This Day in Metal February 10th

This Day in Metal February 10th

Feb 10th 1978 Van Halen released their debut album “Van Halen”

Did you know
The album peaked at number 19 on the Billboard 200 charts.

Feb 10th 1978 Judas Priest released the album “Stained Class”

Did you know
In 2017, it was ranked 43rd in Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time”.

Feb 10th 1981 Dark Star released their debut album “Dark Star”

Did you know
The band was from Birmingham, England and formed in 1978.

Feb 10th 1987 Dokken released the single “Dream Warriors”

Did you know
The song reached number 22 on the Billboard Hot Mainstream Rock Tracks chart.

Feb 10th 1989 Acid Reign released their debut album “The Fear”

Did you know
In support of the album, the band toured with Nuclear Assault across Europe with Dark Angel and Candlemass.

Feb 10th 1998 Amon Amarth released their debut album “Once Sent From The Golden Hall”

Did you know
The album was originally limited and only 1000 copies were sold on CD and LP versions.

Feb 10th 1999 At Vance released their debut album “No Escape”

Did you know
The band did a cover of the ABBA song “Money, Money, Money” on this album.

‪Feb 10th 2004 Damageplan released their debut album “New Found Power” ‬

Did you know…‬
‪New Found Power” was also the original name of the band but was changed prior to the album’s release.‬

Feb 10th 2017 Overkill released the album “The Grinding Wheel”

Did you know..
It is the last Overkill album with drummer Ron Lipnicki, who left the band shortly after its release and was replaced by Jason Bittner.

Special Guest Bruce Kulick announcing what happened February 10th in Heavy Metal history!!
Feb 10th 1962 Cliff Burton former bassist with Metallica was born.

Did you know
Burton joined his first major band, Trauma, in 1982.

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