This Day in Metal October 27th

This Day in Metal October 27th

Oct 27th 1975 Angel released their debut album “Angel”

Did you know…
Angel was discovered by Kiss bass player Gene Simmons performing at a nightclub and was eventually signed to the same label as Kiss, Casablanca

Oct 27th 1979 Motorhead released the album “Bomber”

Did you know…
The album was named after a Len Deighton novel.
The album peaked at number 12 on the Official Charts

Oct 27th 1980 Iron Maiden released the single “Women In Uniform”

Did you know… It was their last recorded work to feature guitarist Dennis Stratton.
The single reached number 35 on the Official Charts

Oct 27th 1980 Motorhead released the GREAT song “Ace Of Spades”

Did you know…
The B-side was the song “Dirty Love”.
The song spent 13 weeks on the Official Charts , and originally peaked at number 15 upon its initial release.

Oct 27th 1984 Van Halen released the single “Hot For Teacher”

Did you know…
It was the final single released by Van Halen’s original lineup.
It peaked at number 56 on the Billboard hot 💯 singles chart.

Oct 27th 1985 Razor released the album “Evil Invaders”

Did you know…The album’s art, depicting an evil cyborg of living tissue over a metal endoskeleton, is reminiscent of the title character from the science fiction action film The Terminator.

Oct 27th 1985 Celtic Frost released the album “To Mega Therion”

Did you know…
The album was a major influence on the then-developing death metal and black metal genres.

Oct 27th 1997 Rhapsody Of Fire released their debut album “Legendary Tales”

Did you know…
The special edition was released in 2000. It was never released in the stores, but was sold at the concerts and through the fanclub.

Oct 27th 1998 Exhumed released their debut album “Gore Metal”

Did you know…
It is their only album until 2017’s Death Revenge to feature bassist Ross Sewage.

Oct 27th 1998 Krisiun released the album “Apocalyptic Revelation”

Did you know…
Krisiun was formed in 1990, by three brothers, vocalist/bassist Alex Camargo, guitarist Moyses Kolesne and drummer Max Kolesne.

Oct 27th 1998 Malevolent Creation released the album “The Fine Art Of Murder”

Did you know…
The album marked the return of vocalist Brett Hoffmann to the band.

Oct 27th 2017 Butcher Babies released the album “Lilith”

Did you know…
It is the band’s first release with drummer Chase Brickenden and their final release with bassist Jason Klein.

Oct 27th 1951 K. K. Downing former guitarist and founding member with Judas Priest was born!!

Did you know…After leaving Judas Priest, K.K. went on to form his own band KK’s Priest. The band just released their debut album “Sermons of the Sinner”


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