This Day in Metal May 11th

This Day in Metal May 11th

May 11th 1983 Overdrive released their debut album “Metal Attack”

Did you know… The band is from Sweden, and formed in 1980.

May 11th 1985 Saigon released their debut album “One Must Die”

Did you know… The band was from Sweden, and formed in 1995.

May 11th 1987 Bathory released the album “Under the Sign of the Black Mark”

Did you know….
It was a key album in the development of the black metal genre, and greatly influenced the Norwegian black metal scene.

May 11th 1987 Rage released the album “Execution Guaranteed”

Did you know
The album was remastered by Noise/Sanctuary in 2002 with slightly altered cover art, and six bonus tracks.

May 11th 1988 Hades released the album “If at First You Don’t Succeed”

Did you know… Dan Lorenzo formed the band in January 1978 and named it after a pseudonym he ascribed to himself in 9th grade, “Dan from Hades”.

May 11th 1989 Accept released the album “Eat The Heat”

Did you know
It’s the only Accept album with David Reece on vocals.
The album peaked at number 139 on the Billboard Charts.

May 11th 1989 Stratovatius released their debut album “Fright Night”

Did you know..
A music video was made for “Future Shock”.

May 11th 1989 Badlands released their debut album “Badlands”

Did you know
The album featured Ray Gillen and Eric Singer, who previously played together in Black Sabbath.
The album also featured guitarist Jake E. Lee and Greg Chaisson.

May 11th 1992 Iron Maiden released the album “Fear Of The Dark”

Did you know… It was their first album to be produced by bassist and band founder Steve Harris.

May 11th 1993 Panic released the album “Fact”

Did you know
The band is from Seattle, Washington.
The band was originally called “Cold Steele”.

May 11th 1999 Nocturnal Rites released the album “The Sacred Talisman”

Did you know… The band is from Sweden and formed in 1990.

May 11th 2004 Dragon Force released the album “Sonic Firestorm”

Did you know
It was their first album to feature bassist Adrian Lambert and drummer Dave Mackintosh.

May 11th 2015 Holy Moses released the album “Strength Power Will Passion”

Did you know… It is the first album without input from Andy Classen.


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