This Day in Metal October 4th

This Day in Metal October 4th

Oct 4th 1985 Living Death released the album “Metal Revolution”

Did you know…
Due to its cult status the album was re-issued in 2002 by Shark Records.

Oct 4th 1985 Tyrant released the album “Fight for Your Life”

Did you know…
Sound and mixing , as well as guest musician is done by Tom Krüger , who has worked on several dozen Heavy Metal albums during the 1980s.

Oct 4th 1986 Warhead released the album “The Day After”

Did you know…
The band is from Belgium and formed in 1983.
It was released on the legendary label “Mausoleum Records”.

Oct 4th 1987 Tankard released the album “Chemical Invasion”

Did you know…
The band chose their name after looking through a dictionary and seeing a word defined as “beer mug.”

Oct 4th 1988 Sacred Reich released the EP “Surf Nicaragua”

Did you know..
The band did a cover of the Black Sabbath song “War Pigs” on this EP.
Heavy metal band Soulfly covered the song “One Nation” on their 2002 album, 3

Oct 4th 1993 Entombed released the album “Wolverine Blues”

Did you know…
One version of Wolverine Blues was released with Marvel Comics’ character Wolverine on the cover.

Oct 4th 1994 Dream Theater released the album “Awake”

Did you know..
Awake featured Petrucci’s use of a seven-string guitar for the first time.
The album reached number 32 on the Billboard Charts.

Oct 4th 1999 Rage released the album “Ghosts”

Did you know…
Through the years, Rage has established themselves as a notably successful band and as pioneers of the power metal scene.

Oct 4th 2005 Ravage released their debut album “Spectral Rider”

Did you know…
The band did a cover of the Warlock song “Cold Cold World” on the “Tribute to Steel”A Tribute to Warlock album (Pure Steel, 2008)

Oct 4th 2005 Soulfly released the album “Dark Ages”

Did you know….
David Ellefson played bass on “Riotstarter”.

Oct 4th 2005 Exodus released the album “Shovel Headed Kill Machine”

Did you know…
It was their first album to feature vocalist Rob Dukes, and their only one to feature Paul Bostaph on drums.

Oct 4th 2013 Running Wild released the album “Resilient”

Did you know…
As with the previous album, the bass and drums were once again recorded by guests that wanted to remain anonymous.

Oct 4th 2019 Toxic Holocaust released the album “Primal Future: 2019”

Did you know…
Joel Grind founded Toxic Holocaust in 1999. He originally wrote and recorded all of the band’s music himself.

Oct 4th 1971 Judas Priest opened for Thin Lizzy
at Stafford Borough Hall.

Tickets available at the door!


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