Jan 20th 1979
released the single “Take On The World” #HeavyMetal Judas Priest
Did you know… It was the first Judas Priest single to chart in the UK Top 40, reaching number 14. It was also covered by new wave band The Human League on their 1980 tour.
Jan 20th 1983
released the GREAT album “Pyromania” Def Leppard
…. Did you know It’s their first album to feature guitarist Phil Collen who replaced founding member Pete Willis.
Jan 20th 1984
released the single “Jump In The Fire” Metallica
… Did you know It was released as the last single from “Kill ‘Em All”.
Jan 20th 2003
released their debut album “Masterplan” Masterplan
…. Did you know Michael Kiske, the former Helloween bandmate of guitarist Roland Grapow, duets on the track “Heroes”.
Jan 20th 2006
released the album “Rocket Ride” Edguy
…. Did you know The album features a style that differs from their usual power metal style and is more oriented towards hard rock.
Jan 20th 2012
released the album “Unbreakable” Primal Fear
… Did you know Primal Fear was founded in October 1997 by Ralf Scheepers and Mat Sinner.
Jan 20th 1951 legendary bassist with Ian Hill was born!!!! Judas Priest … Did you know In 1970, together with schoolmate K. K. Downing, Hill formed Judas Priest. He is the only remaining original member following Downing’s departure in 2011.
Jan 20th 1952 guitarist and singer with Paul Stanley was born!!! KISS … Did you know Stanley was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2014.
Jan 20th 1971 singer with Derrick Green was born!!! Sepultura Did you know… He joined the band in 1997 after the departure of group founder Max Cavalera.
Jan 20th 1972 #OscarDronjak guitarist and founder with Oscar Dronjak was born!! Hammerfall …. Did you know He also played and released albums with the death metal acts Ceremonial Oath and Crystal Age.
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