This Day in Metal April 28th

This Day in Metal April 28th

Apr 28th 1983 Warlord released their debut album “Deliver Us”

Did you know
The album was re-released in 2012 to coincide with the band’s reunion.

Apr 28th 1997 Stratovarius released the album “Visions”

Did you know
The album reached number 4 on the Finnish albums chart and remained on that chart for 23 weeks.

Apr 28th 1998 Blind Guardian released the album “Nightfall In Middle-Earth”

Did you know
It was the first album by Blind Guardian to be released in the US.
The album was produced by Flemming Rasmussen.

Apr 28th 1998 Incantation released the album “Diabolical Conquest”

Did you know
It was their only album to feature Daniel Corchado of The Chasm on vocals.

Apr 28th 1998 Nile released the album “Amongst the Catacombs of Nephren-Ka”

Did you know….
The title of the album is a reference to the H. P. Lovecraft story “The Outsider”.

Apr 28th 2003 Enslaved released the album “Below the Lights”

Did you know
This would be the last album Enslaved recorded with Dirge Rep on drums (he also co-wrote two songs).

Apr 28th 2008 Deicide released the album “Till Death Do Us Part”

Did you know
Initial copies of the album included a sew-on patch with an image of vocalist Glen Benton and the phrase “Glen Benton for President”.

Apr 28th 2009 Heaven & Hell released their debut album “The Devil You Know”

Did you know
The album debuted at number 8 on the Billboard Charts.
Sadly, it was the last album Ronnie James Dio ever did.

Apr 28th 2015 Raven released the album “ExtermiNation”

Did you know
Raven was formed in 1974 in Newcastle, England, by brothers John and Mark Gallagher, and Paul Bowden.

Apr 28th 2017 Ayreon released the album “The Source”

Did you know…. Pop Matters elected it the second best progressive rock and metal album of 2017.

Apr 28th 2017 Pyramaze released the album “Contingent”

Did you know….
Pyramaze was formed in 2001 by guitarist Michael Kammeyer.

Apr 28th 2021 Chumbo released their debut album “Chumbo”

Did you know… The band is from São Paulo, Brazil and formed in 2016.


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