This Day in Metal January 8th

This Day in Metal January 8th

Jan 8th 2013 Newsted released their debut EP “Metal”

Did you know…
Jason Newsted was the bassist for Metallica from 1986 until 2001.

Jan 8th 2016 Cauldron released the album “In Ruin”

Did you know…
The band is considered a part of the new wave of traditional heavy metal, an ongoing movement that has seen the return of traditional-sounding metal bands.

Jan 8th 2016 Exmortus released the album “Ride Forth”

Did you know…
It features epic artwork by Philip Lawvere (Celtic Frost, Kreator).

Jan 8th 2021 Alta Reign released their debut album “Mother’s Day”

Did you know…
The band features Trans-Siberian Orchestra/Savatage and former Metal Church drummer Jeff Plate.

Jan 8th 1975 Dirk Verbeuren drummer with Megadeth and former with Soilwork was born!!

Did you know….
Dirk was with Soilwork from 2005-2016.
Jan 8th 1991 Steve Clark founding member and co-lead guitarist for Def Leppard died at the age of 30 in London.

Did you know….
Tesla, who opened for Def Leppard on the Hysteria tour, recorded a tribute to Clark entitled “Song & Emotion”.
KISSTORY – Jan. 8, 1974 – We rocked our very first industry show at the Fillmore East in New York City. The press party celebrated our debut album.


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