Striker released the album “City of Gold”

Did you know
The band did a cover of the Iron Maiden classic “Two Minutes to Midnight” on this album.

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