Posts Tagged ‘heavy metal’


Today in 1976, Rainbow released Rainbow Rising, voted as the “best heavy metal album of all time” in issue #4 of Kerrang! magazine. Read more at Wikipedia:


Today in 1987, Motley Crue released Girls, Girls, Girls, their fourth studio album. Read more at Wikipedia:,_Girls,_Girls_(M%C3%B6tley_Cr%C3%BCe_album)


This day in album history 05/07/1996 – Pantera “The Great Southern Trendkill” was released.

From Wikipedia: The Great Southern Trendkill is the eighth studio album by American heavy metal band Pantera, released on May 7, 1996 by EastWest Records. It reached number 4 on the Billboard 200 chart, and managed to stay on the chart for over 16 weeks. Due to tension and conflicts within the band, Phil Anselmo recorded the vocals alone at Trent Reznor‘s Nothing Studios in New Orleans while Dimebag Darrell, Rex Brown and Vinnie Paul recorded the music at Chasin Jason Studios in Dallas