This Day in Metal October 7th

This Day in Metal October 7th

Oct 7th 1984 Mad Max released the album “Rollin’ Thunder “

Did you know…
The band took its name from the 1979 Australian dystopian road action film directed by George Miller.

Oct 7th 1986 Slayer released the GREAT album “Reign In Blood”

Did you know… Kerrang Magazine described it as the “heaviest album of all time” and listed the album at number 27 among the “100 Greatest Heavy Metal Albums of All Time”.

The album peaked at number 94 on the Billboard Charts.

Oct 7th 1986 Nuclear Assault released their debut album “Game Over”

Did you know…
The band was formed in New York City in 1984 by former Anthrax bassist Dan Lilker and vocalist John Connelly.

Oct 7th 1987 Exodus released the album “Pleasures Of The Flesh”

Did you know…
It was the group’s first album to feature Steve Souza on vocals.
The album peaked at number 82 on the Billboard Charts.

Oct 7th 1993 Metal Church released the album “Hanging In The Balance”

Did you know…
This was Metal Church’s last album before their two-year break up from 1996 to 1998.

Oct 7th 1996 My Dying Bride released the album “Like Gods Of The Sun”

Did you know…
Some that members of the band have named the album as one of their favorites on several occasions.

Oct 7th 2003 Rage released the album “Soundchaser”

Did you know…
Andi Deris of Helloween did guest vocals on the song “Wake the Nightmares”.

Oct 7th 2003 Static X released the album “Shadow Zone”

Did you know…
The album would also be the only album to feature Josh Freese of the band A Perfect Circle, on drums.

Oct 7th 2014 Orange Goblin released the album “Back from the Abyss”

Did you know…
A video was made for the song “Sabbath Hex”

Oct 7th 2014 Rigor Mortis released their final album “Slaves To The Grave”.

Did you know…
It was their first album in 23 years and sadly their last album.
R.I.P. Mike Scaccia

Oct 7th 2016 Meshuggah released the album “The Violent Sleep Of Reason”

Did you know…
Meshuggah received a Grammy nomination for their song “Clockworks” under the “Best Metal Performance” category.


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