This Day in Metal January 17th

This Day in Metal January 17th

Jan 17th 2000 Sentenced released the album “Crimson”

Did you know…
The album artwork was done by Niklas Sundin of Dark Tranquillity.
The digipak version and the 2007 reissue both contain the video for “Killing Me Killing You”.

Jan 17th 2005 Grave Digger released the album “The Last Supper”

Did you know…
It’s their 12th studio album.

Jan 17th 2014 Chrome Division released the album “Infernal Rock Eternal”

Did you know…
Chrome Division was formed in 2004 as a side project for Shagrath (Dimmu Borgir).
The band is mainly influenced by Motörhead.

Jan 17th 2020 Hazzerd released the album “Delirium”

Did you know…
The band is from Calgary, Alberta and formed in 2012 under the name “Forsaken”.

Jan 17th 1963 Kai Hansen singer and guitarist with Gamma Ray and former guitarist with Helloween was born!!

Did you know…
He is regarded as “the godfather of power metal”, having founded three seminal bands in the genre.
Jan 17th 1985 Simone Simons singer with Epica was born!!!

Did you know….
In her singing career, she has also collaborated with bands such as Kamelot, Leaves’ Eyes, Primal Fear, Ayreon, and Angra.
Jan 17th 1981
4 punks from Los Angeles decided to take on the world!!! And did they ever!! Happy Anniversary to Motley Crue!!
Jan 17th 2001

Reaction is pouring in from the Metal community.
One fan says… Saddened, Devastated, Jason was my inspiration for playing the bass.
Jan 17th 2007 Ronnie James Dio was inducted into Hollywood’s Rockwalk.


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