This Day in Metal July 11th

This Day in Metal July 11th

July 11th 1981 Def Leppard released the album “High ‘N’ Dry”

Did you know
High ‘n’ Dry was Pete Willis’ last full-time album with Def Leppard.
The album reached number 38 on the Billboard Charts.

July 11th 1984 Black Lace released their debut album “Unlaced”

Did you know
“Damn Cheater” was later recorded as “Damn Cheetah” by the band’s male-fronted post-Blacklace project also known as Damn Cheetah.

July 11th 1985 Precious Metal released their debut album “Right Here, Right Now”

Did you know
The album was produced by AOR producer and guitar-hero Paul Sabu.

July 11th 1995 Motörhead released the album “Sacrifice”

Did you know
The title track was used in the movie Tromeo and Juliet, a film in which Lemmy appears.

July 11th 2000 Mötley Crüe released the album “New Tattoo”

Did you know
This is the only album by the band not to feature drummer Tommy Lee.
The album peaked at number 41 on the Billboard Charts.

July 11th 2006 Strapping Young Lad released the album “The New Black”

Did you know
Oderus Urungus of Gwar did guest vocals on the song “Far Beyond Metal”.
It was the band’s final album.

July 11th 2014 Grave Digger released the album “Return of the Reaper”

Did you know
It is the final album to feature H.P. Katzenburg on keyboards.


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