On This Day In METAL History – November 14th, From Jimi Hendrix To At The Gates

Jimi Hendrix - Pink Floyd - The Move - promo concert flyer - November - 1967 - #DG1

On November 14th, 1967The Jimi Hendrix Experience, (The) Pink Floyd, The Move and (The) Amen Corner kicked off a U.K. tour at Royal Albert Hall in London, England. Whoa!!

Slade - Coz I Love You - promo single sleeve pic - #1971COZ

On this day in 1971Slade hits #1 in the UK with their hit single: Coz I Love You.

Billy Idol - Vital Idol - promo album cover pic - #1987SS

On November 14th, 1987Billy Idol peaked at #10 on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart, with his first compilation album Vital Idol. This album went on to become certified Platinum in the U.S., by the RIAA.

Aerosmith - band publicity card - #ST88

On this day in 1991Aerosmith were inducted into the Boston Garden Hall of Fame.

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

On November 14th, 1992Bon Jovi reached number one on the UK albums chart for the second time, with their fifth studio album: Keep the Faith. This album spent one week on top of the chart. In the U.S., Keep The Faith peaked at #5 on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart.

At The Gates - Slaughter Of The Soul - promo album cover pic - #533033

On this day in 1995 – The influential Swedish Melodic Death Metal band, At The Gates, released their fourth studio album: Slaughter Of The Soul. This would be the band’s last studio album, until 2014’s highly anticipated comeback: At War With Reality.

Geddy Lee - My Favourite Headache - promo solo album cover - #2000GL

On November 14th, 2000Rush co-founder, singer and bassist Geddy Lee released his 11 song, debut solo album: My Favourite Headache.

Happy Birthday - promo banner - #2014BD

James Young - Styx - Like For Birthday - promo pic - #2013

James Young - February 27 - #2014MAINE


On November 14th, 1949, James Young was born, in Illinois. Happy Rockin’ Birthday, James! Indeed! James Young is a world-class Guitarist, singer and songwriter who is a life-long lead guitarist for the legendary Hard Rock band Styx. James has also released three solo albums. (Above photo credits: Styx Facebook).

Frankie Banali - Quiet Riot - US Rockstar Magazine cover promo - July - 2012


On November 14th, 1951, Frankie Banali was born in Queens, New York. Happy Rockin’ Birthday, Frankie! Whoa, man! Frankie Banali is a world-renowned drummer and famously known as the drummer for the legendary Quiet Riot. Frankie Banali has also played for W.A.S.P. and Billy Idol on recordings.

Above photo: Frankie Banali (July 2012) cover feature for Rockstar Magazine.

Alec John Such - publicity photo - with bass - #198786


On November 14th, 1951, Alec John Such was born in Yonkers, New York. Happy Rockin’ Birthday, Alec! Yeah! Alex is famously known as the former bassist for Bon Jovi. Alec John Such parted ways with Bon Jovi during 1994.


Stone - 2011 Photo #1




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