This Day in Metal February 16th

This Day in Metal February 16th

Feb 16th 1986 Hawk released their debut album “Hawk”

Did you know
The album featured future Guns N’ Roses drummer Matt Sorum.

Feb 16th 1990 Death released the album “Spiritual Healing”

Did you know….
It is the band’s only album to feature both guitarist James Murphy and bassist Terry Butler and the last with drummer Bill Andrews.

Feb 16th 1993 Megadeth released the single “Sweating Bullets”

Did you know
The song charted at number 27 on the US Mainstream Rock chart.
It was released as the third single from their fifth album, Countdown to Extinction.

Feb 16th 1993 Banshee released the album “Take ‘Em by Storm” 

Did you know
In 1988, Metal Blade Records re-released Cry In The Night and included the song “We Want You” on a compilation record, Metal Massacre No. 9.

‪Feb 16th 2000 Megadeth released the single “Breadline” ‬

Did you know…‬
‪Special Japanese edition of the Breadline single features five remixes of Megadeth songs, including three that had not been previously released.‬

Feb 16th 2004 Hypocrisy released the album “The Arrival”

Did you know
It was their last album with their long-time drummer, Lars Szöke.

Feb 16th 2018 Angra released the album “Ømni”

Did you know….
The band is from São Paulo, Brazil and formed in 1991.

Feb 16th 1958 Ice T singer with Body Count was born!!

Did you know…
Since 2000, he has portrayed NYPD Detective/Sergeant Odafin Tutuola on the NBC police drama Law & Order: Special Victims Unit.
Feb 16th 1965 Dave Lombardo former drummer with Slayer and Testament was born!!!

Did you know...
He is known for his fast, aggressive style of play utilizing the double bass technique which has earned him the title “the godfather of double bass”.


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