This Day in Metal March 24th

This Day in Metal March 24th

Mar 24th 1979 Motörhead released the album “Overkill”

Did you know
The album peaked at number 24 on the Official Charts.

Mar 24th 1984 Warlock released their debut album “Burning The Witches”

Did you know
The first nucleus of the band was formed under the name “Snakebite” in Düsseldorf, West Germany in 1980.

Mar 24th 1986 Van Halen released the album “5150”

Did you know….
It was the first of four albums to be recorded with singer Sammy Hagar.

Mar 24th 1988 Frehleys Comet released the album “Second Sighting”

Did you know..
Dancin’ With Danger” is a cover version of a song recorded by the band Streetheart which featured future Loverboy members Paul Dean and Matt Frenette.

Mar 24th 1988 Riot released the album “Thundersteel”

Did you know….
The song “Flight of the Warrior” was covered by the Swedish heavy metal band HammerFall on their 2008 album Masterpieces.

Mar 24th 1997 U.D.O. released the album “Solid”

Did you know
Former Accept drummer Stefan Kaufmann joined U.D.O. as a guitar player on this album.

Mar 24th 2006 Doro released the album “Warrior Soul”

Did you know
The recording of the album took a prolonged time, due to singer Doro Pesch filming the movie Anuk – Der Weg des Kriegers, starring as ‘Meha’.

Mar 24th 2006 Rage released the album “Speak Of The Dead”

Did you know
It was the band’s last album with drummer Mike Terrana

Mar 24th 2008 Cavalera Conspiracy released their debut album “Inflikted”

Did you know
It was the Cavalera brothers’ first record together in 12 years – since the release of Roots by Sepultura in 1996.

‪Mar 24th 2009 Raven released the album “Walk Through Fire” ‬

Did you know…‬
‪Raven was formed in 1974 in Newcastle, England, by brothers John and Mark Gallagher, and Paul Bowden.‬

Mar 24th 2009 Mastodon released the album “Crack The Skye”

Did you know..
It’s their first studio album to feature drummer Brann Dailor as the band’s third lead vocalist.

Mar 24th 2017 Memoriam released their debut album “For The Fallen”

Did you know
The band was formed as a tribute to late Bolt Thrower drummer Martin “Kiddie” Kearns.


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