On This Day In METAL History – January 31st…

Led Zeppelin - Fillmore East - January 31 - February 1 - 1969 concert flyer

On January 31st, 1969 – The astounding Led Zeppelin performed at the Fillmore East in New York City, New York. The great Iron Butterfly and The Move also performed on this same evening.

KISS - wallpaper - promo poster pic - #777MO33

On this day in 1999 – The iconic KISS performed during the pre-game festivities for Super Bowl XXXIII in Miami, Florida, to an (estimated) international viewing audience of 800 million (plus) television viewers. Holy crap and whoa!! Um… I think “800 million” has to be a bit exaggerated, then again, that’s what some of the archived press states.

Aerosmith - Just Push Play - promo album cover pic - #2002AMO

On January 31st, 2002 – The amazing Aerosmith performed at the Nagoya Dome in Nagoya, Japan. Aerosmith were on their Just Push Play Tour. The thirteenth studio album from Aerosmith, Just Push Play was released back in 2001. The first hit single from this album was: Jaded.

Iced Earth - Dystopia promo album pic!

On this day in 2012 – The incredible ICED EARTH performed at the Webster Theater in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. This concert was a stop on ICED EARTH’s World Dystopia Tour 2011-2012. Dystopia marked the tenth album on ICED EARTH’s impressive discography and was released in October of 2011.

Five Finger Death Punch - Wrong Side Of Heaven - Volume 1 - promo cover

On January 31st, 2015 – The Wrong Side Of Heaven and the Righteous Side of Hell, Volume 1 from the fierce Five Finger Death Punch holds steady at #137, on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart. Released on July 30th of 2013, this kick-to-the-teeth album has spent 51 weeks on this chart and peaked at #2.

Jeff Hanneman - Guitar World - promo cover - August - 2013

The late and super great Jeff Hanneman was born on January 31st, 1964. Happy birthday Jeff Hanneman, thank you for the timeless Metal and rest in peace. 






4 Responses to “On This Day In METAL History – January 31st…”

  1. Five Finger Death Punch are my new go to band – so fierce and so great!

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