On This Day In METAL History – May 23rd… From BOB MOOG To WO FAT
On May 23rd, 1969 – The timeless LED ZEPPELIN performed at Kinetic Playground in Chicago, Illinois. The supporting bands were: ILLINOIS SPEED PRESS and PACIFIC GAS & ELECTRIC. Whoa.
On May 23rd, 2016 – The newly released studio album, The Fall Of Hearts (Bonus Track Edition), from the legendary KATATONIA, is ranked at #1 on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Holy doomsday!
On May 23rd, 2016 – The fourth studio album, Rust In Peace, from the mighty MEGADETH, is ranked at #6 on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. The late Nick Menza is the drummer on this Thrashterpiece. Rest in peace, Nick Menza.
On May 23rd, 2016 – WO FAT has their newly released studio album of Stoner thunder, Midnight Cometh, ranked at #68 on the iTunes Top 100 Heavy Metal Albums Chart. Dig it.
BONUS METAL HISTORICAL FACT:
On May 23rd, 1934 – Robert “Bob” Arthur Moog was born. Mr. Moog was a pioneer of electronic music, inventing the iconic Moog Synthesizer. Mr. Moog passed away on August 21st, 2005. Now, that’s one cool dude. ‘Nuff said, huh?
LONG LIVE THE ROOTS & FAMILY TREE OF METAL.
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