This Day in Metal October 9th

This Day in Metal October 9th

Oct 9th 1976 Scorpions released the album “Virgin Killer”

Did you know…
The album was popular in Japan where it peaked at number 32 on the charts.

Oct 9th 1978 Judas Priest released the album “Killing Machine”

Did you know..
It’s known as Hell Bent for Leather in the US due to controversy.
It was the band’s last studio album with drummer Les Binks.

Oct 9th 1989 Venom released the album “Prime Evil”

Did you know…
The band did a cover of the Black Sabbath song “Megalomania” on this album.

Oct 9th 1990 Slayer released the GREAT album “Seasons In The Abyss”

Did you know..
In 2016, Loudwire ranked the album number 2 among Slayer’s studio albums.
The album reached number 40 on the Billboard Charts.

Oct 9th 1990 Testament released the album “Souls Of Black”

Did you know…
The album peaked at number 73 on the Billboard Charts.

Oct 9th 2000 HammerFall released the album “Renegade”

Did you know….
The album debuted on the Swedish charts at number one.
It was their first album with drummer Anders Johansson.

Oct 9th 2007 Overkill released the album “Immortalis”

Did you know…
The song “Skull and Bones” features Randy Blythe from Lamb of God.

Oct 9th 1952 Dennis Stratton guitarist with Lionheart and formerly Iron Maiden was born!!
October 9th 1975 KISS comes to Michigan’s Cadillac High and played a homecoming concert in the high school gym. It’s an event that has become a cornerstone of KISStory and a legendary event in Rock and Roll.


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