This Day in Metal February 2nd

This Day in Metal February 2nd

Feb 2nd 1981 Iron Maiden released the album “Killers”

Did you know
The album was their first with guitarist Adrian Smith, and their last with vocalist Paul Di’Anno.

Feb 2nd 1988 Lita Ford released the album “Lita”

Did you know
The album reached number 29 on the Billboard 200 chart and produced the hit singles “Close My Eyes Forever” and “Kiss Me Deadly”

Feb 2nd 1998 Primal Fear released their debut album “Primal Fear”

Did you know….
The album was recorded at Spacepark Studios, House of Music, Winterbach, Germany.

Feb 2nd 2004 Exodus released the album “Tempo Of The Damned”

Did you know
Tempo of the Damned is the first Exodus studio album to accredit founding guitarist Kirk Hammett for a song, (“Impaler”).

Feb 2nd 2018 Saxon released the album “Thunderbolt”

Did you know
The song “They Played Rock and Roll” was dedicated to Lemmy from Motörhead.

Feb 2nd 1952 Rick Dufay former guitarist with Aerosmith was born!!

Did you know….
Dufay joined the band after the completion of Aerosmith’s 1982 album Rock in a Hard Place, as well being seen in the video for “Lightning Strikes”.
Feb 2nd 2002 Paul Baloff former singer with Exodus passed away.

Did you know
Baloff joined Exodus in 1982 as lead vocalist to complete the lineup which included Kirk Hammett, guitarist Gary Holt, drummer Tom Hunting and bassist Geoff Andrews.


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