On This Day In METAL History – June 16th… From THE MONTEREY INTERNATIONAL POP FESTIVAL To LUCIFER


Monterey International Pop Festival - June 1967 - 9 disc box set - promo cover - #061667MOSLNVM

On June 16th, 1967 – The Monterey International Pop Festival at the Monterey County Fairgrounds in Monterey, California begins. This historic festival introduces Hard Rock icons Janis Joplin, The Who and The Jimi Hendrix Experience to the American mainstream and pop culture world. Whoa, man!

Bad Company - Rock n Roll Fantasy - 45rpm cover sleeve promo - 1979 - #0616BCNLSSM

Above: Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy 45rpm front cover sleeve

Bad Company - Crazy Circles - B side - Rock n Roll Fantasy - 45rpm cover sleeve - 1979

Above: B-side for Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy 45rpm cover sleeve

On June 16th, 1979Bad Company peaked at #13 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart, with their single: Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy. This song is featured on Bad Company’s 1979 studio album: Desolation Angels. The B-side song was Crazy Circles, also featured on Desolation Angels.

Def Leppard - Classic Band Logo - 2013

On June 16th, 2006Def Leppard were the first band/musicians inducted to the Sheffield Legends, a walk of fame in their hometown of Sheffield, United Kingdom. Holy moly!

Lucifer - Lucifer I - promo album cover pic - 2015 - #0616MOSCALN

On June 16th, 2015 – The newly released studio album, Lucifer I, from Doom Metal warriors LUCIFER is ranked at #73, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Hell yeah and holy guacamole!

LUCIFER are from Berlin/London and the band members are: Johanna Sadonis on vocals, The Wizard on guitars, Dino Gollnick on bass and Andrew Prestidge on Drums.

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Stone - 2011 Photo #1

LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.

Stone.

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