On This Day In METAL History – December 1st…


Aerosmith - Dream On - 45rpm - single - promo pic - #1973AST

On December 1st, 1973 – The (now iconic) single Dream On by Aerosmith initially peaked at #59 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart. Dream On was reissued as a single two and a half years later and peaked at # six.

Billy Squier - Essential Billy Squier - promo album cover pic - #33

On this day in 1984 – On Saturday Night LiveBilly Squier made his first and only appearance as a musical guest; this was episode seven of that season.

National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation - promo movie poster - pic - #1989CC

On December 1st, 1989National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is released to wide-screen theaters. This comedy/family classic has since become a mainstay in the lineup of holiday movie cable television reruns, purchases and rentals, proving its timeless ability to tickle the Metal funny bone. The Griswold family will forever be… Metal. A partial list of this legendary cast includes: Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Juliette Lewis, Johnny Galecki and Brian Doyle-Murray.

Heart - Standed - single cover sleeve - promo - #1990ANW

On this day in 1990Heart hits #13 with their hist single: Stranded. This song is featured on Heart’s tenth studio album from 1990: Brigade.

Nirvana - Nevermind - large promo album pic!

On December 1st, 1992Nevermind from Seattle’s Nirvana hits #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 Albums Chart. Sales grosses are $50 million plus.

Wild Bill - promo movie poster pic - #1995GB

On this day in 1995 – The Western film Wild Bill is released to wide-screen theaters. A partial list of the talented cast includes: Jeff Bridges, Ellen Barkin, John Hurt, Diane Lane, Keith Carradine, David Arquette and Christina Applegate. Wild Bill is… Metal.

Machine Head - promo band pic - Bloodstone & Diamonds - 2014 - #77MH

On December 1st, 2014 – The mighty Machine Head perform a concert at Klubben/Fryshuset in Stockholm, Sweden. The supporting bands are: Devil You Know, Darkest Hour and Sonic Syndicate.

Ace Frehley - publicity pic - 2014 - #38009

On this day in 2014 – The super legendary Ace Frehley (aka) Space Ace, performs a concert at Trees in Dallas, Texas. Long live Ace Frehley! Whoa.

Happy Birthday - promo banner - #2014BD

John Densmore - Batteur Magazine - promo cover pic - 2014 - #282

JOHN DENSMORE

On December 1st, 1944, John Densmore was born in California. Happy Rockin’ birthday, John! Man, whoa! John Densmore is a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter who is most famously known as a co-founding member and drummer for The Doors. Legends anyone? The Doors were inducted into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, back in 1993. ‘Nuff said.

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Stone - 2011 Photo #1

LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.

Stone.

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