On This Day In METAL History – June 20th… From JIMI HENDRIX To SLAYER


On June 20th, 1969The Jimi Hendrix Experience received $125,000, the largest pay ever for that time period, for their headlining appearance at the Newport Pop Festival. This Rock historic event was held outside of Los Angeles, California. Man, oh, man!

Texxas Jam 87- promo flyer pic - #0620SAMOR

On June 20th, 1987Boston made their first live appearance in eight years, headlining the Texxas Jam at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas, Texas. That event’s legendary bill also included Aerosmith, Whitesnake, Poison and Tesla. Holy mandarin oranges!

Ozzfest - 1998 - Milton Keynes - UK - June 20 - promo flyer - #062033MOSF

On June 20th, 1998Black Sabbath, Foo Fighters and Pantera headlined the first Ozzfest held in the United Kingdom, at the Milton Keynes Bowl in Milton Keynes. Far out, man!

Slayer - Repentless - promo album cover pic - #0911MOSLSAHF

On June 20th, 2015 – The forthcoming studio album, Repentless, from the mighty SLAYER is ranked at #1, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums chart. Repentless will be released on September 11th, 2015, via Nuclear Blast. Hail SSSSLLLAAAYYERRR!!

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Ozzy - My Pup - Close-Up - January - 2014

Metal Pup Ozzy Says: Whoa.

LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.

Stone.

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2 Responses to “On This Day In METAL History – June 20th… From JIMI HENDRIX To SLAYER”

  1. I love these posts 🙂

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