Today In Metal History 🤘 August 27th, 2021🤘 ALEX LIFESON, STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN, MONSTROSITY, OPETH, HAMMERFALL

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Today In Metal History 🤘 August 27th, 2021🤘 ALEX LIFESON, STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN, MONSTROSITY, OPETH, HAMMERFALL

TALENT WE LOST

R.I.P. Stephen "STEVIE" RAY VAUGHAN: October 3rd, 1954 – August 27th, 1990

Happy 77th
R.I.P. John Voorhis "Tim" Bogert III (VANILLA FUDGE, CACTUS, BECK, BOGERT & APPICE): August 27th, 1944 - January 13, 2021 (aged 76)

HEAVY BIRTHDAYS

Happy 68th
Alex Lifeson (born Aleksandar Živojinović); RUSH) - August 27th, 1953 (photo above by Allan Zilkowsky)

Happy 71st
Neil Murray (BLACK SABBATH, WHITESNAKE) - August 27th, 1950

Happy 65th
SEX PISTOLS' Glen Matlock - August 27th, 1956

Happy 46th
Björn Gelotte (IN FLAMES) - August 27th, 1975

HEAVY RELEASES

Happy 39th
AEROSMITH's Rock In A Hard Place - August 27th, 1982

Happy 30th
PEARL JAM's Ten - August 27th, 1991
BAD ENGLISH’s Backlash - August 27th, 1991

Happy 25th
MONSTROSITY’s Millennium - August 27th, 1996
The last album to feature George "Corpsegrinder" Fisher on vocals, as he went on to join the death metal band Cannibal Corpse.

Happy 20th
AFTER FOREVER’s Decipher - August 27th, 2001

Happy 16th
OPETH's Ghost Reveries - August 27th, 2005

Happy 14th
BENEDICTION's Killing Music - August 27th, 2007

Happy 11th
LIV KRISTINE's Skintight - August 27th, 2010

Happy 9th
ENSIFERUM’s Unsung Heroes - August 27th, 2012
GRAVE’s Endless Procession Of Souls - August 27th, 2012
KATATONIA’s Dead End Kings - August 27th, 2012

Happy 8th
AVENGED SEVENFOLD’s Hail To The King - August 27th, 2013
DEVILDRIVER’s Winter Kills - August 27th, 2013

Happy 7th
HAMMERFALL’s (r)Evolution - August 27th, 2014



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KK’s PRIEST – “Raise Your Fists” (Explorer1 Music Group)

KK’s PRIEST – “Raise Your Fists” (Explorer1 Music Group)

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SUMMONER’S CIRCLE – “Chaos Vector”

SUMMONER’S CIRCLE – “Chaos Vector”

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