This Day in Metal June 7th

This Day in Metal June 7th

June 7th 1982 Rapid Tears released their debut album “Honestly”

Did you know
Hailing from Toronto, Ontario, RAPID TEARS are one of the oldest Canadian metal bands and one of the most highly acclaimed ones and need no introduction.

June 7th 1982 Manowar released their debut album “Battle Hymns”

Did you know
Thrash metal band Overkill covered the song “Death Tone” on their 1999 album Coverkill.

June 7th 1987 Demon released the album “Breakout”

Did you know
It was voted in the top 100 rock albums of all time in Kerrang back in the 80’s.

June 7th 1990 Tiamat released their debut album “Sumerian Cry”

Did you know
“Where the Serpents Ever Dwell” was later covered by black metal band The Ruins of Beverast.

June 7th 1992 Massacra released the album “Signs of the Decline”

Did you know
Massacra was one of France’s leading death/thrash metal bands in the early nineties.

June 7th 1993 Mortification released the album “Post Momentary Affliction”

Did you know
In 2010, HM Magazine ranked Post Momentary Affliction number 70 on the Top 100 Christian metal albums of all-time list.

June 7th 1999 Therion released the album “Crowning of Atlantis”

Did you know
The band did a cover of the Loudness song “Crazy Nights” on this album.

June 7th 2004 Nightwish released the album “Once”

Did you know
The cover represents the 1894 William Wetmore Story’s sculpture, “Angel of Grief”.
It is the last album to feature Tarja Turunen on lead vocals.

June 7th 2005 Dream Theater released the album “Octavarium”

Did you know
The album reached number 36 on the Billboard Charts.

June 7th 2011 Morbid Angel released the album “Illud Divinum Insanus”

Did you know
This is the only Morbid Angel album to feature guitarist Destructhor and drummer Tim Yeung.

June 7th 2019 Majestica released their debut album “Above the Sky”

June 7th 2019 The Rods released the album “Brotherhood Of Metal”

Did you know
Guitarist David “Rock” Feinstein first come to mainstream attention after playing in Elf, with his cousin Ronnie James Dio.

June 7th 2019 Firespawn released the album “Abominate”


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