On This Day In METAL History – August 1st… From SAXON To KATAKLYSM


“Without METAL, my life would super suck to the maximum.” – Stone

Iron Maiden - publicity band pic - #996605

On August 1st, 2011 – The amazing IRON MAIDEN performed at Motorpoint Arena in Cardiff, Wales. This was a concert on The Final Frontier World Tour. Hail Maiden!

Kataklysm - Of Ghosts And Gods - promo album cover pic - #99MONLSMSOT3333

On August 1st, 2015 – Canada’s KATAKLYSM have their new studio album, Of Ghosts And Gods, ranked at #5, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Freaking yeah!

Children Of Bodom - I Worship Chaos - promo album cover pic - 2015 - #MMSAGMSL33033

On August 1st, 2015 – The forthcoming studio album, I Worship Chaos, from Finland’s CHILDREN OF BODOM is ranked at #17, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. This new COB album will release on October 2nd, 2015, via Nuclear Blast Records. Hell and yes!

Saxon - Battering Ram - promo album cover pic - 2015 - #0933MMSAGMS33

On August 1st, 2015 – The forthcoming studio album, Battering Ram, from NWOBHM warriors SAXON is ranked at #93, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Whoa!

Happy Birthday - promo banner - #2014BD

Def Leppard - Live concert photos poster promo pic - #3377733MMGMLJESAS

Joe Elliot - Def Leppard - RIP Magazine - cover promo - March 1988 - #GMMMSA3030S3

JOE ELLIOT

Born on August 1st, 1959 in the UK was Joe Elliot. Happy Rockin’ Birthday, Joe Elliot! Whoa, man! Unless you’ve been living in a cave your entire life, Joe Elliot is the lead singer and co-songwriter of the legendary DEF LEPPARD. Joe Elliot also leads his band, Down ‘n’ Outz, a cover band of the great Mott The Hoople. Joe Elliot is also currently a member of the amazing All-Star band: Kings Of Chaos. Long live Joe Elliot!

Above magazine cover: RIP cover feature from March of 1988.

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LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.

Stone.

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