This Day in Metal November 23rd

This Day in Metal November 23rd

Nov 23rd 1984 Metallica released the GREAT single “Creeping Death”

Did you know…
It ranked at number 1 on the Guitar World top 100 greatest Metallica songs.
B-sides were the cover songs “Am I Evil?”(originally by Diamond Head) and “Blitzkrieg”(originally by Blitzkrieg)

Nov 23rd 1987 Black Sabbath released the album “The Eternal Idol”

Did you know…
The album featured Tony Martin singing, Eric Singer on drums, and Bob Daisley on bass.

Nov 23rd 1988 Candlemass released the album “Ancient Dreams”

Did you know…
Ancient Dreams was the first Candlemass album to chart in the US, debuting at number 174 on the Billboard Charts

Nov 23rd 1988 Meliah Rage released their debut album “Kill To Survive”

Did you know…
The band name was inspired by the ‘Meliah’ Indian tribe’s practice of taking opium before going into battle.

Nov 23rd 1989 Nuclear Assault released the album “Handle With Care”

Did you know…
This is the band’s most successful album to date, peaking at number 126 on the Billboard 200.

Nov 23rd 1993 Metallica released the LIVE album “Live Shit: Binge & Purge”

Did you know…
It was the band’s first live album and peaked at number 26 on the Billboard 200.

Nov 23rd 2008 Guns N’ Roses released the GREAT album “Chinese Democracy”

Did you know….
Intended to be released in 1999 the album was finally released on this day in 2008.
The album debuted at number 3 on the Billboard Charts

Nov 23rd 2010 After The Burial released the album “In Dreams”

Did you know…
It is the first album to feature music videos, which were produced for “Pendulum” and “Your Troubles Will Cease and Fortune Will Smile Upon You”.

Nov 23rd 2012 Destruction released the album “Spiritual Genocide”

Did you know…
They are often credited as one of the “Big 4” of the German thrash metal scene, the others being Kreator, Sodom and Tankard

Nov 23rd 2015 Saber Tiger released the album “Bystander Effect”

Did you know….
The band was founded in 1981 by guitarist and sole-constant member Akihito Kinoshita.
Also, Ron Keel did vocals on their “Project One” album.

Nov 23rd 1972 Chris Adler drummer with Lamb Of God and former with Megadeth was born.

Did you know….
He is recognized by his left handed playing on a right handed kit.


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