On This Day In METAL History – November 17th…

The Who - classic band logo - British Flag - #1967 - PTKM66

On November 17th, 1967The Who began their second tour of North America at the Shawnee Mission South, high school, in Overland Park, Kansas. The Who were on tour opening for The Buckinghams. Are you ready for this… the ticket admission was: $2 (U.S. funds). Whoa!

Electric Light Orchestra - Discovery - promo cover pic - #1979JL

On this day in 1979The Electric Light Orchestra, aka, ELO reaches #10 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart, with Shine a Little Love. ELO’s Bev Bevan later went on to tour as drummer for Black Sabbath, on their Born Again ’83-’84 World Tour.

Dark Angle - Darkness Descends - promo cover pic - #1985GH

On November 17th, 1986 – The second studio album from Dark Angel was released: Darkness Descends. This marked the first Dark Angel album to feature Gene Hoglan on drums. This album was also the last to feature vocalist Don Doty.

ZZ Top - Recycler - promo album cover pic - 1990 - #10BG

On this day in 1990ZZ Top peaked at #6 on the Billboard 200 Albums Chart with their tenth studio album Recycler. This was their fifth top ten album in the United States. Recycler became certified Platinum in the United States by the RIAA.

Slayer - Exodus - Suicidal Tendencies - November 2014 - promo tour flyer - #66711

On November 17th, 2014Slayer, with Exodus and Suicidal Tendencies perform at the Bricktown Event Center, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Metal be thy name!


Stone - 2011 Photo #1




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