On This Day In METAL History – May 9th…


Europe - The Final Countdown - promo cover pic!

On May 9th, 1987Europe was ranked at #8 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart, with their studio album: The Final Countdown. This was Europe’s third studio album and it went on to sell three million (plus) copies in the United States alone.

Def Leppard - Let's Get Rocked - CD Single - promo pic - 1992

On May 9th, 1992 – The great Def Leppard had their hit single, Let’s Get Rocked, ranked at #15. This song is featured on Def Leppard’s fifth studio album: Adrenalize.

AVATAR - Black Waltz - cover promo #2!

On May 9th, 2015 – Göteborg, Sweden’s AVATAR have their studio album from 2012, Black Waltz (deluxe edition), ranked at #29, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart.

Avatar - Hail The Apocalypse - promo album cover pic - 2014 - #AMO49

On May 9th, 2015AVATAR also have their studio album from 2014, Hail The Apocalypse (deluxe edition), ranked at #32, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Whoa!

Happy Birthday - promo banner - #2014BD

Tom Petersson - Bass Player Magazine - promo cover pic - July - 2006 - MOTP01

TOM PETERSSON

On May 9th, 1950, Tom Petersson was born. Tom Petersson is world-known as the bassist, co-songwriter, backing vocalist and founding member of the legendary Cheap Trick. Happy Birthday, Tom Petersson! Whoa and hell yeah!

Shown above is the July 2006 issue of Bass Player magazine.

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Stone - 2011 Photo #1

LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.

Stone.

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