On This Day In METAL History – November 3rd…


On November 3rd, 1984 – The super-legendary Iron Maiden were in the midst of their World Slavery Tour, promoting their fifth studio album: Powerlsave. On November 3rd, 1984, Iron Maiden performed in Gothenburg, Sweden, at the Scandinavium. Iron Maiden’s special guest was none other than… Mötley Crüe.

Aerosmith - Done With Mirrors - promo album cover pic - #0959ST

On this day in 1985 – The reunited Aerosmith releases their eighth studio album, Done With Mirrors, the first of four studio albums for their new record label, Geffen Records. Ted Templeman produced this album and it peaked at #36 on The Billboard 200 in 1985.

Warrant - Cherry Pie - promo album cover pic - #3309JL

On November 3rd, 1990Warrant hits #10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with Cherry Pie. The second studio album from Warrant, Cherry Pie would peak at #7 on The Billboard 200 Albums Chart in 1990. Cherry Pie was produced by Beau Hill and features the late Jani Lane on lead vocals.

Aerosmith - Pandoras Box - promo album cover pic - #1991BW

On this day in 1991Pandora’s Box, a 3 CD box set retrospective of Aerosmith’s years (1973-1982) was released on Columbia Records.

Bon Jovi - Keep The Faith - promo cover pic - #1992BJ

On November 3rd, 1992 – The fifth studio album by Bon Jovi, Keep The Faith, was released via Mercury Records.

Aerosmith - Monday Night Football - promo pic - #2003JPST

On this day in 2003Aerosmith appeared with Hank Williams Jr. to perform All My Rowdy Friends Are Coming Over Tonight, live on Monday Night Football.

Happy Birthday - promo banner - #2014BD

Mick Thomson - Slipknot - Ibanez guitar clinic - promo flyer - #7


On November 3rd, 1973, Mick Thomson was born in Iowa. Happy Birthday, Mick! Whoa, yeah! Mick Thomson, aka Number Seven, is a co-founding member and guitarist of the ferocious Slipknot. Slipknot’s fifth studio album, .5: The Gray Chapter, was released on October 21st, 2014, via RoadRunner Records and has already reached #1 on The Billboard 200 Albums Chart.


Stone - 2011 Photo #1




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