On This Day In METAL History – June 5th… From KISS To NICKO MCBRAIN

Heart - Crazy On You - promo 45rpm cover sleeve photo - 1976 - #0605NAWMOS

On June 5th, 1976 – Heart had their hit single, Crazy On You, ranked at #35, on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart. This song is featured on Heart’s debut studio album from 1976: Dreamboat Annie. Long live Heart!

Aerosmith - Livin' On The Edge - promo picture disc photo - 1993 - #06ASTMOS

On June 5th, 1992Aerosmith had their hit single, Livin’ On The Edge, ranked at #18, on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart. Holy wow! This song is featured on Aerosmith’s eleventh studio album from 1993: Get A Grip. Shown above is the limited and numbered picture disc for this song.

Iron Maiden - Fear Of The Dark - promo album cover pic - #1992IMBDMOS

On June 5th, 1992 – The fabulous IRON MAIDEN kicked off their tour in support of their ninth studio album: Fear of the Dark. This tour began in Reykjavik, Iceland at this venue: Laugardalshöll. Whoa, man! IRON MAIDEN forever!

Kiss - Alive III - promo album cover pic - #1992PSGSMO3

On June 5th, 1993 – The iconic KISS debuted at #9 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart, with their third live album: Alive III. This album was recorded from concerts held in Cleveland, Ohio, Detroit, Michigan and Indianapolis, Indiana. Alive III earned the status of certified Gold, the following year. Long live KISS!

Happy Birthday - promo banner - #2014BD

Nicko Mcbrain - paiste cymbals promo ad - #33NMIMMOS


On June 5th, 1952, Nicko McBrain was born in England! Happy Birthday, Nicko McBrain! Hell and yeah! Nicko McBrain is famously known as being the long-time drummer for the super legendary IRON MAIDEN. Nicko McBrain is also a former drummer for Pat Travers.

Shown above: Nicko McBrain endorsement for Paiste Alpha Boomer China Cymbals. “Paiste Alpha Boomer China cymbals were created by Paiste, to honor Nicko’s long standing loyalty and dedication to the Paiste cymbal company.” – Source: ADC Drums, Liverpool, UK.


Stone - 2011 Photo #1





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