This Day in Metal June 22nd

This Day in Metal June 22nd

June 22nd 1992 Black Sabbath released the album “Dehumanizer”

Did you know
It was Sabbath’s first studio album in over a decade to feature vocalist Ronnie James Dio and drummer Vinny Appice.

June 22nd 1993 Morbid Angel released the album “Covenant”

Did you know..
It was band’s breakthrough album due to its widespread exposure on MTV’s Headbangers Ball.
It’s described as one of the greatest death metal albums of all time.

June 22nd 1993 Death released the album “Individual Thought Patterns”

Did you know
It was their only album by the band to feature guitarist Andy LaRocque, and their first to feature drummer Gene Hoglan.

June 22nd 1998 Iced Earth released the album “Something Wicked This Way Comes”

Did you know
it was the band’s first album to feature bassist James MacDonough and guitarist Larry Tarnowski.

June 22nd 1999 Hypocrisy released the album “Hypocrisy”

Did you know… In 2005, Hypocrisy was ranked number 408 in Rock Hard magazine’s book The 500 Greatest Rock & Metal Albums of All Time.

June 22nd 2004 Motörhead released the album “Inferno”

Did you know
Steve Vai made a guest appearance on this album and played lead guitar on the song “Terminal Show”

June 22nd 2007 Candlemass released the album “King Of The Grey Islands”

Did you know..
It is the first album recorded following the departure of vocalist Messiah Marcolin.
He was replaced by Robert Lowe.

June 22nd 2018 Vinnie Paul drummer with Pantera passed away.

Did you know…. He also was a member of Hellyeah for 12 years from 2006 until his death in 2018 and co-founded Damageplan in 2003 with his younger brother, Dimebag Darrell.


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