On This Day In METAL History – May 2nd…


Rest In Peace, Jeff Hanneman

1964 – 2013

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Judas Priest - Fuel For Life - Tour Program - #1986MOKKD

On May 2nd, 1986 – The mighty Judas Priest kicked off their Fuel For Life Tour is support of their tenth studio album, Turbo, at the Tingley Coliseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. Shown above is the cover of the VHS of Judas Priest – Fuel For Life.

Ugly Kid Joe - Everything About You - CD single cover promo pic - 1992 - #01MO4

On May 2nd, 1992 – California’s Ugly Kid Joe is ranked at #9, on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart, with their hit: Everything About You. This cool song originally appeared on Ugly Kid Joe’s 1991 EP: As Ugly As They Wanna Be.

Metallica - Nothing Else Matters - back cover - CD single - promo pic - #1991

On May 2nd, 1992Metallica reached the Top Forty of the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the fourth time with their power ballad: Nothing Else Matters. This song peaked at #34 on this chart. This song is featured on Metallica’s fifth studio album from 1991: Metallica aka The Black Album. Shown above is the back cover of the CD single for this song.

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Stone - 2011 Photo #1

LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.

Stone.

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