This Day in Metal October 23rd

This Day in Metal October 23rd

Oct 23rd 1984 Maltese Falcon released their debut album “Metal Rush”

Did you know…Inspired by Judas Priest and Saxon, the band invaded the 80’s metal scene. Kerrang Magazine erided this as one of the worst metal albums ever made.

Oct 23rd 1985 Pandemonium released the album “Hole in the Sky”

Did you know…
Originally named Demon, but they added three letters to the beginning and end of their name, thus Pan-DEMON-ium.

Oct 23rd 1985 Omen released the album “Warning of Danger”

Did you know…
The 1989 re-issue included a cover of the AC/DC song “Whole Lotta Rosie”

Oct 23rd 1990 Exhorder released their debut album “Slaughter In The Vatican”

Did you know..
They are considered progenitors of the groove-oriented thrash sound later made famous by bands such as Pantera and Lamb of God.

Oct 23rd 1995 Ozzy Osbourne released the GREAT album “Ozzmosis”

Did you know…
It was his only album to feature drummer Deen Castronovo.
The album reached number 4 on the Billboard Charts

Oct 23rd 2000 Iron Maiden released the single “Out Of The Silent Planet”

Did you know…
The single features two live tracks from the 1999 Ed Hunter tour, which featured the band reunited with guitarist Adrian Smith and vocalist Bruce Dickinson

Oct 23rd 2020 Armored Saint released the album “Punching The Sky”

Did you know…
Dizzy Reed plays keyboards on the album.

Oct 23rd 2020 Skeleton Pit released the album “Lust to Lynch”

Did you know…
The band is from Germany and formed in 2005 as the “Pissdolls”


Oct 23rd 1964 Robert Trujillo bassist with Metallica was born!!!

Did you know…
He first rose to prominence as the bassist of crossover thrash band Suicidal Tendencies from 1989 to 1995.
He’s also played with Ozzy Osbourne and Black Label Society.


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