This Day in Metal March 9th

This Day in Metal March 9th

Mar 9th 1993 Killing Addiction released their debut album “Omega Factor”

Did you know
The band did a cover of the KISS song “Tears Are Falling” on the “Kiss of Death: An Underground Tribute to KISS” album.

Mar 9th 1993 Overkill released the album “I Hear Black”

Did you know
The album debuted at number 122 on the Billboard 200 charts.
It was also the band’s first album to feature drummer Tim Mallare.

Mar 9th 1993 Zoetrope released the album “Mind over Splatter”

Did you know… New World Order was written by some friends of the band (Megadeth), who said that they could use the song for this album. Years later, Megadeth recorded & released a version of their own.

Mar 9th 1998 Tristania released their debut album “Widow’s Weeds”

Did you know
The band from Norway and formed in 1995 by Morten Veland, Einar Moen and Kenneth Olsson.

Mar 9th 1998 Iron Maiden released the single “The Angel And The Gambler”

Did you know
It was their first single off the album Virtual XI.

Mar 9th 1999 Scorpions released the album “Eye II Eye”

Did you know
It was their first album to feature James Kottak on drums and also their final studio album to feature Ralph Rieckermann on bass guitar

Mar 9th 2010 Immolation released the album “Majesty and Decay”

Did you know
The album was recorded at New York’s Millbrook Sound Studios and was produced by Paul Orofino.

Mar 9th 2011 Whitesnake released the album “Forevermore”

Did you know….
The album debuted at No. 49 on Billboard 200 charts.

On March 9th 2018 Judas Priest released the GREAT album “Firepower”

Did you know
It is their first studio album since 1988’s “Ram It Down” to be produced by Tom Allom.
The album peaked at number 5 on the Billboard Charts.

Mar 9th 2018 Eradicator released the album “Into Oblivion”

Did you know
“Read Between the Lies” became the first music video from the band

Mar 9th 1968 Johnny Kelly former drummer with Type O Negative as born!!

Did you know
In 2020, it was announced that Kelly had joined Quiet Riot as the replacement of then-recently deceased drummer Frankie Banali.


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