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KISS – MUSIC FROM THE ELDER

KISS – MUSIC FROM THE ELDER

Today’s post bring us back to 1981 to the ninth studio album by KISS titled Music From “The Elder”. This was the last album to mark the appearance of guitarist Ace Frehely and the first time that  KISS did not tour to support the album. KISS made a...
HAPPY METAL BIRTHDAYS

HAPPY METAL BIRTHDAYS

Happy Birthday wishes are in order for several metal legends who continue to make their mark on the metal world over the next few days…and now the drumroll please: PETER CRISS – KISS The former KISS drummer celebrates his 69th birthday on December 20. DAVE...
KING DIAMOND – NO PRESENTS FOR CHRISTMAS

KING DIAMOND – NO PRESENTS FOR CHRISTMAS

In honor of the spirit of Christmas, we take a trip back to December 25, 1985 to a song by the one and only King Diamond, No Presents for Christmas. This was the first song released by King Diamond after Mercyful Fate broke up and one of the most well known King...

DIMEBAG DARRELL – R.I.P. GONE TOO SOON!

Today we honor Darrell Lance Abbott, also known as Dimebag Darrell, who was killed on stage 10 years ago yesterday (December 8), while performing with Damageplan in Columbus, OH. It’s hard to believe that it’s been 10 years that we lost Dimebag. Rest in...
HELLOWEEN – HALLOWEEN

HELLOWEEN – HALLOWEEN

Even though Halloween was last Friday, let’s take a trip back to 1987 to the Keeper of the Seven Keys, Part 1 album by German power metallers, Helloween and the track, Halloween. The song originally over 13 minutes long was edited down to a little over 5 minutes...
CLIFF BURTON – REST IN PEACE

CLIFF BURTON – REST IN PEACE

Today’s we take this time to remember Cliff Burton, who was killed in a bus accident at the age of 24, while on tour with Metallica in Europe on September 27, 1986. His loss has left a void in the metal world forever. Cliff who was born in California, became...