This Day in Metal April 21st

This Day in Metal April 21st

Apr 21st 1986 Accept released the album “Russian Roulette”

Did you know
It would be the last Accept album to feature Udo Dirkschneider as vocalist until the 1993 reunion album Objection Overruled.

‪Apr 21st 1987 Testament released their debut album “The Legacy”

Did you know
Prior to the album’s recording in 1986, Testament was known as “Legacy”.
It was ranked at number 1 on #Loudwire’s top ten list of “Thrash Albums NOT Released by the Big 4”.

Apr 21st 1992 Obituary released the album “The End Complete”

Did you know
This album marked the return of guitarist Allen West who performed on their debut album.

Apr 21st 1997 Dark Tranquility released the album “The Mind’s I”

Did you know
This is the only Dark Tranquility release on which Anders Jivarp receives no writing credits.

Apr 21st 1998 Soulfly released their self-titled debut album “Soulfly”

Did you know
The single “Eye for an Eye” featured Fear Factory members Dino Cazares and Burton C. Bell.

‪Apr 21st 1998 Cannibal Corpse released the album “Gallery Of Suicide”

Did you know…‬
‪It was the first Cannibal Corpse album to feature former Nevermore guitarist Pat O’Brien.‬

Apr 21st 2006 Scar Symmetry released the album “Pitch Black Progress”

Did you know
The track “The Illusionist” was promoted with two different music videos.

Apr 21st 2014 Autopsy released the album “Tourniquets, Hacksaws and Graves”

Did you know….
Along with fellow Bay Area band Possessed and Death, Autopsy have been considered a pioneering band in the death metal genre.


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