On This Day in Metal, September 24th 1990 Megadeth released 'Rust in Peace' It was the first Megadeth album to
This Day in Metal: August 20th 1990 Queensrÿche released the album “Empire”
On This Day in Metal, August 20th 1990 Queensrÿche released the album "Empire".
The album is Queensrÿche's most commercially successful release, reaching triple-platinum status. The primary single, the power ballad "Silent Lucidity", reached number 1 on the Mainstream Rock Tracks and number 9 on the Billboard Hot 100. "Silent Lucidity" was also nominated in 1992 for the Grammy Awards for Best Rock Song and Best Rock Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group. The album won a 1991 Northwest Area Music Award for Best Metal Recording.