On This Day In METAL History – April 22nd… From KISS To THE 69 EYES
On April 22nd, 1978 – The sensational KISS had their single, Rocket Ride, ranked at #39 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart. Long Live ACE FREHLEY!
On April 22nd, 2016 – The newly released studio album, Retrogore, from Belgium’s ABORTED is ranked at #1, on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Hell yes, it is!
On April 22nd, 2016 – The vampires from Helsinki, Finland, aka THE 69 EYES, have their newly released studio album, Universal Monsters, ranked at #2 on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Whoa!! Universal Monsters is the eleventh studio album from THE 69 EYES.
BONUS HISTORY FACT FOR APRIL 22nd:
Earth Day, an event launched to increase the public’s awareness of our world’s environmental drawbacks, is celebrated for the first time in the United States. Millions of Americans, from college students to politicians, participated in rallies, marches and educational programs. To read more about this historical milestone, click on the link below:
LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.
LONG LIVE MOTHER EARTH.
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