On This Day In Metal: September 19th

On This Day In Metal: September 19th

Sept 19th 1981 Triumph released the album “Allied Forces”

Did you know..
The album peaked at number 23 on the Billboard Charts.
Triumph’s most famous piece of work, this album has the quintessential sound and punch of the 80s

Sept 19th 1984 Killer released the album “Stronger than Ever”

Did you know
The band was founded in 1979 by guitarist Edgar “Crown” Kocher.
Kocher’s trademark is wearing striped prison garb on stage.

Sept 19th 1986 Phantom Lord released the album “Evil Never Sleeps”

Did you know
Started as thrash side project featuring Jack Starr (Virgin Steele) and Joe Hasselvander (Pentagram, Raven).
The band was named after the Metallica song.

Sept 19th 1986 Megadeth released the album “Peace Sells… But Who’s Buying?

Did you know..
It was the band’s last album with Gar Samuelson.
The album reached number 76 on the Billboard Charts.

Sept 19th 1988 KIX released the album “Blow My Fuse”

Did you know
The album achieved platinum sales and reached number 46 on the Billboard Charts, making it the band’s most successful.

Sept 19th 1988 Anthrax released the album “State Of Euphoria”

Did you know..
The back cover contains a parody picture of the band drawn by Mort Drucker, a caricaturist best known for his artwork in magazine Mad.

Sept 19th 1990 Obituary released the album “Cause Of Death”

Did you know
The album cover was supposed to be the cover of Sepultura’s album Beneath the Remains, but Roadrunner Records let Obituary use it first.

Sept 19th 1999 Kamelot released the album “The Fourth Legacy”

Did you know
It is the first album to credit vocalist Roy Khan as a writer on all tracks.

Sept 19th 2006 Suffocation released the album “Suffocation”

Did you know
It was their first album to feature Derek Boyer as bassist.

Sept 19th 2008 Evergrey released the album “Torn”

Did you know
It was the band’s only album with bassist Jari Kainulainen.

Sept 19th 2014 Threshold released the album “For the Journey”

Did you know
It is the fourth and last studio album to feature lead vocalist Damian Wilson.

Sept 19th 2019 Exhorder released the album “Mourn the Southern Skies”

Did you know
It is the band’s first studio release in 27 years.
It is their last album to feature founding guitarist Vinnie LaBella.

Sept 19th 1958 Lita Ford was born!!


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