On This Day In METAL History – September 29th…


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Here’s some really cool and historical Metal happenings that occurred on this day, September 29th, over the decades! Enjoy and… Metal Be Thy Name.

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01 – On this day in 1980, the forever legendary Black Sabbath performed at Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Missouri.

02 – On this day in 1981, Van Halen performed at the San Diego Sports Arena, San Diego, California.

03 – On this day, back in 1987, MTV announced the “Motley Cruise to Nowhere” contest. Four winners would eventually be flown to Bermuda, where they would board a private party yacht for a cruise to the mysterious Bermuda Triangle, with Heavy Metal icons Mötley Crüe.

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04 – Back in 1991, Metallica kicked off their 138 date Wherever We May Roam World Tour at the Civic Center in Peoria, Illinois.

05 – Back in 2004, Keith Moon’s five-piece drum kit, custom-made back in 1968 for The Who drummer, sold for a whopping £120,000 pounds ($215,772 – US) in London. An American collector was the buyer, setting a new world auction record for a set of drums.

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LONG LIVE METAL.

REST IN PEACE, KEITH MOON.

Stone.

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