Today In Heavy Metal History - May 5th, 2021

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Today In Heavy Metal History - May 5th, 2021

Heavy Birthdays

Happy 73rd
William Thomas "Bill" Ward (BLACK SABBATH drummer) – 1948

Happy 65th
Dick Kemper (VANDENBERG bassist) - 1956

Happy 62nd
Steven Bruce Schneider (aka Steve Stevens; BILLY IDOL guitarist) - 1959

Happy 58th
Kevin James LaBrie (DREAM THEATER singer) – 1963

Happy 55th
Shawn Drover (ACT OF DEFIANCE, MEGADETH, EIDOLON drummer) - 1966

Happy 49th
Devin Garret Townsend (DEVIN TOWNSEND PROJECT, STRAPPING YOUNG LAD, STEVE VAI) – 1972

Album Releases

48th Birthday
NAZARETH’s Razamanaz – 1973

43rd Birthday
AC/DC’s Powerage - 1978

32nd Birthday
TESTAMENT' The New Order – 1988

22nd Birthday
ARCH ENEMY’s Stigmata - 1998

13th Birthday
TEXTURES' Silhouettes - 2008
SCOTT KELLY's The Wake - 2008

12th Birthday
HATEBREED's For The Lions – 2009

7th Birthday
THE CHARIOT's Wars And Rumors Of Wars - 2009
THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA - WIth Roots Above And Branches Below 2009
ISIS' Wavering Radiant - 2009
NACHTMYSTIUM's Doomsday Derelicts (EP) - 2009
NECRODEATH's Phylogensis - 2009
ZAO's Awake? - 2009

11th Birthday
UFOMAMMUT’s Eve - 2010

10th Birthday
RIVERSIDE’s Memories In My Head (EP) – 2011

7th Birthday
HELIX’ Bastard Of The Blues – 2014

6th Birthday
KORPIKLAANI’s Noita –2015
SIX FEET UNDER’s Crypt Of The Devil – 2015

4th Birthday
EISREGEN’s Fleischfilm - 2017
FULL OF HELL’s Trumpeting Ecstasy - 2017
GOD DETHRONED’s The World Ablaze - 2017
HATE’s Tremendum - 2017
MOTIONLESS IN WHITE’s Graveyard Shift - 2017
SEVEN KINGDOMS’ Decennium - 2017
SPOIL ENGINE’s Stormsleeper - 2017
THE SWORD’s Greetings From... - 2017



Featured Audio

LEE AARON - "C'Mon"

LEE AARON - "C'Mon"

Featured Video

KILL RITUAL - “Thy Will Be Done”

KILL RITUAL - “Thy Will Be Done”

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