On This Day In METAL History – February 20th… Whoa!

Led Zeppelin - Australia - Kooyong Stadium - ticket stub promo - #1972LZMO1

On February 20th, 1972 – The iconic Led Zeppelin performed at Kooyong Stadium in Melbourne, Australia.

Foreigner - Say You Will - promo single cover sleeve - #2015FMO33

On this day in 1988 – The fantastic Foreigner was positioned at #6, on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with their hit: Say You Will. This song is featured on Foreigner’s sixth studio album, from 1987: Inside Information.

Sepultura - Roots - promo album cover pic - #1996SMORRR

On February 20th, 1996 – The mighty Sepultura released their sixth studio album: Roots, via Roadrunner Records. Yes, this album features the song: Roots Bloody Roots.

Fired Up - promo movie poster pic - #2009FUMO300

On this day in 2009 – The comedy film, Fired Up! was released to wide-screen theaters, via Screen Gems. This movie’s plot centers around two high school football players that are popular; they are portrayed by Eric Christian Olsen and Nicholas D’Agosto. These two dudes attend a Summer cheerleading camp. Why? They both want to get close to the 300 female cheerleaders that are there. Whoa! That’s Metal! No, I never saw this movie. Honestly.

Diamond Lane - Terrorizer - promo album cover pic - #2024DLMO33

Diamond Lane - promo concert flyer - San Jose - Rockbar - Feb - 20 - 2015 - MODL33

On February 20th, 2015 – LA’s Heavy Rockers Diamond Lane performs at RockBar Theater in San Jose, California. Diamond Lane is promoting their new studio album, from 2014: Terrorizer. By the way, that kick-ass album artwork above was created by Casey Howard. Long live Diamond Lane!

ACDC - Rock Or Bust - promo album cover pic - 2014 - #12

On this day in 2015 – The spectacular AC/DC has climbed back up 11 spots on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart to #43, with their new studio album: Rock Or Bust. Last week’s position for this album was #54. Rock Or Bust debuted at #3 and has spent 11 consecutive weeks on this chart. AC/DC is still kicking ass! Whoa!

Nickelback - No Fixed Address - promo album cover pic - #201417

On February 20th, 2015 – The eight studio album from Nickelback, No Fixed Address, has climbed back up 20 spots on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart and sits at #98. Last week’s chart position for this album was #118. No Fixed Address debuted at #4 and has spent 13 consecutive weeks on the Billboard Top 200. Whoa!


Stone - 2011 Photo #1




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