On This Day In METAL History – May 9th… From METALLICA To NIGHT RANGER


EUROPE - The Final Countdown - promo album cover pic - #MO999377ILNMF

On May 9th, 1987EUROPE had their third studio album, The Final Countdown, ranked at #8 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart. Damn straight about that!

Night Ranger - Big Life - promo album cover pic - 1987 - #MO777ILMFN99

On May 9th, 1987NIGHT RANGER had their fourth studio album, Big Life, ranked at #28 on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart. How about that? Big Life featured the hit single, The Secret of My Success, a song written for the 1987 film of the same name; a film which starred the very famous Michael J. Fox.

Def Leppard - Let's Get Rocked - CD Single Cover Promo pic - #MO20169909ILNFMS

On May 9th, 1992DEF LEPPARD had their hit song, Let’s Get Rocked, ranked at #15 on the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart. Holy huckleberry stew! Let’s Get Rocked is featured on DEF LEPPARD’s fifth studio album from 1992: Adrenalize.

KISS - Alive 35 - promo tour flyer - 2009 - #MO88999ILMFNMSO

From KISS Facebook:

On This Day In ‪#‎KISStory – May 9, 2008 – ‪‎KISS kicked off their massive Alive 35 European Tour with a SOLD OUT show at König Pilsener Arena in Oberhausen, Germany. The KISS Alive 35 European Tour stopped in 30 cities, drawing over 500,000 fans!

Metallica - Kill Em All - promo album cover pic - 2016 - #MO933266ILMFNMS

On May 9th, 2016METALLICA‘s debut studio album, Kill ‘Em All, is ranked at #136, on the Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart. Kill ‘Em All was originally released back in the Summer of 1983, via Megaforce Records. Can you keep a secret? I was a junior in high school, back in 1983. Whoa.

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Stone - 2011 Photo #1

LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.

Stone.

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