This Day In Metal

Apr 6th 2012 #Accept released the album “Stalingrad” #AgainstTheWorld #Revolution #ShadowSoldiers #HeavyMetal

Did you know..

It debuted at number 81 on the #Billboard 200, becoming Accept’s first album to crack the top 100 in the United States since Metal Heart (1985).

Apr 6th 2012 #Exumer released the album “Fire & Damnation” #WakingTheFire #TheWeakestLimb #IDareYou #CrushingPoint #ThrashMetal

Did you know..

It was released twenty-five years after the band’s previous album Rising from the Sea (1987).

Apr 6th 2009 #Cauldron released their debut album “Chained To The Nite” #DreamsDieYoung #ConjureTheMass #BoundToTheStake #HeavyMetal

Did you know…

The band did a cover of the Black ‘N Blue song “Chains Around Heaven” on this album.

‪Apr 6th 2004 #WASP released the album “The Neon God: Part 1 – The Rise” #TheRunningMan #RagingStorm #WhatIllNeverFind #HeavyMetal‬

‪Did you know…‬

‪It’s the first of a two-part conceptual album about an abused and orphaned boy named Jesse, who finds that he has the ability to read and manipulate people. ‬

Apr 6th 1999 #GWAR released the album “We Kill Everything” #ThePerformer #Friend #MaryAnne #Jagermonsta #CrossoverThrash

Did you know…

It was the final Gwar album featuring Michael Bishop, who returned for a few months to replace Casey Orr as Beefcake the Mighty.

Apr 6th 2005 #Loudness released the album “Racing” #SpeedManiac #CrazySamurai #MisleadingMan #PowerGeneration #HeavyMetal

Did you know…

It was their first album entirely sung in English since 2001.

Apr 6th 2018 #Kamelot released the album “The Shadow Theory” #RavenLight #Amnesiac #MindFallRemedy #BurnsToEmbrace #PowerMetal

Did you know…

It was their only studio album to feature Johan Nunez, replacing longtime member Casey Grillo on drums.

Apr 6th 1952 #UdoDirkschneider singer with #UDO and former with #Accept was born!! #HappyBirthday #HeavyMetal

Did you know…

His son Sven Dirkschneider is a drummer and also plays in the band U.D.O.

Apr 6th 1964 #JohnnyDee drummer with #BritnyFox and #Doro was born!! #HappyBirthday #HardRock #HeavyMetal

Did you know…

Johnny Dee began his career as drummer for the heavy metal band World War III in his home town Philadelphia around 1985.

‪Apr 6th 1974 #BlackSabbath and #DeepPurple performed at the first ever #CalJam in #Ontario #California #HardRock‬

‪Did you know…‬

‪The California Jam attracted 300,000 paying music fans. ‬

‪The festival set what were then records for the loudest amplification system ever installed, the highest paid attendance, and highest gross in history.‬

Here’s the band performing War Pigs!!!

Apr 7th 1989 #Sepultura released the album “Beneath The Remains” #SlavesOfPain #Hungry #InnerSelf #SarcasticExistence #ThrashMetal

Did you know…

Kelly Shaefer (Atheist) and John Tardy (Obituary) did background vocals on the song “Stronger Than Hate”

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