This Day in Metal March 29th

This Day in Metal March 29th

Mar 29th 1982 Scorpions released the album “Blackout”

Did you know
During writing of the album, Klaus Meine had to undergo surgery on his vocal cords.
Demos of the material were recorded with singer Don Dokken.

Mar 29th 1994 GWAR released the album “This Toilet Earth”

Did you know
It was the first Gwar album to be censored.

Mar 29th 1999 Amorphis released the album “Tuonela”

Did you know
This album was the last release with original and long time bassist, Olli-Pekka Laine, until his return in 2017.

Mar 29th 2004 UDO released the album “Thunderball”

Did you know
The title of this album and Udo Dirkschneider’s posture on the cover are allusions to the movie Thunderball

Mar 29th 2004 In Flames released the album “Soundtrack to Your Escape”

Did you know
It peaked at number 145 on the Billboard 200 (their first album to reach the Billboard 200).

Mar 29th 2011 Amon Amarth released the album “Surtur Rising”

Did you know
The album debuted at number 34 on the Billboard 200 chart.
Bonus track was a cover of the KiSS song “War Machine”.

Mar 29th 2011 Cavalera Conspiracy released the album “Blunt Force Trauma”

Did you know
The special edition album included a cover of the Black Sabbath song “Electric Funeral”.

Mar 29th 2011 Havok released the album “Time Is Up”

Did you know
The album has been compared to many classic thrash albums such as Metallica’s …And Justice for All, and Slayer’s Reign in Blood.

Mar 29th 2019 Nightrage released the album “Wolf to Man”

Did you know..
Nightrage was founded by Marios Iliopoulos and his close friend Gus G in June 2000.


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