Today In Metal History June 6th, 2023 SLAYER, RATT, LACUNA COIL, HEART, KING DIAMOND

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Today In Metal History  June 6th, 2023  SLAYER, RATT, LACUNA COIL, HEART, KING DIAMOND

17 years ago today (06/06/06), the International Day Of SLAYER was born! Those who observe the holiday are encouraged to stage "Slay-outs": "Listen to Slayer at full blast in your car, in your home, at your place of employment, and in any public place you prefer."
Happy International Day Of SLAYER!



Pretty historical moment, given the fact that these rare television performances touched the hearts of so many, especially when ELVIS PRESLEY and THE BEATLES appeared on our tiny black and white screens. Twenty-four years after its 1948 premiere, The Ed Sullivan Show had its final broadcast on June 6th, 1971. 52 years ago today. Note: GLADYS KNIGHT AND THE PIPS were the musical guests on the final episode.



Talent We Lost

R.I.P. Robbinson Lantz "Robbin" Crosby (RATT): August 4th, 1959 June 6th, 2002 (aged 42)

Heavy Birthdays

Happy 62nd
Tom獺s Enrique "Tom" Araya D穩az (SLAYER) - June 6th, 1961. On the International Day Of Slayer!

Happy 64th
Nick Bowcott (GRIM REAPER) - June 6th, 1959

Happy 63rd
Steven Siro Vai (FRANK ZAPPA, DAVID LEE ROTH, WHITESNAKE) - June 6th, 1960

Happy 58th
Sean Yseult (WHITE ZOMBIE) - June 6th, 1966

Happy 51st
Cristina Adriana Chiara Scabbia (LACUNA COIL) - June 6th, 1972
70000 Tons Of Metal 2016

Heavy Releases

Happy 36th
HEARTs Bad Animals - June 6th, 1987
Top 10 in eight countries. US #1 single with 273 million views:

Happy 35th
BRITNY FOX' Britny Fox - June 6th, 1988
RAGE's Perfect Man - June 6th, 1988

Happy 28th
KING DIAMOND's The Spider's Lullabye - June 6th, 1995

Happy 26th
THE GATHERINGS Nighttime Birds - June 6th, 1997

Happy 23rd
ALICE COOPER's Brutal Planet - June 6th, 2000

Happy 17th
ROTTEN SOUND's Consume To Contaminate - June 6th, 2006

Happy 12th
IRON MAIDEN's From Fear To Eternity - June 6th, 2011
MORBID ANGELs Illud Divinum Insanus - June 6th, 2011
ABRUPTUMs Potestates Apocalypsis
AZARATHs Blasphemers Maledictions
DOCTOR MIDNIGHT & THE MERCY CULTs I Declare: Treason
SHORT SHARP SHOCKs Problems To The Answer

Happy 11th
HIBRIAs Blinded By Tokyo - Live In Japan - June 6th, 2012

Happy 9th
MAYHEMs Esoteric Warfare - June 6th, 2014
TESLAs Simplicity - June 6th, 2014
FALCONERs Black Moon Rising - June 6th, 2014
URIAH HEEPs Outsider - June 6th, 2014
CLOVEN HOOFs Resist Or Serve - June 6th, 2014
EQUILIBRIUMs Erdentempel - June 6th, 2014

Happy 4th
RIBSPREADERs The Van Murders Part 2 - June 6th, 2018



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