On This Day In METAL History – July 20th… From STEPPENWOLF To WHITESNAKE


Steppenwolf - Born To Be Wild - Everybodys Next One - 45rpm - cover sleeve promo - 1968 - #3300MMSSOTY

On July 20th, 1968 – The super hit single Born To Be Wild, from the great Steppenwolf, was ranked at #2, on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart.

Iron Butterfly - In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida - promo album cover pic - 1968 - #IBMOMNMSTOLF

On July 20th, 1968 –  The second studio album from IRON BUTTERFLY, In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, entered the U.S. Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart. This groundbreaking album would go on to peak at #4 on this chart, going on to sell four million (plus) copies in the United States. Sweet molasses!

Judas Priest - classic band logo - #030333MOMNSMSRF

On July 20th, 2011 – The invincible JUDAS PRIEST, on their Epitaph World Tour, performed at the High Voltage Festival, at Victoria Park in London, England. Whoa, man!

Whitesnake - The Purple Tour - 2015 - promo flyer - #33DCMOSMMS

On July 20th, 2015 – The fabulous WHITESNAKE are to perform at The Palace Theatre, in Greensburg, Pennsylvania, USA. This is one of numerous U.S. dates on WHITESNAKE’s The Purple Tour. Hot damn!

Hellyeah - Blood For Blood - promo album cover pic - 2014 - #3399033MNMSSWAF

On July 20th, 2015 – The fourth studio album, Blood For Blood, from HELLYEAH is ranked at #17, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Blood For Blood was released in 2014, via Eleven Seven.

Iron Maiden - "Live After Death" large album pic!!

On July 20th, 2015 – The mighty IRON MAIDEN have their incredible live album, Live After Death, ranked at #47, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Cool! This album was originally released back in 1985. If you don’t own this album: it’s obvious you get psyched-out by listening to Barbara Streisand albums.

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Stone and Ozzy - 060215 - #33SFLNAGAO

LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.

Stone.

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