This Day in Metal May 26th

This Day in Metal May 26th

May 26th 1986 Europe released the album “The Final Countdown”

Did you know
The album was a huge commercial success selling over 15 million copies worldwide, and peaking at number 8 on the Billboard 200 chart.

May 26th 1987 Renegade released their debut album “Total Armageddon”

Did you know
They are one of Australia’s earliest thrash metal bands.
In 2017, the name was changed to Johnny Beer’s Renegade. I think I like Renegade!

May 26th 1992 Monstrosity released their debut album “Imperial Doom”

Did you know
At the time the band feature future Cannibal Corpse vocalist George “Corpsegrinder” Fisher.

May 26th 1997 Kingdom Come released the album “Master Seven”

Did you know…. Kingdom Comes Master Seven, is simply one of the best albums put out by the band since their debut. The albums sound quality from top to bottom is incredible.

May 26th 2003 Grave Digger released the album “Rheingold”

Did you know
Rheingold is a conceptual piece centered around the opera Der Ring des Nibelungen (The Ring of the Nibelung) by the German composer Richard Wagner.

May 26th 2003 Twisted Tower Dire released the album “Crest of the Martyrs”

May 26th 2006 Threat Signal released their debut album “Under Reprisal”

Did you know
The album was produced by Christian Olde Wolbers (ex Fear Factory).

May 26th 2014 Crowbar released the album “Symmetry In Black”

Did you know..
“Symbolic Suicide” is inspired by the legacy of Peter Steele.
“Amaranthine” is dedicated to Robin Windstein.

May 26th 2017 Danzig released the album “Black Laden Crown”

Did you know
It is the band’s first album of original material since Deth Red Sabaoth, marking the longest gap between two studio albums in their career.


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