This Day in Metal August 18th

This Day in Metal August 18th

Aug 18th 1984 Living Death released their debut album “Vengeance Of Hell”

Did you know
The band was from Velbert, Germany and was active from 1980-1991.

Aug 18th 1986 Bon Jovi released the album “Slippery When Wet”

Did you know
The album spent eight weeks at number 1 on the Billboard 200 chart and was named by Billboard as the top-selling album of 1987.

Aug 18th 1986 Rhoads released their debut album “Into the Future”

Did you know
The album feature future Megadeth Nick Menza on drums.

Aug 18th 1992 Nocturnus released the album “Thresholds”

Did you know
This was the last Nocturnus release to feature founding member Mike Browning, who was forcibly ejected shortly after its release.

Aug 18th 2009 GWAR released the album “Lust in Space”

Did you know
The album debuted at number 96 on the Billboard top 200 Charts and was Gwar’s highest position reached for the debut of an album.

Aug 18th 2014 Dragon Force released the album “Maximum Overload”

Did you know
Trivium vocalist Matt Heafy contributed backing vocals on three songs, including the album’s first single, “The Game”.


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