On This Day In METAL History – August 20th… From IRON MAIDEN To OPERATION: MINDCRIME


Aerosmith - Rag Doll - promo 45rpm cover sleeve - 1988 - #3333036

On August 20th, 1988 – The phenomenal AEROSMITH had their hit single, Rag Doll, ranked at #17, on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart. This song is featured on the ninth studio album from AEROSMITH, released in 1987: Permanent Vacation.

Iron Maiden - The Book Of Souls - promo album cover banner - 2015 - #IMMM303024

On August 20th, 2015 – The amazing IRON MAIDEN have their forthcoming double studio album, The Book Of Souls, ranked at #1 on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. This highly anticipated album releases on September 4th, 2015. Hail IRON MAIDEN!

Iron Maiden - Speed Of Light - promo single cover pic - 2015 - August 14 - #MMMSSOTC

On August 20th, 2015IRON MAIDEN have their newly released single, Speed Of Light, ranked at #1 on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Songs Chart. Run to the hills!

Operation Mindcrime - promo cover pic - 2015 - #0303MMMSS75

On August 20th, 2015 – The debut studio album from OPERATION: MINDCRIME, The Key, is ranked at #44, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. This album will be released on September 18th, 2014, via Frontiers Music Srl. Yes, the legendary Geoff Tate has returned… again!

Happy Birthday - promo banner - #2014BD

Robert Plant - Pictures At Eleven - promo album cover pic - 1982 - MMILWAMH33

ROBERT PLANT

Born on August 20th, 1948 in the U.K. was Robert Plant. Happy Birthday, Robert Plant! Led Zeppelin. Incredible solo career. Rock icon. ‘Nuff said. Shown above is the splendid 1982 debut studio album from Robert Plant: Pictures At Eleven.

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Stone - Motorhead Tee pic:small

LONG LIVE METAL.

LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.

Stone.

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