This Day in Metal November 2nd

This Day in Metal November 2nd

Nov 2nd 1980 Fist released their debut album “Turn The Hell On”

Did you know…They were one of the earlier bands in the NWOBHM movement. Formed as Axe in April 1978 in Newcastle, England.

Nov 2nd 1987 Dokken released the GREAT album “Back For The Attack”

Did you know..
It was the band’s best-selling album, reaching number 13 on the Billboard Chart and remaining on it for 33 weeks.

Nov 2nd 1990 Iced Earth released their debut album “Iced Earth”

Did you know…
The album was Mike McGill’s only album with Iced Earth, as well as the last for singer Gene Adam.

Nov 2nd 1993 Grave Digger released the album “The Reaper”

Did you know..
The album featured new members bassist “Tomi Göttlich” and drummer “Jörg Michael”

Nov 2nd 1998 Eldritch released the album “El Niño”

Did you know…
The remastered version featured a cover of Yngwie Malmsteen’s “Dreaming”.

Nov 2nd 2009 Katatonia released the album “Night Is The New Day”

Did you know…
This was the last Katatonia release with the Norrman brothers.

Nov 2nd 2012 Tiamat released the album “The Scarred People”

Did you know…
The song “Before Another Wilbury Dies” is a tribute to the Traveling Wilburys.

Nov 2nd 2018 Cancer released the album “Shadow Gripped”

Did you know…
The track “Ballcutter” features a guest appearance by Anders Nyström of Swedish deathlords BLOODBATH.

Nov 2nd 2018 Witherfall released the album “A Prelude to Sorrow”

Did you know..
The band is from Los Angeles, California and formed in 2013.

Nov 2nd 1963 Ron McGovney original bassist with Metallica was born!!!

He played in Metallica from October 1981 to December 1982.
Ron was also in a band with James called “Leather Charm” before Metallica.

November 2nd, 1983
Q.R. performs at the CAPITAL CENTRE in LANDOVER MD on the “METAL HEALTH” Tour supporting the mighty BLACK SABBATH!

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