BraveWords Museum In Photos: September 18th - 24th Birthdays
September 24, 2023, 3 months ago
BraveWords has one of the biggest music collections on the planet, with thousands of items signed. Each week we will showcase the last seven days of birthdays featuring some of the greatest releases in hard rock and heavy metal history. From September 18th - 24th, the following albums/releases celebrated an anniversary. Click the gallery above to view all the photos from the past week.
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BLACK SABBATH's Paranoid - September 18th, 1970
KISS solo albums from ACE FREHLEY, GENE SIMMONS, PAUL STANLEY, PETER CRISS - September 18th, 1978
KISS solo albums from ACE FREHLEY, GENE SIMMONS, PAUL STANLEY, PETER CRISS were released 45 years ago today (September 18th, 1978). 🎂 Ace’s was the most successful peaking on the US Billboard 200 at #26.
GENESIS’ Abacab - September 18th, 1981
Genesis’ first top ten album in the US. It hit #3 in Canada.
TWISTED SISTER's Under The Blade - September 18th, 1982
DOKKEN's Breaking The Chains - September 18th, 1983
KISS' Crazy Nights - September 18th, 1987
"Crazy Crazy Nights" was KISS’ joint highest-charting single in the UK
XENTRIX’ Shattered Existence - September 18th, 1989
CORONER’s No More Color - September 18th, 1989
ALICE COOPER's Dragontown - September 18th, 2001
DAVID GILMOUR’s Rattle That Lock – September 18th, 2015
Hit #1 in 11 countries. Hit #2 in eight countries. PINK FLOYD legend DAVID GILMOUR’s fourth solo album, Rattle That Lock, was released eight years ago today (September 18th, 2015). 🎂
TRIUMPH's Allied Forces - September 19th, 1981
MEGADETH - Peace Sells... But Who's Buying? - September 19th, 1986
ANTHRAX' State Of Euphoria - September 19th, 1988
BON JOVI's New Jersey - September 19th, 1988
KIX' Blow My Fuse - September 19th, 1988
OBITUARY's Cause Of Death - September 19th, 1990
DOWN's NOLA - September 19th, 1995
“Metal” Tim: “So, the Warner sales rep in Toronto asked me how many of CD copies of this new supergroup (Philip Anselmo, Pepper Keenan, Kirk Windstein, Jimmy Bower, Todd Strange) we would want and I said 500. After he picked himself off the floor, he created this giant floor sticker at HMV 333 in Toronto. This album rules. The 500 sold in just over a week. DOWN's NOLA turns 27 today (September 19th, 1995). 🎂🤘
🎫: Friday ??, 2002 at The Opera House in Toronto (one of the greatest shows ever at that venue!)”
OZZY OSBOURNE's Blizzard Of Ozz - September 20th, 1980
AC/DC's Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap (Australian edition) - September 20th, 1976
AC/DC’s third highest selling album (behind Back In Black + Highway To Hell), Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, turns 47 today (September 20th, 1976). 🎂🤘It wasn’t released in North America until 1981 (with different art). Cool trivia: On the title track, its narrator invites people experiencing problems to either call him on 36-24-36, an actual phone in Australia in the 1960s (then properly formatted as FM 2346-36 translated to FM on the rotary dial or keypad), or visit him at his home, at which he will perform assorted unsavoury acts to resolve problems.
BULLETBOYS' BulletBoys - September 20th, 1988
The cover art a famous 1964 photo by Doc Edgerton (aka Papa Flash).
SAXON's Lionheart - September 20th, 2004 (CORRECT!)
MOTÖRHEAD’s BBC Live & In-Session - September 20th, 2005
Featuring appearances on the BBC Radio 1 program from 1978 to 1986, MOTÖRHEAD’s BBC Live & In-Session was released 18 years ago today (September 20th, 2005).
OPETH's Heritage - September 20th, 2011 (CORRECT!)
No growls = bigger success. Cracked the US Top 20.
METALLICA's Six Feet Down Under (EP) - September 20th, 2011
THIN LIZZY’s Vagabonds Of The Western World - September 21st, 1973.
CHEAP TRICK's Dream Police - September 21st, 1979
YES’ Big Generator - September 21st, 1987
AC/DC’s The Razors Edge - September 21st, 1990
SCORPIONS' Face The Heat - September 21st, 1993
The last album to feature drummer Herman Rarebell, and the first with Ralph Rieckermann on bass guitar.
LED ZEPPELIN’s Boxed Set 2 - September 21st, 1993
SHADOWS FALL's The War Within - September 21st, 2004
Century Media’s best selling album of all time back in 2005.
DOKKEN’s Broken Bones - September 21st, 2012
VOIVOD - The Wake - September 21st, 2018
YES’ Tormato - September 22nd, 1978
ALICE COOPER’s Constrictor – September 22nd, 1986
EXTREME’s III Sides To Every Story - September 22nd, 1992
APOCALYPTICA's Inquisition Symphony - September 22nd, 1998
KISS' Psycho Circus - September 22nd, 1998
SONATA ARCTICA's Reckoning Night - September 22nd, 2004
RHAPSODY OF FIRE's Triumph Or Agony - September 22nd, 2006
The first album that the band released after their name change from RHAPSODY to RHAPSODY OF FIRE.
DAVID GILMOUR’s Live In Gdańsk - September 22nd, 2008
SATYRICON - Deep Calleth Upon Deep - September 22nd, 2017
Nominated in Norway for the Spellemann Award for best metal album, SATYRICON, released Deep Calleth Upon Deep, six years ago today (September 22nd, 2017).
KISS' Lick It Up - September 23rd, 1983
When KISS appeared without make-up for the first time.
BOSTON’s Third Stage - September 23, 1986
“It took nearly six years to conceive and complete this album. No orchestral instruments or synthesizers were used to create the sounds. Each individual piece of music relates a human experience. And together they tell the story of a journey into life’s Third Stage.”
Only Tom Scholz and Brad Delp weathered this storm. Happy with album #3? BOSTON’s Third Stage turns 37 today (September 23, 1986). #1 in the US and Canada.
THE CULT’s Ceremony - September 23rd, 1991
KYUSS' Wretch - September 23rd, 1991
IRON MAIDEN’s Best Of The Beast – September 23rd, 1996
CREAM’s Those Were The Days - September 23rd 1997
DREAM THEATER's Falling Into Infinity - September 23rd, 1997
SAXON's Heavy Metal Thunder - September 23rd, 2002
TRIUMPH’s Live At The US Festival - September 23rd, 2003
On Heavy Metal Sunday in San Bernardino, California, on May 29th, 1983, TRIUMPH were part of one of the greatest moments in heavy metal history when they took the US Festival stage with VAN HALEN, OZZY OSBOURNE, JUDAS PRIEST, SCORPIONS, MÖTLEY CRÜE and QUIET RIOT. 500,000 people.
T. REX’ Electric Warrior - September 24th, 1971
RUSH’s Caress Of Steel - September 24th, 1975
THE HONEYDRIPPERS: Volume One - September 24th, 1984
LED ZEPPELIN’s The Complete Studio Recordings - September 24th, 1993
MEGADETH's Rust In Peace - September 24th, 1990
NIRVANA's Nevermind - September 24th, 1991
PRONG's Prove You Wrong - September 24th, 1991
DIMMU BORGIR's Abrahadabra - September 24th, 2010
STEVE HARRIS’ British Lion – September 24th, 2012
METALLICA’s Through The Never – September 24th, 2013
The soundtrack to METALLICA’s Through The Never film was released 10 years ago today (September 24th, 2013).