On This Day In METAL History, October 9th… From RUSH To W.A.S.P.


RUSH - Debut Album - large pic!!

On October 9th, 1974RUSH had their American television debut on the popular Don Kirshner’s Rock Concert. RUSH didn’t perform on American television again until 2008 on The Colbert Report.

Did You Know? - Banner - Metal Odyssey - 0704SLNASAMOTT

On October 9th, 1992 – A meteorite that weighed 28 pounds and shaped like a bowling ball crashed into the back-end of a 1980 Chevy Malibu, in Peekskill, New York, USA. This meteorite also smelled of rotten eggs. Ew. No one was hurt or killed by this alien missile. The good news: This 1980 Chevy Malibu was sold to Lang’s Fossils And Meteorites for a whopping $10,000; which was well above the Kelley Blue Book value at that time. Mama Mia!!

Read more on this eye-popping story by clicking the link below! Metal be thy name!

Meteorite crashes into Chevy Malibu

Iron Maiden - A Matter Of Life And Death - poster promo pic - 2006 - #MNSS9090703

On October 9th, 2006 – The phenomenal IRON MAIDEN performed at Colisée Pepsi in Quebec City, QC, Canada. IRON MAIDEN were on tour supporting their fourteenth studio album: A Matter Of Life And Death.

WASP - Golgotha - promo album cover pic - 2015 - #33777MMGMSAOTSFF

On October 9th, 2015 – The newly released studio album from W.A.S.P., Golgotha, is ranked at #5, on the iTunes  Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Welcome back, Blackie Lawless! Whoa.

Crystal Lake - The Sign - promo album cover pic - 2015 - #999MNSS4E2414

On October 9th, 2015CRYSTAL LAKE are from Tokyo, Japan and their newly released studio album, The Sign, is ranked at #22, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. If you count the number of naked fannies on the album cover above, there are four.

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Stone - Motorhead Tee pic:small

LONG LIVE METAL.

METEORITES ARE METAL.

LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.

Stone.

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