This Day in Metal April 25th

This Day in Metal April 25th

Apr 25th 1980 Black Sabbath released the GREAT album “Heaven And Hell”

Did you know
In 2017, it was ranked 37th in Rolling Stone’s “100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time”.

Apr 25th 1983 Krokus released the album “Headhunter”

Did you know
The album reached number 25 on the Billboard Charts.
The band did a cover of the BTO song “Stayed Awake All Night” on this album.

Apr 25th 1983 Faithful Breath released the album “Hard Breath”

Did you know
Known in its early days as The Magic Power, started out as a progressive rock band, but eventually turned into a heavy metal band in the early ’80s.

Apr 25th 1983 Cobra released their debut album “First Strike”

Did you know..
The single “Blood on Your Money” received MTV airplay. The album in the British music magazine Kerrang! took first place in the import charts. Singer Jimi Jamison would go on and join Survivor.

Apr 25th 1985 Exodus released their GREAT debut album “Bonded By Blood”

Did you know….
It was their only full-length studio album to feature Paul Baloff on vocals.

Apr 25th 1989 Leatherwolf released the album “Street Ready”

Did you know
A music video was made for the song “Hideaway”.

Apr 25th 1995 Flotsam and Jetsam released the album “Drift”

Did you know..
The 2008 re-release bonus tracks included a cover of the Black Sabbath song “Fairies wear Boots”

Apr 25th 2000 Destruction released the album “All Hell Breaks Loose”

Did you know
The album includes a cover of the Metallica song “Whiplash”.

Apr 25th 2001 Arch Enemy released the album “Wages Of Sin”

Did you know
It was the first Arch Enemy album to feature the vocals of Angela Gossow.

Apr 25th 2011 Wolf released the album “Legions Of Bastards”

Did you know
It was the band’s last album featuring guitarist Johannes Axeman Losbäck, who was replaced by Simon Johansson.

Apr 25th 2014 Meliah Rage released the album “Warrior”

Did you know
They at one time featured Godsmack front man Sully Erna on drums, who appeared on the Unfinished Business LP.

Apr 25th 2014 Helstar released the album “This Wicked Nest”

Did you know
The instrumental song “Isla de las Muñecas” featured Jeff Loomis.

Apr 25th 1960 Paul Baloff original singer with Exodus was born.


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