This Day in Metal November 18th

This Day in Metal November 18th

Nov 18th 1985 Helloween released the album “Walls Of Jericho”

Did you know…
Professional wrestler Chris Jericho took his ring name and name of his submission maneuver from the title of this album.

Nov 18th 1988 Manowar released the album “Kings Of Metal”

Did you know…
The album was the last to feature guitarist and founding member Ross “The Boss” Friedman.

Nov 18th 1997 Metallica released the album “Reload” #Fuel

Did you know…
It was Metallica’s last studio album to feature longtime bassist Jason Newsted.
The single “The Memory Remains” features Marianne Faithfull.

Nov 18th 2008 Mudvayne released the album “The New Game”

Did you know…
The album debuted and peaked at number 15 on the Billboard 200.

Nov 18th 2008 Enforcer released their debut album “Into The Night”

Did you know…
The band is from Arvika, Sweden and formed in 2004.

Nov 18th 2011 Iron Savior released the album “The Landing”

Did you know….
It is the first album to feature returning bassist Jan-Sören Eckert since the 2002 album Condition Red.

Nov 18th 2011 Mastercastle released the album “Dangerous Diamonds”

Did you know…
The band formed in 2008 in Italy by guitar player Pier Gonella and singer Giorgia Gueglio.

Nov 18th 2016 Metallica released the album “Hardwired… To Self-Destruct”

Did you know…
The album was Metallica’s sixth consecutive studio album to debut at number one on the Billboard Charts

Nov 18th 2016 Sixx AM released the album “Prayers For The Blessed, Vol. 2”

Did you know…
The band did a cover of the Badfinger song “Without You” on this album.

Nov 18th 1949 Herman Rarebell former drummer with Scorpions was born!!

Did you know…
Aside from playing drums, Rarebell wrote or co-wrote several songs for the group such as “Another Piece of Meat”, “Falling in Love” and “Passion Rules the Game”.
Nov 18th 1950 Rudy Sarzo bassist with Quiet Riot and former with Ozzy Osbourne was born!

Did you know…
In 2006, Sarzo wrote a book titled Off the Rails, a biographical account of his time in Ozzy Osbourne’s band in the early 1980s.Btw welcome back to Quiet Riot!
Nov 18th 1962 Kirk Hammett legendary guitarist with Metallica and former Exodus was born!!

Did you know…
Kirk is a huge horror movie fan and has a massive collection of posters.
In 2003, Hammett was ranked 11th on Rolling Stone’s list of The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.
Nov 18th 2017 Malcolm Young co-founder, rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist and songwriter of AC/DC passed away.

Did you know…
As a member of AC/DC, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2003.



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