This Day in Metal August 20th

This Day in Metal August 20th

Aug 20th 1990 Queensrÿche released the album “Empire”

Did you know
The album reached number 7 on the Billboard Charts.

Aug 20th 1996 Mercyful Fate released the album “Into the Unknown”

Did you know
The Japanese release bonus track was a cover of the Judas Priest song “The Ripper”.

Aug 20th 1996 Type O Negative released the album “October Rust”

Did you know
The band did a cover of Neil Young’s “Cinnamon Girl” on this album.
The album reached number 42 on the Billboard Charts.

Aug 20th 2002 Nile released the album “In Their Darkened Shrines”

Aug 20th 2008 Slipknot released the album “All Hope Is Gone”

Did you know
The album reached number 1 on the Billboard Charts, making it the first Slipknot album to do so.
It was their final album with Paul Gray and Joey Jordison.

Aug 20th 2008 Dragon Force released the album “Ultra Beatdown”

Did you know….
It’s their last studio album to feature ZP Theart on vocals and the first one to feature Frédéric Leclercq on the bass guitar.

Aug 20th 2010 Accept released the album “Blood Of The Nations”

Did you know
It was their first album to feature vocalist Mark Tornillo and drummer Stefan Schwarzmann.

Aug 20th 2021 Mentalist released the album “A Journey into the Unknown”.

Aug 20th 1966 Dimebag Darrell guitarist with Pantera was born.


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