This Day in Metal June 6th

This Day in Metal June 6th

June 6th 1984 Blind Vengeance released the album “Taste of Sin”

Did you know
Lead singer Harry Hess & drummer Darren Smith went on to form the Canadian hard rock band Harem Scarem.

June 6th 1984 Blackout released their debut album “Evil Game”

Did you know…. The band was originally known as Godzilla.

June 6th 1985 Agent Steel released their debut album “Skeptics Apocalypse”

Did you know
“144,000 Gone” and “Taken by Force” are re-recordings of songs John Cyriis had previously cut as demos with his pre-Agent Steel outfit Sceptre

June 6th 1986 Deaf Dealer released their debut album “Keeper of the Flame”

Did you know..
The song “The Fugitive” was on The Best of Metal Blade Volume 2 (Metal Blade, 1987)

June 6th 1988 Rage released the album “Perfect Man”

Did you know
It’s the first album from the Refuge Years line-up, with the new members Manni Schmidt and Chris Efthimiadis.

June 6th 1988 Britny Fox released their debut album “Britny Fox”

Did you know
The band did a cover of the Slade song “Gudbuy T’Jane” on this album.

June 6th 1990 Metalium released their debut album “Behind the Power”

Did you know… The band is from Istanbul, Turkey and formed in 1985.

June 6th 1995 King Diamond released the album “The Spider’s Lullabye”

Did you know
It was the first King Diamond album to be released on the Metal Blade label.

June 6th 1997 Iced Earth released the album “Days of Purgatory”

Did you know
It’s a collection of remixes from their previous albums.
The song ′′ Written on the Walls ′′ was re-recorded with new lyrics and called “Cast in Stone”.

June 6th 2000 Alice Cooper released the album “Brutal Planet”

Did you know
The album featured Ryan Roxie on guitar, Eric Singer on drums, and bassist Bob Marlette.

June 6th 2012 Animetal USA released the album “Animetal USA W”

Did you know
They’re a Japan-based American heavy metal band, formed as a tribute to Eizo Sakamoto’s band Animetal.

June 6th 2013 Death SS released the album “Resurrection”

Did you know
The band is one of the sources of inspiration for the Swedish heavy metal band Ghost.

June 6th 1960 Steve Vai former guitarist with David Lee Roth and Whitesnake was born!!!

Did you know
Vai started his music career in 1978 at the age of 18 as a transcriptionist for Frank Zappa, and joined his band from 1980 to 1983.
‪June 6th 1961 Tom Araya singer with Slayer was born!! ‬‪

Did you know…‬
‪Araya was employed as a respiratory therapist in the early 1980s and used his earnings to finance Slayer’s debut album Show No Mercy.‬


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