Today In Metal History February 20th, 2024 SEPULTURA, EUROPE, SCORPIONS, GREAT WHITE, IN FLAMES

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Today In Metal History  February 20th, 2024 SEPULTURA, EUROPE, SCORPIONS, GREAT WHITE, IN FLAMES

HEAVY HISTORY

21 years ago today (February 20th, 2003), GREAT WHITE played The Station nightclub in West Warwick, Rhode Island. A pyrotechnics fire started on stage and within a few minutes 100 people were killed and 230 were injured. Guitarist Ty Longley died in the tragic blaze.



TALENT WE LOST

R.I.P. Kurt Donald Cobain (NIRVANA) - February 20th, 1967 April 5th, 1994 (aged 27)



R.I.P. Ty Longley (GREAT WHITE): September 4th, 1971 February 20th, 2003 (aged 31)

R.I.P. Walter Carl Becker (STEELY DAN): February 20, 1950 September 3, 2017 (aged 67)


HEAVY BIRTHDAYS

Happy 69th
Jon Brant (CHEAP TRICK) February 20th, 1955

Happy 64th
Kee Marcello (EUROPE) - February 20th, 1960

Happy 57th
Pawe Maciwoda (SCORPIONS) - February 20th, 1967

Happy 56th
Terry Ilous (GREAT WHITE, XYZ) - February 20, 1968



Happy 53rd
Andy B Franck (BRAINSTORM) - February 20th, 1971

HEAVY RELEASES

Happy 28th
SEPULTURA's Roots - February 20th, 1996
IN FLAMES' The Jester Race - February 20th, 1996

Happy 18th
DISMEMBERs The God That Never Was - February 20th, 2006
RAUNCHYs Death Pop Romance - February 20th, 2006

Happy 17th
ABORTEDs Slaughter & Apparatus: A Methodical Overture - February 20th, 2007
BENEATH THE MASSACRE's Mechanics of Dysfunction - February 20th, 2007
NOVEMBERS DOOM's The Novella Reservoir - February 20th, 2007

Happy 15th
HAMMERFALLs No Sacrifice, No Victory - February 20th, 2009
SUIDAKRA's Crogacht - February 20th, 2009



Happy 9th
BLACK STAR RIDERS's The Killer Instinct - February 20th, 2015
SCORPIONS Return To Forever February 20th, 2015
SVARTSOT's Vaeldet - February 20th, 2015

Happy 12th
AUTOPSY's All Tomorrows Funerals - February 20th, 2012



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