This Day in Metal January 2nd

This Day in Metal January 2nd

Jan 2nd 1983 Acid released their debut album “Acid”

Did you know…
The band was one of the first bands in the New Wave of British Heavy Metal on the European mainland and their records have become collector’s items in the metal genre.

Jan 2nd 1985 Thrasher released their debut album “Burning At The Speed Of Light”

Did you know…
Thrasher was a metal supergroup and formed in New York City in 1983.

Jan 2nd 1987 Sacrilege released the album “Within the Prophecy”

Did you know…
Tony May is credited as the bass player but he left the band during the recording so Damian Thompson played all the bass parts.

Jan 2nd 1992 Therion released the album “Beyond Sanctorum”

Did you know..
Before the recordings started bass guitar player Erik Gustafsson decided to leave the band in order to return home so they continued as a trio.

Jan 2nd 1996 Behemoth released the album “Grom”

Did you know….
Behemoth are considered to have played an important role in establishing the Polish extreme metal underground.

Jan 2nd 2018 MasterSword release their debut album “Shadow And Steel”

Did you know….
The album is inspired by Nintendo’s The Legend of Zelda series.

Jan 2nd 1962
Chris Boltendahl singer with Grave Digger was born!!

Did you know…
In 2020, he formed a Supergroup called Hellryder with former members of members of Grave Digger, Domain, Orden Ogan and Bonfire.
Jan 2nd 1969 Alice Cooper opens for Led Zeppelin at the Whisky.
Led Zeppelin at the Whisky 1969.


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