On This Day In METAL History – June 9th… From NIGHT RANGER To LAMB OF GOD


Texxas Jam 2 - June 9 - 1979 - Ticket - Van Halen - Boston - Heart - #0979MOSR

On June 9th, 1979 – The second annual Texxas Jam (Texas World Music Festival ’79) took place at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas. The impressive Hard Rockin’ bill included these legendary bands: Van Halen, Boston, Nazareth, Heart, TKOBlue Oyster Cult and Sammy Hagar.

Night Ranger - Sister Christian - promo 45rpm cover sleeve - 1984 - #10NRMOSR

On June 9th, 1984Night Ranger peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart with their hit power ballad: Sister Christian. This song was Night Ranger’s first top ten single in the United States. This song is featured on the second studio album from Night Ranger: Midnight Madness. Long live Night Ranger!

Gorgoroth - Instinctus Bestialis - promo album cover pic - #0609MOSR

On June 9th, 2015 – The mighty GORGOROTH have their newly released and ninth studio album, Instinctus Bestialis, ranked at #20, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Whoa, man!

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

On June 9th, 2015 – The forthcoming studio album from Lamb Of God, V11: Sturm Und Drang (deluxe edition) is now ranked at #1, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Yeah! This album will be released on July 24th, 2015. Long live Lamb Of God!

Lamb Of God - Sacrament - promo album cover pic - 2006 - #0806LOGMOSH

On June 9th, 2015 – The Lamb Of God studio album, Sacrament, is ranked at #21, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. This album was released back in the late Summer of 2006. Holy moly, guacamole!

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Stone - 2011 Photo #1

LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.

Stone.

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