This Day in Metal March 1st

This Day in Metal March 1st

Mar 1st 1982 Krokus released the album “One Vice At A Time”

Did you know
It includes a cover of the Guess Who’s song “American Woman”.

Mar 1st 1985 Dark Angel released their debut album “We Have Arrived”

Did you know….
Their over-the-top style (extremely fast, heavy and lengthy songs with many tempo changes) earned them the nickname “the L.A. Caffeine Machine”

Mar 1st 1986 Sound Barrier released the album “Speed of Light”

Did you know
The song “Gladiator” was put on The Best of Metal Blade Vol. 2 (1987).

Mar 1st 1986 Bitches Sin released the album “Invaders”

Did you know..
Japanese heavy metal band Gorgon would cover “Ice Angels” for their 1996 EP entitled Gorgon.

Mar 1st 1988 Kingdom Come released their debut album “Kingdom Come”

Did you know
The album reached Number 12 on the Billboard Charts.

Mar 1st 1989 Axxis released their debut album “Kingdom of the Night”

Did you know..
The band was formed in early 1980s, with the name Anvil. They didn’t know a Canadian band was already using the name so they changed it.

Mar 1st 1990 Razor released the album “Shotgun Justice”

Did you know..
It was their first album with vocalist Bob Reid.

Mar 1st 1995 Quiet Riot released the album “Down To The Bone”

Did you know
The album was produced by lead singer Kevin Dubrow.

Mar 1st 1995 Iced Earth released the album “Burnt Offerings”

Did you know
Burnt Offerings has been described as the Iced Earth’s heaviest and darkest record.
It was the band’s first album with vocalist Matt Barlow.

Mar 1st 2013 Saxon released the album “Sacrifice”

Did you know
A world tour followed the album’s release. The tour started in the US, and involved an appearance on the Monsters of Rock cruise.

Mar 1st 2013 Axecuter released their debut album “Metal Is Invincible”

Did you know
The band did a cover of the Manilla Road song “Heavy Metal to the World” on this album.

Mar 1st 2013 Soilwork released the album “The Living Infinite”

Did you know..
This marks the band’s last album with longtime bassist Ola Flink.

Mar 1st 2019 In Flames released the album “I, the Mask”

Did you know
It is the debut album for bassist Bryce Paul and drummer Tanner Wayne.

Mar 1st 2019 Queensrÿche released the album “The Verdict”

Did you know
Todd La Torre also did the drum tracks on the album.


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