This Day in Metal February 4th

This Day in Metal February 4th

Feb 4th 1983 Satan Jokers released their debut album “Les Fils du Métal”

Did you know
The album has been reissued by Axe Killer Records in 1999 with three additional tracks.
It was one of the first French heavy metal releases in general.

Feb 4th 1983 Battleaxe released their debut album “Burn This Town”

Did you know
The group was among the first signings to the Music for Nations label.
At their peak, they toured Britain, opening for Saxon.

Feb 4th 1987 Adrian released their debut album “One Step Into The Uncertain”

Did you know
The album is one of the most wanted German private pressings.
The recording lacks a bit of power and is quite hollow, but the songs are really great. “Never Again” for example is a mind-blowing speed song.

Feb 4th 1990 Diamond Rexx released the album “Rated Rexx”

Did you know
The band is from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1985 by singer Nasti Habits and guitarist Scott St. Lust (aka S. Scot Priest, also of D’Molls).

Feb 4th 1991 Megadeth released the single “Hangar 18”

Did you know
Hangar 18 was nominated for Best Metal Performance at the 1992 Grammy Awards.

Feb 4th 1991 Saxon released the album “Solid Ball Of Rock”

Did you know
Five of its 11 tracks were written by new bassist Nibbs Carter, who cowrote another three songs.

Feb 4th 1997 Forsaken released their debut album “Evermore”

Did you know
The band did a cover of the Black Sabbath song “Neon Knights” on this album.

Feb 4th 2003 Hellion released the album “Will Not Go Quietly”

Did you know
Due to legal problems facing the producer, Mikey Davis, after the recording was begun, the album was not completed for nearly a year and a half.

Feb 4th 2011 Omnium Gatherum released the album “New World Shadows” #NovaFlame #TheDistance #Ego #SoulJourneys #MelodicDeathMetal

Did you know
A music video was made for the song Soul Journeys.

Feb 4th 2022 Saxon release NEW album “Carpe Diem”

Did you know
The album was produced by Andy Sneap at Backstage Recording Studios in Derbyshire, England.

Feb 4th 2022 Korn release NEW album “Requiem”

Did you know
The album is notable for being KORN’s shortest album yet, at 33 minutes long.

Feb 4th 1948 Legendary Alice Cooper was born!!!!

Did you know…‬
‪He is credited with helping to shape the sound and look of Heavy Metal.‬


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