On This Day In METAL History – June 8th… From EXTREME To LAMB OF GOD

Extreme - More Than Words - promo 45rpm - cover sleeve - #1999EGCNBMOY

On June 8th, 1991Extreme has their hit ballad, More Than Words, ranked at #1, on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart. Whoa! This song is featured on the second studio album from Extreme, released in 1990: Extreme II: Pornograffitti. Long live Extreme!

Metallica - Until It Sleeps - promo CD cover pic - #0699MOM

On June 8th, 1996Metallica reached the top ten of the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the first and only time with their hit single: Until It Sleeps. This song peaked at number ten. Until It Sleeps is featured on Metallica’s sixth studio album, released in 1996: Load.

Led Zeppelin - How The West Was Won - promo album cover pic - 2003 - #0106JPMOY

On June 8th, 2003 – The magnificent Led Zeppelin reached the top of the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart for the first time in twenty-four years, with their triple live album: How The West Was Won. This album features live performances from their 1972 United States tour. How The West Was Won spent just one week on top of this album chart.

Lamb Of God - VII - promo album cover pic - 2015 - #0608LOGMORB

Above & below: front cover & back cover for LOG VII: Sturm Und Drang

Lamb Of God - VII - back cover promo pic - 2015 - #0608LOGRBMO

On June 8th, 2015 – The new studio album from the legendary Lamb Of God, titled VII: Sturm Und Drang, is ranked at #2 on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. This album will be released worldwide, on July 24th, 2015. Long live Lamb Of God!


Stone - 2011 Photo #1





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