This Day in Metal November 5th

This Day in Metal November 5th

Nov 5th 1983 Tokyo Blade released their debut album “Tokyo Blade”

Did you know…
The song “Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia” is not listed on this pressing’s album sleeve or label.

Nov 5th 1983 Pandemonium released their debut album “Heavy Metal Soldiers”

Did you know…
Pandemonium has their small place in history as one of the chosen bands owing fealty to the debut Metal Massacre compilation of ’82.

Nov 5th 1983 Witchfinder General released the album “Friends of Hell”

Did you know..
Drummer Graham Ditchfield was dismissed at the end of the recording sessions and is not listed as a band member.

Nov 5th 1984 Dark Angel released their debut album “We Have Arrive”

Did you know..
It is their only album to feature Jack Schwartz on drums, as Gene Hoglan replaced him as their drummer on subsequent albums

Nov 5th 1991 Corrosion Of Conformity released the album “Blind”

Did you know…
Blind was the album that broke Corrosion of Conformity into the heavy metal mainstream, peaking at number 24 on the Heatseekers chart.

Nov 5th 1996 Nevermore released the album “The Politics Of Ecstasy”

Did you know…
The 2006 reissue included a cover of the Judas Priest song “Love Bites”.

Nov 5th 2001 Grand Magus released their debut album “Grand Magus”

Did you know…
In 2006 the album was re-released with two bonus tracks.

Nov 5th 2002 Cathedral released the album “The VIIth Coming”

Did you know…The group gained attention upon release of its debut album, Forest of Equilibrium (1991), which is considered a classic of the genre.

Nov 5th 2002 Symphony X released the album “The Odyssey”

Did you know…
The album was the band’s first to be recorded entirely at guitarist Michael Romeo’s home studio.

Nov 5th 2013 Stryper released the album “No More Hell To Pay”

Did you know..
The album peaked at number 35 on the Billboard Charts

Nov 5th 2013 Blitzkrieg released the album “Back From Hell”

Did you know…
The band did a cover of the Metallica song “Seek & Destroy” on this album.

Nov 5th 1974 Angela Gossow former singer with Arch Enemy was born!!!

Did you know…Gossow was one of the first among a small number of women to front as a death metal vocalist.


Nov 5th 2015
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd arrested on New Zealand murder plot charge


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