Today In Metal History January 20th, 2023 DEF LEPPARD, KISS, JUDAS PRIEST, OZZY, SEPULTURA, HAMMERFALL

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Today In Metal History  January 20th, 2023  DEF LEPPARD, KISS, JUDAS PRIEST, OZZY, SEPULTURA, HAMMERFALL

HEAVY HISTORY

40 years today (January 20th, 1982), OZZY OSBOURNE bit the head off a bat at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Des Moines, Iowa
when a member of the audience threw it on stage. After the show Ozzy was immediately rushed to the nearest hospital for rabies shots.

TALENT WE LOST

R.I.P. MEAT LOAF (real name Michael Lee Aday): September 27, 1947 - January 20, 2022

HEAVY BIRTHDAYS

Happy 71st
Paul Stanley (KISS) January 20th, 1952



Ian Hill (JUDAS PRIEST) January 20th, 1952

Happy 70th
Robin McAuley (MSG) January 20th, 1953



Happy 64th
Herman Frank Jr. (ACCEPT, VICTORY) - January 20th, 1959

Happy 57th
Tracii Guns (L. A. GUNS) January 20th, 1966

Happy 52nd
Derrick Green (SEPULTURA) January 20th, 1971

Happy 51st
Oscar Dronjak (HAMMERFALL) - January 20th, 1972

Happy 43rd
Mattie Valentine (BULLET FOR MY VALENTINE) - January 20th, 1980

Happy 42nd
Martin Skaroupka (CRADLE OF FILTH, MASTERPLAN) - January 20th, 1981


HEAVY RELEASES

Happy 45th
JOURNEY's Infinity - January 20th, 1978

Happy 40th
DEF LEPPARD's Pyromania - January 20th, 1983

Happy 39th
METALLICAs Jump In The Fire single - January 20th, 1984

Happy 25th
ACE FREHLEYs Loaded Deck - January 20th, 1998
MOONSPELL's Sin/Pecado - January 20th, 1998

Happy 17th
EDGUYs Rocket Ride - January 20th, 2006

Happy 14th
RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDERs Living For Death, Destroying The Rest January 20th, 2009
CATTLE DECAPITATIONs The Harvest Floor January 20th, 2009

Happy 13th
ROYAL HUNTs X January 20th, 2010

Happy 11th
BIOHAZARDs Reborn In Defiance January 20th, 2012
PRIMAL FEARs Unbreakable January 20th, 2012
NOTHNEGALs Decadence January 20th, 2012

Happy 9th
THE HAUNTEDs Eye Of The Storm (EP) January 20th, 2014

Happy 6th
FIREWINDs Immortals January 20th, 2017
HELHEIM - LandawarijaR - January 20th, 2017
PALISADES - Palisades - January 20th, 2017

Happy 3rd
IMPIETYs Versus All Gods January 20th, 2020



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MOTRHEAD Bullet In Your Brain (Mot繹rhead Music)

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