This Day in Metal June 2nd

This Day in Metal June 2nd

June 2nd 1984 Ezy Meat released their debut album “Not for Wimps”

Did you know
The album was produced by Vivian Campbell (Dio, Def Leppard, Sweet Savage etc)

June 2nd 1985 Stormwitch released the album “Tales of Terror”

Did you know
The band split-up after the release of Shogun in 1994 and reformed in 2002.

June 2nd 1985 Lȧȧz Rockit released the album “No Stranger to Danger”

Did you know… They are most notable for their association with the Bay Area thrash metal scene of the 1980s, and they are considered to be one of the scene’s so called “big six”, along with Exodus, Testament, Death Angel, Forbidden and Vio-lence.

June 2nd 1986 Elixir released their debut album “The Son of Odin”

Did you know
In 2019, Metal Hammer ranked it as the 21st best power metal album of all time.

June 2nd 1988 Pandemonium released the album “The Kill”

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

June 2nd 1988 Demon released the album “Taking the World by Storm”

Did you know
The band is considered important to the new wave of British heavy metal movement.

June 2nd 1988 Pariah released their debut album “The Kindred”

Did you know..
“The Kindred” was initially meant to be the band’s name, before they switched to Pariah.
Pariah formed as a separate project of the members of Satan.

June 2nd 1989 Heir Apparent released the album “One Small Voice”

Did you know
The band did a cover of the Simon & Garfunkel song “The Sound of Silence” on this album.

June 2nd 1992 Cianide released their debut album “The Dying Truth”

Did you know
The cover artwork is part of The Last Judgment from the Crucifixion and Last Judgement diptych by Jan van Eyck.

June 2nd 1992 Mercyless released their debut album “Abject Offerings”

Did you know
During their demo days, the band was called Merciless. Around 1991, they changed the name to Mercyless due to the existence of the band Merciless.

June 2nd 1999 Emerald released the album “Iron on Iron”

Did you know… The band is from Netherlands and formed in 1984.

June 2nd 2009 Havok released their debut album “Burn”

Did you know
The album consists of five tracks that had been previously released on various EPs or demos.

June 2nd 2015 Armored Saint released the album “Win Hands Down”

Did you know
The album reached number 183 on the Billboard Charts.


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